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Below is a map of Louisiana showing the locations of the State Civil Service testing locations. To get directions to each of the site locations, click on the indicator for the site, then click on 'Google+ Page'.

    
  
Test Taker Reminders
  • Choose a test site, date, and time to report
  • Be on time.
  • Bring the following with you:
         1. Test application
         2. Picture ID
         3. Social Security Card/Document
  • 2-1/2 hours allowed for test
  • Cell phones must be turned off.
  • If your cell phone rings, your test materials will be taken and you will not receive a score.
  • No calculators allowed.
 
    

 

Test Schedules

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Availability of tests, by location, is listed below. Each location will list their specific dates and times that test taking will be available.

Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office

The Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office is located on the first floor of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry Building at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. The office hours are 7:45am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. The testing schedule for this office is detailed below. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time.

Office Hours
There WILL NOT Be a Civil Service Test Session on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  The Baton Rouge Information Office will open at 1:00 p.m. for customer service only.

Testing Schedule
Series # Test Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8100 Professional Level Exam 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
8500 Office Support Exam 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9242 Accounting Paraprofessional Test 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9300 Highway Foreman 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9500 LEAPS Test (Law Enforcement) 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9812 Parish Highway Maintenance Supervisor Test 12:45 PM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 12:45 PM 8:30 AM
9111 Engineering Technician Test N/A N/A N/A N/A 8:00 AM

To view the Baton Rouge Testing Schedule in printable format, please click here.

Lake Charles Saturday Testing Center

The Lake Charles Saturday testing center is located at McNeese State University in Farrar Hall, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 70605. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45am in order to be in the testing room by 8am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 7, 2017 July 1, 2017
February 4, 2017 August 5, 2017
March 4, 2017 September 16, 2017
April 1, 2017 October 7, 2017
May 6, 2017 November 4, 2017
June 3, 2017 December 2, 2017
Opelousas Saturday Testing Center

The Opelousas Saturday testing center is located at South Louisiana Community College -- T. H. Harris Campus, 322 E. South St., Opelousas, LA 70570. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test at this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 21, 2017 July 15, 2017
February 18, 2017 August 12, 2017
March 18, 2017 September 16, 2017
April 22, 2017 October 14, 2017
May 20, 2017 November 18, 2017
June 17, 2017 December 9, 2017
New Orleans Saturday Testing Center

The New Orleans Saturday testing center is located at Delgado Community College – City Park Campus at 615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA in Building 1, all applicants will enter at the front of the building. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:30 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am and there is no eating or drinking allowed in the testing area. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers,  please arrive early,  testing is on a First come,  First served basis.

Test Schedule
August 12 & 26, 2017 January 13 & 27, 2018
September 9 & 23, 2017 February 17, 2018
October 7 & 21, 2017 March 10 & 24, 2018
November 4 & 18, 2017 April 14 & 28, 2018
December 2, 2017 May 5 & 19, 2018

Due to campus closure during the summer, there will be no State Civil Service testing at Delgado in June and July. Testing will resume in August.

Shreveport Saturday Testing Center

The Shreveport Saturday testing center is located at Louisiana Technical College -- Shreveport Campus, 2010 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45am in order to be in the testing room by 8am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 28, 2017 July 22, 2017
February 18, 2017 August 12, 2017
March 11 & 25, 2017 September 9 & 23, 2017
April 22, 2017 October 7 & 21, 2017
May 20, 2017 November 4 & 18, 2017
June 3 & 24, 2017 December 16, 2017
West Monroe Saturday Testing Center

The West Monroe Saturday testing center is located at Louisiana Technical College – Delta/Ouachita Campus, 609 Vocational Parkway, West Monroe, LA 71292. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test at this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:45 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 14, 2017 July 8, 2017
February 11, 2017 August 12, 2017
March 11, 2017 September 9, 2017
April 8, 2017 October 21, 2017
May 13, 2017 November 4, 2017
June 10, 2017 December 2, 2017

Have questions about testing? Not sure what you will need to bring on the day of the test? Check out our FAQ section here.

Need an accommodation while taking a State Civil Service test? Please refer to our Accommodations area on how to request an accommodation.