You must list your Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate number in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2011-078

ISSUED  JULY 27, 2011

REVISED JUNE 12, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATORS

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

 

 

1.

Water Treatment Plant Operator

97300

ST04

 

 

2.

Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator

97301

ST05

 

 

When completing your application, please make sure you apply for all job titles for which you want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

 

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

 

You will perform skilled work in the operation of a water treatment plant which includes operating and maintaining motors, pumps, chemical feeders, chlorinators, flow recorders and related equipment used in water treatment.  You will follow established procedures and guidelines which may include lead work and training of lower-level employees.  Chief Operators perform these duties listed above at more complex/larger treatment plants.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

You must have a valid driver’s license.

 

You must possess a valid Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the State Board for Certification of Sewage Treatment Plant and Waterworks Operators.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

These jobs are located throughout the state in state parks operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and in state hospitals and centers operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.

 

Approximately 1 appointment or promotion from lists is made annually to Water Treatment Plant Operator.

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the

 

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Human Resources, Rachel Carson State Office Building - 7th Floor, Harrisburg, PA  17105-8768; Telephone:  (717) 787-8737, Internetwww.dcnr.state.pa.us/humanresources, Emaildcnrjobs@pa.gov

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building – Room 106, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2675; Telephone:  (717) 787-5068, Internetwww.dpw.state.pa.us, Emailra-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

TESTING

 

You will be evaluated for possession of the appropriate certification as a Water Treatment Plant Operator based on the information reported on your application for employment.  If you qualify you will be placed on the appropriate eligible list.

 

YOU MUST INDICATE THE SPECIFIC TYPE AND CLASS OF CERTIFICATION YOU POSSESS AS A WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR IN THE “LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES” SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT/PROMOTION.

 

If you apply and are ruled ineligible, you may reapply upon receipt of the appropriate certification as a Water Treatment Plant Operator.  You must submit a new application.

 

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 offices 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."