Social Worker , , Or

State of Louisiana
19.88 per per week $3,445 - $5,734 Per month LA 3751 Lauderdale Woodyard Rd, Kinder, LA 70648, United States Apply before 5/26/2024 11:59
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Overview

Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of

Public Safety & Corrections –

Corrections Services

ALLEN CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Kinder, LA

THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED AS A PROBATIONAL APPOINTMENT

or PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE

OF LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee)

SALARY DEPENDENT ON QUALIFICATIONS

This position has a Special Entrance Rate at each level

Social Worker 1 has an SER of $19.88 per hour

Social Worker 2 has an SER of $21.27 per hour

Social Worker 3 has an SER of $22.76 per hour

There is ‘Premium Pay’ for this position: A rate between $2.00 and $5.00 an hour for each regular hour worked, based on years of service with DOC, in addition to regular pay.

  • 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.

This position may be filled as:

  • DETAIL: The selected employee may be required to serve a trial detail prior to being permanently promoted.
  • PROBATIONAL APPOINTMENT: Current permanent status classified State employees may be required to accept a probational appointment, if selected.
  • TEMPORARY JOB APPOINTMENT: This position may be filled by temporary job appointment. If filled as a temporary job appointment, should a permanent position become available, the employee may be converted to a probational appointment.

SALARY DEPENDENT ON QUALIFICATIONS

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Social Worker 1, 2, or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Social Worker 3 is $78,790.  

REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE IT IS CURRENT - Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

  • Exams and License Requirements
    • No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
    • License or temporary permit should be listed under the "Certificates and Licenses" section of the application.
  • Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.
    • An attached resume will not replace a completed application; 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.
  • To view and apply to any of our other postings we currently have available, click 

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 information about this job posting contact:

Samantha Jefferson 

Allen Correctional Center 

Samantha.Jefferson@LA.GOV 

Ph: (337) 639-2943 

Fax: (225) 342-5968  


Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW), Louisiana Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Louisiana Certified Social Worker (CSW) licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners is required for this job. The CSW is a temporary credential issued after the LA State Board of Social Work Examiners approves an application for LMSW. An applicant has six months from the date of initial CSW issuance to take the LMSW examination. If a passing score is not achieved, the CSW is required to retake the Masters examination within one year from the date the CSW failed the exam. CSW licensure must be renewed annually and can be held for a maximum of three years from the original date of issue of the CSW.

Permanent status will not be granted in this job title without LMSW or LCSW licensure; Certified Social Worker (CSW) credential will not be accepted for granting permanent status.

NOTE:


The master's degree in social work must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.

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