General Commission FAQs
1. How do I apply for civil service job opportunities?
Effective Thursday, March 28, 2019, civil service recruit-to-hire functions (i.e., job applications, job postings, qualification reviews, eligibility determinations, examination and test results, veteran's preference eligibility, reinstatement) as well as other employment topics transferred to the Governor's Office of Administration in accordance with Act 71 of 2018. To obtain information on how to apply for civil service job opportunities, please visit www.employment.pa.gov. Questions regarding the application process may be submitted through the OA "Contact Us" form or via telephone at (717) 787-7811.
2. How do I contact the State Civil Service Commission?
State Civil Service Commission
Bowman Tower, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 569
320 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0569
Phone: (717) 783-8806
Fax: (717) 783-8736
3. Where can I park when visiting the State Civil Service Commission?
4. What are the State Civil Service hours of operation?
The State Civil Service Commission's office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. If you need to drop off legal/appeal related documents, please contact the Legal Services Office at 717-783-2924 or RA-cs-legalsvcsQandA@pa.gov in advance to coordinate arrangements to do so.
5. Can I attend a public meeting?
Commission meetings are open to the public and are held each month at the Commission's headquarters in Harrisburg. The Commission Meeting schedule is available on the Civil Service website. If you are interested in attending a Commission meeting, please visit the Commission's website for additional information at www.scsc.pa.gov or contact the Executive Office at (717) 783-8806.
6. How do I file a Right-to-Know request?
Information about filing a request for records under the Right-to-Know Law may be found at https://www.scsc.pa.gov/Pages/right-to-know.aspx. The State Civil Service Commission's policy for Right-to-Know requests is available at https://www.scsc.pa.gov/Documents/Right-to-Know%20Policy.pdf.