Supplemental Information Preferred applicant willhave valid driver's license, be insurable under the agency's auto insurance, andconsent to and pass a preemployment background anddrug screen.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.Application received
Your application has been submitted successfully.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, 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 or Toll Free: 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 further information about this vacancy contact:Kia Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Two years of experience in clerical work, real estate, housing management or tenant relations.SUBSTITUTIONS:College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.NOTE: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.
Job Concepts FUNCTION OF WORK:Participates in overseeing housing units for a housing assistance program.LEVEL OF WORK:Experienced.SUPERVISION RECEIVED:General review from a Housing Supervisor or higher level personnel.SUPERVISION EXERCISED:None.LOCATION OF WORK:Housing Authorities.JOB DISTINCTIONS:Differs from a Housing Specialist 1 by the presence of experienced level housing responsibilities.Differs from a Housing Specialist 3 by the absence of advanced level housing responsibilities.
Examples of Work EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE.PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL TASKS ARE INCLUDED.Keeps records and prepares reports related to the assistance of families, housing assistance payments, participating landlords, and renting units.Interviews and advises applicants seeking admission to the housing program, and counsels tenants to ensure compliance with Tenant Occupancy Regulations.May prepare applications on behalf of applicants; reviews all documents required of applicants.Certifies the eligibility of applicants and assigns them to proper housing.Maintains documentation according to established program guidelines.Verifies income and housing status through written inquiry or telephone contacts.Makes computations to determine eligibility and re-certifications.May assist in resolving complaints from tenants by conducting informal counseling.Answers public inquiries and provides information related to the housing programs both orally and in writing.Conducts workshops and makes presentations to owners and tenants about the housing program.Maintains computerized records and databases on client and housing information.May prepare requisitions for the purchase of supplies or materials.Adjusts and collects rent according to established policy.May perform inspections on housing units in the program, coordinates to make necessary repairs within a specified length of time, and re-inspects the unit to assure compliance with rules and regulations.
BenefitsLouisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service.
With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.Flexible Working Arrangements ? The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities.These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.Professional Development
The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees.
Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.Insurance Coverage ? Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program.The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance.Dental and vision coverage are also available.
More information can be found at Compensation ? As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.Holidays and Leave ? State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor.
State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use.Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.Retirement ? State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries.
State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System among others.
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