TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2002-234

ISSUED   MAY 3, 2002

REVISED DECEMBER 26, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

ROADWAY PROGRAMS MANAGER 1

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Roadway Programs Manager 1

12515

MA08

 

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

 

Roadway Programs Managers 1 review, analyze, develop and monitor roadway maintenance operations in the Commonwealth.  They supervise employees involved in the collection, review, and analysis of data from pavement testing, maintenance operations, or inventory systems.  They also direct the development, verification and implementation of work standards and specifications, establish procedures and policies, revise departmental publications, and evaluate equipment, materials, and services for compliance with specifications.  They develop and conduct training related to new maintenance procedures, operations, technology, and materials. 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You will be tested before your qualifications are reviewed.  Your test results will count only if you meet all job requirements. 

 

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

 

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.

 

Minimum Requirements

Two years of experience as a Roadway Programs Technician Supervisor or Roadway Programs Specialist; OR one year experience as a Roadway Programs Coordinator; OR two years of professional experience in the analysis, development and implementation of methods and techniques used in a roadway maintenance management system AND a bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, mathematics, statistics, or in a civil engineering related discipline; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training. 

 

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

 

Roadway Programs Manager 1 positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  Roadway Programs Managers 1 work in Engineering District offices throughout the Commonwealth and in the central office in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

 

Positions are located in PennDOT District Engineering Offices throughout the Commonwealth.  For a complete listing of institutions, refer to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation website at www.dot.state.pa.us and choose “PennDOT Near You” from the menu.  The “PennDOT Regional Map” will provide information concerning the district offices.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Human Resources, P.O. Box 3789, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3789; Telephone:  (717) 787-5710; Internetwww.dot.state.pa.us; OR the Human Resources office of the Engineering District Office where you are interested in working.

 

Current telephone numbers of the District Engineering Offices are in local telephone directories under “Government Offices – States.”

 

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 may be given to residents of the districts where jobs are located. 

 

Promotion preference may be given to employees who work in the districts where job openings occur. 

 

TESTING

 

You will have a maximum of 3 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

Subject Area

Number of Questions

 

 

 

Highway Materials and Equipment

15

 

 

Numerical Reasoning

10

 

 

Data Analysis

15

 

 

Fiscal Management

15

 

 

Supervision and Management

15

 

 

Report Writing

10

 

 

Customer Relations

10

 

 

Computer Operations

10

 

 

 

100

 

 

The test will be administered in the Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh State Civil Service Commission offices, Monday through Friday.

 

The test also will be held approximately 10 days a month at additional test centers located in Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven, and Scranton.  For further details on test dates, contact the Commission’s Information Services; Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-7811, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 783-8896.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your test.  You must submit a new application to be retested.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for these jobs 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

 

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  

 

 

 

Internet: www.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources officesff 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."