State Of Louisiana Baton Rouge , LA 70804
This posting may be used to fill several vacancies.
These positions will be located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.
Preference may be given to individuals with Economic Stability experience.
This position may be filled as a probational appointment or a job appointment that may last up to 48 months. Job appointments may convert to probational appointments. Also, it may be filled as a detail and promoted within 12 months.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.
Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application.
The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application.
The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Recovery Analyst 1 or a Recovery Analyst 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Recovery Analyst 2 is $70,117. Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level 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.
Applicants without current test scores 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 Patrick Davis via:
A baccalaureate degree plus one year of professional experience in social services.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A baccalaureate degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education will substitute for the one year of required experience.
Graduate training in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, or special education will substitute for the experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
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 initiate and follow through on recovery activities for various social service programs in accordance with established state and federal policies.
LEVEL OF WORK:
General from a Recovery Supervisor or other comparable position.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Children and Family Services.
Differs from other social services jobs by the presence of recovery/collection activities in a social service program.
Differs from a Recovery Analyst 2 by the presence of close supervision received and an absence of independence.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Reviews and evaluates cases involving overpayments/ineligible payments from assistance programs administered by DCFS for correct application of policy and to determine recovery action to be taken. Ensures that the correct amount is being recovered.
Provides technical assistance to parish office staff and other DCFS offices in matters relating to recovery.
Obtains information from computer and other sources to determine the appropriate continued recovery activity and decides on future recovery action regarding allotment reduction, recoupment, follow- up letters, suspensions and closures.
Makes referrals to the legal section for civil action on cases.
Answers inquiries made by clients, attorneys, public officials or other persons or agencies representing clients regarding program policies and procedures and negotiating repayment plans.
Refers to DCFS program directors and recommends corrective action in case situations where high frequency errors have been noted.