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Police Corporal

  • ... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 94549 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Police Corporal   

JOB TITLE:

Police Corporal

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

AMENDMENT TO ANNOUNCEMENT
Please be advised that the announcement opening and closing dates have changed to February 5, 2024 – February 9, 2024.
Also, the examination date has been changed to June 1, 2024, and the target eligible list date is the week of June 24, 2024.

Candidates who applied when this examination was originally announced on December 11, 2023 should not re-apply.

This is law enforcement work supervising on an assigned shift a small group of uniformed and civilian personnel in the activities of a specialized police unit or of the operations office of a police district, and in the processing and maintenance of police records.
Contact with law enforcement officials and the public is a significant aspect of the work.

Work is performed under the supervision of a higher level police officer.

Assignments require the use of evaluative thinking and are carried out in accordance with standard police practices and general work instructions.
An employee in this class participates with others in the efficient operation of an assigned organizational unit.
Work involves conditions which can be only partially controlled.


Union Code
P.
Police (FOP)

FLSA Code
Non-Exempt

Application Procedures
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA APPLICATION INFORMATION

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Philadelphia.
Please refer to the important information below regarding this job opportunity.


1.
You must complete the entire application process, provide accurate and up to date contact information, and submit all certifications, required licenses, and relevant documentation with each application or email the documents as an attachment to the Human Resources Representative listed below prior to the date of the exam.


2.
The analyst responsible for reviewing applications and additional documentation for this job opportunity is:

Charlene B.
Clark-Smith
City of Philadelphia – Office of Human Resources
1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
[t] 215-686-2370
[f] 215-686-2347
[e] Charlene.
clark@phila.
gov

NOTE: This analyst is intermittently working remotely.
Please forward questions and documentation via email to avoid delays.


3.
For all other inquiries please contact Customer Service at 215-686-0880 or email hrhelpdesk@phila.
gov
.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum Training, Education & Experience
The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests.
Candidates must meet requirements by the date of the written examination: June 1, 2024.


1.
CIVIL SERVICE STATUS: Presently employed by the City of Philadelphia with permanent Civil Service status in the Philadelphia Police Department with a performance rating of Satisfactory or higher;

AND
2.
EXPERIENCE: One year of experience as a Police Officer.


NOTE: As per the Arbitration Settlement Agreement signed June 4, 2019, for uniformed police classifications represented by the FOP, candidates will not be approved to take a promotional exam if:
  • The candidate is currently in the class for which the test is being offered, OR
  • The candidate previously held a position in the class for which the test is being offered and is currently in a rank above the class for which the test is being offered.

NOTE: Prosecution Detectives presently employed by the City of Philadelphia with permanent Civil Service status in the District Attorney’s Office with a performance rating of Satisfactory or higher may compete in this examination if their prior service in the Police Department or current service in the District Attorney’s Office renders them eligible to compete.

Physical & Medical Requirements
Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.

Required Licenses & Certifications
Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment and during tenure of employment as a Police Corporal.

Other Requirements
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION POINTS
Candidates claiming education points MUST submit a copy of their official transcript.
The degree must have been conferred/awarded by the date of the computer-based written examination: June 1, 2024
An applicant may claim the additional credit at any time after the date that the examination is announced until 30 days after the Eligible List of Candidates is established by the Director or his/her designee.

It is optional whether you provide this documentation by attaching it to this application or submitting via email, mail or fax.
Candidates are encouraged to attach all documents to their application or submit documents via email.
Your options are further explained below:

Option 1: Upload an official copy of your documentation and attach to this application
You may upload the documentation into your account, and attach to this application.
Once uploaded to your account, the documentation may be attached to all future applications.
This will save you time and money if you apply for an examination in the future.
This also ensures that your documentation will not be misplaced.

Your documentation should be uploaded and attached to your application before it is submitted.
It cannot be uploaded or added to your application electronically after your application has been submitted.

Option 2: Submit an official copy of your documentation via email, mail or fax
If you submit the required documentation via email, mail or fax, it will be used for this application only.
You will have to submit the documentation again whenever you apply for an examination in the future.
Copies of the documentation will not be retained and will not be returned to applicants.

Paper transcript and other required materials should be sent to:

Email: Charlene.
clark@phila.
gov

Fax: 215-686-0861 with ATTN: Charlene Clark-Smith

Mailing address:
City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.
F.
Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Charlene Clark-Smith

Equivalency Statement(s)

Application Details

Notes to Applicants
AMENDMENT TO ANNOUNCEMENT
Please be advised that the announcement opening and closing dates have changed to February 5, 2024 – February 9, 2024.
Also, the examination date has been changed to June 1, 2024, and the target eligible list date is the week of June 24, 2024.

Candidates who applied when this examination was originally announced on December 11, 2023 should not re-apply.


The City of Philadelphia is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer.


Learn more here: https://studentaid.
gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service


The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status.
If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr@phila.
gov
.
For more information, go to: www.
phila.
gov/humanrelations


The City of Philadelphia is committed to ensuring access to Civil Service examinations by providing appropriate accommodations for candidates with documented medical or religious reasons.
Candidates may request an accommodation for a Civil Service examination by contacting the Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Unit of the Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations at 215-683-5085.
The accommodation process is interactive and requires cooperation and communication between the applicant requesting a test accommodation and the EEO Unit.
Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis using the required documentation that is submitted.
Requests are to be made in a timely manner prior to the scheduled date of the Civil Service examination.


Only an on-line application will be accepted for this exam.
Paper applications will not be accepted.


Computers are available in the 3-1-1 Walk-In Center located in Room 167 of City Hall (Weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM) and at your local Philadelphia Free Library branch.


For inquiries regarding City employment, contact the Office of Human Resources Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 4 PM by telephone at 215-686-0880 or by email at hrhelpdesk@phila.
gov

ALL Applications must be received by the end of business on February 9, 2024.


Your application will be rejected, and you will be disqualified from competing in this examination if you:
  • Do not provide your complete and accurate social security number.
  • Attempt to practice fraud or deception in the preparation of this application


All correspondence and notifications will be sent to your e-mail address or postal address listed in the contact information (address, phone #, e-mail) of your account profile.
Your contact information will be automatically updated each time you submit an application for employment.
It is your responsibility to change your contact information and to ensure that it is correct.


If you provide an e-mail address, all correspondence regarding this examination will be sent to you by e-mail.
You should add Phila.
OHR@phila.
gov to your address book or list of trusted contacts to prevent notices from being marked as spam by your e-mail provider.


Please call the Office of Human Resources at 215-686-0880 or email hrhelpdesk@phila.
gov
if you have any questions.


Information concerning employment with the City of Philadelphia may be found at:

http://www.
phila.
gov/personnel
http://www.
phila.
gov/personnel/ExamsFAQ.
html
Facebook
Twitter


ELIGIBLE LIST
DEPARTMENTAL-ONLY PROMOTIONAL: Only a departmental promotional eligible list for the Police Department will be established as a result of the examination.


Candidates who pass the exam and are placed on the civil service list will be retained on the list for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years after the establishment of the Eligible List.


PREFERENCE FOR PHILADELPHIA RESIDENTS: Candidates who have maintained a bona fide residence in Philadelphia for at least one year prior to the date of the civil service examination shall have priority over all other persons receiving an identical test score.
If you have maintained a bona fide residence in Philadelphia for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the written examination, you are eligible to claim residency preference.


To receive such preference, candidates must respond to the question regarding residence later in this form.


The response on this application will be used to determine eligibility for preference for residents.
Documentation of residence may be required if there is any question as to whether you meet the residency preference requirements.


If an applicant does not respond to the appropriate residence question, it will be assumed that the applicant does not qualify for residence preference.
Eligibility for residence preference must be determined by the date of the test administration.
No requests for residence preference will be granted after the test administration.




BIBLIOGRAPHY: The following source list is in compliance with the 1977 Arbitration Award, which stated that “the City shall publish a source list for those questions that are objective and have but one answer in contradistinction to a subjective question.
” These sources will be used as a reference for framing the questions that appear in the written examination.
  • Criminal Law Digest of Pennsylvania, 2023 edition; LexisNexis; 9781663361752
  • Crimes Code of Pennsylvania, 2023 edition; LexisNexis; ISBN: 9781663359698
  • Supervision of Police Personnel, 9th edition; Iannone, Iannone & Bernstein; Pearson Prentice Hall Publishing, Pearson Education Inc.
    ; ISBN#: 9780135186237
  • Philadelphia Police Department Directives

PERFORMANCE RATING: In accordance with the Arbitration Award for the Fraternal Order of Police and Civil Service Regulation 9.
0232, no points will be given for performance rating on this promotional examination.
Performance Report evaluations will be based on either a satisfactory or unsatisfactory overall rating.
An employee must have a satisfactory overall rating to quality for a promotional examination.
The performance report used for promotional examination purposes will be the one on file in the Office of Human Resources thirty days before the issue date of this announcement.


PUBLIC SAFETY EDUCATIONAL POINTS: For all Police promotional examinations administered and eligible lists established after the issuance of the August 2000 Act 111 interest arbitration award, candidates who otherwise achieve eligibility for promotion to a higher rank and who have successfully completed a course of study at an accredited college or university will have:
  • 0.
    5 points added to their final score if the highest degree received is an Associate’s Degree
  • 1.
    0 point added to their final score if the highest degree received is a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1.
    5 points added to their final score if the highest degree received is a Master’s Degree.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed sixty (60) credits at an accredited college or university toward completion of a degree will have .
    5 points added to their score.

To receive these points, candidates must submit a copy of their college transcript which indicates that they have completed their degree or completed a minimum of sixty (60) credits which have been accepted toward the completion of a degree.
Transcripts should be attached to your application or sent via email to Charlene Clark-Smith at

Email: Charlene.
clark@phila.
gov

Fax: 215-686-0861 with ATTN: Charlene Clark-Smith

Mailing address:
City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.
F.
Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Charlene Clark-Smith

Only those competitors who have a passing grade in an examination shall receive additional credits to which they may be entitled.
The following requirements must be satisfied for a candidate to receive additional credits:
  • The degree must have been conferred no later than the date of the written exam.
  • An applicant may claim the additional credit at any time after the date that the examination is announced until 30 days after the Eligible List of Candidates is established by the Director or his/her designee.
    If an eligible candidate does not request additional credits or does not submit a transcript or other required documentation until after certifications and appointments have been made, the granting of additional credits shall have no effect on prior certifications and appointments.
  • An applicant must submit adequate documentation as required by the Office of Human Resources

MILITARY LEAVE: Any candidate, who intends to make a request to take the test on a date other than the scheduled test date because of military duty on that date, must file a written request and send proof of military duties (ex: official orders) to

Email: Charlene.
clark@phila.
gov
Fax: 215-686-0861 with ATTN: Charlene Clark-Smith

Mailing address:
City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.
F.
Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Charlene Clark-Smith

Candidates are encouraged to attach all documents to their application or submit documents via email.

Projected Exam Date
COMPUTER-BASED WRITTEN EXAMINATION:
The computer-based written examination is tentatively scheduled to be held on June 1, 2024.
Additional information will be provided to approved applicants in advance of the exam.
Candidates will have no more than 2 hours to complete the computer-based exam.


Candidates will need access to a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and internet access to take the written examination.
Candidates will need to be able to operate computerized software proficiently and independently.


If you do not have access to a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and internet access, or cannot operate computerized software proficiently and independently, please contact the analyst listed on this announcement and alternative arrangements will be made for you to take this examination.

An Eligible List is planned for the week of June 24, 2024.
Please note that this date may change.

Test Review
In accordance with Civil Service Regulation 9.
091C, the review of test items will be restricted to the review by a panel of subject matter experts who have been selected according to a method determined by the Human Resources Director.
This panel will review the test items prior to scoring and will make any required corrections to the items.
After the test has been scored, candidates may review their answer sheets to determine if they have been scored correctly, and appeal will be restricted to scoring.
Candidates will have 30 days after the results have been mailed to review.
Call 215-686-0880 if you wish to schedule a Test Review.

Assigned to (view only)

Assigned to
Charlene Clark

Parts & Weights

Part
Computer-Based Multiple Choice Exam

Weight
90%

Part
Seniority Rating

Weight
10%

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

94549 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707477587-c06978f17593440bb7f9993cbe4cc934

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania United States

CITY:

Philadelphia

Job Origin:

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AMENDMENT TO ANNOUNCEMENT
Please be advised that the announcement opening and closing dates have changed to February 5, 2024 – February 9, 2024. Also, the examination date has been changed to June 1, 2024, and the target eligible list date is the week of June 24, 2024.
Candidates who applied when this examination was originally announced on December 11, 2023 should not re-apply.

This is law enforcement work supervising on an assigned shift a small group of uniformed and civilian personnel in the activities of a specialized police unit or of the operations office of a police district, and in the processing and maintenance of police records. Contact with law enforcement officials and the public is a significant aspect of the work.
Work is performed under the supervision of a higher level police officer.
Assignments require the use of evaluative thinking and are carried out in accordance with standard police practices and general work instructions. An employee in this class participates with others in the efficient operation of an assigned organizational unit. Work involves conditions which can be only partially controlled.

Union Code
P. Police (FOP)

FLSA Code
Non-Exempt

Application Procedures
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA APPLICATION INFORMATION

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Philadelphia. Please refer to the important information below regarding this job opportunity.

1. You must complete the entire application process, provide accurate and up to date contact information, and submit all certifications, required licenses, and relevant documentation with each application or email the documents as an attachment to the Human Resources Representative listed below prior to the date of the exam.

2. The analyst responsible for reviewing applications and additional documentation for this job opportunity is:

Charlene B. Clark-Smith
City of Philadelphia – Office of Human Resources
1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
[t] 215-686-2370
[f] 215-686-2347
[e] Charlene.clark@phila.gov

NOTE: This analyst is intermittently working remotely. Please forward questions and documentation via email to avoid delays.

3. For all other inquiries please contact Customer Service at 215-686-0880 or email hrhelpdesk@phila.gov.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Training, Education & Experience
The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Candidates must meet requirements by the date of the written examination: June 1, 2024.

1. CIVIL SERVICE STATUS: Presently employed by the City of Philadelphia with permanent Civil Service status in the Philadelphia Police Department with a performance rating of Satisfactory or higher;

AND
2. EXPERIENCE: One year of experience as a Police Officer.

NOTE: As per the Arbitration Settlement Agreement signed June 4, 2019, for uniformed police classifications represented by the FOP, candidates will not be approved to take a promotional exam if:
  • The candidate is currently in the class for which the test is being offered, OR
  • The candidate previously held a position in the class for which the test is being offered and is currently in a rank above the class for which the test is being offered.

NOTE: Prosecution Detectives presently employed by the City of Philadelphia with permanent Civil Service status in the District Attorney’s Office with a performance rating of Satisfactory or higher may compete in this examination if their prior service in the Police Department or current service in the District Attorney’s Office renders them eligible to compete.

Physical & Medical Requirements
Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.

Required Licenses & Certifications
Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment and during tenure of employment as a Police Corporal.

Other Requirements
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION POINTS
Candidates claiming education points MUST submit a copy of their official transcript. The degree must have been conferred/awarded by the date of the computer-based written examination: June 1, 2024
An applicant may claim the additional credit at any time after the date that the examination is announced until 30 days after the Eligible List of Candidates is established by the Director or his/her designee.
It is optional whether you provide this documentation by attaching it to this application or submitting via email, mail or fax. Candidates are encouraged to attach all documents to their application or submit documents via email. Your options are further explained below:

Option 1: Upload an official copy of your documentation and attach to this application
You may upload the documentation into your account, and attach to this application. Once uploaded to your account, the documentation may be attached to all future applications. This will save you time and money if you apply for an examination in the future. This also ensures that your documentation will not be misplaced.
Your documentation should be uploaded and attached to your application before it is submitted. It cannot be uploaded or added to your application electronically after your application has been submitted.
Option 2: Submit an official copy of your documentation via email, mail or fax
If you submit the required documentation via email, mail or fax, it will be used for this application only. You will have to submit the documentation again whenever you apply for an examination in the future. Copies of the documentation will not be retained and will not be returned to applicants.

Paper transcript and other required materials should be sent to:

Email: Charlene.clark@phila.gov

Fax: 215-686-0861 with ATTN: Charlene Clark-Smith

Mailing address:
City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Charlene Clark-Smith

Equivalency Statement(s)

Application Details

Notes to Applicants
AMENDMENT TO ANNOUNCEMENT
Please be advised that the announcement opening and closing dates have changed to February 5, 2024 – February 9, 2024. Also, the examination date has been changed to June 1, 2024, and the target eligible list date is the week of June 24, 2024.
Candidates who applied when this examination was originally announced on December 11, 2023 should not re-apply.


The City of Philadelphia is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer.

Learn more here: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr@phila.gov. For more information, go to: www.phila.gov/humanrelations

The City of Philadelphia is committed to ensuring access to Civil Service examinations by providing appropriate accommodations for candidates with documented medical or religious reasons. Candidates may request an accommodation for a Civil Service examination by contacting the Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Unit of the Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations at 215-683-5085. The accommodation process is interactive and requires cooperation and communication between the applicant requesting a test accommodation and the EEO Unit. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis using the required documentation that is submitted. Requests are to be made in a timely manner prior to the scheduled date of the Civil Service examination.

Only an on-line application will be accepted for this exam. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Computers are available in the 3-1-1 Walk-In Center located in Room 167 of City Hall (Weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM) and at your local Philadelphia Free Library branch.

For inquiries regarding City employment, contact the Office of Human Resources Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 4 PM by telephone at 215-686-0880 or by email at hrhelpdesk@phila.gov

ALL Applications must be received by the end of business on February 9, 2024.

Your application will be rejected, and you will be disqualified from competing in this examination if you:
  • Do not provide your complete and accurate social security number.
  • Attempt to practice fraud or deception in the preparation of this application


All correspondence and notifications will be sent to your e-mail address or postal address listed in the contact information (address, phone #, e-mail) of your account profile. Your contact information will be automatically updated each time you submit an application for employment. It is your responsibility to change your contact information and to ensure that it is correct.

If you provide an e-mail address, all correspondence regarding this examination will be sent to you by e-mail. You should add Phila.OHR@phila.gov to your address book or list of trusted contacts to prevent notices from being marked as spam by your e-mail provider.

Please call the Office of Human Resources at 215-686-0880 or email hrhelpdesk@phila.gov if you have any questions.

Information concerning employment with the City of Philadelphia may be found at:

http://www.phila.gov/personnel
http://www.phila.gov/personnel/ExamsFAQ.html
Facebook
Twitter


ELIGIBLE LIST
DEPARTMENTAL-ONLY PROMOTIONAL: Only a departmental promotional eligible list for the Police Department will be established as a result of the examination.

Candidates who pass the exam and are placed on the civil service list will be retained on the list for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years after the establishment of the Eligible List.

PREFERENCE FOR PHILADELPHIA RESIDENTS: Candidates who have maintained a bona fide residence in Philadelphia for at least one year prior to the date of the civil service examination shall have priority over all other persons receiving an identical test score. If you have maintained a bona fide residence in Philadelphia for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the written examination, you are eligible to claim residency preference.

To receive such preference, candidates must respond to the question regarding residence later in this form.

The response on this application will be used to determine eligibility for preference for residents. Documentation of residence may be required if there is any question as to whether you meet the residency preference requirements.

If an applicant does not respond to the appropriate residence question, it will be assumed that the applicant does not qualify for residence preference. Eligibility for residence preference must be determined by the date of the test administration. No requests for residence preference will be granted after the test administration.



BIBLIOGRAPHY: The following source list is in compliance with the 1977 Arbitration Award, which stated that “the City shall publish a source list for those questions that are objective and have but one answer in contradistinction to a subjective question.” These sources will be used as a reference for framing the questions that appear in the written examination.
  • Criminal Law Digest of Pennsylvania, 2023 edition; LexisNexis; 9781663361752
  • Crimes Code of Pennsylvania, 2023 edition; LexisNexis; ISBN: 9781663359698
  • Supervision of Police Personnel, 9th edition; Iannone, Iannone & Bernstein; Pearson Prentice Hall Publishing, Pearson Education Inc.; ISBN#: 9780135186237
  • Philadelphia Police Department Directives

PERFORMANCE RATING: In accordance with the Arbitration Award for the Fraternal Order of Police and Civil Service Regulation 9.0232, no points will be given for performance rating on this promotional examination. Performance Report evaluations will be based on either a satisfactory or unsatisfactory overall rating. An employee must have a satisfactory overall rating to quality for a promotional examination. The performance report used for promotional examination purposes will be the one on file in the Office of Human Resources thirty days before the issue date of this announcement.


PUBLIC SAFETY EDUCATIONAL POINTS: For all Police promotional examinations administered and eligible lists established after the issuance of the August 2000 Act 111 interest arbitration award, candidates who otherwise achieve eligibility for promotion to a higher rank and who have successfully completed a course of study at an accredited college or university will have:
  • 0.5 points added to their final score if the highest degree received is an Associate’s Degree
  • 1.0 point added to their final score if the highest degree received is a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1.5 points added to their final score if the highest degree received is a Master’s Degree.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed sixty (60) credits at an accredited college or university toward completion of a degree will have .5 points added to their score.

To receive these points, candidates must submit a copy of their college transcript which indicates that they have completed their degree or completed a minimum of sixty (60) credits which have been accepted toward the completion of a degree. Transcripts should be attached to your application or sent via email to Charlene Clark-Smith at

Email: Charlene.clark@phila.gov

Fax: 215-686-0861 with ATTN: Charlene Clark-Smith

Mailing address:
City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Charlene Clark-Smith

Only those competitors who have a passing grade in an examination shall receive additional credits to which they may be entitled. The following requirements must be satisfied for a candidate to receive additional credits:
  • The degree must have been conferred no later than the date of the written exam.
  • An applicant may claim the additional credit at any time after the date that the examination is announced until 30 days after the Eligible List of Candidates is established by the Director or his/her designee. If an eligible candidate does not request additional credits or does not submit a transcript or other required documentation until after certifications and appointments have been made, the granting of additional credits shall have no effect on prior certifications and appointments.
  • An applicant must submit adequate documentation as required by the Office of Human Resources

MILITARY LEAVE: Any candidate, who intends to make a request to take the test on a date other than the scheduled test date because of military duty on that date, must file a written request and send proof of military duties (ex: official orders) to

Email: Charlene.clark@phila.gov
Fax: 215-686-0861 with ATTN: Charlene Clark-Smith

Mailing address:
City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Charlene Clark-Smith

Candidates are encouraged to attach all documents to their application or submit documents via email.

Projected Exam Date
COMPUTER-BASED WRITTEN EXAMINATION:
The computer-based written examination is tentatively scheduled to be held on June 1, 2024. Additional information will be provided to approved applicants in advance of the exam. Candidates will have no more than 2 hours to complete the computer-based exam.

Candidates will need access to a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and internet access to take the written examination. Candidates will need to be able to operate computerized software proficiently and independently.

If you do not have access to a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and internet access, or cannot operate computerized software proficiently and independently, please contact the analyst listed on this announcement and alternative arrangements will be made for you to take this examination.

An Eligible List is planned for the week of June 24, 2024. Please note that this date may change.

Test Review
In accordance with Civil Service Regulation 9.091C, the review of test items will be restricted to the review by a panel of subject matter experts who have been selected according to a method determined by the Human Resources Director. This panel will review the test items prior to scoring and will make any required corrections to the items. After the test has been scored, candidates may review their answer sheets to determine if they have been scored correctly, and appeal will be restricted to scoring. Candidates will have 30 days after the results have been mailed to review. Call 215-686-0880 if you wish to schedule a Test Review.

Assigned to (view only)

Assigned to
Charlene Clark

Parts & Weights

Part
Computer-Based Multiple Choice Exam

Weight
90%

Part
Seniority Rating

Weight
10%

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