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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service OCDD ACTIVE TREATMENT SPECIALIST 1 - 2 in Pineville, Louisiana


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$2,309.00 - $4,453.00 Monthly


Pineville, LA

Job Type


Job Number

PSSC 23-107-RJ


LDH-Office for Citizens with Development Disabilities

Opening Date


Closing Date

6/5/2023 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

PSSC 23-107-RJ


Location: Active Treatment Department

Shift: 8am-4:30pm Pass Days: Sat. & Sun.

Salary - Depends on Qualifications

This position receives premium pay of $ 3.00 per hour.

OCDD Active Treatment Specialist 1- $13.32hr. - $25.69hr.

OCDD Active Treatment Specialist 2- $14.25hr. - $27.49hr.

This position may be filled byDetail,Probation, Promotion, Demotion, or Lateral Transfer. Preference may be given to permanent classified employees of Pinecrest Supports and Services Center.

As part of aCareer Progression Group,vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as anOCDD Active Treatment Specialist 1, 2depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for theOCDD Active Treatment Specialist 2 is $57,179. Please refer to the“Job Specifications”tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities page” for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for8100-Professional Level Examin 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.

Applicantswithout current test scores can apply to take the testhere ( .

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.

NOTE: Failure to fully complete the education and work history sections of the application can result in an applicant being hiring at the lower level of the position in which any are applying.

Pinecrest Supports and Services Center is a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports the recruitment, hiring and retention of individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment resources for individuals with disabilities, see the Louisiana Employment Resources Guide at (Download PDF reader)

Pinecrest Supports and Services Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Robert L. Jones

Pinecrest Supports & Services Center

P.O. Box 5191

Pineville, Louisiana 71360



A baccalaureate degree.


A registered nurse's license will substitute for the required degree.


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

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To review, implement, and monitor the active treatment plans for clients in OCDD residential facilities.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from an OCDD Active Treatment Specialist 3-A or higher-level administrator.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

Department of Health and Hospitals, Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from OCDD Active Treatment Specialist 2 by the supervision received and the absence of complex responsibilities.

Examples of Work

Performs quality review and compliance work by assisting in reviewing, implementing, investigating and reporting inaccuracies in active treatment plans, activities of daily living, and behavior support plans of people residing in an OCDD residential facility.

Participates in interdisciplinary staff meetings with other professionals to establish personal outcomes for enhancement of quality of life.

Assists in regulatory surveys and reviews by certification, accrediting, and licensing teams. Compiles data from central and unit records in preparation of statistical reports.

Assists in reporting inaccuracies, inadequacies, deficiencies, and discrepancies noted in the written program or the walk-through investigation. Makes recommendations requiring corrective action.

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

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 ( LASERS has provided this video ( to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (,

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (, among others


    PSSC - Are you currently employed by Pinecrest Supports and Services Center?

  • Yes

  • No


    PSSC - Incomplete applications will NOT be considered! Have you listed ALL prior employment (entire work history starting after High School or College) with complete name of all employers (no abbreviations), your job title, complete address, & phone number of each employer?

  • Yes

  • No


    PSSC - You will be selected for interview based on your application. Explain any gaps in employment of 3 months or longer (Example: January/1999 - May/1999 = taking care of sick parent or stay at home parent etc.). If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.


    PSSC - Have you ever been on probation or sentenced to jail/prison as a result of a felony conviction or guilty plea to a felony charge?

  • Yes

  • No


    PSSC - If "YES", give the law enforcement authority (city, police, sheriff, FBI, etc.) the offense, place, and disposition of case. If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.


    PSSC - Failure to fully complete the education and work history sections of the application can result in an applicant being hiring at the lower level of the position in which any are applying. Have you listed ALL prior work history (entire work history starting after High School or College)?

  • Yes

  • No


    Do you possess a valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC)?

  • Yes

  • No


    If you answered 'YES' to the question above, please list the license TYPE, NUMBER, ORIGINAL ISSUE DATE and EXPIRATION DATE. If you answered no, enter 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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