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Police Officer 2-A
at State of Louisiana
- Supplemental Information
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.
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 are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' 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.
Written Exam – See History – Click on the History link for test results. Candidates with an active, passing score will designate as "Pass". Candidates with a failure on the written exam designate as "Fail". If no information is present, you have no present written exam results.
Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
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/).
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Northwestern State University
200 Sam Sibley Drive, St. Denis Hall
Natchitoches, LA 71497
Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies (i.e., Title IX):
· Employees/Potential Employees – Veronica M. Biscoe, EEO Officer (318-357-6359)
· Students – Frances Conine, Dean of Students (318-357-5286)
For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns, contact the Disability Support Tutoring Director, Catherine Faucheaux, at 318-357-4460.
Additionally, Northwestern complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about NSU's campus security and crime statistics can be found at http://universitypolice.nsula.edu/annual-security-report/.
Full disclosure statement: http://universityplanning.nsula.edu/notice-of-non-discrimination/
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:One year of experience in law enforcement work.SUBSTITUTIONS:College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for the year of experience.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Must have eighteenth birthday at time of application.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.For some positions, evidence of POST certification must be submitted at the time of the application.May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.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 Association of Schools and Colleges; 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
Function of Work:
To provide a full range of police services by enforcing state, federal, and local laws and campus regulations through active foot patrols and mobile patrols.
Level of Work:
General from a higher-level police official.
Location of Work:
Differs from Police Officer 1-A by the presence of experienced level duties.
Differs from Police Officer 2 by the presence of certain regularly occurring duties as listed on the allocation criteria memo.
Differs from Police Officer 3-A by the absence of lead worker responsibility or by routine involvement in specialized assignments involving serious and complex police problems and operations.
- 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.
Investigates accidents, enforces parking and traffic regulations, and campus regulations.
Conducts crime prevention and security programs, guard service, and directs traffic.
Maintains 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.