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Last Updated: 08/18/2014 07:30 AM

  Walk-In Testing

7/30/2014 - The State Civil Service Commission will be conducting Pennsylvania State Police Cadet and Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee testing in each of its test centers on varying dates and times beginning August 4, 2014 through August 23, 2014. During this time, the availability of walk-in testing will be significantly limited (walk-in testing is available to State Police Cadet and Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee candidates only on the dates these exams are offered in a test center). For all other exams, before attempting to test by walk-in, you must contact the test center at the following numbers to determine if walk-in testing is available on that date: Harrisburg, (717) 783-3058; Philadelphia, (215) 560-2253; Pittsburgh, (412) 565-7666; all other centers, (717) 787-2935.


  Allentown Test Center Closing

6/4/2014 - As of August 19, 2013 there has been no civil service testing in Allentown. Candidates from the Allentown area wishing to test should consider scheduling their examination in the Harrisburg, Philadelphia, or Scranton test centers.  


  Recently Announced Job Needs

County Drug and Alcohol Administrator 1

8/18/14:  The Lackawanna County Department of Human Services has a need to fill a County Drug and Alcohol Administrator 1 position.  The application period is open from August 18, 2014 through August 29, 2014.  Please read the test announcement for contact and testing information, a description of work and how to apply.  Click her to view the announcement:  County Drug and Alcohol Administrator 1


Cosmetologist 1

8/11/14:  The Department of Public Welfare has a need to fill a Cosmetologist 1 position in the White Haven Center.  The application period is open from August 11, 2014 through August 22, 2014.  Please read the test announcement for contact and testing information, a description of work and how to apply.  Click here to view the announcement:  Cosmetologist 1


  Clerical Pool Positions
3/12/14:  The Commonwealth has an immediate need for qualified candidates to work in the Temporary Clerical Pool in Harrisburg.  Click here for information about the positions, the application process, and the next testing date.


View All Immediate Needs

  SCSC Annual Report

01/30/14: To obtain a hard copy of the report, contact the SCSC Communications and Legislative Office. To view the online pdf, use the following link:  View annual report.