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17-560 State Civil Service

The mission of the Department of State Civil Service is to develop and administer human resource practices that enable employees and organizations to provide cost-effective, quality services in a manner that is consistent with Article X of the Louisiana Constitution and consistent with the unique requirements of operating in the public sector.

The goals of the Department of State Civil Service are:

  1. Improve the classification and compensation systems through the development and implementation of flexible job evaluation and pay policies and practices that can be adapted to meet agencies' unique requirements.
  2. Create and administer programs, rules, and procedures that promote effectiveness and accountability in state agencies and their employees.
  3. Provide hiring and promotion processes to make qualified candidates available for timely employment and promotion decisions by state managers.
  4. Develop the capabilities of agency supervisors and Human Resource Managers to assume greater responsibilities over the management of human resources through training and other activities.
  5. Improve the discipline and appeal procedures through streamlining the processes and educating users.
  6. Utilize technology to improve the productivity and effectiveness of Civil Service and its user agencies.

The Department of State Civil Service has two programs: Administration and Human Resources Management.









This agency's recommended appropriation includes $137,025 of funds for short-term debt.

This agency does not have any long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund by:



     Interagency Transfers



     Fees & Self-gen. Revenues









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