State Civil Service Commission

JobNet - Frequently Asked Questions

I am not a current state employee. How can I access Jobnet?
JobNet is only for active state employees in the ImaginePA or SAP system. Everyone can apply for state jobs below:

State Civil Service Online Application
Bureau of State Employment

How can I find my employee number?
Your 6 digit employee number is on your employee pay statement in the upper upper left block:

EMP#NNNNNN
What is a Job Posting?
An advertisment for a vacant position.

What is a legal bid?
A bidder meets the eligibility criteria for the next lower class and the seniority unit for the vacant position.

What is a non-legal bid?
You do not meet the eligibility criteria for the next lower classification or seniority unit for the vacant position.

What is an entry level position?
An entry level position is any position that does not require that a lower class be held prior to occupancy. As such, there are no legal bids for an entry level position.