Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8500-Office Support Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.
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. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Written Exam ? See History ? Click on the History link for test results. Candidates with an active, passing score will designate as "Pass". Candidates with a failure on the written exam designate as "Fail". If no information is present, you have no present written exam results.
Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Minimum Qualification Review ? See History ? Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.
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 canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
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Function of Work:
To provide secretarial support for a professional, supervisor or manager, and in some cases, subordinate staff of that individual.
To provide highly-skilled keyboarding support in the transcribing and recording of information.
Employees perform recurring duties independently, however, are given specific instructions for non-routine assignments as needed.
Level of Work:
General from a professional, supervisor or manager.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Administrative Assistant 1 by the presence of responsibility for duties that begin requiring independent judgment and initiative to perform.
Differs from Administrative Assistant 3 by the absence of responsibility for serving as secretarial support to a mid-level manager or performing advanced keyboarding duties.Examples of Work
Screens telephone calls and visitors according to supervisor's request; may refer calls to appropriate staff.
Prepares, proofreads, and edits correspondence, reports, and other materials.
Maintains files and reference manuals/materials; ensures confidentiality of information, as necessary.
Maintains supervisor's calendar, as instructed, making appointments and arranging meeting rooms and materials.
Sorts and distributes incoming mail.
May perform administrative functions such as payroll preparation, travel reports, supply requisitions, etc.
Sets up and types a wide variety of correspondence, reports, tables, records, case histories, hearings, etc. from rough draft, dictation, dictating machine or instructions.
Types material that involve knowledge of special terminology.
Attends meetings and transcribes minutes; may serve as hearings reporter by recording verbatim testimony and transcribing into prescribed format.
Proofs typing results for typographical errors, spelling, punctuation and format accuracy.
Establishes and maintains electronic files for identifying, recording and classifying stored data; extracts, assembles and merges stored information to create new documents.