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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CARPENTER I$14.52-$18.15/Hour/DOECommunity Development
This is skilled carpentry work in the construction, maintenance and repair of structures, equipment and articles of wood. This position covers all areas of carpentry, including, framing, finish work, millwork, cabinetry, etc. Graduation from a standard high school or equivalent, and some experience as a carpenter in the general repair or maintenance of buildings; or completion of a recognized apprenticeship which would indicate possession of the requirements necessary to satisfactorily perform this work. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Valid Louisiana Driver’s license prior to appointment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, July 22, 2019 at noon.
 
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BUS OPERATOR $14.38-$17.97/Hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for driving a bus to transport fare-paying passengers over established routes according to a time schedule. Possession of a Class B commercial driver’s license with airbrake and passenger 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 B CDL with endorsements, prior to hire required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, July 22, 2019 at noon.
 
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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III $12.86-$16.08/Hour/DOE Public Works
Responsible for the skilled operation of a Backhoe, and Tandem Dump Truck. 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 and combination 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. Will need to be able to operate a manual transmission vehicle. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, July 26, 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 15 completed applications until Friday, August 2, 2019 at noon.
 
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JANITOR $8.80-$11.00/Hour/DOEElected Officials/JDH
Position is responsible for custodial and housekeeping duties in and around City-Parish buildings. Ability to read and write; and considerable experience in custodial work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require working in non-climate controlled environments and/or grounds maintenance duties. A Valid Louisiana Driver’s license is required for some positions. Police background check may be required, depending on area of assignment. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday July 26, 2019, at noon.
 
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Instrument, Control & Electrical Technician$24.81 - $31.02/Hour/DOE LUS
Positions in this class maintain all controls, instruments, electrical systems and related equipment in two natural gas-fired electric generation stations. Incumbent reviews manuals and specifications for equipment; inspects, tests and takes necessary actions to ensure proper and optimum performance of controls equipment and systems. Maintains, calibrates, troubleshoots and repairs turbine control systems and loop circuits. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. High school supplemented by completed vocational/technical school in electronics or industrial electricity, and significant work experience in heavy industrial plant instrumentation, process control and electric systems. Accepting the first 20 completed applications until Friday July 26, 2019, at noon.
 
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LABORER I $8.80 - $11.00/DOEParks and Recreation
Position is responsible for performing manual labor. Qualified workers are encouraged to advance to higher positions in LCG. Valid Louisiana Driver’s license is required for some positions. Some experience in performing manual work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday August 2, 2019, at noon.
 
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SYSTEMS ANALYST (Fiber) $27.51-$34.39/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 Friday August 16, 2019, at noon.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (Fiber)$23.83-$29.79/DOELUS Fiber
Position is professional work involved in planning, developing and testing computer programs to streamline business processes. Position troubleshoots existing and legacy programs. Incumbent maintains application documentation to describe the logic, coding, problems and corrections of applications developed or modified. Incumbent trains users on programs and applications. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely related; 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 15 completed applications until Friday August 16, 2019, at noon.
 
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