Sunday , March 26 2023

Residential Services Specialist Jobs in USA at State of Louisiana

State of Louisiana

Supplemental Information


Position is located with Central Louisiana Supports and Services Center

Department: Residential
Shifts are as follows:

This position has a Special Entrance Rate:

Residential Services Specialist 1 $972.00
Residential Services Specialist 2 $1,040.00
Residential Services Specialist 3 $1,190.80

This position may be filled by
Probation, Promotion, Demotion, or Lateral Transfer.

Preference may be given to permanent classified employees of Central Louisiana Supports and Services Center.

This job is in a career progression group and may be filled at a higher level.

As part of the
Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a
Residential Services Specialist 1,2, or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the
Residential Services Specialist 3 is $40,768.00

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.


Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must describe your actual duties as you will not be qualified for the higher level based on your title alone.

A resume upload will
NOT populate your information into your application.

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

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.

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

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Deana Frederick

Central Louisiana Supports and Services Center

5400 Coliseum Blvd

Alexandria, LA 71306


[email protected]


No experience or training required.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To assist in performing non-professional support work involving the direct care of individuals and the implementation of active treatment plans by providing care, guidance, and training.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Close from a Residential Services Specialist 5 or a higher-level professional staff member.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
Department of Health and Hospitals, Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, residential care facilities or community homes for individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities; schools and hospitals.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Residential Services Specialist 2 by the absence of experienced-level duties and by the presence of close supervision.

Examples of Work

Under close supervision:
Assists in the training and guidance of individuals in routine and elementary self-help skills such as good hygiene, good housekeeping, money management, and other activities providing personal and social growth.

Assists individuals with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, and oral hygiene. Assistance may include lifting up to 50 lbs.

Participates in the development and implementation of the Active Treatment Plan and Nutritional, Behavior, and Physical Support Plans.

May prevent or stop disturbances through approved facility policies and procedures.

Trains individuals in maintaining living area standards by performing and modeling simple custodial tasks such as making beds, cleaning floors, and putting clothes away.

Accompanies and transports individuals to activities such as the dining hall, church services, recreation areas, doctor’s offices, education field trips, work, and shopping.

Observes behavior and health of individuals and reports sudden or unusual changes to higher authority.

Reports accidents/incidents and suspected cases of abuse or neglect of individuals to higher authority.

May instruct individuals involved in work activities such as cutting grass, loading materials, or other simple custodial tasks.

Cleans living area and washes, dries and folds residents clothing and linens.

Reports needed repairs and maintenance in living area.

Maintains records for review of higher authority on progress of training and development of individuals.

 Report Job