If you are considered for a position, the hiring department will contact you for an interview.
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Yes, Criminal Record Checks will be run on all applicants not currently employed with the City-Parish Government, as well as those employees originally hired as a minor or returning from a break in service. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and driver's license history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.
City-Parish government offer its full-time, regular classified employees an excellent benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement, credit union, sick leave, vacation leave, funeral leave, civil leave, and holidays. Check Out Our Employee Benefits
The application process depends upon the position for which you are applying. If a position is open as a current vacancy, then the application must be submitted before the deadline date and time. All applications with a Thursday deadline must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than 5 p.m. Thursday. If a position is open continuously for application, then there is no deadline for applying. If a written examination is required, then the application must be submitted when you come in for testing. For more information view the Walk-In Test Schedule.
You need to complete a transfer form and an employment application and return them to the Recruitment and Examination Division. Once you submit these forms, your name will remain on the transfer list indefinitely, or until you request to have it removed.
You have 1 year from the date you left service to complete a Reemployment Form (PDF). You must turn in a completed application with the reemployment form. Your name will remain on the list for 2 years from the date you left service.
Any documentation not submitted with your application must be received within 30 days of your original application date in order to be reviewed for re-grading purposes. Additional information may be added to your application as well. However, if you want to update your score, you may submit a new completed application after six months from the original application date.
You must complete a Change of Address/Phone Form (PDF) and return it to the Recruitment and Examination Division.
Contact the Human Resources Civil Service Division at 225-389-3129 for copies of job specifications or find their descriptions here.
You must contact the Payroll and Benefits Division at 225-389-3134.
Contact the Employee Relations Division at 225-389-8727.
Contact Penny Stobaugh at 225-389-5449.
You can contact State Civil Service at 225-925-1911.
Job Services can be reached at 225-342-1411.
Scores for City-Parish employees for promotional positions are active for 3 years and for 1 year for non-employees. However, you can call the Recruitment staff at 225-389-3132 and have your score checked.
No. A position must be open for application in order to apply. However, classified City-Parish employees can apply for any position at any time. All classified City-Parish positions have minimum qualifications which must be met by all applicants interested in employment. Please review the job posting for the position you are interested in. If you do not have the specific minimum requirements, and wish to discuss the equivalent combination of training and experience, please contact the Recruitment staff at 225-389-3132.
Yes, resumés are not accepted in lieu of completed applications. City-Parish applicants are expected to provide accurate and complete application information regarding employment, education, criminal history, etc. Any misrepresentation of information will disqualify applicants from employment consideration and subject current employees to dismissal.
No, original documents are not required. Copies of education, certification, and similar documents can be submitted when you apply for a job.
Written and skills examinations are offered on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed. You can get a testing schedule from the Recruitment and Examination Division or from our Walk-In Test Schedule.
Examination and/or application results are mailed to the applicant usually within 3 weeks of application.