CORRECTIONS MAJOR
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - Saint Gabriel, LA

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Four years of experience in a correctional or penal institution with responsibility for the security, custody, rehabilitation, or classification of inmates. Two years of this experience must have been in a position equivalent in scope of responsibility and/or complexity of work performed to a Corrections Lieutenant in the State service.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Law enforcement (e.g., State Police, deputy, or police officer), investigations, or training experience gained after Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification will substitute for the general required experience on a month for month basis.

Experience as a Louisiana State Police Captain will substitute for the required specialized experience on a month for month basis.

Experience at the sergeant level in law enforcement, investigations, or training gained after POST certification will substitute for the specialized experience on a month for month basis.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of application.

An applicant who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or felony, or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.

Must have a valid drivers license.

NOTE:
Prison Enterprises industry or farm operations jobs are qualifying as experience in the rehabilitation of inmates.

Qualifying jobs in State service include Prison Enterprises Farm Supervisor; Prison Enterprises Farm Manager; Prison Enterprises Assistant Supervisor 1 and 2 and Prison Enterprises Supervisor 1 and 2.

Only Prison Enterprises job titles with the level of work designated as ?supervisor? will be considered equivalent in scope and responsibility and/or complexity to work performed as a Corrections Lieutenant in the state service, and therefore qualifying for the specialized experience.

***This position will be filled by promotion of a Permanent Classified employee of LOUISIANA CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN. Only those applicants are eligible to apply.***

***This position has a Special Entrance Rate of $3128.67 per month.*** _______________________________________________________________

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. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
If a paper application is submitted, the Supplemental Questions which coincide with the job posting must be answered and attached to the 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.**** Please separate your security experience by job title so that years of higher level security may be calculated. Ex. Cadet through Mssgt, Lieutenant, Captain, etc.

This is a 24 hour facility. Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire. Applicants may be required to work shift work. This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ‘Application Status’ link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings. Application Status Message What it Means Application received Your application has been submitted successfully. Checking for required test score We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test. Evaluating experience Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Eligible for consideration You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position. 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 cancelled The agency has decided not to fill the position. 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 more information about this vacancy contact:
Teresa Davis
(225) 342-2212 Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 94304
Baton Rouge , LA 70804 -9304

Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To serve as a unit manager at a correctional facility or to serve as a safety officer at a Level 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, or 2A facility.

Level of Work:
Manager.

Supervision Received:
Broad from Corrections Lieutenant Colonel or Corrections Colonel.

Supervision Exercised:
Direct line over Corrections Captains and functional over non-uniformed personnel assigned to a unit and other personnel assigned to a unit to ensure programs are maintained throughout the unit (e.g., classification, religion, food service, etc.)

Location of Work:
Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Corrections Services, state adult and juvenile correctional institutions.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Corrections Captain by the responsibility for serving as a unit manager.

A unit is defined as having major components such as security, food service, classification, treatment, and religion.

Differs from a Corrections Lieutenant Colonel by the absence of final authority and responsibility for serving as a program manager.

Examples of Work:
Serves as Director of the Louisiana Department of Corrections Training Academy.

Serves as a unit manager.

Serves as Corrections Major (only two permitted) located at Louisiana State Penitentiary that holds all 90-day Review Boards, Special Boards, the Initial Classification Board, and the Protection Court for all inmates.

Reviews disciplinary matters concerning both offenders and staff.
Reviews and prepares reports of institutional activities and may decide a course of action.

Serves as a safety officer coordinating safety programs for a 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, or a 2A facility.

Conducts safety meetings for the agency to inform employees of the newest rules and procedures.

Serves as shift supervisor of a large organization unit.

Assists in the development, installation, and coordination of policies, procedures, and regulations for custody, security, and treatment of offenders.

Oversees major institutional unusual occurrences.

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