Louisiana Department of State Civil Service General Services Director in United States

General Services Director


$6,068.00 - $11,943.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



Division of Administration-LA Property Assist

Job Number

LPAA 031318 BB


3/23/2018 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information

The Division of Administration/Louisiana Property Assistance Agency has a vacancy. This job title has an assigned pay grade of AS-624.

This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee. There is no Civil Service written test requirement.

A criminal history check will be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.

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.

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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.

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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 our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office 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 our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office 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 www.jobs.la.gov).

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.

Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

For further information about this posting, please contact:

Brandon Blanchard

HR Supervisor

Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources

email: brandon.blanchard@la.gov



A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional experience in budgeting; policy planning; policy development; management analysis; surplus property, fleet, or warehouse management; printing operations; or forms management or design. Two years of this experience must have been at the supervisory level or above.


Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted 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 may be substituted 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.

Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in business administration will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of the required general experience.


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 Association of Schools and Colleges; 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 serve as the director of the General Services Division with statewide responsibility for all matters relating to movable property, forms management, mail services, surplus property, and printing.




Administrative direction from an Assistant Commissioner of Administration.


Direct line over General Services Assistant Directors.


Division of Administration


Differs from Assistant Commissioner of Administration by the absence of executive level responsibilities.

Differs from General Services Assistant Directors by responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the General Services Division.

Examples of Work



Directs and supervises the statewide programs and activities of State and Federal Surplus Property and Statewide Fleet Management.

Recommends, implements, and enforces policies and regulations governing statewide property and fleet management.

Provides for the management of administrative property through maintenance of records, by conducting periodic inventories, and through maintenance and depreciation accounts and repair cost analyses, by disposing of excess property and obtaining releases from accountability for lost or stolen property.

Reviews property-related data, such as inventories, budgets, planning reports, vendor brochures, and excess property and property request reports to obtain information on property status, needs, and availability.

Prepares plans, standards, and specifications for building and equipment maintenance, repair, and inspection.

Responsible for developing and implementing Louisiana's alternative fuels energy conservation program.

Reports on property management and vehicle assignment and usage statewide to the Governor, Legislature, other state and federal agencies, and/or the public.

Directs budget preparations and management of self-generated funds.

Reviews financial statements for all ancillary programs to ensure cost effectiveness of operations and to decide disposition of requests for new and replacement equipment and expansion of services.