Portsmouth Ohio

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Notice of exam - Utility Person-Truck 2021

PORTSMOUTH CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

NOTICE OF EXAMINATION

 

POSITION:Utility Person/Truck Driver

 

ELIGIBLE: Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age as of hire date.  All applicants must have a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof.

 

APPLICATION: Qualified applicants must register for the examination by signing up and completing an application. Utility Worker/Truck Driver Applications is available online at www.portsmouthoh.org under the Applications Tab. Applications must be typed or printed in ink. Completed applications must be submitted by one of two ways:

                               

                                1) Fax - 740-353-0136

                                2) Email – [email protected]

                               

                                Beginning at 7:00 A.M February 17, 2021 and Ending at 4:00 P.M. March 3, 2021.

 

NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT TIME.

Applications must be typed or printed in ink.

 

EXAMINATION: The examination will be conducted on March 10, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at the Scioto County Welcome Center, 342 Second St. Portsmouth, Ohio. All applicants MUST report to the testing site before 2:45 P.M. Photo ID required. Social distancing will be practiced. MASK REQUIRED.

 

VETERANS CREDIT: Veterans of the Armed Services of the United States who are residents of the State of Ohio who qualify and receive a passing grade on the examination will receive an additional twenty per cent (20%) on the examination pursuant to state law and local Civil Service Rules. A complete copy of Form DD-214 MUST be attached to the application for the examination. FAILURE TO ATTACH SUCH PROOF OF HONORABLE DISCHARGE WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FOR VETERAN’S CREDIT.  PROOF OF DISCHARGE MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS.

 

WAGES:This position reports to various department heads depending on the department in which an opening is created and is in the AFSCME Union bargaining unit. The starting pay for the position is $14.48 per hour for six (6) months. At six (6) months the pay increases to $15.19. Upon completion of one (1) year the pay is $17.01. Candidates hired will serve a probationary period of 120 days. The City of Portsmouth offers an excellent benefit package. Applicants that complete the requirements of the civil service entrance exam and are offered employment must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check. The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

A minimum score of 70% is required to pass the written portion of the examination. 

 

Posted: February 17, 2021