TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2005-636

ISSUED  OCTOBER 14, 2005

REVISED NOVEMBER 6, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS OPERATOR 2

 

Exam.

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Lithographic Press Operator 2

96313

ST04

 

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

 

You will operate lithographic sheet-fed presses with 18” x 24” multi-color capacity to reproduce a variety of forms, letters, reports, booklets, pamphlets, brochures and maps.  You will also operate and maintain presses as well as make minor adjustments, repairs and setting changes to equipment.  Work may involve preparing copy mock-up, photographing copy, developing negatives and making printing plates.

 

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.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

One year of experience as a Lithographic Press Operator 1; OR two years of experience in the skilled operation of lithographic sheet-fed presses of 18” x 24” capacity or lithographic web presses of 14” width capacity; 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

 

There are filled positions throughout the state in the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

 

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 the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Human Resources -Room 1418, 651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania  17121; Telephone:  (717) 787-6374, Internetwww.dli.state.pa.us; OR the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Bureau of Human Resource Management, Recruitment & Placement Section, Northwest Office Building – Room 420, Capital & Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA  17124-0001; Telephone:  (717) 783-5324, Toll Free:  (888) 299-0125, Internetwww.lcb.state.pa.us, Emailra-lbpersonnel@pa.gov

 

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

 

 

 

Press Operations

25

 

 

Printing Materials

25

 

 

Operational Adjustments and Troubleshooting

25

 

 

Total

75

 

 

The test will be held 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 the 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.  A new application is required for a retest.

 

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

 

 

 

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/Promotion."