You must enter your Professional Engineer license number and expiration date in the "Licenses or Certificates" section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2011-070

ISSUED   JUNE 29, 2011

REVISED SEPTEMBER 4, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

MINING ENGINEER CONSULTANT

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Mining Engineer Consultant

13630

MA09

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

This is consultative and advanced professional mining engineering work in the Department of Environmental Protection.  You will perform analytical, developmental, evaluative, and consultative work in developing solutions to mining engineering problems that require a higher level or innovative application of engineering principles and discipline to statewide agency programs or functional areas.

 

You will advise agency senior management concerning the effects of new and emerging theories, concepts and techniques in mining engineering as they pertain to agency programs and work methods.  You will be involved in the designing, conducting and evaluating of engineering research projects to develop or change engineering standards or regulatory requirements.  You may be involved in leading the Department's evaluation of unusually complex and controversial mining permit applications, investigations or enforcement actions.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for this job title.

 

Conditions of Employment

Certain positions in this job will require possession of a valid driver’s license.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a valid Professional Engineer license issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists or a valid Professional Engineer license issued by the applicable licensing body of another state.

 

Minimum Requirements

Two years as a Mining Engineer or Mining Engineering Supervisor; OR five years of professional mining engineering experience.

 

Post Employment Requirement

Successful candidates with an out-of-state Professional Engineer license will be required to produce a valid Professional Engineer license issued by Pennsylvania within their initial six month probationary period.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in Cambria, Fayette, and Schuylkill Counties.

 

Lists created by this test will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Human Resources, 2nd Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2357, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2357; Telephone:  (717) 783-2021; Internetwww.depweb.state.pa.us.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum Requirements and Necessary Special Requirement.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score.  You must provide your license number and expiration date of your Professional Engineer license in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you are found ineligible and subsequently obtain proof of your credentials, you may resubmit an application with the qualifying information at any time.  A new application is required. 

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."