TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2006-783

ISSUED   JULY 21, 2006

REVISED JANUARY 8, 2014

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

ALCOHOL EDUCATION SPECIALIST

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Alcohol Education Specialist

05730

ST06

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY APRIL 12, 2014, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

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.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will work out of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board regional offices or Harrisburg headquarters providing development, implementation, evaluation, training, and technical assistance on programs designed to promote responsible beverage management and reduce high-risk behavior related to alcohol consumption.

 

You will develop, implement, and evaluate information resources, training, surveys, assessment tools, prevention programs, and community coalitions; and develop, implement, manage, and evaluate grant programs designed to assist community and other statewide organizations implement prevention and education programs.

 

Work involves presentations at conferences, seminars and meetings to provide information, technical assistance and further involve others in the prevention and education efforts.  You will also provide training and assistance for liquor licensee managers/owners, oversee server/seller trainers, and manage the Responsible Alcohol Management Program.

 

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 Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Conditions of Employment

You must be willing to work unpredictable hours which vary by season, availability of meeting places and access to target groups and work evenings and weekends.  You must be willing to travel throughout the Commonwealth (overnight stays are sometimes required).

 

Minimum Requirements

One year of professional experience in the development and implementation of a general alcohol education and training program; and such training as may have been gained through graduation from a four year college or university; 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

 

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board generally has 10-12 filled positions located statewide in Allegheny, Dauphin, Luzerne, Mifflin, and Montgomery counties. 

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Bureau of Human Resources, Room 407 - Northwest Office Building, Capital & Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA  17124-0001; Telephone:  (717) 783-5617 OR Toll Free:  1-888-299-0125; E-mailra-lbpersonnel@pa.gov; Internetwww.lcb.state.pa.us.

 

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 2 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

Subject Area

Number of Questions

 

 

 

Teaching Techniques

10

 

 

Alcohol Prevention Education

10

 

 

Basic Alcohol Information

20

 

 

Written Communication-Effective Expression

15

 

 

Effective Working Relationships

15

 

 

Public Relations

10

 

 

Total

80

 

 

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 Commissionís 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.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.  This list will replace any previous list.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commissionís 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

 

 

 

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."