You must submit Application Supplement No. 2008-212-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2008-212

ISSUED  DECEMBER 3, 2008

REVISED AUGUST 7, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

OPERATIONS AND TRAINING OFFICER

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

 

Job

Code

Starting

Salary

 

 

 

1.

Operations and Training Officer (PEMA)

L0530

*

 

 

 

(Local Government)

 

 

 

 

*Local government salaries vary.  Contact the Human Resources Office of the local government agency where you are interested in working for specific information.

 

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 out veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will manage an emergency operating center and coordinate with other county-wide emergency services.  The center must be staffed 24 hours a day.  You will also perform administrative duties related to the development of and accountability for procedures, policies and operations, and provide training to staff and other emergency-oriented groups.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

For some jobs, offers of employment will be made only if you are willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be willing to be "on-call" 24-hours, 7 days per week to work under stressful conditions caused by emergency situations.

 

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

One year of experience in the development, coordination or promotion of emergency-related programs in disaster relief, public safety, emergency management or related emergency services in government, industry, education or the military; and 1 year of experience in employee training or teaching.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

These positions are located in local government emergency operating centers throughout the Commonwealth.

 

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 counties where the jobs are located.

 

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

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Human Resources office of the local government agency where you are interested in working listed in the telephone directory under “Government/County.”

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, 2605 Interstate Drive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania  17110-9364; Telephone:  (717) 651-2035, Internetwww.pema.state.pa.us

 

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.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your application.  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title 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 and Application Supplement No. 2008-212-1 on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2008-212-1 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.”