Louisiana Department of State Civil Service CORRECTIONS COLONEL in Baker, Louisiana



$3,510.00 - $7,244.00 Monthly

$20.25 - $41.79 Hourly

$3,510.00 - $7,244.00 Monthly


Baker, LA

Baker, LA

Job Type



DOC-LA Correctional Institute for Women

Job Number



12/7/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of

Public Safety & Corrections –

Corrections Services


Relocated to 15200 Old Scenic Hwy.

(formerly Jetson Correctional Center)

Baker, LA





This position has a Special Entrance Rate of $3510.00 per month.

This position will be working in Baker and/or St. Gabriel.

The selected employee may be required to serve a trial Detail period of up to 12 months prior to being permanently promoted.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

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.

An attached resume will not replace a completed 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 list your security experience separately by job title so that years of higher level security may be calculated. Ex. Cadet-Master Sergeant, 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.

Candidate Display Status:

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 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.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

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 canceled - 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 information about this job posting contact:

Trina Jenkins

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women

Human Resources Department


Fax: 225-342-5968



Possession of a high school diploma or GED plus five years of experience in a correctional or penal institution with responsibility for the security, custody, rehabilitation or classification of offenders. Two years of this experience must have been in a position equivalent in scope of responsibility or complexity of work performed to a Corrections Captain in State service.


One year of continuous employment in a job that demonstrates reading, writing and math will substitute for the high school diploma or GED.

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

Supervisory experience in a law enforcement position (State Police, deputy or police officer) will substitute for the required specialized experience on a month for month basis.


Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of application.

An applicant who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a 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 driver's license.

In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) (Part 115:17) of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations an applicant who has been found to have engaged in any form of sexual abuse; engaged in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable or refused will be disqualified.


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

Qualifying jobs in State service include Prison Enterprises Farm Supervisor, Prison Enterprises Farm Manager, Prison Enterprises Assistant Supervisor, and Prison Enterprises Supervisor.

Only the job titles Prison Enterprises Quality Assurance Manager, Prison Enterprises Regional Manager and above will be considered equivalent in scope and responsibility or complexity of work performed as a Corrections Captain in the state service, and therefore qualifying for the specialized experience.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To serve as Chief of Security at an adult facility housing 700 inmates or within a unit having 400 or more inmates.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Broad review from Corrections Assistant Warden.

Supervision Exercised:

Direct line over Corrections Lieutenant Colonel or lower level uniformed personnel.

Location of Work:

Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Corrections Services, Office of Adult Services.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Corrections Lieutenant Colonel by responsibility for serving as Chief of Security at an adult correctional institution.

Differs from Corrections Assistant Warden by the absence of responsibility for management of an entire program at an adult correctional institution.

Examples of Work

Serves as Chief of Security.

Serves as an assistant Chief of Security over the main prison complex or auxiliary camps at Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP).

Assists Corrections Assistant Warden(s) with management and control of all prisoners at an assigned institution.

Assists in the development and installation of policies, procedures and regulations for the custody and security of inmates.

Assists in the review of disciplinary matters concerning infractions by both inmates and personnel.

Supervises subordinate security personnel who are assigned a major security area.

Participates in development of emergency contingency plans.

Responds on a 24-hour basis to major unusual occurrences at the institution.