COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

STATE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

 

LOCALIZED TESTING

Announcement No.: 2008-189

Issued:  February 4, 2013

 

for

 

HEALTH FACILITY PLAN REVIEWER

 

in the

 

 

 

Department of Health

 (Dauphin County)

 

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Starting

Salary

1.

Health Facility Plan Reviewer

39330

$44,362

 

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 15, 2013

 

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 www.scsc.state.pa.us; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

There is currently one full-time vacant position.  The list resulting from this examination will be used to fill this vacancy and to meet future needs as they occur.

 

 NATURE OF WORK

 

As a Health Facility Plan Reviewer you will be responsible for the review and approval of building plans, blueprints and specifications for hospitals, nursing homes, ICF’s, ambulatory surgical facilities, birthing centers, end stage renal disease facilities and other medical facilities pertaining to construction, alterations, renovations, and use of health care facilities for compliance with Life Safety Code, hospital and ambulatory surgical facility state licensure regulations, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities/The Facility Guidelines Institute, Long Term Care Facilities Licensure Regulations, birthing center regulations, Hospice Centers and Pediatric Extended Care Center Regulations.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You will be tested after your qualifications are reviewed.  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.

 

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

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Minimum Requirements

Six years of construction, design or design review experience in building structures and their component parts, including reading and interpreting building plans, and blueprints and federal and state construction standards pertaining to patient habitation and fire safety; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 


 

Clarification of Requirements

You may substitute related education for the required experience.  Unrelated experience or education will not be accepted.

 

TESTING

 

The test will be administered on a computer.  Information about computerized testing is available online at www.scsc.state.pa.us OR in paper form at any State Civil Service Commission Office. You will have a maximum of 3 hours to complete the test.

 

The test will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

Subject Area

Number of

Questions

Numerical Reasoning

20

Interpreting Building Plans, Blueprints and Designs

15

Interpreting Building Codes and Guidelines

25

Public Relations

25

Communication

15

TOTAL

100

 

Testing will be held in the Civil Service Commission’s Daily Test Center located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at 320 Market Street, Strawberry Square Complex as soon as possible after this announcement closes for application.

 

You may take the test once under this announcement.  You may not reapply until another examination is announced.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will receive a written notice of your test score.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

DO NOT SUBMIT ON-LINE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM.

 

A CIVIL SERVICE “APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT” CAN BE OBTAINED FROM AND MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED TO:

 

Bridget Racis

Department of Health

Bureau of Human Resources

625 Forster Street

126 Health & Welfare Building

Harrisburg, PA 17120

 

Telephone:  (717) 547-3194

Fax:  (717) 783-2808

E-Mail: bracis@pa.gov     

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE STATE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION FOR LOCALIZED TESTING WILL NOT BE PROCESSED AND WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU.

 

ALL INFORMATION ON APPLICATIONS IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION.  OMISSION OF MATERIAL FACTS, FALSIFICATION, OR MISREPRESENTATION IS SUBJECT TO PENALTY.