- This position may require travel to the following parishes: Orleans, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Charles, Lafourche, Terrebonne, Assumption, and St. Mary.
This position is independently responsible for conducting preliminary and thorough investigations in the New Orleans area pertaining to alleged violations of the LA Contractors' Licensing laws, rules and regulations for the Board and inspecting and monitoring construction sites for compliance of the laws. The preferred candidate will have extensive law enforcement, investigative and/or compliance experience.
THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE MAY BE REQUIRED TO SERVE A PROBATIONAL PERIOD OF UP TO 24 MONTHS.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing
Background check may be required
Travel IS required
All prospective new hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Written Exam – See History – Click on the History link for test results. Candidates with an active, passing score will designate as "Pass". Candidates with a failure on the written exam designate as "Fail". If no information is present, you have no present written exam results.
Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.
Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.
Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
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A baccalaureate degree.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
Conducts investigations on violations regarding Board/Agency policies, state and federal statutes, Civil Service rules, licensure and/or ethics.
Level of Work:
Direct from a Compliance Investigator 4-B, Executive Director or higher-level administrator.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from law enforcement investigators by emphasis on administrative rather than criminal investigations.
Differs from Compliance Investigator 2 by performing entry-level compliance investigations.
Differs from Compliance Investigator 4-B by absence of supervision duties.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Conduct investigations into alleged or suspected misconduct by licensed members of applicable board.
Reviews and gathers evidence by taking oral, written, or tape-recorded statements from witnesses. May conduct surveillance.
Investigate reported violations of state, federal, and agency laws, rules, and policies.
Prepares and maintains detailed confidential reports and summaries of investigations/inspections.
May give presentations and training on applicable laws and licensure regulations to the public.
May make recommendations on updating laws and requirements for each license.
May testify in Civil Service hearings, Ethics Commission hearings, board hearings, criminal and civil court concerning results of investigations.