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A message from Civil Service Director Byron P. Decoteau, Jr.

Civil Service Director Byron P. Decoteau, Jr.

Dear Fellow State Employees,

On behalf of the State Civil Service Commission and the Department of State Civil Service (SCS), I would like to take the opportunity to extend our sincerest gratitude to all state employees in honor of their Public Service.

As a state employee, you are making a difference in moving Louisiana forward. Far too often your dedication and commitment is overshadowed by perceptions that portray government workers as inefficient. I know differently, as I have seen firsthand the vigilant efforts of the vast majority. You must continue to rise above these perceptions and take every opportunity to showcase the value you provide to the citizens of our State. Your individual efforts are making tremendous impacts in Louisiana’s ability to provide for the health, safety and welfare of our citizens among a host of other critical services.

I thank you for the daily efforts and applaud your dedication in continually making Louisiana a great place to live and work.


Byron P. Decoteau, Jr.

Office Closure
The Louisiana Department of State Civil Service and Baton Rouge Information and Recruiting Office will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 For the Observance of Memorial Day. There will be NO Civil Service testing on this day.

Scheduled Maintenance
On Thursday, June 2, 2016  The Baton Rouge Information and Recruiting Office will be Open, but there will be NO Civil Service testing.

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