Friday , March 31 2023

PLUMBER Jobs at State of Louisiana

State of Louisiana

Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of

Public Safety & Corrections –

Corrections Services


Angola, LA


This position has a Special Entrance Rate of $22.31 per hour / $3867.07 per month

Why work for DOC?

  • Culture:
    DOC values and supports employees through numerous recognition programs, creating a sense of community, prioritizing internal promotional opportunities, clear communication, and professional development.
  • Growth: Professional growth is encouraged at DOC through numerous avenues.
  • Benefits: DOC offers a generous benefits package including; a defined benefit pension plan, health insurance that is also available post retirement, at least 10 paid holidays, sick and annual leave that rolls over from year to year, paid or time off accrued for hours worked over 40 per week, a deferred compensation plan, a flexible benefits plan, alternate work schedules, work from home, etc. Alternative work schedules including 4/10’s or work from home MAY be an available benefit for certain positions upon meeting the policy requirements.

This position may be filled as:

    : The selected employee may be required to serve a trial detail prior to being permanently promoted.
  • PROBATIONAL APPOINTMENT: Current permanent status classified State employees may be required to accept a probational appointment, if selected.
  • TEMPORARY JOB APPOINTMENT: This position may be filled by temporary job appointment. If filled as a temporary job appointment, should a permanent position become available, the employee may be converted to a probational appointment.

  • Exams and License Requirements
    • No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
  • Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.
    • Any qualifying experience that is based on college credit/college hours should have an accompanying transcript for verification.
    • Failure to provide your qualifying work experience may result in your application not being considered.

  • 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.


  • IMPORTANT: In the supplemental questions section, applicants must authorize the HR Office of DPS&C-Corrections Services to contact prior employers to check references under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), to be considered for employment, by answering ‘YES’ to the PREA question.
  • 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. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
  • 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.
    • Applicants may be required to work shift work
  • To view and apply to any of our other postings we currently have available, click HERE.

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections – Corrections Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any non-merit factor including disability.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Chassity Rheams

Louisiana State Penitentiary

Human Resources Department

Phone: 225-655-2055

Fax: 225-342-5968



Four years of experience in pipefitting, steamfitting, or plumbing.

Training in the plumbing, pipefitting, or steamfitting trade will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To provide supervision, guidance, logistical support and limited administration to a group of plumbers and related jobs performing journeyman level plumbing work.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad review from a maintenance supervisor or agency official of higher level.

Supervision Exercised:
Direct line over Plumber/Pipefitter Master, Plumber/Pipefitters, Trade Apprentices, and related subordinate personnel.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Plumber Master and related jobs by the presence of full supervisory responsibilities in the plumbing trade.

Examples of Work

Assigns and inspects the work of Plumber/Pipefitters and other assigned personnel.

Oversees installation, alteration, maintenance, and repairing of plumbing fixtures and equipment.

Inspects damaged buildings and structures and reviews new plans to determine the materials and plumbing and piping time needed to estimate the cost of repair or construction.

Requisitions material.

Updates and files cost and time records of all projects.

Reads and interprets blueprints.

Performs limited administrative functions: leave approval, time keeping, etc.

Evaluates subordinates work performance.

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