You must list your license number as a Barber Teacher or Barber Manager in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your online or paper application. 

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2006-868

ISSUED   DECEMBER 22, 2006

REVISED OCTOBER 30, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

CORRECTIONS BARBER INSTRUCTOR AND MANAGER

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

 

Exam

No.

 

 

Job Titles

 

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

 

 

1.

 

Corrections Barber Instructor

 

98810

CO37

 

 

2.

 

Corrections Barber Manager

 

98812

CO35

 

 

When completing your application, please make sure you apply for all job titles for which you want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

 

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

 

Corrections Barber Instructor

You will conduct barbering schools for inmates in vocational training programs in correctional institutions and facilities.  You will develop curriculum, test questions and course requirements.  You will also instruct inmates in barbering using classroom instruction and demonstration, and supervise student inmates who provide barbering services to other inmates.

 

Corrections Barber Manager

You will supervise licensed barbers in correctional institutions and facilities.  You will assign work and provide training related to managing barbering activities, including taking inventory and ordering supplies.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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.

 

You must pass a background investigation.

 

After you receive a conditional offer of employment, you must undergo a medical examination.

 

After being hired, you must attend and complete a 4 week basic training program at the Department of Corrections Central Training Academy in Elizabethtown, PA, which is located in Lancaster County.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Corrections Barber Instructor - Current licensure as a Barber Teacher issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Barber Examiners.

 

Corrections Barber Manager - Two years of experience as a barber and possession of a license as a Barber Manager or Barber Teacher issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Barber Examiners.

 

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.

 

Note:  Possession of a Cosmetologist license is not qualifying for these job titles.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in State Correctional Institutions and facilities throughout the Commonwealth.  For a complete listing of institutions, refer to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections website at www.cor.state.pa.us and choose “Institutions” from the menu.

 

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

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Bureau of Human Resources, 1920 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania  17050; Telephone: (717) 728-5357, Internetwww.cor.state.pa.us, Emailra-docjobs@pa.gov OR the Human Resources office of the State Correctional Institution/facility where you are interested in working.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum Requirements.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score.  You must provide your license number in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  Failure to do so may delay the processing your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you fail to qualify for Corrections Barber Instructor, you may reapply when you acquire the required license.  If you fail to qualify for Corrections Barber Manager, you may reapply when you acquire the required license or experience.  A new application is required.

 

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

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources offices 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/