This vacancy is located in Alexandria, LA in Rapides parish.
This vacancy is only open to current permanent classified Department of Child and Family Services employees.
This vacancy may be filled by detail to special duty and promoted from detail with in one year.
Preference may be given to current employees with experience in the Economic Stability Program.
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.
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.
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 http://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Patricia Walker, Human Resources
P. O. Box 8557
Alexandria, LA 71306
A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional social services experience.
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 bachelor of social work degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling or education will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Specialized college training will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required 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.
An applicant may be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.
Willingness and ability to handle and carry firearms.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To assess, evaluate, and provide social services that are administered by the Department of Children and Family Services.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Broad from a supervisory or managerial level position.
May exercise functional supervision over lower level Social Services Analysts and clerical staff.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Children and Family Services.
Differs from Social Services Analyst 2 by the presence of responsibility for serving as leadworker and/or the presence of advanced level duties.
Differs from Social Services Supervisor by the absence of direct supervision over Social Service Analysts. Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Assists in training and evaluating job performance of lower level Social Services Analysts and support staff by identifying specific problem areas, making recommendations and assisting in initiating corrective actions.
Monitors case development as directed by agency policy, previous review findings, and quality assurance findings.
Assists in the development of procedures to improve quality and efficiency in work flow and case development techniques.
Reviews statistical samples of cases for completeness and accuracy; ensures compliance with state and federal rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Interprets program policies for lower level Social Services Analysts to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, program directives, and agency policies and procedures.
Serves as liaison officer between the medical community and a disability determinations area office by recruiting outside medical consultants, abstracting medical records, negotiating fees, resolving payment problems and evaluating reports.
State Of Louisiana