TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2005-591

REVISED  APRIL 14, 2006

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

ANTHRACITE UNDERGROUND MINE ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

And Rate

1.

Anthracite Underground Mine Electrical Inspector

71540

S8

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will perform technical inspection work to enforce the Pennsylvania Anthracite Mining Act governing the installation and operation of electrical equipment in and around underground anthracite coal mines.  Inspections are performed independently in accordance with established technical standards and trade practices.  You will also assist mine inspectors in investigations and prepare reports and recommendations to correct or prevent unsound mining practices.  General supervision is received through written and oral instruction and by review of reports submitted.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

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

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Necessary Special Requirements

You must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.

 

Minimum Requirements

Five years of experience in underground anthracite coal mines of Pennsylvania in the capacity of a mine electrician or electrical engineer; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Clarification of Requirements

You may substitute related education for the required experience.  Unrelated experience or education will not be accepted.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Employees in this job title are assigned to the Department of Environmental Protection.  The positions are headquartered in Pottsville, Schuylkill County.  Inspectors work in Pennsylvania’s anthracite coal areas located primarily in Carbon, Columbia, Dauphin, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, Schuylkill and Sullivan counties.

 

Lists created by this test 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:

 

Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Human Resources

2nd Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building

P.O.  Box 2357, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2357

Telephone:  (717) 783-2021

Internetwww.dep.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.

 

The 2 1/2 hour test will cover the following subject areas:

 

Subject Area

Number of Questions

PA Anthracite Mining Law

45

Principles of Electricity

30

Effective Working Relationships

15

Total

90

 

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

 

The test will also 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 Unit; 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

 

Apply online at www.scsc.state.pa.us 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:  2nd Floor, 10 South 11th St., 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 Resource 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."