Louisiana Department of
Public Safety & Corrections
Baton Rouge, LA
THIS POSITION MAY BE FILLED AS A JOB APPOINTMENT
This position may be filled as:
DETAIL - The selected employee may be required to serve a trial
detail prior to being permanently promoted.
TEMPORARY JOB APPOINTMENT - This position may be filled by
temporary job appointment. If filled as a temporary job
appointment, should a permanent position become available, the
employee may be converted to a probational appointment.
This position is located at DOC-Headquarters, Office of Adult
Services-Reentry in Baton Rouge, LA.
In the supplemental questions section, applicants must authorize
the HR Office of DPS&C-Corrections Services to contact prior
employers to check references under the Prison Rape Elimination Act
(PREA) to be considered for employment.
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled
from this recruitment as an Administrative Coordinator 3 or
Administrative Coordinator 4 depending on the level of experience
of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the
Administrative Coordinator 4 is $50,877. 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 8500-Office
Support 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
Applicants claiming exemption from testing requirements under Civil
Service Rule 22.8(a) Vocational Rehabilitation Services MUST submit
Vocational Rehab letter as either an attachment in LA Careers, a
fax to (225) 342-5968, or by mail by close of this announcement to
Any qualifying experience that is based on college credit/college
hours should have an accompanying transcript for verification. The
transcript should be attached to the application or faxed prior to
the close of this announcement for your application to be
considered. Fax to (225) 342-5968, or mail by close of this
>>>> An attached resume will not replace a completed
Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their
application to determine where they are in the recruitment process.
Further status message information is located under the Information
section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience in
which clerical work was a major duty. SUBSTITUTIONS: Training in a
business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or
technical institute will substitute for the required experience on
the basis of six months of training for six months of experience
for a maximum of one year of the required experience. Completion of
a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or
technical institute will substitute for a maximum of one year of
the required experience. College training will substitute for the
required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six
months of experience. NOTE: Business or technical school training
with less than completion will only be credited in six month
increments. Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15
semester hour increments. NOTE: 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 Commission of Higher Education; 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. Job Concepts
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.
*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and
experience sections on your application. Applications may be
rejected if incomplete.*
For information about this job posting contact:
Roderick Wells or Sara Barton
(225) 342-6664 or (225) 342-8627
Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 94304
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304
Function of Work:
Examples of Work
To perform a wide variety of clerical duties that requires
independent judgment to accomplish in support of the staff members
and/or operations of an organizational unit or program.
Some discretion is required in the performance of these duties.
Duties begin to expand in scope and complexity, and develop into
Level of Work:
General from higher-level clerical and/or supervisory
May supervise 1-2 lower-level personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Administrative Coordinator 2 by the presence of
responsibility for clerical duties that involve greater scope and
complexity, including initial program duties.
Differs from Administrative Coordinator 4 by the absence of
paraprofessional duties that involve a higher degree of
specialization, complexity, and/or independent judgment.
NOTE: Positions allocated at this level tend to focus on
numerous examples of work as listed below:
Performs responsible, initial departmental-program duties in
accordance with rules, regulations, and policies. May involve
communication with other departments, customers, etc.
Processes routine paperwork and/or enters data into a department
log or database in the servicing of a customer.
Develops procedures and guidelines related to the imaging of
documents; maintains a log of imaged files; may serve as leadworker
over other imaging positions.
Prepares requisitions for the purchase of supplies; may involve
entering information into an automated system.
Compiles information from various sources and prepares specialized
reports; formats reports according to department standards.
Serves as clerical assistant to a manager, which could include
keeping appointment schedule, preparing travel, issuing directives
to others on their behalf, and relieving the manager of
May begin performing duties related to traditional administrative
functions, such as property control, purchasing, and safety, in
addition to other clerical duties as noted above.
Performs related duties as assigned.