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.
 
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LINEMAN I$17.44-$21.81/Hour/DOE LUS
Position is responsible for assisting in installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead or underground electrical distribution lines and related components of the municipal electrical distribution system. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. Graduation from high school, knowledge of basic electrical principles, and experience related to the maintenance and installation of electrical distribution equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid driver’s license needed to apply. Must have a valid Louisiana driver’s license upon appointment. Must obtain Louisiana Class A CDL license during the working test period (first six months). Positions in this class may be assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6, which requires completion of initial and ongoing training requirements as established by Lafayette Utilities System within two years for continued employment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, September 16, 2019 at noon.
 
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COMMUNICATIONS INSTALLATION TECH$18.81-$23.52/Hour/DOELUS Fiber
Positions in the class are skilled technicians responsible for installation and troubleshooting of customer business and residential communications equipment and wiring. Works inside customers’ premises installing and maintaining equipment associated with video, internet and phone. Tests for signal strength and connection activity associated with Fiber to the Home system. Keeps records and logs appropriate to services rendered. Vocational technical school in electronics or equivalent telecommunications specialties supplemented by work experience in wiring and installation of business and residential communications services; extensive knowledge of troubleshooting associated with residential and business video, internet and phone; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, September 20, 2019 at noon.
 
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LINEMAN III$28.95-$36.19/Hour/DOELUS
Position is responsible for skilled independent work in installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground power lines and related components of the municipal electrical transmission and distribution system. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. The objective is the application of electrical skills and knowledge to a variety of electrical transmission and distribution work including diagnosis of power problems. Incumbent reports to a technical supervisor and may be assisted by a Lineman I or II. Graduation from high school supplemented by at least seven years safe journeyman lineman experience or five years’ experience working under the direction of a journeyman lineman and approved training in line work. Experience includes the repair of energized conductors, connecting transformers, replacing poles, operating line and bucket trucks, and related tasks in all weather conditions. Possession of Louisiana Class A Commercial Driver’s License required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, September 20, 2019 at noon.
 
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Communications Sales and Marketing Analyst$25.45-$31.82/Hour/DOE LUS Fiber
Positions are responsible for customer awareness, promotion, presentation, and market surveys.  Incumbents conduct statistical analysis of new connects and sales and marketing activities, using the resulting information to initiate changes in service and image of the Communications Department accordingly; researches demand for services and contacts potential customers, with some contract negotiation with commercial customers, and related. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, or Business, supplemented by work experience resulting in comprehensive knowledge of the communications services available and the markets for them. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, October 11, 2019 at noon.
 
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LABORER II$10.01-$12.51/hour/DOEPublic Works
Performs manual labor requiring more skill than that of the Laborer I class or some knowledge of methods and materials to be used in the area of work assignment. May be required to train on various tasks. Some experience in public works, utilities, parks, recreation, or related maintenance, repair, and minor construction activities; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions require a valid Louisiana Driver’s license prior to hire, Class D or E, depending on area of assignment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, September 27, 2019 at noon.
 
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FLEET MECHANIC $16.20-$20.26/hour/DOEPublic Works
Performs major repairs on automobiles, trucks, tractors, heavy fleet equipment and related mechanical equipment. Graduation from a standard high school and experience in automotive and hydraulic repair and maintenance work on gasoline and diesel engines; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Possession of the appropriate class (Class B) commercial driver’s license with airbrake endorsement as required by State of Louisiana, upon completion of six-month working test required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, September 27, 2019 at noon.
 
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PLANT MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II $16.37-$20.46/Hour/DOE LUS
Position is responsible for the installation, adjustment, inspection, maintenance, and repair of mechanical equipment at a municipal water plant. Diagnose problems and repair components, such as pumps, motors, various gear boxes, valves, and pipelines. Maintains records of work performed, scheduled maintenance and inventory. Keeps logs related to compliance. May work on ladders and sometimes be subject to 24 hour call. Graduation from high school supplemented by courses in the mechanical trades, considerable experience in mechanical maintenance and repair work in an industrial facility; or any equivalent combination of training and experience is desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, September 27, 2019 at noon.
 
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