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New job openings are posted every Friday at 12 noon.
Starting October 5, 2018, visit www.brla.gov/jobs to view all public job openings.
Starting October 5, 2018, visit www.brla.gov/ess and log in with your Employee ID. Next, select Employment Opportunities and login as a new or returning user to view public, City-Parish Promotional, and Department Promotional Only job openings.
Each job openings/announcement contains the application period (start/end date) for submitting your application and attachments. Most job openings start on Fridays at 12 noon through Thursdays at midnight.
It is common to see multiple job openings for the same position when each position is located in a different department or division. You must apply for each interested position.
You will not receive notice of application scores. You may contact the Recruitment and Examination Division via phone at 225.389.3132 or email at [email protected] to receive your application score.
Within (5) business days of your test date, you will receive an email stating the written exam name and if you passed or failed the exam. No actual exam scores are provided.
You are not required to retake a written exam if you previously received a valid passing score. Your exam score remains valid until Human Resources changes the written exam. If you opt to retake a written exam, your most recent score (pass or fail) is the prevailing score. For “FAIL” exam scores, you must wait (3) months from the test date to re-take the exam. For “PASS” exam scores, you must wait (6) months for exam re-take.
For eligible positions, you must apply and attach your Reemployment form. If the department is hiring “reemployment” eligible applicants only, this will be noted in the job announcement. The Reemployment form is located at https://www.brla.gov/284/Employment-Application-Forms. Please reference Reemployment Rule V for guidance on eligibility (located on the form).
Request eligibility approval by emailing the Recruitment and Examination Division at [email protected]. The Recruitment and Examination Division will review your Applicant Profile (online application) to determine eligibility.
Request a review letter by emailing [email protected]. You must have an Applicant Profile (online application) with applicable education and certification/license documentation attached.
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.
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The application process depends upon the position for which you are applying. For all open positions, the application and attachments must be submitted before the deadline date and time. All applications with a Thursday deadline must be received no later than 12 midnight Thursday. If a written examination is required, then the application must be submitted online prior to testing. For more information view the Walk-In Test Schedule.
Apply for the interested position and attached a completed Transfer Form to your online application.
You can update certain sections of your application by selecting Applicant Profile. For access to update any section of your application, you must select APPLY for any position and proceed with updating as necessary. If you are not interested in applying for the position, select SAVE FOR LATER to save your changes. Visit www.brla.gov/howtoapply to reference the manual and video on updating your application.
If you are considered for a position, the hiring department will contact you for an interview.
Contact the Human Resources Classification & Pay Division at 225-389-3129 for copies of job specifications or find the descriptions on the Metronet.
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.
No. A position must be open for application in order to apply. 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 or reference the Substitution Equivalency Guide. Make this a hyperlink to
Yes, resumés are not accepted in lieu of a completed online application. 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, certifications, and similar documents must be attached to your online application prior to submitting your application for a position.
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.