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Civil Service Jobs at DHS

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Links to open DHS Civil Service positions are available below.


Scenario #1: If You Do Not Work at DHS…

  • Visit the SCSC Open Career Opportunities page.
  • Review job details by opening the ANN# link
  • Determine the appropriate SCSC examination for the desired job title
  • Complete the SCSC application on-line 
  • Schedule the SCSC examination
  • Complete the SCSC examination
  • Wait for your results to be mailed to you from SCSC
  • Wait to hear from DHS (when the job you are interested in opens at DHS)

NOTE: SCSC examination results remain valid for one to three years depending upon the examination.
 



Scenario #2: If You Work at DHS…

And 

  • you have or have had regular civil service status AND
  • the position you are bidding on is
    • a demotion
    • a transfer or
    • a “promotion without examination” from the next lower class

Then  

  • No further testing is required.
  • Complete the SCSC application (you can disregard any blanks that mention testing)
  • Send the completed application, by the posting’s closing date, to

Eileen Masci
Human Services Building
One Smithfield Street, Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
 



Scenario #3: If You Work at DHS…

And 

  • you do NOT have regular civil service status OR
  • the position you are bidding on is NOT
    • a demotion
    • a transfer or
    • a “promotion without examination” from the next lower class
     

Then 

  • Look on the DHS “Job Posting” document associated with the position
  • Find the state classification, code and job number for the job         
  • Determine the appropriate SCSC examination
  • Complete the SCSC application on-line 
  • Schedule the SCSC examination
  • Complete the SCSC examination
  • Wait for your results to be mailed to you from SCSC
  • Wait to hear from DHS (when the job you are interested in opens at DHS)

NOTE: SCSC examination results remain valid for one to three years depending upon the examination.
 



Civil Service Positions (open to current DHS staff with Civil Service status)

Families First - County Caseworker Children and Youth
Many of the SCSC jobs available at DHS are for child welfare caseworkers. This eight-minute video offers a straight-talking overview of the role caseworkers play as professionals in the child welfare system.

231-308 CYF/LIO/CS/Caseworker 2, Closes 03/13
111 CYF/LIO/CS/Caseworker 2, Closes 03/13
058 AAA/SSO/CCD/AW Caseworker 2, Closes 03/11
193 CYF/NRO/FS/Caseworker 2, Closes 03/11
109 CYF/MVRO/FS/Caseworker 2, Closes 03/09
003 HSB/AIMS/BHRTP/FM Clerk 2, Closes 03/06
020 CYF/NRO/Casework Supervisor, Closes 03/05
161 CYF/SRO/FS/Caseworker 3, Closes 03/04