About State Jobs in Indiana

The state's classification system is broken down by job categories. Each job category has assigned job codes. Job codes use the format 1AA1 through 9ZZ7. The first number of the job code indicates the job category, while the last number indicates skill level. Any new hire will start at the minimum of the salary range, unless otherwise posted. The descriptions listed for each job category are to be used as a general guideline and may not be all inclusive.

Job Categories

Clerical, Office Machine Operators, and Technicians (COMOT)
Codes: 3AA1-3ZZ6, SSWBB
These are positions that would be "clerical" in nature and may not require college training or specific professional training. The following are positions that would be considered "clerical": Clerical Assistants, Account Clerks, Stores Clerks, Secretaries, Claims Takers

Executive, Scientific and Medical (ESM)
Codes: EAA1-EZZ7, EXBB
These are positions such as Directors, Department Heads or highly specialized occupations.

Labor, Trades, and Crafts (LTC)
Codes: 4AA1-4ZZ5, SSWBB, HTBB
These positions would be considered "general labor and or maintenance" and help maintain and repair state facilities. The following are positions that would be considered general labor/maintenance: Building Custodians, Auto Mechanics, Maintenance Repairperson, Grounds Foreman

Professional, Administrative, and Technological (PAT)
Codes: 1AA1-2ZZ6, ITBB, PMBB
Occupations that require specialized or theoretical knowledge through college training or through extensive work experience that requires on-going training, which provides comparable knowledge.

Protective Occupations-Law Enforcement (POLE)
Codes: 5AA1-5ZZ4
These are positions such as Correctional Officers, Security Guards, Arson Investigators and Conservation Officers

Supervisors and Managers (SAM)
Codes: 6AA1-6ZZ8; 7AA1-7ZZ8; 8AA1-8ZZ8; 9AA1-9ZZ7
These occupations normally require a level of formal education which ranges from completion of high school through an advanced college level degree depending upon both the job category supervised and level of job in the supervisory hierarchy.

For more information, visit the Job Categories and Pay Plan page on the SPD website.