This vacancy is located at the Acadiana Center for Youth in Bunkie, Louisiana. The position number is 50561309.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS 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 a current test score 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.
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 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/).
For further information about this vacancy contact:
DPS Human Resources
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.
In the event there is a preferred reemployment list for this position, the position may be filled from that list with no other interviews.
NOTE: Prior to an appointment, the selected applicant must take and pass a drug screening test, possess of a valid Louisiana Driver's License and clear a background check.
If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.
This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.
Two years of experience in law enforcement, investigatory work or military intelligence work.
College training which included six semester hours per year in law enforcement or criminal justice will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
An associate degree in law enforcement or criminal justice will substitute for all of the required experience.
Must be eighteen years old at time of application.
An applicant will be disqualified if he or she has been convicted of a felony or if there are any indictments or bills of information pending against him or her in which felony charges are included; or if he or she has been convicted within the past three years of hit and run or driving while intoxicated.
A drug screen will be administered prior to employment.
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at the time of appointment.
Required to attend and pass a Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification school.
Some P.O.S.T. certification schools require the passing of a physical examination.
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 conduct criminal, administrative, and regulatory investigations; and conduct surveillance of known and suspected criminal targets for purposes of intelligence gathering and investigation.
LEVEL OF WORK:
General from a Criminal Investigator 4, higher level law enforcement officer or as established by allocation criteria memo.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Public Safety & Corrections, Office of the State Inspector General, Department of Environmental Quality or as established by allocation criteria memo.
Differs from other related investigative jobs by specialization intelligence gathering, or assignment to a federal task force with a law enforcement purpose, or assignment to conduct highly sensitive or complex investigations requiring the application of advanced investigative techniques.
Differs from the Criminal Investigator 2 by the absence of full performance of duties at the experienced level.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Investigates violations of state criminal laws, conducts administrative investigations and investigations of regulatory violations enforced by the department through statute.
Gathers evidence, prepares warrants, and effects arrests.
Locates and interviews witnesses and testifies in court.
Conducts undercover operations, assumes undercover roles, and conducts physical and technical surveillance.
Prepares necessary reports on investigations.
Makes physical arrests and transports fugitives.
Performs background investigations.
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