Last Updated: 08/07/2015 10:00 AM
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Availability of Walk-in Testing
8/7/2015 - The State Civil Service Commission will be conducting Pennsylvania State Police Cadet testing in each of its test centers on varying dates and times beginning August 10, 2015 through August 29, 2015. During this time, the availability of walk-in testing will be significantly limited (walk-in testing is available to State Police Cadet candidates only on the dates the Cadet exam is offered in a test center). For all other exams, before attempting to test by walk-in, you must contact the test center at the following numbers to determine if walk-in testing is available on that date: Harrisburg, (717) 783-3058; Philadelphia, (215) 560-2253; Pittsburgh, (412) 565-7666; all other centers, (717) 787-2935.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Temporary Clerical Pool Exams
8/7/2015 - Please note that candidates for Limited Term Clerk Typist positions with the Commonwealth's Temporary Clerical Pool must apply and schedule themselves for examination via the SCSC's on-line application and scheduling system. Details on how to apply can be found under the Immediate Needs tab above. Testing for Limited Term Clerk is scheduled for August 12, 2015. Testing for Limited Term Clerk Typists is scheduled for September 3, 2015.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Online Services Modification
5/18/2015 - Effective May 19, 2015; SCSC’s Online Services “Main Menu”, which is used by jobseekers to apply for open merit service job announcements, schedule examinations and view “Rank On Lists”, will have a new look and appearance. A general benefit of the redesigned webpage is to provide jobseekers a concise description of the status of each submitted job application. Helpful links to information will be provided for each job application to assist the jobseeker in understanding what job titles they applied for; date, time and location of scheduled examination(s); how to update a submitted
job application and status of any tested application(s) in the SCSC workflow review process.
Jobseekers logged into SCSC “Online Services” will be advised that they must carefully read the examination announcement(s) to make certain they meet all job requirements prior to applying. A link to the “Summary of Civil Service Examinations” will appear on the “Online Application Examination List” and “Job Class List” pages. This link will open to a new window. From this page, the jobseeker will be able to maneuver through job announcements that may have additional hyperlinks to important information.
Recently Announced Job Needs
Mechanical Engineer Consultant
8/17/15: The Department of Corrections has a need to fill a Mechanical Engineer Consultant position located in Cumberland County. The application period is open from August 17, 2015 through August 28, 2015. Please read the test announcement for contact and testing information, a description of work and how to apply. Click here to view the test announcement: Mechanical Engineer Consultant
Senior Center Services Director 1
8/17/15: The Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging has a need to fill a Senior Center Services Director 1 position located in Armstrong County. The application period is open from August 17, 2015 through August 28, 2015. Please read the test announcement for contact and testing information, a description of work and how to apply. Click here to view the test announcement: Senior Center Services Director 1
Transportation Automotive Equipment Specialist
8/17/15: The Department of Transportation, District 5-0 has a need to fill a Transportation Automotive Equipment Specialist position located in Lehigh County. The application period is open from August 17, 2015 through August 28, 2015. Please read the test announcement for contact and testing information, a description of work and how to apply. Click here to view the test announcement: Transportation Automotive Equipment Specialist