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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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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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AIDE SPECIALIST II (LUS Power Production)$25.73-$32.16/DOELUS
Positions in this classification perform non-routine and complex work on projects in the operation and maintenance of electrical generating facilities, with responsibility for planning, designing, and conducting a complete project or a portion of a larger and more diverse project, while ensuring all related regulations and codes are observed. Work involves overseeing the daily maintenance schedule for Power Plant work activities, requiring an advanced knowledge of electric generation plants, equipment, materials, technology, and their maintenance requirements. Associate’s degree or completion of a technical specialty program of eighteen months – three years duration in electrical (or closely related field) and significant prior working experience in an electric generating facility. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, June 3, 2019 at noon.
 
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SUBSTATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECH (LUS)$24.81-$31.02/DOELUS
This is technical electrical and electronic work on an advanced level. Work involves maintaining, testing, repairing, adjusting, and calibrating sophisticated relays, meters, communications equipment, and similar apparatus. Work is performed primarily in substations. Incumbents of the class are required to work around high voltage in varying weather conditions and be on 24-hour call. Graduation from high school supplemented by advanced course work in electrical and electronic equipment maintenance and repair. Considerable experience in the testing, maintenance, and repair of electrical and electronic equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience is desirable. Positions in this class may be assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete all initial and ongoing training requirements as established by Lafayette Utilities System within two (2) years for continued employment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, June 3, 2019 at noon.
 
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Civil Engineering Aide Specialist I (Traffic and Transportation/CAD)$19.09-$23.86/Hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for preparing technical drawings in AutoCAD for in house design projects based on survey data, field visits, and aerial photographs or by request. Prepares detailed conceptual drawings and utilizes GIS available resources. Provides support to civil engineers, planners, project coordinators in compiling data by preparing spreadsheets and/or power point presentations. Associate’s Degree or completion of a technical specialty program of eighteen months – 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 required for the specific position. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 7, 2019 at noon.
 
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Civil Engineering Aide III (Survey)$15.73-$19.66/Hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for performing civil engineering and technical tasks, in field and office, including but not limited to, survey instrument operation, residential and commercial construction inspection, development review and related civil engineering tasks. Assist party chief in locating monuments to establish boundary and right of way lines. Assist Civil Engineering Spec I with surveying projects. Set up and operate a variety of surveying instruments ex. GPS, total stations, data collectors. Reads maps and drawings to locate points, property corners in field. Sets grade for drainage projects. Uses equipment to determine elevations for engineering projects. Measures land to make topographic maps of ditches and road profiles. Makes drawings of points gathered from the field. Assist Lafayette Police with fatal traffic accident surveys. Land survey experience desired. Vo-tech degree in Civil Engineering Technology with experience in surveying and construction management strongly desired; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 14, 2019 at noon.
 
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FLEET PARTS CLERK$9.76-$12.20/Hour/DOEPublic Works
The work of this class involves participating in the order, receipt, storage, and issue of materials, supplies, and fleet parts and equipment. Graduation from high school and considerable experience in the field of work that provided familiarity with fleet parts. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Valid Louisiana Driver’s license prior to appointment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 14, 2019 at noon.
 
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CARPENTER I$14.52-$18.15/Hour/DOE CD
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, June 10, 2019 at noon.
 
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