Correction Deputy Warden

State of Louisiana
24 per week $6,569 - $11,828 Per year LA 6925 Hwy 74, St Gabriel, LA 70776, United States Apply before 5/26/2024 11:59
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Overview

Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of

Public Safety & Corrections –

Corrections Services

ELAYN HUNT CORRECTIONAL CENTER

St. Gabriel, LA


THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY DETAIL

OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF

LA DPS&C – CORRECTIONS SERVICES (Adult DOC)

This position may be filled as:

PROMOTION: This position may be filled as a detail. Should the position become available, the employee may be permanently promoted to this position.


  • CultureDOC values and supports employees through numerous recognition programs, creating a sense of community, prioritizing internal promotional opportunities, clear communication, and professional development.
  • GrowthProfessional growth is encouraged at DOC through numerous avenues. 
  • BenefitsDOC offers a generous benefits package including; a defined benefit pension plan, health insurance that is also available post retirement, at least 10 paid holidays, sick and annual leave that rolls over from year to year, paid or time off accrued for hours worked over 40 per week, a deferred compensation plan, a flexible benefits plan, alternate work schedules, work from home, etc. Alternative work schedules including 4/10’s or work from home MAY be an available benefit for certain positions upon meeting the policy requirements.

Exams and License Requirements

  • No Civil Service Test Score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
  • Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.
    1. Any qualifying experience that is based on college credit/college hours should have an accompanying transcript for verification. 
    2. Failure to provide your qualifying work experience may result in your application not being considered.

  • 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. 

REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE IT IS CURRENT. 

  •  IMPORTANT: 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, by answering ‘YES’ to the PREA question.
  • Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    •  This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.
    • This is a 24 hour facility.   
    • Applicants may be required to work shift work
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The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections - Corrections Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any non-merit factor including disability.


For further information about this vacancy contact:

Dave Besse

Human Resources Department

Dave.Besse@la.gov

Ph: (225) 319-4535

Fax: (225) 342-5968


Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Any of the following will qualify:

1. A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level experience in a correctional or penal institution; in a headquarters office having overall jurisdiction over correctional or penal institutions; or in a Prison Enterprises headquarters office. Two years of this experience must have involved permanent, direct-line supervisory responsibility over two or more professionals.

2. A baccalaureate degree plus five years of experience in a correctional or penal institution with responsibility for the security, custody, and rehabilitation or classification of offenders in a position at least equivalent in scope of responsibility and/or complexity of work performed to a Corrections Captain in State service. Two years of the experience must have been in a position equivalent in scope of responsibility and/or complexity of work performed to a Corrections Major in State service.

3. A baccalaureate degree plus five years of experience in Prison Enterprises with the responsibility for the security, custody, and rehabilitation of offenders in a position at least equivalent in scope of responsibility and/or complexity of work performed to Prison Enterprises Quality Assurance Manager, Prison Enterprises Regional Manager, Prison Enterprises Industries Manager, Prison Enterprises Marketing Manager, Prison Enterprises Agriculture Manager and above. Two years of the experience must have been equivalent in scope of responsibility and/or complexity of work performed to Prison Enterprises Assistant Deputy Director.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Additional professional or sub-professional experience in qualifying fields will substitute for the required degree on a year for year basis.

A master's degree will substitute for one year of the required experience listed under any option.

A Ph.D. will substitute for two years of the required experience listed under any option.

Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

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.

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.

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