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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Semi-Skilled Laborer (Seasonal) - Delaware Forest District in Pennsylvania

Semi-Skilled Laborer (Seasonal) - Delaware Forest District

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Semi-Skilled Laborer (Seasonal) - Delaware Forest District

Salary

$18.05 Hourly

Location

Monroe County, PA

Job Type

Civil Service Seasonal Full-Time

Job Number

CS-2024-88338-90030

Department

Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

Division

CN Fors Dstr #19

Opening Date

07/09/2024

Closing Date

7/23/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code

90030

Position Number

00166656

Union

AFSCME

Bargaining Unit

J1

Pay Group

ST05

Bureau / Division Code

00388119

Bureau / Division

Delaware Forest District

Worksite Address

1046 Snow Hill Road

City

Cresco, Pennsylvania

Zip Code

18326

Contact Name

OA, CE Section Intake Division

Contact Email

RA-OACEINTAKESEC@pa.gov

  • Description

  • Benefits

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THE POSITION

If you love being outside and thrive on hands-on work, joining the Delaware Forest District team could be the perfect fit for you. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in maintaining district roads, trails, and facilities, all while gaining valuable experience in public service and advancing your career with various promotional opportunities.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The position involves providing outstanding services to the community and maintaining forest facilities. You will also be instrumental in supporting the efficient and effective functioning of fire, recreation, resource management, and maintenance programs.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description (https://careers.employment.pa.gov/pd/PD_NEOGOV.asp?p=00166656) .

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • This is a seasonal, full-time position without benefits. The season runs from approximately March until November at which the employee is placed on leave without pay.

  • Work hours are 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch

  • Fire season hours 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30 minute lunch

  • Overtime: voluntary and mandatory opportunities

  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • One year of experience in laboring work including the use of tools and equipment used in maintenance or construction; or

  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Other Requirements:

  • You must meet the PA residency requirement (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) . For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) and click on Residency.

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

    How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnot be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

    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 for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov .

    Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).

  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.

  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:

  • your score may be lower than deserved.

  • you may be disqualified.

  • You may only apply/testoncefor this posting.

  • Your results will be provided via email.

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Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Compensation & Financial Planning

We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance

We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, eight weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture

We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks

Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visitwww.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box.

*Eligibility rules apply.

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CS-INSTRUCTIONS You must complete the supplemental questions below. These supplemental questions are the exam and will be scored. They are designed to give you the opportunity to relate your experience and training background to the major activities (Work Behaviors) performed in this position. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. Youmustcomplete the applicationandanswer the supplemental questions. Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score.

All information you provide on your application and supplemental questions is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. If requested, you must provide documentation, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals who can verify the validity of the information you provide in the application and supplemental questions.

Read each question carefully. Determine and select which "Level of Performance" most closely represents your highest level of experience/training. List the employer(s)/training source(s) from your Work or Education sections of the application where you gained this experience/training.The "Level of Performance" you choose must be clearly supported within the description of the experience and training information entered in your application or your score may be lowered.

If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.

If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to ourFAQ page (https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx) .

  • Yes

    02

    SECTION A - EXPERIENCE

Do you have experience using any of the grounds keeping equipment listed below in a work environment (select all that apply)? If no, choose option D.

  • A. Snow blower, push mower, weed trimmer, or leaf blower

  • B. Chainsaws or pole saws

  • C. Riding equipment such as mower, tractor, or ATV/UTV

  • D. I do not have experience using any of the equipment listed.

    03

    Do you have experience using any of the hand or power tools listed below in a work environment (select all that apply)? If no, choose option D.

  • A. Hand tools such as hammers, wrenches, screw drivers, hand saws, or ratchet sets

  • B. Power drills

  • C. Carpentry/construction power saws such as jigsaws, circular saws, or table saws

  • D. I do not have experience using any of the tools listed.

    04

Do you have experience performing custodial duties such as disposing of trash and cleaning restrooms or offices in a work environment?

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    In the textbox below, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    06

    Do you have experience performing general equipment maintenance such as cleaning filters, replacing seals/gaskets, and oiling/greasing/sharpening tools and equipment in a work environment?

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    In the textbox below, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    08

    Do you have experience preparing and painting interior or exterior surfaces in a work environment?

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    In the textbox below, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    10

    Do you have experience performing light carpentry work such as replacing screens, shingles, wood trim, cove base, or spouting or building, assembling, or repairing signs, partitions, furniture, or structures in a work environment?

  • Yes

  • No

    11

    In the textbox below, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    12

    Do you have experience performing light electrical maintenance such as replacing electrical switches or lighting fixtures in a work environment?

  • Yes

  • No

    13

    In the textbox below, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    14

    Do you have experience performing light plumbing maintenance such as unblocking drains in a work environment?

  • Yes

  • No

    15

    In the textbox below, please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    16

    SECTION B - TRAINING

Please indicate if you have SUCCESSFULLY completed formal vocational technical high school or post high school training (i.e., instructional program which included both classroom lecture and instructor guided experience) in any of the maintenance trades listed below. Indicate all that apply. Uncompleted courses are NOT acceptable. If none, choose option F.

  • A. Carpentry

  • B. Mechanics

  • C. Electrical

  • D. Plumbing

  • E. Landscaping

  • F. I have NOT completed formal vocational technical high school or post high school training in any of the trades listed.

    17

    If you are claiming training, please provide the name of the college/university/trade school, course titles, and the number of credits/clock hours in the text box below. (Ex. ABC University/Writing Basics/3). If not applicable, enter N/A in the textbox below.

    Required Question

Agency

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Address

613 North Street

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120

Website

http://www.employment.pa.gov

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