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



$3,128.67 - $6,327.00 Monthly

$18.05 - $36.50 Hourly

$3,128.67 - $6,327.00 Monthly


Baker, LA

Baker, LA

Job Type



DOC-LA Correctional Institute for Women

Job Number



12/6/2016 11:59 PM Central

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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 $3128.67 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: 225-778-6821



Possession of a high school diploma or GED plus four 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 Lieutenant in the 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 OR experience as a military police officer will substitute for the general required experience on a month for month basis.

Supervisory experience in a law enforcement position (State Police, deputy, police officer, or military 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 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 Prison Enterprises job titles with the level of work designated as "supervisor" or higher will be considered equivalent in scope and responsibility or complexity to work performed as a Corrections Lieutenant in the state service, and therefore qualifying for the specialized experience.

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:


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.