STATE BOARD FOR CERTIFICATION OF SEWAGE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
Examination Announcement for 1997
[26 Pa.B. 4389]
January 25, 1997--All applications must be received by the Board, complete and correct no later than December 16, 1996.
April 26, 1997--All applications must be received by the Board, complete and correct, no later than March 17, 1997.
July 19, 1997--All applications must be received by the Board, complete and correct, no later than June 10, 1997.
November 1, 1997--All applications must be received by the Board, complete and correct, no later than September 22, 1997.
The certification examination for January and July will be offered in the Harrisburg area only.
The certification examination for April and November will be offered in the area of the following cities:
Altoona, Harrisburg, Meadville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Williamsport, Wilkes-Barre.
Application may be obtained by contacting the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Certification, Licensing and Bonding, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market St., P. O. Box 8454, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8454, telephone number (717) 787-6045. The sewage enforcement officer (SEO) technical manual is available to examination applicants upon request.
All SEO exam candidates are required to complete mandatory precertification training consisting of a 2-day precertification training course (#101), and a 1-day soils interpretation training course (#103). SEO candidates who successfully complete mandatory training in addition to, precertification training, will receive credit if the training is completed within 2 years of certification. For information on training, contact Department of Environmental Protection, Environmental Training, P. O. Box 8467, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8467, or call (717) 787-0126.
The Sewage Enforcement Officer examination contains 125 multiple choice questions and is divided into four subject areas: Planning, 12 questions; Administration and Enforcement, 24 questions; Soils, 24 questions; Technical Criteria, 65 questions. The passing grade is 50% correct responses to questions in each of the four subject areas; additionally, an overall score of 88 correct responses is required.
Approximately 4 weeks prior to an examination, applicants will receive an admittance letter from the Certification Board.
Persons with a disability who require accommodation to take the SEO examination should contact the Board at (717) 787-6045 or through Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Services at 1 (800) 654-5984 (TDD) to discuss how the Board may accommodate their needs.
ANITA L. GROSS,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 96-1525. Filed for public inspection September 6, 1996, 9:00 a.m.]
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