Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Team Lead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$44,450.00 - $93,517.00 Annually
Baton Rouge, LA
GOV-Home Security and EP
12/4/2023 11:59 PM Central
GOHSEP is seeking to fill this Team Lead 1 posting with an expected new hire salary that will be at the minimum amount as listed in this announcement, or per GOHSEP internal policy, HR-0020: Pay Upon Promotion or Reallocation.
Please be certain to use an email address on the application submitted that is accessed often. If invited to interview, an impromptu skills assessment may be conducted and applicants will be required to bring the following attachments:
Cover Letter (expressing interest and why you feel you are the best qualifiedcandidate)
This agency participates in the E-verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.
Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings used by GOHSEP.
Application Status Message
What it Means
Application received Your application has been submitted successfully.
Evaluating experience Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Eligible for consideration You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
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 cancelled The agency has decided not to fill the position.
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed.
Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
If you have any questions please contact Shanice Allen, HR Analyst.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to “make a difference” through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.
Flexible Working Arrangements– The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.
Professional Development -The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.
Insurance Coverage –Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State’s own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www.groupbenefits.org.
Deferred Compensation –As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.
Holidays and Leave –State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement –The Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS) is a qualified defined benefit pension and retirement plan under Section 401 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code. LASERS’ provides retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. Additional information on this program can be found atwww.lasersonline.org.
A baccalaureate degree in accounting, business, finance, engineering, architecture, construction management, or similar fields, plus two (2) years of work experience in the field of Public Assistance.
Six years of full time work experience in any field may be substituted for the baccalaureate degree.
Two years of supervisory experience may be substituted for the required two (2) years of Public Assistance work experience only.
A master's degree may be substituted for two years of the required work experience.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours can be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or moresemester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years of full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Preference may be given to applicants with prior supervisory experience. Preference may be given to applicants who have extensive knowledge of applicable laws, rules, and regulations relating to the FEMA Public Assistance program.
Applicants must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, effective conflict resolution skills, oral/written communication skills; strong analytical skills, the ability to work independently, and effective interpersonal skills. Applicants must be available to travel occasionally including overnight travel. Applicants must be able to work 12 hour shifts and beyond for extended periods during emergencies. Must present and maintain a valid Louisiana driver’s license.
Function of Work
To provide direct oversight for the activities and staff related to the daily administration of Public Assistance Grants programs.
Level of Work
General from a manager or administrator of a higher level.
Direct over Program Specialists.
Examples of Work
Serves as a subject matter expert in the FEMA Public Assistance grant program.
Supervises a team of Program Specialists.
Directly supervises the scheduling, maintenance, and training of the Public Assistance Grants Management Section staff.
Provides technical assistance to Public Assistance grant program subgrantees and the Grants Management Section staff.
Works with established processes, policies, and procedures pertaining to the FEMA and State recovery programs.
Interprets applicable laws, rules, and regulations relating to the FEMA Public Assistance grant program.
Provides guidance and oversight to the Program Specialists in preparing documentation, invoices, and information to request reimbursement for approved, federally funded Public Assistance grants from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Provides guidance and oversight in all Standard Operating Procedures for the Public Assistance Grants Management Section.
Monitors the progress of each assigned Program Specialist to ensure their professional growth and technical development.
Seeks resolution to short- and long-term problems affecting efficient delivery of Public Assistance grant programs.
Provides management with accurate and timely status reports.
Advises the Group Lead and/or upper management on all situations as needed.
Directs resources to complete set goals and accomplish the Section’s mission.
Benefits for unclassified employees are determined by the individual hiring authority.
Do you have a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business, finance, engineering, architecture, construction management, or similar fields, PLUS two (2) years of work experience in the field of Public Assistance? OR DO YOU MEET ANY OF THE QUALIFYING SUBSTITUTIONS OUTLINED IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT?
If you answered YES to previous question, please reference what education and/or work experience in your application meet the qualification. Include the following: Name of educational body for degree or college hours, title, employer names and dates for each job used to qualify. If you answered NO, please enter N/A.
Do you have supervisory experience?
Do you have extensive knowledge of applicable laws, rules, and regulations relating to the FEMA Public Assistance program?
Do you have working knowledge/proficiency of Microsoft Office applications?
Do you possess the following skills? Effective oral/written communications skills Strong analytical skills The ability to work independently Effective interpersonal skills Effective conflict resolution skills High degree of professionalism
Are you able to travel occasionally including overnight travel?
Are you able to work 12 hour shifts, day or night, including weekends and holidays, for extended periods during emergencies?
Do you have a valid Louisiana driver's license?
Are you a current employee with the Governor's Office of Homeland Security?
If you answered 'YES' to the previous question, have you successfully completed your probationary period? If you answered 'NO' to the above question, enter 'N/A'.
State of Louisiana
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Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802
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