Louisiana Department of
Public Safety & Corrections -
LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY
THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED AS A PROBATIONAL APPOINTMENT
or PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF
LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee)
DETAIL - The selected employee may be required to serve a trial detail prior to being permanently promoted.
TEMPORARY JOB APPOINTMENT - This position may be filled by temporary job appointment. If filled as a temporary job appointment, should a permanent position become available, the employee may be converted to a probational appointment.
PROBATIONAL APPOINTMENT - Current permanent status classified State employees may be required to accept a probational appointment, if selected.
In the supplemental questions section, applicants must authorize the HR Office of DPS&C-Corrections Services to contact prior employers to check references under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) to be considered for employment.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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.
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.
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. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
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 information about this job posting contact:
Louisiana State Penitentiary
Human Resources Department
Fax: 225-342-5968 Qualifications
Four years of experience in the maintenance or repair of mechanical or electronic office equipment, precision machinery, or electronic and electrical systems or in the installation, repair or maintenance of computer equipment or systems (hardware and/or software).
Training in a vocational-technical school or military school will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on the basis of one year of training for one year of experience.
College training with at least six semester hours per year in electronics or computer science will substitute for the experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
CompTIA A+ Certification will substitute for one year of the required general experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Must possess an appropriate Federal Communications Commission (FCC) radio-telephone license when working with marine and/or aviation transmitting equipment or with radar.
May be required to have technician certification by the National Association of Business and Educational Radio (NABER).
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at the time of appointment.
The maintenance or repair of electronic or electrical systems includes the repair or maintenance of radio or television broadcasting equipment; or electronic equipment such as radios, televisions or VCRs.
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 supervise the maintenance and repair of all makes and types of office machines, electronic and mechanical equipment, electronic communications, and television systems.
Level of Work:
Broad review from an agency official.
Direct line over Electronic Technicians.
Location of Work:
May be used by any state agency.
Differs from Electronic Technician by presence of direct supervisory responsibility.
Differs from other technical jobs by specialization in electronic and mechanical maintenance and repair work.
Examples of Work
Consults with administrative officials regarding acquisition of new equipment.
Reads and interprets electric and electronic schematics and mechanical layouts during diagnosis and repair of equipment.
Makes estimates of repairs to determine if feasible.
Provides visual inspections of television equipment, checking for safety defects and repairing as required.
Maintains an inventory of parts for immediate and emergency repairs.
Performs diagnosis and repairs on electronic and mechanical equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance operations as required on a periodic basis.
Reviews work of subordinates and makes assignments.
Handles most complicated repair jobs.
Supervises installation, maintenance, and repair of microwaves, data communications, digital telephone equipment and data acquisition (SCADA) system, marine radar, radios, and other electronic systems on bridges and marine vessels.
Engineers and designs new communication systems and subsystems.
State Of Louisiana