This vacancy is located in Louisiana State Police/Troop I in Lafayette Parish and may be used to fill position # 18016. A Communications Officer 2 position is also posted with job number 419-107576-KPG in Lafayette/Troop I for the same position number. Depending on experience, the applicant can be placed into the Communications Officer 2 position.
This position requires shift work (days, nights, weekends, and holidays).
The Communications Officer 1 (pay grade level WS-209) has a rate of $931.20/bi-weekly; $2,018.00/monthly.
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. Persons applying for the position may be required by the hiring agency to take a typing test or otherwise demonstrate their typing ability.
DPS doesn't allow any testing exemptions for this position. Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the link (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana) and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
For more information, please contact:
Department of Public Safety
ATTN: Human Resources/Kristin Garcia
P.O. BOX 66614
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
Applications without the education and/or work experience sections completed will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted.
Applicants with international degrees must provide an equivalency evaluation and a copy of their transcript at the time of application. The equivalency evaluation and transcript can be attached to the electronic application, mailed, or faxed to (225) 925-3970. Applications submitted without the above documents will not be considered.
RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING ALL SECTIONS OF THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.
If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you have a disability and need a special accommodation.
All candidates for hire must undergo drug screening and additional background check(s).
This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.
Application Status Message--What it Means
Minimum Qualification Review See History Click the History link for the results of your application review.
Eligible for consideration
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review
Referred to hiring manager for review
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, 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.
(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 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/).
No previous specialized experience or training is required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All persons appointed to this job will be required by the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Louisiana State Police Terminal Operator Certification Program Guidelines to meet the terminal operator certification/re-certification requirement within six months of employment.
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 is granted.
Function of Work:
To receive and respond to requests from enforcement officers/agents through telecommunication equipment. Acts as the point of contact with the general public for emergency situations, accidents, complaints, etc.
Level of Work:
Direct from a Communications Supervisor or other Administrator.
Location of Work:
All Enforcement Communication Centers.
Differs from Communications Officer 2 by performing entry level duties which require close supervision.
Examples of Work
Receive and respond to informational requests by officers/agents.
Receive, analyze, prioritize, and respond to general public complaints and inquiries. Alert the nearest officer/agent, dispatch to location, and relay the information.
Search, enter, modify, and delete computerized records for vehicle registrations, driver licenses, other licenses, wanted felons, missing persons, unidentified persons or bodies, stolen property, etc. in the appropriate computer database.
Maintain proper record keeping and update desk log during communications.
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