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.

 

Notice: Beginning March 1, 2018, old employment applications will no longer be accepted.  Please use the Download Application link below each opening or obtain an application from the Civil Service Office, LCGFORM#007A (R/03/16).



If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (337) 291-8330.
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Lafayette Consolidated Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, income, gender, age, and disability in access to, or operation of its programs, services, activities or in its hiring or employment practices. Click here to review the ADA and Title VI Plans.
  
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Equipment Operator IV$2,517-$3,146/month/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for the SKILLED operation of a GRADALL, Dozer, Excavator, Backhoe, Tandem Dump Truck and other heavy equipment used in maintenance, repair, and construction of large complex drainage projects. Applicants must be able to independently operate the equipment. Work of this class is distinguished from that of Equipment Operator III by the type of equipment operated, the skill level required by the job assignment, and the frequency of operation of the assigned equipment. Graduation from high school and experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment similar to those types listed herein, including experience in precision work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Apprenticeship may be required. 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 Monday, September 11, 2017, at noon, or until filled.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (Software Services)$23.83-$29.79/hour/DOE IS&T
Position is professional data processing work involved in defining problems in computer applications and developing and testing possible solutions. Incumbent meets with users to identify software needs; writes, modifies, tests, and troubleshoots software applications–both web-based and stand-alone; trains users on applications; and maintains application documentation. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely-related field; work experience in computer programming, application design, Microsoft Visual Studio, and SQL server databases; experience with using programming and scripting languages such as VB.Net, ASP.Net, HTML; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 20 completed applications until Friday, March 16, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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SYSTEMS ANALYST (COMM/ENG)$27.51-$34.39/Hour/DOELUS Fiber
Responsible for serving as technical architect in planning, designing, and implementing computer information systems which include hardware, software, and associated networks. Position serves as project/team leader to manage designated projects. Responsible for designing and development of program applications and reports utilizing various program languages. Must have experience w/ various integration tools such as API’s and XML, and application development tools such as JAVA, ASP.net, SQL, etc. Experience w/ LINUX operating systems desirable. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely related field of study, as well as considerable professional experience as a programmer, programmer analyst, or a systems analyst, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, April 9, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (LUS NTWK ENG)$23.83-$29.79/Hour/DOELUS
Position is responsible for defining problems in computer applications and developing and testing possible solutions.  Position is responsible for identifying data elements, program logic, and equipment requirements for each step in the development of an application.  Must have knowledge of inter-application communications methods such as APIs implemented via SOAP and JSON and application development tools such as .NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, C#, and PHP. Must have knowledge of databases such as Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL. Experience with Linux operating systems desirable.  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and experience in computer programming and applications design; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 20 completed applications until Friday, April 20, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEER III (LUS) (Electric System Construction)$37.44-$46.80/Hour/DOELUS
Position is responsible for the independent application of professional electrical engineering standards to project design, construction, renovation, maintenance of the transmission and distribution electrical system, and its administration according to lawful codes and regulations affecting municipal electrical facilities. Incumbent applies knowledge of electrical engineering to problems and/or assignments requiring familiarity with the methods and materials of electric substations, transmission and distribution planning, and system protection. Position prepares designs, specifications, and bid packages for construction or renovation projects with great independence; evaluates bids, administers contracts, and prepares change orders; and ascertains contractor and in-house compliance with applicable standards, codes or regulations. Applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university, at least four years of service as an Engineer I and Engineer II, or the equivalent if in another jurisdiction, and registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana to apply and test. Non-residents must qualify for reciprocity by the Louisiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers prior to hire. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, July 27, 2018, at noon.
 
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ACCOUNTANT I, II, III$17.83-$31.22/Hour/DOEFinance & Management
Positions in these classes perform work in various areas, depending on qualifications, requiring knowledge of the theory and practice of accounting, with emphasis on the recording, examining, and analysis of fiscal transactions; or ensure timely and quality accounting records with a higher level of responsibility than that of an Accountant I; or ensure timely and quality accounting records and financial statements with more independence and at a higher level of responsibility than that of an Accountant I or II. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting required, and experience in government or utility accounting work, including experience preparing accounting and statistical reports; or considerable experience involved in the preparation or evaluation of accounting and statistical reports, including experience in utility accounting prescribed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Certification as a Public Accountant in the State of Louisiana is strongly desired for higher level Accountant position(s). Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university or be within one semester of graduation with the same to apply. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 20, 2018 at noon.
 
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AIDE III (Network Engineering)$17.42-$21.77/Hour/DOELUS
Positions in this class perform technical work on electrical/network engineering projects. Incumbent assists network engineers in the maintenance of computer network infrastructure. Work involves planning and installing network upgrades; troubleshooting computer hardware, software, and network equipment; and generating and preparing specifications for computer equipment. Twelve to eighteen months education and formal training beyond high school specific to the individual position and prior work experience in network engineering desired; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 20, 2018, at noon.
 
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PAINTER I$12.86-$16.08/Hour/DOECommunity Development
Purpose of work is to apply paint and similar materials to various surfaces, primarily interior and exterior walls. Positions require semi-skilled preparation and painting work with a brush or spray gun and occasionally requires working from scaffolding and ladders. Employees work under the direction of a superior with considerable latitude in determining materials and work methods used. However, work is subject to inspection during progress and upon completion. Ability to read and write and some experience in interior and exterior painting work at the apprentice level; or any equivalent combination of training and experience desired. Possession of a valid Louisiana driver’s license prior to appointment, required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 27, 2018 at noon.
 
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Personnel Records Management Clerk$13.45-$16.82/Hour/DOELUS
Positions in the classification are responsible for the management of records, both electronically and manually, according to policies and regulations of the assigned department. Incumbents assist in one or more areas that may include new employee processing, employee records maintenance, payroll administration, retirement system interfacing, contract and project records, as well as employee development and training tasks. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed periodically or upon completion for quality and conformance to policies or rules. Completion of high school, supplemented by college level coursework in secretarial sciences, and experience (depending on area of assignment) in the field of human resources, civil service and/or records management are desired; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 27, 2018 at noon.
 
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TRAFFIC SIGNAL TECHNICIAN I$18.17-$22.71/Hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for skilled work involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals, signal systems, and associated traffic equipment. Graduation from high school, completion of recognized vocational/technical school course work in electronics and electricity (AC/DC voltage) and experience in traffic signal installation, maintenance, and repair; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Pass International Municipal Signal Association course exam for Level I/Associate Traffic Signal Technician certification within one year, and for Level II/Traffic Signal Technician within two years of employment. Must have a valid driver’s license to apply. Apprenticeship may be 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 as established by Traffic and Transportation within one (1) year for continued employment, including the obtainment of the appropriate class of Driver’s License as required by the State of Louisiana during the working test period required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 27, 2018 at noon.
 
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Equipment Operator IV$14.52-$18.15/Hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for the SKILLED operation of a Flusher Truck, and other heavy equipment used in maintenance, repair, and construction of large complex drainage projects. May also operate a tandem dump truck and excavator on a limited basis. Applicants must be able to independently operate the equipment. Work of this class is distinguished from that of Equipment Operator III by the type of equipment operated, the skill level required by the job assignment, and the frequency of operation of the assigned equipment. Graduation from high school and experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment similar to those types listed herein, including experience in precision work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake, combination and 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, July 27, 2018 at noon.
 
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CIVIL ENGINEERING AIDE SPECIALIST I (LUS)$19.09-$23.86/Hour/DOELUS
Positions performs non-routine technical work on civil engineering projects, with responsibility for applying theory and principles of civil engineering to projects such as compiling/computing a variety of engineering data, analyzing data and preparing reports, and/or developing/preparing/making recommendations regarding schematics, designs, specifications, parts lists, etc. Position also performs surveying, drafts dimensional drawings and design layouts for projects, coordinates water/wastewater construction projects, and reviews and processes construction contracts, ensuring conformance to standards. Associate’s Degree or completion of a technical specialty program of eighteen months to three years duration in civil engineering technology (or closely related field) and significant prior working experience in the civil engineering field incorporating the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 27, 2018 at noon.
 
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