A baccalaureate degree.
Eight 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 qualify as follows:
A maximum of 90 semester hours may 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 of experience.
45 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience.
60 to 74 semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience.
75 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for five years of experience.
90 or more semester hours of credit will substitute for six years of experience.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may 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 of 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 Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Training and Development Specialist 1, 2, or 3, depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the Training and Development Specialist 3 is $66,685.00. Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located on 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 9333-Professional Entry Test 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.
NOTE: State Civil Service no longer offers the 9333-Professional Entry Test. If you do not have a score for this examination, it may result in your application not being considered for this posting.
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 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
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.
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.
Someone has been selected for the position.
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Ms. Faustinn Weimer
P.O. Box 94111
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Function of Work:
To train general audiences in basic subject matter.
Level of Work:
General from a Training and Development Specialist 3, Training and Development Staff Manager or other supervisory staff.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
NOTE: The allocation of Training and Development Specialists is based on type of courses, audience composition and function. For further details and clarification, refer to the Memorandum of Allocation Criteria.
Differs from Training and Development Specialist 2 by the level of complexity of the courses taught, revised or developed, type of audience, independence, and the absence of higher level functions such as: identifying problems which training can correct or post evaluation of existing courses.
Examples of Work:
Receives training from higher level Training and Development Specialists and Managers.
Assists in revising and developing courses to be delivered.
Delivers in their entirety, regularly scheduled and recurring courses of instruction.
Utilizes case studies, role plays, varied written materials and other structured learning activities.
Prepares visual aids appropriate to the course materials.
Researches subject matter of training topics to achieve teaching and writing competency.
Delivers courses that require a minimum of development and preparation to audiences that require little variation in teaching methods.
Schedules employees for outside education and arranges for applicable stipends.
Operates necessary equipment to accomplish mission goals and objectives.
Assists in maintenance of agency-wide training records.
Provides assistance to higher level Training and Development Specialists.
Performs any other duties required for the operation of the agency.
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - 18 months ago
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