Recruiting & Filling Positions
Before filling positions in your agency, take the time to complete the Recruiting Diversity in the Commonwealth online training course which focuses on establishing relationships with various organizations, developing a recruiting game plan, engaging prospective employees, and providing information to prospective employees, to ensure a diverse commonwealth workforce.
Prior to filling a position, you may have to recruit for proper candidates.
Employment flyers are available to be printed at your agency. Other materials are available for you online in the Intra-Agency Library within
and will be printed by DGS. Contact your agency purchasing agent to order these items.
The State Civil Service Commission has information for agency HR professionals who handle recruitment available online. Go to
and select the small key icon at the bottom right, then "HR Professionals." You must have permission to access the site. If you do not have access, have your IT staff contact the Civil Service Commission's IT staff.
The Civil Service Act
tells you what is required as part of a civil service job posting.
- See Article V for information regarding the selection of employees and employees’ entrance to the classified service.
- See Article VI for information regarding the appointment and promotion of employees in the classified service.
Contact the Civil Service Commission, Employment Services (717.787.1797) for more information about obtaining qualified applicants OR contact the OA, Bureau of State Employment (717.787.5703) for more information about the Non-Civil Service recruitment process.
Contact the Civil Service Commission, Policy & Information Services (717.787.5855) for assistance with obtaining a civil service list and help posting positions.
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