Full Job Description
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division
ONLINE EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE CLAIM
EXAMINATION TITLES: POLICE LIEUTENANT
Promotional Examination Date: September 19, 2020
Deadline for Online E&E Claim Submission: September 26, 2020 at 11:59 pm
This is the ONLINE EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE CLAIM for all Police Lieutenant Departmental Promotional Examination scheduled for September 19, 2020. There is no separate fee for filing this claim.
ONLY ONLINE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE CLAIMS WILL BE ACCEPTED. SUBMITTING AN E&E CLAIM IN ANY WAY OTHER THAN THROUGH THE ONLINE CLAIM PROCESS WILL RESULT IN A FAILED EXAMINATION COMPONENT.
ONLY ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION AND PAYMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CIVIL SERVICE POLICE LIEUTENANT DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL EXAMS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 MUST COMPLETE THIS ONLINE CLAIM.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
SUMMARY OF THE ONLINE EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (E&E) CLAIM PROCESS:
YOU WILL RATE YOURSELF: In this examination component you will rate your own education, training, and work experience against a standard schedule. You will do so by filling out this Online Education & Experience (E&E) Claim. A standard schedule is a list of all types and levels of education, training, work experience, licensure, and other credentials which demonstrate your qualifications for the examination title and for which you may receive credit toward your overall final examination score. Everything that will receive credit is included in this Online E&E Claim. Each section of the standard schedule is preceded by specific instructions. The amount of credit that each item on the schedule will receive has been predetermined and is displayed in parentheses next to each response. Please be aware that to receive E&E credit, applicants must take and pass all other examination components as stated in the examination posting.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE COMPLETING THE ONLINE E&E CLAIM. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN A LOWER SCORE. YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO SAVE THIS CLAIM AND RETURN TO IT TO MAKE AS MANY CHANGES AS NEEDED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 AT 11:59PM. IF YOU CLICK THE SAVE AND SUBMIT BUTTON, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE ANY REVISIONS TO YOUR CLAIM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE REVISIONS BEFORE THE SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 DEADLINE, SEND AN EMAIL TO CIVILSERVICE@MASS.GOV WITH YOUR CHANGES. YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO ACCESS YOUR SUBMITTED CLAIM AT ANYTIME BY SIMPLY LOGGING INTO YOUR ONLINE CIVIL SERVICE ACCOUNT. IF YOUR CLAIM AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION ARE NOT RECEIVED BY 11:59PM ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2020, IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
THIS IS AN EXAMINATION COMPONENT: Complete your Online E&E Claim on your own and to the best of your ability. Accurate completion of the education and experience claim is a scored, weighted, examination component. In order to ensure that no one receives any type of unfair advantage in the claim process, be advised that we are unable to provide individualized assistance to any applicant. The position of Police Lieutenant requires the ability to read and understand instructions and take necessary steps to remember and implement them. Failure to follow any instructions regarding this examination component is cause for disqualification.
PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS AND NO EMAIL INQUIRIES. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Please carefully read and follow these instructions. They differ from the instructions for other examinations that you may have taken. Please read thoroughly.
PREPARING & SAVING YOUR CLAIM: HRD recommends that applicants download and print a copy of the Online E&E Claim to work with offline before attempting to complete the online form. Up to the deadline of September 26, 2020, you will be able to sign-in, complete, and submit your Online E&E Claim. Please be aware that once it is submitted, you will not be able to alter your Online E&E Claim. After submission, your Online E&E Claim will be saved in your online user account and you will have access to download or print a copy at any time. Written requests for modification of a submitted claim, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, will be added to your record for this exam component.
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION: The Human Resources Division (HRD) requires the submission of supporting documentation for all claims submitted in your Online E&E Claim. Please attach electronic copies of this documentation (such as official college transcripts, copies of licenses, etc.) to the Online E&E Claim or email to email@example.com by September 26, 2020 by 11:59 pm. Documentation submitted in any other method will not be accepted or considered when claim is reviewed.
EXPERIENCE CLAIM SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: Work experience claims must be supported by an Employment Verification Form or letter with original signature of the appointing authority or his/her designee on official letterhead. Applicants can download and print a copy of the Employment Verification Form from HRD's website at Employment Verification Form. The appointing authority must provide starting and ending dates (MM/DD/YYYY) at each grade level and indicate whether this was full-time or part-time employment (including any "provisional" time), dates and reasons for any breaks in service, as well as any other related data. Experience in the title "temporary after certification" is not considered "provisional" and must be claimed in that title and no other. All PART-TIME experience applying to each category on the Employment Verification Form or letter from the appointing authority must be totaled by number of HOURS in each category or it will not be credited. Listing PART-TIME work in SHIFTS will not be accepted as appropriate verification. Any experience claim that is not accompanied by supporting documentation and totaled within each category on the Employment Verification Form or letter from the appointing authority will be removed from your E&E claim score.
EDUCATION CLAIM SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: All education claims must be supported by official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges or universities; and must clearly indicate degree obtained, conferred date, and institution. Copies of diplomas WILL NOT be accepted as proof of an earned degree. Grade reports are not transcripts, and will not be accepted as supporting documentation for education claims. Any education claim that is not accompanied by supporting documentation will be removed from your E&E Claim score.
ATTACH DOCUMENTS TO THIS ONLINE E&E CLAIM: All supporting documents are to be sent as electronic copies attached to the Online E&E Claim. This office will also accept electronic documents via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Supporting documents submitted in any other method will not be accepted. Should the issue of authenticity arise with the electronic documents at any time during the review process or during the life of a resulting eligible list, applicants must submit original supporting documentation to HRD.
APPEAL RIGHTS: Once you receive your examination score, you will have 17 calendar days from the emailing of your score to file an appeal of the scoring of your Online E&E Claim by statute. No new type of credit can be claimed after 11:59 pm on September 26, 2020.
CLAIM AUDITS: During the life of the resulting eligible list, be prepared to provide copies of all supporting documentation submitted as part of this examination component to HRD or the appointing authority upon request.
Closing date and time
9/26/2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
100 Cambridge Street
Boston, Massachusetts, 02114