New Job Human Services Program Administrator In Pennsylvania

Human Services Program Administrator
Human Services Program Administrator

Human Services Program Administrator

Company : City of Philadelphia
Salary : $81,315 a year
Location : Pennsylvania

Full Description

Social service work at the managerial level involves managing a specialized program within the City's human services or correctional program through subordinate supervisors. The employee is responsible for directing operations and determining budgets related to various departments and divisions. The employees' responsibilities include ensuring successful implementation and obtaining desired outcomes.

Union Code
N. Non-Represented


Minimum Requirements

Minimum training, education and experience (MTFE) Qualifications: Minimum training, Education and 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 within 30 days after the last date for filing applications.

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


Specimen Only Children and Young Services ; Specialty Only Children and Yong Services; Yong Only and Specifiy Only Children And Yong Species ; YMCA ; YASC Certification ; Only Children and Youth ; Specifity Only Children and Only Yong Students ; SPECIFY Only Children and Just Yong Specializing in Only Children and just Yong.

Completion of a master’s degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in social work;


Four years of social work experience, two years of which has been at the full performance level;


Children and Youth Services

Three years of social work experience supervising social workers in the area of specialization.

NOTE : In accordance with Pennsylvania Act 33 of 1985, State Criminal Record and Central Register reports may be required prior to appointment to positions in this class having responsibility for direct child care.

Physical & Medical Requirements

Compatibility to perform the responsibilities and work within the environmental conditions required for a position in this category. Exceptional physical strength and flexibility.

Required Licenses & Certifications

Other Requirements
Candidates MUST submit a copy of their official college or university transcript(s) indicating completion of the educational requirement and all required licenses, registrations, or certifications at the time of application. Transcripts MUST indicate conference of the appropriate degree. Candidates with a degree from foreign colleges or universities must submit proof of degree as certified by a professional evaluation service.

Candidates MUST submit a copy of their license, registration, or certification.

If you have ever submitted a paper transcript, license, registration, or certification for any City of Philadelphia civil service examination, you have to submit another document

Option 1 - Add a paperless transcript, license, registration, or certification - Only once!!

You may upload documents into your account and attach a document with this application. Once the document is uploaded to your account, it may be attached to all future applications. Attaching your document will save you time and money if you apply for an examination in the future, and you will be assured that your transcript cannot be misplaced.

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

Option 2 - Request a paper transcript, license, registration, or certification - Each application must have a separate document, and each application must include a paper transcript or certification.

If you submit a paper copy of a transcript, license, registration or certification, the document will be used for this application only. You will have to submit documents again whenever you apply for an examination in the future. Paper documents will not be retained and will not be returned to applicants.

The address for mailing a paper transcript and other materials is below the mailing address.
Eric Myers
Office of Human Resources
City of Philadelphia
Health and Human Services Team
1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102

[p] 215-686-2346
[f] 215-686-0861
[e] [email protected]

Equivalency Statement(s)
The Office of Human Resources has determined that any combination of education and experience that is considered acceptable, including a master's degree, as well as the experience mentioned earlier, should be considered acceptable.

Application Details

Application Procedures

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Philadelphia. Please refer to the important information below regarding this job opportunity.
1. Throughout the entire application process, you must complete all necessary fields, provide accurate and current contact information, complete the application process, and complete the entire process. 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:

Eric Myers
Office of Human Resources
City of Philadelphia
Health and Human Services Team
1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102

3. For all other inquiries please contact Customer Service at 215-686-0880 or email [email protected]

Notes to Applicants
The City of Philadelphia meets the requirements for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which allows them to work as an employer.
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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 [email protected]. For more information, go to:

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 [email protected]

ALL By the end of December 15, 2020, applications must be received by the end of business on December 15, 2020.

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

Upon creating an account, your contact details will be automatically updated every time you review and submit an application for employment. To ensure accuracy, you must update your contact information and send notifications to your e-mail address or postal address listed in the contact information section of your profile. All correspondence will be sent to you.

If you provide an e-mail address, all correspondence regarding this examination will be sent to you by e-mail. You should add [email protected] 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 [email protected] if you have any questions.

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

DEPARTMENTAL - ONLY PROMOTIONAL - Only a departmental promotional eligible list for the Department of Human Services 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 October 23, 2023, you are eligible to claim residency preference.
If there are any questions about your residency preference, it may require documentation of your residence. Your answer to the residency question will be used to determine your eligibility for residency preference.

Projected Exam Date
Computer-Based Written Examination
This examination will be scheduled for October 23, 2023. Please note that this examination date is subject to change. Candidates will need access to a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and internet access in order to take the written examination.

Candidates will need to be able to operate computerized software proficiently and independently.
In the event that you do not possess a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and internet connection or cannot operate computerized software, please seek advice from the analyst listed on this announcement and find another option for taking this exam. Assistance will be provided upon request.

Test Review
Candidates are allowed to review their test and appeal the key answers within 30 days of receiving the results, as per Civil Service Regulation 9.091B. To book a test, call 215-686-0880.

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Assigned to
Eric Myers

Parts & Weights

Computer-Based Multiple Choice Exam


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