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Equal Opportunity Specialist 1 (05221)

The PA Department of Transportation is currently recruiting to fill two vacancies for Equal Opportunity Specialist in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

Applications will be accepted between February 5 and February 16, 2018.

Nature of Work

This is full-time employment assisting higher-level specialists or managers in the administration of an agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity or Contract Compliance program. Duties include interpreting and applying pertinent laws, rules and regulations in carrying out program assignments.

In order to be considered: applicants must meet Pennsylvania residency requirement and possess one year of experience as a Human Resource Management Trainee, Equal Opportunity Assistant, or Human Resource Assistant 2 (all Commonwealth titles); OR one year of professional experience in an equal employment opportunity or human resource program and a bachelor’s degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.


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 and opportunities for veterans, visit www.scsc.pa.gov or call (717) 787-6039.

Starting Salaries: $41,956 annually, with excellent benefits!

Have job-specific questions about these opportunities? Please contact the James DeSousa, Department of Transportation, at (717) 787-2678 or email jadesousa@pa.gov. Have questions about the application process? Please call the State Civil Service Commission at (717) 783-3058.

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Select the link for Online Services and log in. After logging in, select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2018011 for Equal Opportunity Specialist 1 to submit your application. The test will be scheduled as soon as possible after the announcement closes for application and your eligibility has been determined. Test will be held in Harrisburg, PA at 320 Market Street (Strawberry Square).

Department of Transportation
Keystone Building
400 North Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120