JOB TITLE: Director of Civil Service
OPENING DATE: Thursday, November 16, 2023
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 7, 2023
SALARY RANGE: $26.11 - $52.57 per hour at 35-40 hours per week
JOB TYPE: Full-time, Classified
DEPARTMENT: Department of Civil Service
LOCATION: Lafourche Parish Agriculture Building, Thibodaux
Nature of Job: Appointed by the Civil Service Board, responsible for all phases in the administration of a centralized merit system of personnel administration in the employment service of the Parish, including development and administration of position classification plan, wage and salary plan, recruitment and examination of applicants for employment, service ratings, personnel records, reporting, and transactions. Work is carried out for the most part without direct supervision, being subject only to the policy and administrative powers of the Civil Service Board.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or affiliated curriculum from four-year college or university
Substitution 1: Three (3) to five (5) years related experience and/or training
Substitution 2: Equivalent combination of education and experience in the technical and programmatic aspects of civil service systems
A valid driver’s license issued by a state other than Louisiana is acceptable for application; however, once an employment offer is extended for a position, an applicant will have thirty (30) days to obtain the required Louisiana license. Failure to obtain a Louisiana driver’s license may disqualify an applicant from permanent employment in any position. Maintains acceptable driving record in addition to a valid Louisiana license.
*Proof of all certifications must be provided.
Applicants are subject to Civil Service procedures and testing, must be at least 18 years of age, pass a drug screen, and must meet the following submission procedures: Application must be completely filled out and signed/dated by applicant. Application along with a cover letter and resume attached must be submitted in a sealed envelope as follows: Mail to Lafourche Parish Civil Service Board, P. O. Box 32, Thibodaux, LA 70302 or hand deliver to Lafourche Parish Civil Service Board, 402 West Fifth Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301. (Our offices are closed on Fridays)
For an application to apply for this position, please visit the Lafourche Parish Government website at