This vacancy is located at Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe, Louisiana and may be used to fill position numbers 50535572 and 50554083.
The Office of Juvenile Justice will receive a list of eligible applicants ONLY from the people who respond to this posting.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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.
Checking for required test score
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.
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
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 our 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 our 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 www.jobs.la.gov).
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Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed.
The Office of Juvenile Justice is a State as a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment-related resources available for those with disabilities, refer to the Louisiana Employment Resource Guide.
If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you have a disability and need special accommodation.
NOTE: Prior to an appointment, the selected applicant must take and pass a drug screening test, possess a valid Louisiana Driver's License and clear a background check.
This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.
Possession of a high school diploma or GED plus four years of experience in a correctional or penal institution with responsibility for the security, custody, rehabilitation or classification of offenders. One year of this experience must have been in a position equivalent in scope of responsibility or complexity of work performed to a Corrections Captain in State service.
One year of continuous employment in any field of work will substitute for the high school diploma or GED.
Law enforcement experience (e.g., State Police, deputy, or police officer) which must be gained after Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification OR experience as a military police officer will substitute for the required general experience on a month for month basis.
Supervisory experience in a law enforcement position (State Police, deputy, police officer, or military police officer) will substitute for the required specialized experience on a month for month basis.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of application.
An applicant who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or 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.
Must have a valid driver's license.
In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) (Part 115:17) of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations an applicant who has been found to have engaged in any form of sexual abuse; engaged in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable or refused will be disqualified.
Prison Enterprises industry or farm operations jobs are qualifying as experience in the rehabilitation of offenders.
Qualifying jobs in State service include Prison Enterprises Farm Supervisor, Prison Enterprises Farm Manager, Prison Enterprises Assistant Supervisor, and Prison Enterprises Supervisor.
Only the job titles Prison Enterprises Quality Assurance Manager, Prison Enterprises Regional Manager and above will be considered equivalent in scope and responsibility or complexity of work performed as a Corrections Captain in the state service, and therefore qualifying for the specialized experience.
Function of Work:
To serve as Chief of Security at a Class 4A adult facility or to serve as an assistant within a unit having 400 or more inmates or to serve as an unit manager in a large organizational unit.
Level of Work:
Administrative direction from a higher-level administrator.
Direct line over Corrections Majors.
Location of Work:
Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Corrections Services, Office of Adult Services /Juvenile Services.
Differs from Corrections Major by responsibility for serving as Chief of Security or Assistant Chief of Security.
Differs from a Corrections Assistant Warden or Deputy Warden by the absence of final administrative responsibility to the warden for the security functions.
Examples of Work
Serves as a Chief of Security at a Class 4A adult or juvenile facility.
Serves as an Assistant Chief of Security at a unit having 400 or more inmates.
Advises Corrections Colonel, Assistant Wardens, Deputy Wardens, and Wardens on matters dealing with comprehensive security programs within an institution.
Consults with other institutions within the DPSC on security matters.
Participates in the American Correctional Association (ACA) audits and basic jail guideline audits.
Recommends and reviews disciplinary actions to be taken against offenders or staff.
Consults on security matters with the Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the DPSC.
Responds on a 24-hour a day basis to major institutional unusual occurrences.
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