You must list your Cosmetology Teacher License number issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2013-104

ISSUED  JANUARY 8, 2014

 

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

CORRECTIONS COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Corrections Cosmetology Instructor

98930

CO37

 

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 plan, develop, administer, and maintain a cosmetology training program in accordance with Department of Corrections regulations and policies in a state correctional institution.  You will develop curriculum and general course requirements to prepare inmate students for state board examinations for the Cosmetologist License.  You will instruct inmates in the practices, methods, and techniques of cosmetology by classroom instruction, demonstration, and on-the-job training, and provide cosmetology services to the general inmate population.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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.

 

You must pass a background investigation.  After you receive a conditional offer of employment you must undergo a medical screening.

 

After being hired, you must attend and complete a 3-week basic training program at the Department of Corrections Central Training Academy in Elizabethtown, PA, which is located in Lancaster County.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a valid Cosmetology Teacher License issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology.

 

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 located in the State Correctional Institutions at Muncy (Lycoming County) and Cambridge Springs (Crawford County).  For further information, refer to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections website at www.cor.state.pa.us and choose “Institutions” from the menu.

 

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 Corrections, Bureau of Human Resources, 1920 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17050; Telephone:  (717) 728-5357; Internetwww.cor.state.pa.us; E-mailra-docjobs@pa.gov OR the Human Resources office of the State Correctional Institution/facility where you are interested in working.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Necessary Special Requirement.  If you meet this requirement, you will receive a score.  You must provide your license number and expiration date of your Cosmetology Teacher 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.  A new application is required.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion list 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."