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Louisiana Employment Information


Louisiana Overview


Louisiana continues to fight back from the numerous natural disasters it has suffered over the past decade, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The state, which lost almost 10 percent of its job base after Katrina, has since regained nearly all of the jobs lost to the hurricane. The Pelican State’s economy continues to be dominated by the energy sector and forest products. The oil and gas industries -- as well as the ongoing rebuilding efforts -- are expected to help revive the Louisiana job sector and economy over the long term, though conditions will remain uncertain.

Louisiana Job Opportunities


Thanks to generous tax incentives and affordable living conditions, Louisiana is an attractive place for new businesses and job seekers alike. Career opportunities in Louisiana are concentrated in the energy sector, but the state has growing expertise in advanced manufacturing, agribusiness, clean tech, digital software, specialty healthcare and water management. Louisiana State University and the Southern University System offer a comprehensive research and learning environment.

The trade, transportation and utilities sector accounts for a majority of jobs in Louisiana, followed by the government sector. Most industries have been expanding employment, with the exception of some with smaller shares of employment, including information and other services.

Louisiana Employment Trends


Employment in Louisiana has fared surprisingly well considering the challenges the state has faced. The state’s unemployment rate surged to 11 percent in the months following Katrina in 2005, but then dropped as people left the area. The rate remained below 8 percent during the recession and began 2012 at 6.9 percent. Louisiana payrolls and online hiring have been steadily escalating.

Louisiana jobs will increase 1.8 percent between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, greater than the 1.3 percent growth expected in the country’s job supply, Moody’s Analytics forecasts.
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COLFAX, 71417
Are you one of those people who just instinctively see how things work? Are you the person people come to when they need to have something looked at or fixed? Put that talent to work in the Army National Guard. As a Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer in the Army National Guard, you will build the skills you need for a civilian career while directly supporting the maintenance of chemical...
COLFAX, 71417
As an Automated Logistical Specialist in the Army National Guard, you will learn the ins and outs of supply chain management, from storage and distribution to warehouse management and record keeping. Major duties include: Establishing and maintaining records, such as stock lists, inventory, material control, accounting, and supply reports Reviewing and verifying quantities received against bills o...
COUSHATTA, 71019
It's said that an army marches on its stomach. If that's the case, you can be the Soldier who keeps the Army National Guard marching on. In the Army National Guard, the Food Service Specialist takes care of the dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Soldiers, ensuring their ability to meet the challenges before them. You'll learn how to plan and prep menus, how to prepare and serve food, and how...
COVINGTON, 70433
As a Plumber in the Army National Guard, you will build the skills you need for a rewarding civilian career while installing and maintaining pipe systems in the Army National Guard. Like a civilian plumber, you will work on pipe systems for water, steam, and waste, as well as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Duties include reading drawings, plans, and specifications; planning the layout of pipe sy...
DELHI, 71232
Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs support battlefield operations through circulation control, providing area security, conducting prisoner of war operations, supervising civilian internee operations, and carrying out law and order operations. MPs also support...
FARMERVILLE, 71241
Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, you will have the opportunity to supervise and perform unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline - and diesel - fueled light-wheeled vehicles. In short, if it's on wheels, you'll work on it. And...
GONZALES, 70737
Airfields. Roads. Dams. Buildings. Name the project, and the Army National Guard builds it. And to do it, they need to move tons of earth, debris, and building materials. That's where the Horizontal Construction Engineer comes in with bulldozers, cranes, graders, and other heavy equipment. As a Guard Horizontal Construction Engineer, you will use heavy machinery to level earth for runways and road...
GONZALES, 70737
Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, you will have the opportunity to supervise and perform unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline - and diesel - fueled light-wheeled vehicles. In short, if it's on wheels, you'll work on it. And...
HAMMOND, 70401
It takes a team of highly trained professionals on the ground to help the Army National Guard maintain its flight status. If you're looking for a career in the aircraft repair and maintenance field, then join the Army National Guard and watch your future take flight. As an Aircraft Structural Repairer, you will inspect, service, and repair aircraft structural components on Army aircraft to ensure...
HAMMOND, 70401
If you're looking to take your mechanical skills to the next level, then join the Army National Guard and watch your future take flight. The wide range of missions and diversity of functions of Guard helicopters require a highly specialized maintenance team for each type of aircraft. As a UH-60 Utility Helicopter Repairer you will be responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on UH-60...
HAMMOND, 70401
Dreaming of a health care career? As a National Guard Health Care Specialist, you will address the health care needs of civilians after natural disasters or civil emergencies. You will also be the first line of defense against injuries and illnesses suffered by our Soldiers through the administration of immediate emergency care and ongoing care and support. After extensive Army medical training, y...
HAMMOND, 70401
Are you one of those people who just instinctively see how things work? Are you the person people come to when they need to have something looked at or fixed? Put that talent to work in the Army National Guard. As a Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer in the Army National Guard, you will build the skills you need for a civilian career while directly supporting the maintenance of chemical...
HAMMOND, 70401
It's said that an army marches on its stomach. If that's the case, you can be the Soldier who keeps the Army National Guard marching on. In the Army National Guard, the Food Service Specialist takes care of the dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Soldiers, ensuring their ability to meet the challenges before them. You'll learn how to plan and prep menus, how to prepare and serve food, and how...
HAMMOND, 70403
Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, you will have the opportunity to supervise and perform unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline - and diesel - fueled light-wheeled vehicles. In short, if it's on wheels, you'll work on it. And...
HAMMOND, 70403
Energize your future by joining the Army National Guard as a Utilities Equipment Repairer. Utilities Equipment Repairers maintain and repair electrical equipment such as electric motors and electric tools. Some of your duties as a Utilities Equipment Repairer may include maintaining, testing, and repairing electric motors; inspecting and repairing electrical equipment; inspecting and repairing ele...
HAMMOND, 70403
Like all the vehicles on the road, the Army National Guard can't run without fuel. And it's the Petroleum Supply Specialist who makes sure we keep moving. As an Army National Guard Petroleum Supply Specialist you will ensure the proper handling, storage, and shipment of petroleum-based products, such as oil, fuel, and compressed gas. These are skills you will learn that could lead to a rewarding c...
HAMMOND, 70403
It's said that an army marches on its stomach. If that's the case, you can be the Soldier who keeps the Army National Guard marching on. In the Army National Guard, the Food Service Specialist takes care of the dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Soldiers, ensuring their ability to meet the challenges before them. You'll learn how to plan and prep menus, how to prepare and serve food, and how...
HOUMA, 70364
Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll develop as a Soldier in the Army National Guard. Imagine competing for a management position and it comes down to you and one other applicant. The strong work ethic, valuable skills, and undeniable experience you gain in the...
HOUMA, 70364
Army National Guard Unit Supply Specialists make sure the unit and fellow Soldiers have what they need when they need it. In this role, your keen eye and management ability will keep warehouse functions running smoothly and keep the Guard moving forward. As a Unit Supply Specialist, you will oversee the shipping, storage and supply of Army National Guard equipment. This includes receiving, inspect...
JEANERETTE, 70544
Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll develop as a Soldier in the Army National Guard. Imagine competing for a management position and it comes down to you and one other applicant. The strong work ethic, valuable skills, and undeniable experience you gain in the...
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