Employment Openings

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR INTERNET APPLICATIONS

 

Only U.S. citizens and non-citizens authorized to work in the United States by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service are eligible for employment by the Lafayette Consolidated Government. The deadline may be found at the top of the front of the application. Applications will not be accepted after the posted deadline. Applications must also include an original signature. Residents who live in the Lafayette area must turn-in their applications at the Civil Service office. If you live outside the Lafayette area, a copy of the required information must accompany the application before it is accepted.

In order for an application to be accepted, the following items are required at the time the application is turned in.
 
  • Proof that the applicant is 18 years of age or older and has permission to work in the United States issued by the Department of State if not a citizen, and has submitted to the Civil Service Office the prescribed completed employment forms of the aforementioned, prior to the deadline for applications.
  • Proof of a social security number. If you do not have your SS card, an official document with number printed on it will be accepted. (Ex: W-2, pay stub, etc.)

    The following item may be turned in at any time before the test is given.

  • Proof of veteran status; DD214. You must show proof of having served 90 consecutive days of active duty and show proof that you were honorably discharged. Any one showing proof will be awarded five points to a passing grade.
  • Deadlines are strictly enforced, your application form with items 1 and 2 listed above must be submitted to the Civil Service Office before both date/time and maximum number of applications stated on the ad or announcement of the vacancy.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (337) 291-8330.
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LINEMAN III$28.95-$36.19/HOUR/DOE LUS
Position is responsible for skilled independent work in installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground power lines and related components of the city-parish electrical transmission and distribution system. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. Graduation from high school supplemented by courses in basic electricity, and experience as a Lineman II; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must show proof of having passed the written portion of the CDL to apply. Louisiana Class A CDL with Air Brake and Combination endorsements within 14-days of hire required. A pole climbing performance test will be conducted. Must have a valid Class A CDL license to apply. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, May 12, 2017, at noon, or until filled.
 
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ANIMAL CARETAKER$11.25 - $14.06/hour/DOEANIMAL CONTROL
Graduation from high school and considerable experience in the care and wellbeing of animals; or any combination of training and experience. Assists with vaccination and care giving of the animals. Position demands that applicants must not be afraid of animals and may require putting animals to sleep. Work involves some heavy lifting. Background checks may be required.  Valid driver’s license required to apply. Possession of a valid Louisiana driver’s license required. Positions in this class are assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete initial and ongoing training requirements established by the Chief Administrative Office, Animal Control division, in accordance with Louisiana state law, euthanasia personnel shall receive Euthanasia Certification by the Humane Society of the United States Academy on Euthanasia or an equivalent program within one year of date of employment for continued employment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 30, 2017, at noon.
 
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CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR I (Electrical)$18.17-$22.71/Hour/DOEPZD
Position is responsible for enforcement of local and national codes and regulations governing pre-completion electrical installation. Work involves on-site inspections at each of several phases of construction of both commercial and residential structures. Position works with relative independence, and provides advisement and customer service to involved parties throughout the electrical inspection process. Graduation from a standard high school and experience in a wide variety of skilled residential and commercial construction; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities, and skills. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Positions in this class are assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete certification as a Residential and Commercial Building Codes Enforcement Officer as required by the State of Louisiana within one (1) year for continued employment. Current position requires the employee to complete the preceding certifications in the Electrical discipline. Applicants must obtain a valid Louisiana drivers license prior to hire required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 30, 2017, at noon.
 
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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III$12.86-$16.08/hour /DOEPUBLIC WORKS
Responsible for the skilled operation of a Backhoe and Tandem Dump Truck. May also operate an asphalt dually, small excavator, and related equipment. Ability to read and write, and experience in the operation of trucks or equipment similar to those described herein; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake, combination and/or tanker endorsements as issued by the State of Louisiana. Applicants must have at least a valid Commercial Driver’s License or CDL permit to apply and test, but must obtain a Louisiana class A CDL with endorsements, prior to hire required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, June 30, 2017, at noon.
 
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