Goverment Jobs
January 14, 2020
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.
1 Vacancy located in the Commercial Division of the Secretary of State, Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA.
Only current permanent classified employees of Secretary of State are eligible to apply for thisvacancy.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position in order to be 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. 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.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Janice Branch, Human Resource Specialist
Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin
Human Resource Division
P. O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
[email protected]


A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level experience in the examination, processing, approval or maintenance of records related to the organization and operation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, or trademarks; or in the legal formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, or registration of trademarks; or professional level experience in a public sector setting.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field will substitute for the required baccalaureate degree.
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 may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester 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 more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree will substitute for a maximum of four years 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 of 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 Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Job Concepts

To assist the Commercial Administrator in directing and overseeing all activities involved in the operations of the Commercial Division.
Administrative direction from the Commercial Administrator or a higher level administrator.
Broad over Commercial Managers.
Department of State.
Differs from Commercial Manager by the presence of responsibility for administration of multiple program sections.

Differs from Commercial Administrator by the absence of full responsibility for of the work of the division.

Examples of Work

Assists with supervising all operations of each section within the Commercial Division.
Assists with the examination, processing, filing, and maintenance of all corporation, partnership, trademark, and limited liability company organizational documents.

Assists with the processing and forwarding of lawsuits served on the Secretary of State as the agent for service of process as designated by law.

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
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 ? State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (, Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (, Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (, among others. LASERS has provided thisvideo to give you more detailed information about their system.
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