TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2006-689

ISSUED  FEBRUARY 17, 2006

REVISED MAY 1, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

FACILITY MAINTENANCE MANAGERS

 

 

Exam

No.

 

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

 

1.

 

Facility Maintenance Manager 1

94710

MA07

 

2.

 

Facility Maintenance Manager 2

94720

MA08

 

3.

 

Facility Maintenance Manager 3

94730

MA09

 

4.

 

Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 1

94751

*

 

5.

 

Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 2

94752

*

 

6.

 

Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 3

94753

*

 

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.

 

*Contact the Department of Corrections or any State Correctional Institution for current starting salary information.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

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 direct building maintenance and heating, and utility plant operations at a state facility.  You will plan and organize the work, direct trades persons and other support workers, distribute personnel and material resources and participate in modifications to the physical plant.  Work is performed with a high degree of initiative and independent judgment and is reviewed by an administrative supervisor.

 

The scope of operations and responsibilities increases in difficulty and complexity as the job level increases.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

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.

 

For Department of Corrections Positions:

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 three-week basic training program at the Department of Corrections' Central Training Academy in Elizabethtown.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Facility Maintenance Manager 1

Two years of experience as a Building Maintenance Foreman, Utility Plant Supervisor or Corrections Trade Instructor; OR 6 years of experience in the construction, maintenance or repair of buildings; or the operation, maintenance and repair of utility services equipment, including 2 years in a managerial or supervisory capacity; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 1

Two years of experience as a Building Maintenance Foreman, Utility Plant Supervisor or Corrections Trade Instructor with a specialty in one of the trades of Carpentry, Electrical, Refrigeration, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, Machinist, Welding, Painting, Automotive, Electronics or Masonry; OR 6 years of experience in the construction, maintenance or repair of buildings; or the operation, maintenance and repair of utility services equipment, including 2 years in a managerial or supervisory capacity; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Facility Maintenance Manager 2 & Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 2

One year of experience as a Facility Maintenance Manager 1 or 1 year of experience as a Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 1; OR 2 years of experience as a Utilities Supervisor; OR 7 years of experience in the construction, maintenance or repair of buildings; or the operation, maintenance and repair of utility services equipment, including 3 years in a managerial or supervisory capacity; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Facility Maintenance Manager 3 & Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 3

One year of experience as a Facility Maintenance Manager 2 or 1 year of experience as a Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 2; OR 2 years of experience as a Facility Maintenance Manager 1 or 2 years of experience as a Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager 1; OR 3 years of experience as a Utilities Supervisor; OR 7 years of experience in the construction, maintenance or repair of buildings; or the operation, maintenance and repair of utility services equipment, including 4 years in a managerial or supervisory 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

 

Most Facility Maintenance Manager positions are in the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare in state mental health hospitals, state centers and the South Mountain Restoration Center.  There are 20 filled positions at the 1 level, 4 at the 2 level, and 20 at the 3 level.  Other agencies with a limited number of jobs are the Pennsylvania Departments of Labor and Industry, Military and Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and the Pennsylvania State Police.  There are approximately 9 appointments and promotions to these jobs each year.

 

There are 72 filled Corrections Facility Maintenance Manager jobs, 48 at the 1 level, 12 at the 2 level and 12 at the 3 level; all are at State Correctional Institutions in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections located throughout the state.  There are approximately 15 appointments and promotions to these jobs each year.

 

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 Department of Corrections, Bureau of Human Resources, 1920 Technology Park, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17050, Telephone:  (717) 728-5357, Internetwww.cor.state.pa.us, Emailra-docjobs@pa.gov

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building - Room 106, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-2675; Telephone:  (717) 787-5068, Internetwww.dpw.state.pa.us, Emailra-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Human Resources, Labor and Industry Building Ė Room 1447, 7th and Forster Streets, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17121, Telephone:  (717) 787-9767, Internetwww.dli.state.pa.us

 

Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Human Resources Service Center, Building S-0-47, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania  17003-5002;  Telephone:  (717) 861-6993, Internetwww.dmva.state.pa.us, Emailra-dmva-jobs@pa.gov

 

Pennsylvania State Police Headquarters, Bureau of Human Resources, 1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110, Telephone:  (717) 787-7125, Internetwww.psp.state.pa.us

 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Human Resources, Commonwealth Keystone Building, P.O. Box 3789, 400 North Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-3789, Telephone:  (717) 787-5710, Internetwww.dot.state.pa.us

 

Human Resource offices of state facilities such as mental health hospitals, centers, and correctional institutions listed in the local telephone directory under "Government/State."

 

TESTING

 

The written 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 1/2 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

Number of Questions

 

Subject Area

Fac. Maint. Mgr. 1/

Corr. Fac. Maint. Mgr. 1

Fac. Maint. Mgr. 2 & 3/

Corr. Fac. Maint. Mgr. 2 & 3

Construction Methods and Materials

20

20

Technical Material Interpretation

20

20

Supervision

20

20

Effective Personal Relationships

20

20

Physical Plant Operation and Maintenance

--

20

Effective Expression/Reports

_--_

_20_

Totals

80

120

 

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 Commissionís 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

 

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 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."