You must submit Application Supplement No. 2014-068-1 with your on-line application.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

STATE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

Announcement No.: 2014-068

Issued:† August 18, 2014

LOCALIZED TESTING

for

 

COUNTY DRUG AND ALCOHOL ADMINISTRATOR 1

in the

 

 

Lackawanna County Department of Human Services

(Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties)

 

 

NO WRITTEN TEST

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

 

Exam No.

Job Title

Job Code

Starting Salary

1.

County Drug and Alcohol Administrator 1

L0151

$62,473

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 29, 2014

 

VETERANS:† Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. ß7103) 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 Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

The list resulting from this examination will be used to fill one full-time vacancy at the Lackawanna County Department of Human Services and to meet future needs as they occur.

 

For the most recent information on this position, contact William J. Browning at browningw@lackawannacounty.org or by phone at (570) 963-6790, ext. 1113.

 

 NATURE OF WORK

 

As a County Drug and Alcohol Administrator 1 you will plan, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive drug and alcohol system in the areas of treatment, intervention and prevention; oversee the entire fiscal management operation of the Single County Authority (SCA) and its provider agencies in order to ensure that public funds are utilized to maximum capacity and in the most cost effective manner; and provide supervision of the Commissionís administrative, prevention, and case management units.†

 

You will work with provider agencies to strengthen the drug and alcohol network within the SCA system and develop linkages with other human service agencies; represent the drug and alcohol system on a number of human service task forces, evaluate community needs and identify gaps in services; develop formal working agreements among the SCA provider agencies and other human service agencies in order to ensure clientsí full access to appropriate services; develop the SCAía annual budget for review and approval by the County Department of Revenue and Finance and County Commissioners; and negotiate all contracts and service agreements between the SCA, provider agencies and county school districts.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.† If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact the Commissionís office at (717) 787-1795.

 

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

 

Minimum Requirements

A masterís degree or above from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education, or a clinical specialty in the human services), or other behavioral sciences, public administration, or business management and two years of professional experience providing direct service and/or program planning in a human service agency, including two years supervising human service professionals; OR A bachelorís degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education, or a clinical specialty in the human services), or other behavioral sciences, public administration, or business management and four years of professional experience providing direct service and/or program planning in a human service agency, including two years supervising human service professionals; OR an associateís degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education, or a clinical specialty in the human services), or other behavioral sciences, public administration, or business management and six years of professional experience providing direct service and/or program planning in a human service agency, including two years supervising human service professionals.

 

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.

 

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 be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete the application process by selecting the following link:† OnLine Application

 

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