**THIS IS A JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY, MUST APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.BRLA.GOV/JOBS**
Job Title: DEPUTY CONSTABLE
Type of Vacancy: Open Competitive
Job Opening No.: 2020333-2 Job Code: 2158
Work Location: Constable-General Fund
Starting Annual Salary: $30,681 Pay Grade: 1160
Application Dates: 07/31/2020 – 08/06/2020 Application Times: Friday 12 Noon - Thursday
NOTE: Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST attach a copy of their degree or transcript to their application at the time of applying. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST attach a copy of that certification at the time of applying. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such.
Under the general direction of the Deputy Constable-Sergeant, performs responsible and specialized field and courtroom work in serving legal documents and performing in the capacity of a municipal court bailiff. Work involves responsibility for the routine serving of legal papers, the execution of court orders, and performing various special assignments. Irregular hours of work may be necessary in difficult cases. Employees of this class are required to exercise independent judgment, tact and discretion to successfully accomplish assignments. Work is performed in accordance with established laws, rules, regulations and procedures of the Constable's Office, the City of Baton Rouge and the State of Louisiana. Performs other work as requested.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency, and must not be less than twenty-one (21) years of age.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have a valid Louisiana driver's license at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment in this classification. Employees of this class are required to pass a Pre-Academy Evaluation and meet minimum physical standards as set forth by the Louisiana Council on Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.), and must successfully complete and pass a certified P.O.S.T. training program approved by the Louisiana Council within one calendar year from the initial employment or employee will be terminated. Passing the P.O.S.T. examination within one calendar year is a requirement of employment, therefore the probationary period will end after the employee has completed six (6) months of employment and passed the P.O.S.T. examination.
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
Entry Law Enforcement Series written examination required (may take up to 2 hours from test start time). Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at: https://www.brla.gov/261/Examination-Preparation. Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 – 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, 8:30 – 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed online employment application are required for test room admittance. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.
In your employment application, please include detailed information such as software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Failure to provide an adequate description of your job duties may result in your application being REJECTED.