You must include your license and expiration date to practice pharmacy in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  (See “How To Apply”)

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2007-947

ISSUED  MAY 11, 2007
REVISED JANUARY 8, 2014

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

DRUG PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Drug Program Specialist 1

38310

ST06

 

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

 

This is professional inspection work in the regulation of drug, device, and cosmetic manufacturing and wholesaling.  You will inspect businesses selling drugs, devices and cosmetics concerning sanitation, adulteration, misbranding, misleading advertising, expiration dates, and related areas to enforce compliance with federal and state laws.  You will also gather information and evidence in cases where a violation of the law is suspected.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

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 have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a license to practice pharmacy issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Drug Program Specialist positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of State in the Bureau of Enforcement and Investigations in the following counties:  Dauphin, Montgomery, Allegheny and Lackawanna.

 

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 State, Human Resource Office, 306 North Office Building, 401 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0500; Telephone:  (717) 787-6604; Internet:  www.dos.state.pa.us; E-mail:  ra-stpersonnel@pa.gov.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Necessary Special Requirement.  If you meet this requirement you will receive a score.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  You must list your license number and expiration date to practice pharmacy on your application.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you were previously found ineligible, but now meet the licensure requirement, you may reapply during the life of this announcement.  A new application is required for a retest.

 

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 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."