Greetings from the Director of State Civil Service
The Department of State Civil Service is currently implementing the new professional test for designated professional level positions. The new exam, the Professional Level Exam (PLE---series 8100), replaced the Professional Entry Test (PET---series 9333).
Administration of the new PLE began Friday, March 1, 2013, in our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office. Our Saturday Test Centers in New Orleans, Opelousas, Lake Charles, Shreveport and West Monroe will begin administration during the month of March. Schedule dates for each location can be found here.
For a detailed explanation of the transition period for implementing the PLE, please see General Circular 2013-001. If you are a job seeker, click Important Information for Job Seekers to see how the new test will affect you.
Job Seekers – For a short video containing important information about the new Professional Level Exam (PLE), click here.
Office Hours - The Baton Rouge Information and Recruiting Office will OPEN at 12:00 PM on Thursday, May 9, 2013. There will be an afternoon test session.