Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - Baton Rouge, LA

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A baccalaureate degree. SUBSTITUTIONS: Eight years full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the degree. Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to qualify as follows: A maximum of 90 semester hours can be combined with experience to qualify. 15 to 29 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience. 30 to 44 semester hours credit will substitute for two years experience.

45 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for three years experience.
60 to 74 semester hours credit will substitute for four years experience.
75 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for five years experience.
90 or more semester hours credit will substitute for six years experience.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree can be substituted for a maximum of six years full-time work experience. Candidates with 90 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree must also have at least two years full-time work experience to qualify.

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; or the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

The vacancy is located in the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA)

Please attach your comprehensive college transcripts to your application for verification or fax to 225-219-0867. Original transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants must have a Civil Service test score for the 9333 – Professional Entry Test (PET) 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.

If you selected option "I have a 3.5 GPA or higher for my baccalaureate degree. (Rule 22.8(c))"a transcript must be attached to your application or faxed to 225.219.0867 by the closing date of this posting.
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 strongly encouraged to apply for this position online. Those wishing to submit a paper application may mail their application to the Louisiana Department of Revenue (see mailing address below). Please be sure to print and answer any supplemental questions associated with the posting and submit along with your paper application. Paper applications may be downloaded from the Civil Service website .
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For further information about this vacancy contact:
Kena Thibodeaux
LA Department of Revenue
Human Resources Division
Post Office Box 66378
Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6378

Job Concepts:

Function of Work:
To learn how to research economic issues and develop recommendations for specific economic development initiatives.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Direct review from higher-level personnel.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Economic Development Research Analyst 1 by the absence of journeyman level duties.

Examples of Work:

Determines and reports on effects of business ventures on Louisiana's economy and tax collections.

Conducts special economic studies.

Writes and updates computer programs to provide econometric modeling and forecasting.

Presents recommendations to and provides expert testimony and technical assistance to the Assistant Secretary, legislative committees, other state agency officials and administrators, Governor's special boards, commissions and task forces, substate planning districts and local governments.

Assists the higher-level authority in the coordination, development and implementation of the state's economic development program through short and long range forecasting and interrelationships with trends in world economy.

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