Job Number: OPH/AS/0869
This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Office of Public Health l Region 4 - St. Landry Parish Health Unit l St. Landry Parish.
Cost Center: 0326-9491
Position Number: 50563088
This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Job Appointment, Probationary Appointment or Promotional Appointment.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8500-Office Support 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 our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office 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.
(Please note: 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 our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office 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 www.jobs.la.gov).
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Angela Selders: firstname.lastname@example.org
P.O. BOX 4818
BATON ROUGE, LA 70821
This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.
Three years of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.
Training in a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.
Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six month increments. Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.
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 Commission of Higher Education; 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:
To perform complex, often specialized, paraprofessional duties that require independent judgment to accomplish in support of the staff members and/or operations of an organizational unit or program.
Work requires individual discretion in the application of policies and procedures. Duties increase in scope and complexity, and consist mainly of departmental-program duties.
Level of Work:
General from higher-level clerical and/or supervisory personnel.
May supervise 1-2 lower-level personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Administrative Coordinator 3 by the presence of paraprofessional duties that involve a higher degree of specialization, complexity, and/or independent judgment.
Differs from Administrative Program Specialist-A by the absence of professional-level duties that involve a variety of administrative functions or management of a departmental or statewide program.
Examples of Work
Positions allocated at this level tend to focus on specialized, programmatic examples of work as listed below:
Performs responsible departmental-program duties in accordance with rules, regulations, and policies. May involve communication with other departments, customers, etc.
Serves as liaison and/or contact person for the department or office between and amongst other departments, customers, vendors, and agencies.
Receives applications or other forms and reviews for compliance with department policies; works to resolve discrepancies; may make initial determinations regarding client's eligibility for department services.
Prepares requisitions for the purchase of supplies; may involve entering information into an automated system.
Compiles information from various sources and prepares specialized reports; formats reports according to department standards.
Serves as assistant to a manager, which could include keeping appointment schedule, preparing travel, issuing directives to others on their behalf, and relieving the manager of administrative matters.
May begin performing duties related to traditional administrative functions, such a property control, purchasing, and safety, in addition to other clerical duties as noted above.