CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

SANITARIAN

Amendment to Requirements

ExamNumber:
08Q44J41


Announce/ Closing Date:
April 21, 2008
- Continuous

Salary Range:
$35,879- $46,125 per year
(New employees will be appointed at the minimum salary)

Residency Waiver:


APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE: WAIVED

The Application Fee for this announcement has been waived.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications are available on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 15th & J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

When applying by U.S. mail, payment should be enclosed with the application and sent to:

City of Philadelphia
Personnel Department
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1640
Philadelphia, PA 19102

To apply in person, please visit the Employment Application Center on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 1401 J. F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City Philadelphia. The Application Fee will be required at the time of application.

This application fee may be waived for individuals who demonstrate an inability to pay because of certain types of financial need.

More information about the Application Fee may be viewed at http://www.phila.gov/personnel/

U.S. VETERANíS PREFERENCE NOTE:
Ten points for veteranís preference will be added to the scores of eligible veterans who apply for open competitive tests and pass the examination (for concurrent examinations, this applies only to applicants who are not currently employed by the City in a civil service position). You must be honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces. Attach a DD214, member 4, to your application if you wish your eligibility to be reviewed. Spouses of disabled or deceased veterans may also be considered.



DUTIES

  This is environmental health work at the entry level inspecting a variety of establishments for conformance to public health regulations and codes. Employees in this class perform inspections to identify hazards and examine conditions as they affect public health in such areas as milk and food control, institutional sanitation and safety, hazardous materials, solid waste handling and disposal practice, vector control, lead poisoning, and environmental health. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level sanitarian. Light physical effort and some disagreeable aspects are involved in the work

For additional information regarding this class please refer to specification 4J41 available at www.phila.gov/personnel.


REQUIREMENTS

  1. EDUCATION:
    Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in dairy or food technology, environmental, agricultural, life or physical science, or 30 semester hours in any combination of the above.

TRANSCRIPTS
Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcripts/degrees with their application, which list the coursework and states the degree granted at time of application. Candidates receiving degrees from foreign colleges or universities must submit proof of degree as certified by a professional evaluation service.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND/OR CERTIFICATES:
Possession of a current certificate as either a Certified Public Applicator or a Registered Pesticide Applicator from the Department of Agriculture of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania if required by work assignment.

Possession of a current certificate as a Lead Inspector and Risk Assessor by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania if required by workassignment.

Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to and during tenure of employment as a Sanitarian if required by work assignment.

AMENDMENT TO RESIDENCY:
Philadelphia residency is NOT required at the time of application Every employee in the civil service, however, must establish his or her bona fide residence in the City of Philadelphia within six months of his or her appointment, and shall thereafter maintain bona fide residence in the City.


PROJECTED EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

This examination will be given as applicants are recruited for vacant positions. Approved applicants will be contacted to schedule for examination.

EXAMINATION PARTS AND WEIGHTS:
Will be related to the duties of the position and will consist of the following:
PARTS WEIGHTS
- Open Competitive
Oral Examination 100%
TOTAL 100%

TEST REVIEW
In accordance with Civil Service Regulation 9.091B, candidates will have 30 days after the results have been mailed to review their test.  Call 215-686-0880

ELIGIBLE LISTS:

OPEN COMPETITIVE
Only an open competitive eligible list will be established as a result of this examination. Permanent City employees who compete will receive no promotional preference in this examination.


CLOSING DATE (Application Deadline):

Applications will be accepted until further notice..


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