Louisiana Department of
Public Safety & Corrections –
Division of Probation & Parole – Adult
VILLE PLATTE DISTRICT
Ville Platte, Louisiana
THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY NEW HIRE,
or PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF
LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee).
This job is not associated with the Louisiana State Police.
This position is responsible for assisting Probation & Parole Officers, including:
- Interpersonal contact with offenders – fingerprinting, drug testing, DNA testing
- Retrieving, investigating, and monitoring offender criminal records
- Miscellaneous office clerical duties
Applicants must have a Civil Service test score 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.
Applicants claiming exemption from testing requirements under Civil Service Rule 22.8(a), Vocational Rehabilitation Services, or (c), GPA of 3.5 or higher, MUST submit Vocational Rehab letter or bachelor's degree college transcript as either an attachment in LA Careers, a fax to (225) 342-5968, or by mail to POD C by close of this announcement to be considered.
An attached resume will not replace a completed application.
REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE IT IS CURRENT. Failure to provide your qualifying work experience may result in your application not being considered.
CANDIDATE DISPLAY STATUS:
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).
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Probation and Parole Human Resources
P.O. Box 94304, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304
Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.
This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections - Corrections Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any non-merit factor including disability.
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 tosubstitute for the baccalaureate degree.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws are granted.
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.
Some positions may require that applicants reach their twenty-first birthday at time of application.
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:
To support local, state, and federal criminal investigations by providing accurate, concise, and complete analysis of diversified criminal intelligence data in a timely manner which involves recording, evaluating, and classifying this data for retrieval purposes. To perform investigative work related to Gaming Operations.
Level of Work:
General from the Investigative Specialist Supervisor or other supervisory personnel.
May have functional supervision over industry employees.
Location of Work:
Department of Public Safety & Corrections, Office of State Police.
Differs from Investigative Specialist 2 by the presence of performing routine, but highly technical, analytical tasks.
Examples of Work
Requests, receives, compiles, and disseminates criminal intelligence data.
Completes routine field requests and gains proficiency in research, analytical, and system retrieval skills.
Assists an Investigative Specialist 2 or 3 in complex criminal investigations.
Performs background investigations of all applicants seeking approval by the Office of State Police, Gaming Enforcement Section and the Louisiana Gaming Control Board including gaming entities, employees, vendors, suppliers, etc.
Performs inspections of gaming operations and investigations into violations of statutes and administrative rules.
Performs review and analysis of contractual agreements and other legal documents involving applicants and approved persons and/or entities to include gaming internal control documents, management agreements, etc.
Conducts audits on Licensee gaming operators, employees, and vendor records.