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Department of Human Resources

1755 Florida St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 389-3129 Office
(225) 389-5314 Fax
(225) 389-3132 Recruiting
(225) 389-7691 TDD
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

Brian K. Bernard, MPA, PHR
Interim Human Resources Director
hr@brgov.com

recruiting@brgov.com

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Current Employment Opportunities
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Continuous Employment Opportunities
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(Only Classified City-Parish employees may apply)
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Substitution Equivalency Guide

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Welcome to the 
Department 
of Human Resources

Brian K. Bernard, Interim Director

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Brian K. Bernard, MPA, PHR
Interim Human Resources Director

Our mission is...

To provide leadership and partnership in creating and implementing innovative strategies in order to meet the current and emerging needs of our diverse workforce and the citizens we serve.

Do you want to be a part of it? The City offers exciting career opportunities in a variety of professional and skilled services, while providing excellent benefits and growth opportunities. Your inquiries are welcome and we encourage you to submit your Employment Application.


"Watching our economy grow, improving quality of life, moving toward being America’s next great city."

Mayor-President
Melvin L. "Kip" Holden



C-P Employee/Retiree
2015 Insurance Information


Frequently Asked Questions

Are Criminal Record Checks part of the application process?

Yes, Criminal Record Checks will be run on all applicants not currently employed with the City-Parish Government, as well as those employees with less then six months of service. These record checks will be run prior to candidates being eligible for interview.

Can you apply for any job at any time?

No. A position must be open for application in order to apply. However, Classified City-Parish employees can apply for any position at any time.

All classified City-Parish positions have minimum qualifications which must be met by all applicants interested in employment. Please review the job posting for the position you are interested in. If you do not have the specific minimum requirements, and wish to discuss the equivalent combination of training and experience, please contact the Recruitment staff at 389-3132.

Do I have to complete an application to apply for a job?

Yes, resumés are not accepted in lieu of completed applications. City-Parish applicants are expected to provide accurate and complete application information regarding employment, education, criminal history, etc. Any misrepresentation of information will disqualify applicants from employment consideration and subject current employees to dismissal.

Are original education, certification and similar documents required when I apply for a job?

Yes, original documents should be submitted when you apply for a job. If the documentation is omitted, you will not receive education points (if applicable) which will result in a lower grade. Also, your name will not be certified if the appointing authority requests a degree or certification. You have thirty days to submit your original documents at which time your application will be regraded.

What jobs do you have open for application?

You can call the job line at 344-4636.
      Current Openings - Ext. 1603
      Continuous Openings - Ext. 1604
      Promotional Openings - Ext. 1609

or check job openings online for a complete listing of job opportunities.

How do I apply for a job?

The application process depends upon the position in which you are applying. If a position is open as a current vacancy, then the application must be submitted before the deadline date and time. All applications with a Thursday deadline must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday. If a position is open continuously for application, then there is no deadline in applying. If a written examination is required, then the application must be submitted when you come in for testing. For more information view the Walk-In Test Schedule on this site.

What are your testing days?

Written and skills examinations are offered on a walk-in basis.  No appointment is needed. You can get a testing schedule from the Recruitment & Examination Division or from our Walk-In Test Schedule webpage.

When will I receive my test and/or application results?

Examination and/or application results are mailed to the applicant usually within 3 weeks of application.

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