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					 State Civil Service Commission




Bachelor’s
DEGREE
           Careers

                  Spring/Summer 2011


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                                                                                                         who hold a bachelor’s degree in a specific
P.O. Box 569                         Allentown, PA 18109                                                 discipline with no related work experience.
Harrisburg, PA 17108                                                              Journey to             Note: Be sure to also check out the
Phone (717) 783-3058                 Erie Test Center                             a Career………..…….2      Associate’s Degree Careers booklet to
Text Telephone (717) 772-2685*       155 West 8th Street, Suite LL1                                      view additional open job titles for which only
                                     Erie, PA 16501                               Jobs for               an associate’s degree in a specific discipline
Philadelphia                                                                      Any Major…………3-4       is required. Many job titles offer multiple
110 North 8th Street                 Johnstown Test Center                                               methods to qualify based on certain
Suite 503                            at the Hiram G. Andrews Center               Open                   combinations of education and experience.
Philadelphia, PA 19107               727 Goucher Street                           Examinations…...4-20   You are encouraged to apply for all job titles
Phone (215) 560-2253                 Johnstown, PA 15905                                                 for which you qualify, based on your own
Text Telephone (215) 560-4367*                                                    Benefits…………...6-7     unique combination of education and
                                     Lock Haven Test Center                                              experience.
Pittsburgh                           8 North Grove Street                         How to
411 7th Avenue                       Lock Haven, PA 17745                         Apply……………….21         At the time of application, Pennsylvania
Room 410                                                                                                 residency is required if not otherwise noted.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219                 Scranton Test Center                                                Salaries and benefits for local government
Phone (412) 565-7666                 at the Lackawanna County PA CareerLink                              positions vary by county. For specific
Text Telephone (412) 565-2484*       135 Franklin Avenue                                                 compensation information, please contact
                                     Scranton, PA 18503                                                  the individual county offices.

* Text telephones provide access                                                                         The Commonwealth is continuously
to telephone communication for       If you have questions about testing at one                          searching for people with bilingual skills. Be
deaf/hard-of-hearing callers only.   of these locations, call (717) 787-2935.                            sure to indicate if you are bilingual on each
                                                                                                         of your applications.

                            Prepared by:
                  State Civil Service Commission
                  Bureau of Employment Services
                          Revised 2/2011
         Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
                      supporting workforce diversity.
    Richard A. Reisinger, P.E., Delaware Section Chief                Alcohol Education Specialist Trainee                      $33,995
    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)                       Apply no later than April 23, 2011.
                    Division of Dam Safety                            Minimum Requirements- Any bachelor’s degree.

                                   Richard Reisinger graduated from   Business Analyst 1                                        $36,264
                               the University of Pittsburgh with a                  Apply no later than March 26, 2011.
                               Bachelor’s Degree in Civil             Minimum Requirements- Any bachelor’s degree.
                               Engineering in 2002. His career with
                               the Commonwealth began in 2003 as      Corrections Records Specialist                          $34,593
                              a Civil Engineer Trainee at DEP’s       -listed under “Records Specialists and Supervisors”
                              Southcentral Regional Office in         Minimum Requirements- Three years of college-level courses.
                              Harrisburg.
                                  After completing a one year         Data Analyst 3          $33,995 (State)/*Salary varies by county
                              training period, he was promoted to     (State and *Local Government)
                              Civil Engineer Hydraulic, in which he                  Apply no later than May 21, 2011.
                              worked as a regulatory reviewer for     Minimum Requirements- Four years of college-level training.
                              water obstruction and encroachment
                             permits within Southcentral PA.          Disability Claims Adjudicator Trainee                   $38,475
    In 2004 Rich transferred to DEP’s Central Office to work as       This examination is projected to open in the near future.
an engineer within the Division of Dam Safety. In this position,      Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.
he reviewed and commented on plans for construction of new            Minimum Requirements- Any bachelor’s degree.
dams, modification, repair, and rehabilitation of existing dams,
and conducted periodic inspections to ensure the safe operation       Income Maintenance Caseworker                             $38,475
of these structures.                                                  Minimum Requirements- Any bachelor’s degree.
    In 2006 Rich was promoted to a Senior Civil Engineer and
took on additional responsibilities, including acting as a lead       LCB Licensing Technician 2                               $33,995
engineer within the division.                                         (Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for the 1 level
    In 2008 he was promoted to Civil Engineer Manager                 also)
Hydraulic and designated as the Section Chief for the division’s      Minimum Requirements- Four years of any college-level training.
Delaware Watershed Section. This position entails the
supervision of three engineers tasked with the regulatory             Management Technician                                   $33,995
oversight of approximately 1,300 dams within the state.               This examination is projected to open in the near future.
    Rich says that, “My career thus far with the Commonwealth         Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.
has been fairly short, but I have worked very hard to advance         Minimum Requirements- Three years of any college-level training.
myself and have been rewarded for doing so. I have been
challenged every day and I truly do look forward to coming to         Parole Agent 1                                              $41,428
work to ensure that the citizens of Pennsylvania have a safe          Minimum Requirements- Any bachelor’s degree.
place to live, work, and play.”                                       Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania
                                                                      driver’s license.


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                                                                            Associate Financial Institutions Examiner                      $38,475
                                                                            -listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”
                                                                            Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with a major in
                                                                            finance or accounting or in a business-related major such as
                                                                            marketing, business administration, or economics, which includes nine
                                                                            credits in accounting.
Residential Program Supervisor          Salary varies by county
(Local Government)                                                          Auditor 1                                                        $38,475
Minimum Requirements- Four years of college-level training.                 Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance,
                                                                            or a closely-related field that includes 15 credits in accounting.
Veterans Employment Representative 1 (Eligible Veteran)
                                                            $33,995         Auditor Team Leader                                              $43,932
Minimum Requirements- Three years of college-level training.                Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance,
Necessary Special Requirement- Completion of service in a branch of         or a closely-related field that includes 15 credits in accounting.
the United States Armed Forces, separated with honorable conditions
as outlined by federal guidelines.                                          Audit Specialist 1                                              $36,264
                                                                            -listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”
                                                                            Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is
                                                                            supplemented by 18 credits in accounting and auditing.

                                                                            Financial Programs Trainee                                      $32,039
                                                                            -listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”
                                                                            Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is
Accountant 1                                                   $36,264
                                                                            supplemented by 12 credits in accounting.
-listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is
                                                                            Fiscal Technician - Supervisory
supplemented by 15 credits in accounting.
                                                                                                      $33,995(State)/*Salary varies by county
                                                                            (Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for Fiscal Technician
Accountant 1 (Public Utility Commission)                       $38,475
                                                                            also)
-listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”
                                                                            (State and *Local Government)
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is
                                                                            -listed under “Fiscal Occupations”
supplemented by 15 credits in accounting.
                                                                            Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in accounting,
                                                                            economics, finance, or business administration.
Accounting Systems Analyst 1                                  $36,264
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is
                                                                            Fixed Utility Financial Analyst Trainee                        $38,475
supplemented by 15 credits in accounting and six credits in computer
                                                                            Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major course
science.
                                                                            work in accounting, economics, finance, or business administration
                                                                            that includes or is supplemented by 15 credits in finance-related
Administration and Management Trainee                           $32,039
                                                                            course work.
This examination is projected to open in the near future.
Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.
                                                                            Insurance Company Examiner Trainee                              $38,475
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes 15
                                                                            -listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”
credits in public administration, business administration, information
                                                                            Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting,
technology, or a related area.
                                                                            economics, or business administration that includes 12 credits in
                                                                            accounting.

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                                                      “Voted #1 in employee benefits programs among ALL employers
                                                                                                   within Pennsylvania by the Hay Group”

                                                        •Employment Opportunities Statewide          •Liberal Retirement/Pension Plan
                                                                                                               (Including Optional Deferred
                                                        •Competitive Salaries                                  Compensation Plan)

                                                        •Promotional Opportunities                   •Group Life Insurance

                                                        •Paid Vacation                               •Comprehensive Health Insurance
                                                                                                              Program which also includes:
                                                        •Paid Sick Leave                                        Prescription Plan
                                                                                                                Vision Care Plan
                                                        •Paid Holidays                                          Dental Care Plan
                                                                                                                Hearing Aid Plan



                                                                                Retirement Technician Supervisor                              $38,475
                                                                                Minimum Requirements- Associate’s degree and one year of
                                                                                technical experience in a pension system or related occupational area
                                                                                applying mathematical formulas and principles; or college-level
                                                                                training with major course work in mathematics, statistics, accounting,
                                                                                or finance.

                                                                                Revenue Tax Auditor Trainee                                    $38,475
                                                                                -listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”
                                                                                Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a
                                                                                closely-related field that includes 24 credits in accounting.

Public Utility Auditor Trainee                                 $38,475          SERS Retirement Counselor Trainee                                 $36,264
-listed under “Accountants/Auditors/Examiners (Entry-Level Professional)”       Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in communications,
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is                   human resources, business administration, business management,
supplemented by 24 credits in accounting.                                       psychology, or labor relations; or any degree with a combination of 18
                                                                                credits in accounting, advertising, auditing, business law,
Retirement Benefits Specialist                                    $36,264       communication studies, counseling, finance, journalism, labor
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in communications,                    economics, macro/micro economics, marketing, money and banking,
human resources, business administration, business management,                  mathematics, personnel/human resource administration, public
psychology, labor relations, or any degree with a combination of 18             finance, public speaking, political science, sociology, or statistics.
credits in accounting, auditing, business law, communication studies,
counseling, finance, journalism, labor economics, macro/micro                   Unemployment Compensation Tax Agent                              $43,932
economics, marketing, money and banking, personnel/human resource               Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes 18
administration, public finance, public speaking, political science,             credits in finance and accounting, of which at least six credits are in
sociology, and statistics.                                                      accounting.

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                                                                        Network Specialist 1                                           $43,932
                                                                        Minimum Requirements- One year of experience providing
                                                                        information technology support services including hardware and
Applications Developer 2                                 $50,152        software installation, operation, and maintenance within a network
(Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for the 1 level           environment, and an associate's degree in any information technology
also)                                                                   field; or a bachelor’s degree in any information technology field.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in any information
technology field.

Computer Operator 2 $33,995 (State)/*Salary varies by county
(State and *Local Government)
Minimum Requirements- One year of experience in operating               Adult Basic Education Teacher, Corrections Education $47,161
computers and an associate’s degree with major course work in data      (Full-time and Part-time Positions)
processing. Formal training in electronic data processing may be        Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in elementary or
substituted for experience at the rate of 25 hours for one month to a   secondary education, which includes successful completion of a
maximum of 12 months.                                                   teaching practicum approved by the degree granting institution.

County Database Analyst                       Salary varies by county   Business Occupations Teacher - Correction Education
(Local Government)                                                      Contact the Department of Corrections at 717-975-4861 for
-listed under “Local Government Information Technology Occupations”     details on salary.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes 18              (Full-time and Part-time Positions)
credits in computer science; management, computer, or business          Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in business education,
information systems; or a closely-related field.                        office technologies, secretarial sciences, or a related business
                                                                        education field that includes successful completion of a teaching
County Distributed Systems Specialist        Salary varies by county    practicum approved by the degree-granting institution.
(Local Government)
-listed under “Local Government Information Technology Occupations”     Corrections Activities Specialist                             $43,981
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with 18 or more               Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major course
credits in any computer/information technology field.                   work in recreation and physical education, therapeutic recreation,
                                                                        physical education, recreation and parks management, community
County Information Technology Generalist 2                              recreation, health and physical education, or recreation and leisure
(Local Government)                            Salary varies by county   studies.
-listed under “Local Government Information Technology Occupations”
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes 18              Rehabilitation Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired
credits in computer science; management, computer, or business                                                                       $43,932
information systems; or a closely-related field.                        Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation
                                                                        Teaching of the Blind or Visually Impaired. PA residency is NOT
Database Analyst                                        $50,152         required.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in any information
technology field.                                                       Vocational Rehabilitation Pre-Vocational Instructor
                                                                        Contact the Department of Labor and Industry at
Information Technology Generalist 2                     $50,152         717-783-1290 for details on salary
(Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for the 1 level           -listed under “Vocational Rehabilitation Instructors”
also)                                                                   (English) (Life Skills) (Mathematics) (Reading)
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in any information            Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in elementary or
technology field.                                                       special education.
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                                                                           Environmental Education Specialist                             $38,475
                                                                           Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in environmental
                                                                           education, education, the natural sciences, social sciences, or parks
                                                                           and recreation.
Agriculture Products Inspection Technician                       $33,995
This examination is projected to open in the near future.                  Environmental Engineering Trainee                              $49,056
Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.               Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in the field of
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in food technology,              environmental engineering, or in any engineering field that includes
chemistry, sanitation, bacteriology, agriculture, agricultural science,    or is supplemented by nine credits in environmental engineering.
animal science, biochemistry, biology, dairy science, dairy technology,    Condition of Employment- Certain positions in this job will require a
food science, microbiology, nutrition, or public health.                   valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Air Quality Engineering Trainee                               $49,056      Environmental Projects Construction Inspector Supervisor
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in engineering, or a                                                                              $36,264
degree that includes 24 credits in any type of engineering.                Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major course
Condition of Employment- Certain positions in this job require a valid     work in architecture, civil, building construction, transportation, water
Pennsylvania driver’s license.                                             resources, sanitary engineering, or engineering technology.
                                                                           Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania
Chemist 1                                                     $38,475      driver’s license.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, or a
degree that includes 30 credits in chemistry or biochemistry.              Environmental Trainee                                           $33,995
Condition of Employment- Certain positions in this job require a valid     Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major course
Pennsylvania driver’s license.                                             work in an appropriate physical or biological science or a closely-
                                                                           related environmental field.
Civil Engineer Trainee                                           $49,056   Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or          driver’s license.
a closely-related field that includes major course work in civil
engineering. PA residency is NOT required.

Conservation District Field Representative 1            $33,995
This examination is projected to open in the near future.
Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in soil and water                    “Working for the Department of Environmental Protection has
conservation or a related discipline.                                          given me the opportunity to be involved in developing
                                                                               solutions for many of today’s most important environmental
Construction Cost Manager                                       $43,932        concerns, such as global warming and energy concerns. First
This examination is projected to open in the near future.                      as an Environmental Trainee and now as an Air Quality
Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.                   Specialist, every day I come to work knowing that the work
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major course                    I’m doing will in some way help to improve the environment,
work in architectural engineering, building construction, civil
                                                                               not just where I live, but throughout the Commonwealth.”
engineering, construction materials, drafting and design, electrical en-
gineering, and mechanical engineering.
                                                                                                      -Samantha H., Air Quality Specialist


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                                                                             Geologic Trainee                                               $38,475
                                                                             Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in geology or a
                                                                             closely-related field including or supplemented by 30 credits hours in
                                                                             geology, hydrogeology, geophysics, geochemistry, engineering
                                                                             geology, or other appropriate geology courses.
Fish Culture Station Foreman                                    $33,995      Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania
                 Apply no later than June 11, 2011.                          driver’s license.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes at least
18 credits in relevant course work including aquatic biology, aquatic        Highway Drafter                                                  $33,995
botany, aquatic entomology, aquatic ecology, ecology of algae, aquatic       Minimum Requirements- One year of experience in highway
toxicology, water pollution biology, ichthyology, field zoology              drafting and detailing assignments including six months of CADD
(vertebrate or invertebrate), fresh water biology, hydrobiology,             experience or training and an associate's degree in civil engineering,
limnology, wildlife management (if a fisheries biology component             drafting, design technology, surveying technology, architectural
exists), water treatment, water pollution management, wetland                technology, cartography, or similar fields that include drafting,
ecology, phycology, fisheries biology, stream ecology, or ecology of         mechanical design, or CADD course work; or a bachelor’s degree in
fishes.                                                                      drafting, surveying, engineering, or a closely-related field including or
Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania            supplemented by six months of CADD experience or a minimum of two
driver’s license.                                                            courses in CADD.

Fisheries Biologist 1                                           $38,475      Highway Draftsman-Designer                                       $38,475
                Apply no later than March 19, 2011.                          Minimum Requirements- Two years of experience in highway
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in a biological science            drafting and detailing assignments including six months of CADD
that includes or is supplemented by 12 credits in fish biology, fish         experience or training and an associate’s degree in civil engineering,
ecology, fisheries management, ichthyology, fish culture, fish               drafting, design technology, surveying technology, architectural
physiology, fish pathology, limnology, aquatic ecology, aquatic              technology, cartography, or similar fields that include drafting,
entomology, water quality, or other courses closely-related to fisheries     mechanical design, or CADD course work; or a bachelor’s degree in
science or aquatic ecology.                                                  drafting, surveying, engineering, or a closely-related field including or
                                                                             supplemented by six months of CADD experience or a minimum of two
Fixed Utility Valuation Engineer Trainee                          $49,056    courses in CADD.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major course
work in valuation engineering or other engineering discipline related to     Land Research Survey Technician                              $33,995
public or private utility generation; collection and distribution systems,   -listed under “Survey Technicians”
such as civil, sanitary, petroleum, electrical, natural gas, industrial,     Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in surveying, drafting,
mining, or mechanical engineering; engineering science; or                   design, civil, or any other field of engineering technology.
engineering design and economic evaluation.                                  Necessary Special Requirement – Possession of a valid Pennsylvania
                                                                             driver’s license.
Forester                                                     $38,475
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree program in forest                  Mining Engineering Trainee                                     $49,056
technology, forestry, forest management, urban forestry, forest              Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in mining engineering
science, or agroforestry recognized by the Society of American               or a closely-related field that includes or is supplemented by major
Foresters.                                                                   course work in mining engineering. PA residency is NOT required.
Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania            Condition of Employment- Certain positions may require possession of
driver’s license.                                                            a valid driver’s license.



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                                                                            Survey Technician                                                $33,995
                                                                            Minimum Requirements- One year of experience as a member of a
                                                                            survey corps which included duties operating both standard and
                                                                            electronic surveying instruments, and an associate's degree in
                                                                            surveying, drafting, design, civil, or any other appropriate field of
                                                                            engineering technology; or a bachelor's degree in surveying, drafting,
Park Manager Trainee                                             $32,039    design, or engineering.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in parks and                      Condition of Employment- Certain positions may require possession of
recreation, forestry, engineering, related natural sciences, or landscape   a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
architecture.
Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania           Traffic Control Technician                                     $33,995
driver’s license.                                                           Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major course
                                                                            work in mathematics, statistics, civil engineering technology, or one of
Photogrammetry Technician 2                                 $33,995         the following engineering technologies: highway drafting and design,
This examination is projected to open in the near future.                   electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, construction materials,
Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.                mechanical design, surveying, engineering, highway engineering,
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in an engineering                 computer aided drafting and design, traffic engineering, transportation
technology area that includes major course work in photogrammetry,          planning and engineering, and information technology.
surveying, or civil engineering.
                                                                            Transportation Construction Inspector                          $33,995
Roadway Programs Specialist                                   $36,988       Minimum Requirements- One year of construction inspection work
                   Apply no later than April 9, 2011.                       that required reading and interpreting plans and specifications, and an
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in business                       associate’s degree in an appropriate engineering technology; or a
administration, computer science, mathematics, statistics, or a related     bachelor’s degree with major course work in engineering or
civil engineering field.                                                    engineering technology.

Roadway Programs Technician 2                                  $33,995      Utility Relocation Technician                                  $33,995
(Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for the 1 level               Minimum Requirements- One year of progressively responsible
also)                                                                       technical experience in utility relocation work and an associate’s
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in business                       degree in surveying, civil engineering, a design and drafting
administration, computer science, highway engineering technology,           technology, architectural engineering or design, construction
surveying, drafting and design, civil or construction engineering           technology, or energy technology; or a bachelor’s degree in one of the
technology, economics, or finance.                                          aforementioned majors.

Soils Scientist 1                                           $38,475
This examination is projected to open in the near future.
Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in soil science,
agronomy, agriculture, conservation, or environmental science that
includes 15 semester hours of soil science.

Surface Mine Conservation Inspector                            $38,475
Minimum Requirements- Three years of college-level training in the
biological or physical sciences or a closely-related environmental field.



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                                                                             Microbiologist 1                                               $38,475
                                                                             Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in microbiology, or a
                                                                             bachelor’s degree that includes 20 credits in microbiology, cellular
                                                                             biology, molecular biology, or bacteriology, and 12 credits in chemistry
Claims Investigation Agent                                     $38,475       or biochemistry.
This examination is projected to open in the near future.                    Condition of Employment- Certain positions will require possession of a
Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.                 valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and the successful completion of a
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in pre-law, criminal               background risk assessment check.
justice, police science, police administration, paralegal, law
enforcement, or criminology.                                                 Registry Specialist                                             $41,428
                                                                             Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree and a certificate in
Domestic Animal Health Inspector                                 $38,475     Health Information Administration (HIA) from an accredited program.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in biology, animal                 PA residency is NOT required.
science, dairy science, poultry science, or a closely-related field          Necessary Special Requirement- Current (registration) certification as
with at least 16 credits in animal science.                                  a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with the
Necessary Special Requirement- Possession of a valid Pennsylvania            American Health Information Management Association or eligibility for
Class C driver’s license. Possession of current certification as a Poultry   certification. Applicants who are eligible to take the examination for
Technician or the ability to gain certification during the probationary      (registration) certification as a Registered Health Information
period.                                                                      Administrator with the American Health Information Management
                                                                             Association will be accepted pending (registration) certification, which
Plant Industry Field Technician                                 $30,122      must occur within 18 months after employment.
Minimum Requirements- An associate’s degree in one of the
agricultural or biological sciences and one year of experience in plant
pest control activities in the production and care of plants. A
bachelor’s degree in agronomy, biology, botany, entomology, forestry,
general agriculture, genetics, horticulture, landscape architecture,
marine biology, microbiology, plant pathology, plant science, or
zoology may be substituted for the one year of experience.                                 Behavioral vs. Social Sciences?
Seed Analyst 1                                               $38,475
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major                          Behavioral Sciences include degrees in areas such as Anthropology,
course work in agronomy, botany, horticulture, or plant science.              Counseling, Criminology, Gerontology, Human Behavior, Psychology,
                                                                              Social Work, Social Welfare, Sociology, and Special Education.

                                                                              Social Sciences include degrees in the above fields and areas such
                                                                              as Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Economics,
                                                                              Geography, History, and Political Science.



Medical Assistance Program Technician                           $33,995      Aging Care Manager 1                        Salary varies by county
Minimum Requirements- Three years college-level training in a                (Local Government)
health care services field, including public health, mental health,          Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is
mental retardation, drug and alcohol, and geriatric services.                supplemented by 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social
                                                                             work/social welfare, psychology, gerontology, or other behavioral
                                                                             sciences.

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                                                                         Dormitory Counselor                                           $30,122
                                                                         This examination is projected to open in the near future.
                                                                         Please visit our website, www.scsc.state.pa.us, for details.
                                                                         Minimum Requirements- Three years of college-level training with
                                                                         major course work in physical, recreational, or educational areas.

Aging Care Manager 2                     Salary varies by county         Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist Trainee
(Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for the 1 level            (Local Government)                             Salary varies by county
also)                                                                    Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in chemical
(Local Government)                                                       dependency, sociology, social welfare, psychology, nursing, or a
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in social work or social       related field; or a bachelor's degree that includes 18 credits in
welfare.                                                                 sociology, social welfare, psychology, criminal justice, or other related
                                                                         social sciences.
ChildLine Caseworker                                    $38,475
                  Apply no later than June 4, 2011.                      Orientation and Mobility Instructor                            $43,932
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes 12               Minimum Requirements- Successful completion of an approved
credits in the behavioral sciences.                                      orientation and mobility program, which includes study in such areas
                                                                         as the history of orientation and mobility, the psychological effects of
County Caseworker 1                            Salary varies by county   blindness, identification of common eye diseases, sensory devices,
(Local Government)                                                       and travel techniques, and a practicum in orientation and mobility.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree that includes or is            PA residency is NOT required.
supplemented by 12 credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology,     Note: This training is offered in bachelor’s and master’s degree
gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences.         programs in rehabilitation teaching and/or orientation and mobility.
PA residency is NOT required.
                                                                         Residential Services Worker                               $38,475
County Caseworker 2                         Salary varies by county                      Apply no later than June 25, 2011.
(Local Government)                                                       Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in the behavioral
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with a social welfare or       sciences, psychology, social work, education, or nursing.
social work major. PA residency is NOT required.
                                                                         Senior Center Manager 2                       Salary varies by county
County Social Services Aide 3                Salary varies by county     (Local Government)
(Local Government)                                                       Minimum Requirements- Four years of college-level training in the
Minimum Requirements- Associate's degree in sociology, social            behavioral sciences, dietetics, or nutrition.
welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related
social sciences and one year of experience in a human services agency;
or a bachelor’s degree in an aforementioned major.




  Our Immediate Needs link is where you will find hard-to-fill titles
  that have immediate openings. These positions are posted at the
  request of the hiring agency and updated daily. Find our
  Immediate Needs on our homepage at www.scsc.state.pa.us.

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Social Worker 1                                        $38,475
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree in social work or
social welfare.

Therapeutic Activities Services Worker                         $38,475                      www.scsc.state.pa.us
                  Apply no later than June 25, 2011.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major
coursework in therapeutic recreation, physical education, vocational
                                                                                                        Click Job Seekers
rehabilitation, vocational education or counseling, occupational
therapy, art therapy, music therapy, dance therapy, or a related
human services field.                                                                            Browse test announcements
Therapeutic Recreational Services Worker                       $38,475
                Apply no later than June 25, 2011.
                                                                                                             Apply
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major
coursework in therapeutic recreation, physical education, art therapy,
music therapy, dance therapy, or a related human services field.
                                                                                     Online application                     Paper application
Vocational Adjustment Services Worker                          $38,475
                Apply no later than June 25, 2011.
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with major
coursework in vocational rehabilitation, vocational education,                  Self schedule testing                 Testing date will arrive in mail
vocational counseling, or a related human services field.



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Assistant Maintenance Superintendent Salary varies by county
(Local Government)
-listed under “Maintenance Superintendents in City and County Housing                           Test results will arrive in mail
Authorities”
Minimum Requirements- Four years of college or technical school
training with major emphasis on mechanical, electrical or civil
engineering, engineering or construction technologies, or
apprenticeship training in an appropriate trade.
                                                                         Please note that there are multiple testing methods used by the State
Highway Maintenance Manager Trainee                           $36,264    Civil Service Commission. The diagram above demonstrates the
                                                                         process for a traditional computer administered exam, which is the most
Minimum Requirements- A bachelor’s degree with at least 18 credits
                                                                         frequently used exam type. Please read each test announcement of
in engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, transportation
                                                                         interest for details regarding specific job titles and the application and
technology, or business administration.                                  testing process.
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