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SUMMARY OF OPEN CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS 
Click on an announcement number (ANN. NO.) to view the announcement for that job title. If no CLOSING DATE is listed, applications will be accepted until further notice.  Pay Schedules and Ranges are shown on each announcement.  Click on the "Payscale Information" link (in the right side of this page) to access applicable pay information for the job titles listed on an announcement.
 
Please note that we highlight some vacancies at the request of hiring agencies.   You will see these potential opportunities listed under the “Featured Vacancies” column.   These do not represent all job opportunities that currently exist.   In addition to the featured vacancies, please consider and apply for any other open test announcements for which you may be qualified.









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Administration, Accounting & Fiscal Control

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2013-060 Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry Level Professionals)​

Accountant 1 (Local Government) (Cambria County) 

Insurance Company Financial Analyst 1 (Dauphin County)

2013-111 Accountants, Fiscal Officers, and Corporation Tax Officer 1 ​

County Fiscal Officer 1 (Washington County)

County Fiscal Officer 2 (Mercer County)

County Fiscal Officer 3 (Washington County)

Executive Accounting Specialist (Dauphin County)

 

2013-067 Auditors​
2012-097​   Business Analyst 2
2009-043 Correctional Industries Managers
2008-145 Director of Housing Management (Housing Authority)
2000-094 ​Executive Director & Deputy Executive Director (Housing Authority) Jefferson Co. Housing Authority ​03-10-17
2017-029 ​Field Auditor 2 and 3 (LG) ​03-06-17
2009-110 Field Operations Coordinator, PMRS (PA Municipal Retirement System)
2013-070 Financial Institutions Examiners​
2010-023 ​Fiscal Occupations

Fiscal Assistant (Local Government) (Washington County)

Fiscal Technician (Local Government) (Pike County)

Fiscal Technician Supervisory (Local Government) (York County)

2016-120 ​Fixed Utility Financial Analyst Trainee ​03-11-17
2012-108 Fixed Utility Manager​ Fixed Utility Manager (Dauphin County)
2016-145 ​Management Analysts ​03-25-17
2013-105​   Mass Transit Manager 1
2012-036 Medical Malpractice Coverage Specialist
2016-102 ​Museum and Historic Site Administrators ​03-04-17
2010-170 Office Staff Positions in Housing Authorities
2011-125 Planners and Environmental Planners​
2010-136​   Quality Assurance/Risk Management Personnel

​Quality Assurance/Risk Management Coordinator (Lackawanna County)

Quality Assurance/Risk Management Specialist (Lackawanna County)

2016-046 ​Real Estate Appraisers

2011-085 Real Estate Technician and Specialist
2014-004 Regional Retirement Titles, PSERS​
2014-009 Retail Wine Specialist
2016-114 ​Retirement Administrator ​03-25-17
2006-711​   Retirement Benefits Specialist and Supervisor​
2010-003 Retirement Technician Supervisor
2006-715 SERS Retirement Counselor Trainee​
2010-169 Transportation Facility Administrators
2007-897 Unemployment Compensation Tax Agent
2016-096 ​Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Training Specialist ​09-16-17

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Clerical

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2005-568 Clerk Typist Positions (State and Local Government)​

Clerk Typist 2 (Local Government) (Erie County)

Clerk Typist 2 (Lehigh County)  

2006-820 Entry Level Clerical Positions (Local Government)​
2005-545 Limited-Term Clerk​
2005-540 Limited-Term Clerk Typist​
2016-149 ​Liquor Store Clerk
2012-105 Records Specialists and Supervisors​

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Education and Museum

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2016-006 ​Alcohol Education Specialist Alcohol Education Specialist (multiple counties) ​03-25-17
2016-127 ​Basic Education Associates
2016-126 ​Higher Education Associates and Manager ​04-22-17
2017-023 ​Library Development Advisor Library Development Advisor (Dauphin County) ​01-13-18
2016-137 ​Museum Educators ​05-20-17
2002-278 Professional Librarians​
​2017-037 ​School Library Development Advisor ​02-17-18
2016-128 ​Special Education Advisor ​05-06-17
2015-026 Vocational Rehabilitation Instructors​
2010-125 Vocational Teachers, Correction Education​     

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Engineering and Environmental Control

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2016-099 ​Air Monitoring Equipment Specialist ​06-10-17
2013-030 Aircraft Operations and Safety Specialist​
2011-151   ​​Bridge and Structural Drafter
2013-032 Bridge Inspection Crane Technician and Supervisor​
2017-030 ​Chemistry Technician Chemistry Technician (Westmoreland County) ​08-19-17
2009-016​   Chemists​
2016-123 ​Civil Engineer Consultant (Structural) Civil Engineer Consultant (Structural) (Dauphin County) ​04-29-17
2012-012 Civil Engineer Consultant and Manager (Hydraulic)​
2007-923 Civil Engineer Manager and Consultant (Bridges)​
2015-092 Civil Engineer Manager and Consultant (Transportation)​ Civil Engineer Consultant (Transportation) (Dauphin County)
2007-946 Civil Engineers (Bridge)​
2007-043 Civil Engineers (Hydraulic)​
2006-789 Civil Engineer Trainee​ Civil Engineer Trainee (multiple counties)
2008-087 Civil Engineer (Transportation)​ Civil Engineer (Transportation) (multiple counties)
2016-144 ​Drafter, Drafter Designer and Drafter Supervisor ​03-11-17
2013-039 Engineering Technician​
2016-035 ​Environmental Chemists

 

​03-04-17
2010-141 Environmental Education Specialist​
2013-089 ​Environmental Engineer Manager Environmental Engineer Manager (Dauphin County)
2013-048 ​Environmental Engineering Technician
2015-138 ​Environmental Engineers

 

2016-140 ​Environmental Interpretive Technicians ​06-10-17
2003-319 Environmental Projects Construction Inspectors and Supervisors​
2009-023 Environmental Trainee​
2010-190 Fixed Utility Valuation Engineer Trainee​
2010-195 Fixed Utility Valuation Engineer 1​
2010-182 Forest Assistant Manager and Program Specialist​
2014-061 Forest Patrolman (Seasonal Positions Only)​
2010-134​   Geologic Specialist​
2010-050 Licensed Professional Geologist​
2006-686 Materials Technician 1​
2012-132 Mineral Resources Program Specialist​
2013-001 Mining Engineer​
2011-070 Mining Engineer Consultant​
2007-951 Mining Engineering Specialist​
2007-948 Mining Engineering Trainee​
2012-023 Mining Permit and Compliance Specialist​
2010-160 Park Managers​
2011-103 Park Ranger 1 (Seasonal Positions)​
2016-051 ​Radiation Health Physicist Trainee
2012-090​   Roadway Programs Coordinator​
2002-234 Roadway Programs Manager 1​
2016-086 ​Senior Civil Engineer (General)
2016-054 ​Senior Civil Engineer and Supervisor (Transportation) ​03-11-17
2013-088 Soils Scientists​
2007-992 Surveyors​
2008-074 Survey Technicians​
2016-141 ​Technical Assistant ​05-06-17
2016-109 ​Traffic Control Specialist ​04-22-17
2017-012 ​Transportation Construction Inspector and Supervisor (Seasonal and Permanent Positions) Transportation Construction Inspector (multiple counties) ​07-22-17
2013-044​   Transportation Planning Specialist Trainee​
2013-071​   Water Program Specialist​

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Information Technology

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2012-071 Applications Developers and Administrators​
2012-074 Database Analyst and Administrators​
2012-073 Information Technology Generalists and Administrators​
2013-010 Information Technology Technicians​
2012-072 Network Specialists and Administrators​
2016-100 ​Radio Telecommunications Specialists ​03-25-17
Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Law Enforcement, Investigation and Safety

 
​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2011-031 Agronomic Products Inspector​
2005-591 Anthracite Underground Mine Electrical Inspector​
2005-558 Anthracite Underground Mine Inspector​
2010-122 Bituminous Underground Mine Electrical Inspector​
2010-116 Bituminous Underground Mine Inspector​
2012-010 Blasting and Explosives Inspector​
2012-136 Building Construction Inspectors​
2017-011 ​Claims Investigation Agent and Third Party Liability Program Investigator ​07-22-17
2008-183 Commissioned Boiler Inspector and Supervisor​
2008-177 Commissioned Boiler Inspector Trainee​
2013-017 Construction Inspector Supervisor and Manager​
2015-029 Corrections Officer Trainee (COT)​
2010-137 DCNR Ranger​ DCNR Ranger (seasonal) (multiple counties)
2010-132 DCNR Ranger Trainee
2016-110 ​Digital Forensic Examiners Digital Forensic Examiner 1 (Dauphin County) ​05-20-17
2008-164 Driver License Center Positions (Temporary & Permanent Positions)​
2012-113 Electrical Construction Inspector​
2007-037 Emergency Mgmt. Watch Officer & Emergency Mgmt. Specialist​
2016-130 ​Food Inspection Technician ​05-06-17
2011-044 Forensic Scientist Trainees​
2009-070 Industrial Minerals Underground Mine Inspector​
2016-012 ​Installation Police Officer, DMVA and Capitol Police Officer
2017-005 ​Institutional Safety Manager ​06-24-17
2017-001 ​LCB Licensing Analyst 1 and LCB Licensing Analyst Supervisor ​05-20-17
2009-179​   Mine Safety Emergency Response and Training Specialist​
2016-083 ​Mortuary Inspector
2009-066 Oil and Gas Inspector​
2017-010 ​Parole Staff Technicians ​05-20-17
2015-025​   Plant Industry Inspection Technician​
2017-008 ​Public Utility Enforcement Officer ​08-05-17
2017-015 ​Railroad Safety Inspector ​08-05-17
2017-016 ​Safety Inspector Trainee ​06-24-17
2017-020 ​Security Officer 1 ​08-05-17
2010-129​   Surface Mine Conservation Inspectors​
2012-083​ UCC Building Inspectors and Supervisor​
2008-153​   UCC Building Plans Examiner​
2011-118​ UCC Elevator Inspector and Supervisor​
2007-922​   UCC Elevator Plans Examiner Variances Reviewer​
2016-133 ​Youth Development Aide and Aide Supervisor Youth Development Aide (multiple counties) ​05-27-17
​2016-115 ​Youth Development Aide Trainee

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Medical and Health Services

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2014-005

Aide Trainee​

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2014-030​ Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner​
2013-091​ Chief of Clinical Services, MH​
2007-978 Clinical Dietitian​
2006-710​ Dentists  (Full-Time and Part-Time Positions)​
2009-052​ Disability Physician Specialist 2​
2007-947 Drug Program Specialist 1​
2015-096​   Epidemiologists​
2016-078 ​Epidemiology Research Associate ​06-10-17
2016-124 ​Health Facility Quality Examiners ​05-06-17
2011-041 Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Operations Specialist​
2016-070 ​Laboratory Technician ​02-27-17
2012-124​   Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant​
2009-137​ Licensed Practical Nurses​
2005-622 Medical Records Assistant​
2011-074​ Medical Records Supervisor and Director​
2015-154 ​Microbiologists ​Microbiologist 1 (Dauphin County)
2016-150 ​Nurse Managers and Nursing Director ​06-24-17
2007-004​ Nursing Education Adviser​
2015-104 ​Nursing Practice Adviser
2013-096​ Occupational Therapists​
2012-119​   Pharmacists​
2007-936​   Physical Therapists​
2007-963​ Psychiatrists​
2010-123​ Public Health Nutrition Consultant​
2015-091​ Public Health Physician and Supervisor​
2009-038​   Registered Nurses and Supervisors (State and Local Government)​

Registered Nurse (Montour County)

Registered Nurse (multiple counties)

 

2007-935​ Registered Physical Therapist Assistant​
2009-182​ Registered PRN Nurse​
2016-010 ​Registry Specialist ​02-25-17
2006-823​ Restoration Aide​
2010-102 Speech, Language and Hearing Specialist​
2016-064 ​Staff and Management Physicians
2007-934​ Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostician​
2013-118​ Veterinary Laboratory Microbiology Services Manager​
2009-161​ Veterinary Medical Field Officer​

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Social and Employment Services

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2012-109​ Aging Care Managers (Local Government)​

Aging Care Manager 1 (Allegheny County)

Aging Care Manager 1 (Cambria County)

Aging Care Manager 1 (Lackawanna County)

Aging Care Manager 1 (Monroe County)

Aging Care Manager 2 (Allegheny County)

Aging Care Manager 2 (Huntingdon County)

Aging Care Manager 2 (Lebanon County)

Aging Care Manager 2 (Monroe County)

2006-747​ Aging Care Manager 3 (Local Government)​ Aging Care Manager 3 (York County)
2010-017​ Aging Case Aides (Local Government)​
2014-047​   Aging Program Assessor (Local Government) and Aging Care Management Supervisors (Local Government)​ Aging Care Management Supervisor 1 (Pike County)
2017-006 ​Certified Peer Specialists ​08-05-17
2017-021 ​Child Support Enforcement Specialist ​04-08-17
2010-168​   County Care Management Manager (Local Government)​
2006-713​

County Caseworkers (Local Government)​

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County Caseworker 1 (Allegheny County)

County Caseworker 1 (Cambria County)

County Caseworker 1 (Erie County)

County Caseworker 1 (Lackawanna County)

County Caseworker 1 (McKean County)

County Caseworker 1 (Perry County)

County Caseworker 1 (Pike County)

County Caseworker 1 (Westmoreland County)

County Caseworker 1 (York County)

County Caseworker 2 (Allegheny County)

County Caseworker 2 (Erie County)

County Caseworker 2 (Luzerne County)

County Caseworker 2 (Lycoming County)

County Caseworker 2 (Perry County)

County Caseworker 2 (York County)

2010-139​ County Caseworker 3 (Local Government)​
1994-533​ County Casework Managers (Local Government)​
1993-444 County Casework Supervisor​

County Casework Supervisor (Cambria County)

County Casework Supervisor (York County)

2012-052​   County Program Specialists and Program Directors​    
1995-574 County Social Services Aides​

​County Social Services Aide 2 (Allegheny County)

County Social Services Aide 3 (Union County)

2013-006  Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialists and Supervisor (Local Government)​ ​Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist Trainee (Cambria County)
2010-110​ Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program Specialist (Local Government)​
2013-085​ Drug and Alcohol Program Analyst​
2016-082 ​Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialists and Supervisor ​03-11-17
2017-018 ​Human Relations Representative 1 ​05-20-17
2017-025 ​Human Services Program Specialists ​03-25-17
2012-099​   Income Maintenance Caseworker​
2016-139 ​Income Maintenance Casework Supervisor ​03-25-17
2017-007 ​Labor Mediator ​05-20-17
2011-032​ Licensed Psychologists​

 

2014-017​ Managers In Blindness and Visual Services and Vocational Rehabilitation​
2010-016​ Orientation and Mobility Specialist​ Orientation and Mobility Specialist (Allegheny County)
2012-035​ Psychological Services Associates​
2011-029​ Recovery Support Specialist (Local Government)​
2000-069 Resident Initiatives Coordinator (Local Government)​
2010-071​ Residential Program Directors (Local Government)​
2010-070​ Residential Program Supervisor (Local Government)​
2008-122 Residential Program Trainees and Workers (Local Government)​
2011-062​ Residential Services Unit Manager​
2013-086 Senior Center Operators (Local Government)​
2009-139 Single County Authority (SCA) Drug and Alcohol Program Representative (Local Government)​
2011-156​ Social Workers 1​
2011-166​ Social Workers, Supervisors, and Manager​ County Social Worker 1 (Erie County)
2010-187​   Therapeutic Activities Aide (Local Government)​
2014-078​   Veterans Employment Representatives​

2010-145​   Vision Rehabilitation Therapist​ Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (Allegheny County)
2016-059 ​Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (multiple counties)
2014-010 ​Volunteer Resources Coordinator 2 ​03-10-17
2011-080​   Youth Development Counselor​ Youth Development Counselor (Erie County)

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Trades and Maintenance

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2010-081​ Carpenter​
2006-868​ Corrections Barber Instructor and Manager​      
2010-135​ Corrections Industry Foremen and Supervisors​
2013-095​ Corrections Trade Instructors (12 Specialties)​ ​ 
2011-100​ Custodial Supervisor and Manager​
2011-095​ Electricians​
2010-142​ Equipment Operators​ ​Equipment Operator B (seasonal) (multiple counties)
2006-689​ Facility Maintenance Managers​
2011-036​ Food Service Supervisor​
2009-063​   Housing Inspector​
2005-636​ Lithographic Press Operator 2​
2011-053 Maintenance Superintendents and Director of Capital Improvements (Housing Authorities)​
2010-083​ Mason​
2007-890​ Mechanical Construction Inspector​
2010-088​ Painter​
2010-085​ Plumbers​ Plumber (Berks County)​
2011-040​ Semi-Skilled Laborers​ Semi-Skilled Laborer (seasonal) (multiple counties)
2011-079​ Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators​
​2015-008 ​Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainees
2011-078​ Water Treatment Plant Operators​
2009-186​ Wildlife Maintenance Propagator​

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Internships and Summer Employment

​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
2016-032 ​Commonwealth Public Service Intern
2011-131​   County Social Casework Intern (Local Government)​ County Social Casework Intern (York County) 
2012-112  ​Lifeguards and Supervisors (Seasonal Positions)​

Lake Erie Lifeguard (Erie County)

Lake Erie Lifeguard Supervisor (Erie County)

Lifeguard (multiple counties)

Lifeguard Supervisor (multiple counties)

2016-136 ​Summer Meals Regional Assistant and Coordinator (Seasonal Positions) ​04-22-17
2015-059​ Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Intern and Orientation and Mobility Intern Programs​

Orientation and Mobility Intern (Allegheny County)

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Intern (Allegheny County)

2010-011​ Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern​ Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern (multiple counties) 

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​

Programs to be Opened

THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED MARCH 1, 2017.  
DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION BEFORE THE ISSUE DATE.
 
​Ann. # ​Job Title Featured Vacancies​ ​Closing Date
​2017-033 ​Advanced Clerical and Secretarial Positions ​06-10-17
2017-034 Community Health Nurses - State and Local Government 09-09-17
​2016-069 ​Drug and Alcohol Prevention Specialist (Local Government)
2017-050 Forester 12-16-17
2017-042 Forest Technician 12-16-17
2017-027 Municipal Services Specialist 03-10-18
2017-040 Nursing Services Consultant 09-09-17
​2017-014 ​Plant Industry Field Technician and Plant Inspector ​09-09-17
2017-032 ​Transportation Technician 07-08-17
​2017-004 ​Utility Plant Operators
​2016-003 ​Wildlife Conservation Officer Cadet ​04-01-17

Most civil service jobs require Pennsylvania Residency at the time of application. Refer to the "Job Requirements" section of those test announcements in which you are interested to determine if residency is required. ​​​​​--