You must submit Application Supplement No. 2010-070-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-070

ISSUED  JUNE 16, 2010

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

(Local Government)

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

 

1.

Residential Program Supervisor (Local Government)

L0787

*

 

 

*Local government salaries vary.  Contact the Human Resources Office of the local government agency where you are interested in working for specific information.

 

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

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will perform supervisory work in a county Human Services Residential Program.  You will direct the activities of staff who work with individuals that have mental and/or developmental disabilities and are living in a variety of community settings.  Work includes gathering and reporting facts concerning programs with the residents, staff, and facility regarding such issues as neglect, abuse, violation of individual rights, and criminal behavior.  You will also instruct individuals in activities of daily living and related areas and monitor their progress and growth in achieving personal objectives such as reemployment, housing, health, and other related areas.  You will report your behavioral observations and make recommendations concerning the appropriate psychological, social, therapeutic, and related services to facilitate the awareness of individual progress or status in the achievement of personal objectives.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Some of the positions in this job title come under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.  If you are a final candidate for one of these positions, you will have to provide reports on your background from such sources as the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.  If your background is unacceptable, you will be disqualified for employment in such positions.  You will receive information about these requirements and how to obtain the required reports at the time you are being considered for employment.

 

Minimum Requirements

One year as a Residential Program Worker (Local Government); OR two years of direct services experience in a human services agency, one of which must have involved working with persons who have mental and/or developmental disabilities; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Clarification of Requirements

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

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

There are 4 filled positions located in the Bedford-Somerset County area.

 

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

 

Employment preference will be given to residents of the counties where the jobs are located.

 

Promotion preference will be given to employees who work in the counties where the job openings occur.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Bedford-Somerset County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Office, 245 West Race Street, Somerset, Pennsylvania 15501, Telephone (814) 443-4891.

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your "Notice of Examination Results."  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

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

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2010-070-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2010-070-1 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."