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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Compliance Investigator 1-3 (CPG) in United States

Compliance Investigator 1-3 (CPG)

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Compliance Investigator 1-3 (CPG)


$2,694.00 - $5,304.00 Monthly


Other, LA

Job Type



LA St Bd-Contractors Licensing

Job Number



6/24/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

This position is independently responsible for conducting preliminary and thorough investigations in the Central LA region pertaining to alleged violations of the LA Contractors' Licensing laws, rules and regulations for the Board and inspecting and monitoring construction sites for compliance of the laws. The preferred candidate will have extensive law enforcement, investigative and/or compliance experience.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level 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. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Janna Lege

LA State Licensing Board for Contractors

(225) 346-6333



A baccalaureate degree.


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.


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

Function of Work:

Conducts investigations on violations regarding Board/Agency policies, state and federal statutes, Civil Service rules, licensure and/or ethics.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Direct from a Compliance Investigator 4-B, Executive Director or higher-level administrator.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from law enforcement investigators by emphasis on administrative rather than criminal investigations.

Differs from Compliance Investigator 2 by performing entry-level compliance investigations.

Differs from Compliance Investigator 4-B by absence of supervision duties.

Examples of Work


Conduct investigations into alleged or suspected misconduct by licensed members of applicable board.

Reviews and gathers evidence by taking oral, written, or tape-recorded statements from witnesses. May conduct surveillance.

Investigate reported violations of state, federal, and agency laws, rules, and policies.

Prepares and maintains detailed confidential reports and summaries of investigations/inspections.

May give presentations and training on applicable laws and licensure regulations to the public.

May make recommendations on updating laws and requirements for each license.

May testify in Civil Service hearings, Ethics Commission hearings, board hearings, criminal and civil court concerning results of investigations.


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 this video ( to give you more detailed information about their system.


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State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to the supplemental information above. Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462



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