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POLICE OFFICER 3--A

at Louisiana Department of Civil Service

Posted: 8/21/2019
Job Reference #: 2500871

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Supplemental Information

Your cover letter, resume and transcript must be attached to your application.

Please click "Apply" to complete the electronic application for this posting.  Failure to apply to this posting through the "Apply" link may disqualify your application.  Resumes and cover letters will not be accepted through e-mail in lieu of applying on line.  

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Police Officer 3A, depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s).  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 9500-LEAPS 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 a current test score can apply to take the test here.

A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants.  An offer of employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment background check.  
 
This organization participates in the E-verify program. For more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.

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.

Compensation - Your salary will be commensurate with experience

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.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.  If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.  
 
(Please note:  Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process.  Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process.  Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available.  Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).

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.

Contact Information: 
Baton Rouge Community College
Office of Human Resources
Lisa Parker 
201 Community College Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Email: hr@mybrcc.edu 
 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Three years of experience in law enforcement work.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS: 
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for the years of experience.  

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Must have attended eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.  

An applicant who has been convicted of 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. 

May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.

May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.

For some positions, evidence of POST certification must be submitted at the time of the application.  

Will be required to qualify annually with firearm.  

Maintains logs of radio, telephone, and teletype activities and monitors alarm systems and other police radio frequencies.  

NOTE: 
All classified jobs in State service with police officer and wildlife enforcement titles qualify as law enforcement.  

Jobs outside State service that will qualify as law enforcement are those performed while commissioned with the power of arrest.  

Military police in the armed services are law enforcement; security/guard duty is NOT qualifying.  

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 College and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.  

Job Concepts

JOB CONCEPTS:

Function of Work:
To protect lives and property by conducting foot and mobile security patrols; enforcing parking and traffic regulations; rendering emergency services; investigating minor crimes and making arrest when necessary. Provides a limited range of police services.

Level of Work:
Three years of experience in law enforcement work.  

Supervision Received:
General from a higher-level police official.

Supervision Exercised:
None.

Location of Work:
Statewide.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Police Officer 1 by the presence of certain regularly occurring duties as listed on the allocation criteria memo.

Differs from Police Officer 2-A by the presence of certain regularly occurring duties as listed on the allocation criteria memo.  

Examples of Work

Examples of Work
Protects lives and property through active foot patrols and mobile patrols, enforcing laws, and investigating crimes.  

Provides first aid and emergency services.  

Responds to emergencies and renders assistance as required.

Investigates accidents, enforces parking and traffic regulations, and campus regulations.  

Prepares reports on activities.

Provides crowd and traffic control at special events; may be required to intervene in situations utilizing force if necessary to make an arrest, to restore order, prevent interference with normal operations or to protect persons or property.

Maintain logs of radio, telephone, and teletype activities and monitors alarm systems and other police radio frequencies. 

Operates police network computers and dispatches police officers in response to calls.  
 
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.

An applicant who has been convicted of 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.

May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.

May be required to complete a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) course.

May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.

Provides foot or mobile security patrol and enforces parking regulations.

Responds to emergencies and renders assistance as required.

Prepares reports on activities.

Provides crowd and traffic control at special events; may be required to intervene in situations utilizing force if necessary to make an arrest, to restore order, prevent interference with normal operations or to protect persons or property.