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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Engineer 6 - DCL (Water Infrastructure Engineer) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Engineer 6 - DCL (Water Infrastructure Engineer)

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Engineer 6 - DCL (Water Infrastructure Engineer)


$6,692.00 - $12,047.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

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LDH-Office of Public Health

Opening Date


Closing Date

5/23/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

The Louisiana Department of Health is dedicated to fulfilling its mission through direct provision of quality services, the development and stimulation of services of others, and the utilization of available resources in the most effective manner.

LDH serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities.

This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health / Office of Public Health / Engineering Services / East Baton Rouge Parish

Announcement Number: OPH/CG/193825

Cost Center: 3262208510

Position Number(s): 50563219

This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Probationary, Promotional, or Detail appointment.

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

Supplemental Qualification:

1 year of Drinking Water Experience plus 2 Years of experience in cost estimates/project management for infrastructure projects.

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.

A resume upload willNOTpopulate your information into your application. Work experience left off your electronic application or only included in an attached resume is not eligible to receive credit

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Ciera Green

Ciera.Green@la.gov (ContactEmail@la.gov)




This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.

Minimum Qualifications


Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering and one of the following:

  1. Two years of licensed engineering experience.

  2. Six years of professional engineering experience.


    A master's degree in engineering will substitute for one year of the required experience.

    A Ph.D. in engineering will substitute for two years of the required experience.

    Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of required experience.


    Engineering experience gained while licensed as a professional engineer will be accepted as licensed engineering experience.

    Engineering experience gained after earning an ABET-accredited degree and prior to earning a professional engineer’s license (e.g., as an engineer intern applicant, engineer intern, or equivalent) will be accepted as professional level engineering experience.


    Applications will be accepted from persons licensed to practice professional engineering in states other than Louisiana. If one of those applicants is selected for the position, he/she will be required to obtain a Louisiana license prior to appointment. The hiring agency will verify that all licensing requirements are met.


    This job is designated a Dual Career Ladder job as defined in State Civil Service Rule, requiring the possession of advanced, specialized skills that may vary by position. Any required supplemental qualifications will be posted for the specific vacancy.


    Louisiana Professional Engineer licenses are issued by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board. Licensing requirements may be viewed at www.lapels.com


    Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

Job Concepts


Serves as a leader and departmental authority in either a broad area of engineering or in a narrow but intensely specialized field of engineering.




Broad direction from an Engineer 7 or 8. Alternative reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.


May exercise functional/project supervision over lower-level engineers, other professionals or engineering technicians.


May be used by all state agencies.


Differs from Engineer 5 by the presence of designation as a Dual Career Ladder job.

Differs from Engineer 6 by the absence of responsibility for direct supervision over professional engineers.

Examples of Work


Serves as a high-level, technical expert for the agency in a specific field of engineering; responsible for developing, managing, and/or evaluating highly technical and specialized components of important engineering programs or projects.

Serves as a leader and departmental authority in either a broad area of engineering or in a narrow but intensely specialized field of engineering.

Serves as a recognized, top-level technical expert in a specific engineering area; performs advisory and consulting work for the agency as a recognized authority in a broad program area or in an intensely specialized area of considerable novelty and importance.

Formulates and guides the research on problems of exceptional difficulty and marked importance to the organization; typically will have contributed new designs or techniques which are regarded as having major impact on the specialized area of engineering.

Consults with agency administrators on programs requiring knowledge of complex technical processes or programs.

Provides technical and consultative assistance to division directors and district administrators by resolving complex problems and rendering technical assistance in specialized area of expertise.

May represent the agency on behalf of the Governor or Secretary on national advisory committees, commissions, task forces or foundations.

Serves as agency trainer/mentor to lower-level engineers in area of expertise; may prepare comprehensive manuals for training, procedures, requirements for specialty area(s) to which assigned.

Serves as technical expert in conducting and reviewing feasibility studies for most complex projects in specialized area of expertise.

Serves as statewide expert with responsibility for establishing policies and standards for a specific engineering project and/or activity.

Represents the agency and provides information and data concerning assigned program area to federal and local government officials, state legislators, other state highway officials, administrators and managers, planning organizations, the news media, business and civic groups, and the public.

Provides final and authoritative review of agency and/or consultant work results to ensure compliance with contractual provisions and administrative policies, and to transfer findings through the development of effective implementation programs.

Makes recommendations for formulation, establishment and improvement of policies and procedures for engineering projects related to area of specialization.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough 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:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/

Parental Leave– Up to six weeks paid parental leave

More information can be found athttps://www.civilservice.louisiana.gov/Parental-Leave/Default.aspx

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 (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others


    Do you possess 1 year of Drinking Water Experience plus 2 Years of experience in cost estimates/project management for infrastructure projects?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you possess a current license to practice professional engineering in Louisiana or any other state?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered yes to the previous question, please list your license number, original issue date and expiration date. If you answered no, indicate "N/A".

    Required Question


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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