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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Juvenile Detention Attendant I$9.89-$12.37/hour/DOE CAO/JDH
Monitors detainees at the Juvenile Detention Home. High school graduation or equivalent and some experience working with and supervising juveniles; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Position may work 12-hour day or night shift. Background checks will be conducted. Current position open is in the male dorm. Females are encouraged to apply for possible future vacancies in the female dorm. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday February 26, 2018, 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 Monday February 26, 2018, 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, March 2, 2018, 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 40completed applications until Friday, March 16, 2018, at noon.
 
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INFO SERVICES TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR$23.83-$29.79/Month/DOE IS&T
This position is responsible for supervisory work involved with the installation, maintenance, and repair of personal computers and associated hardware and software. Provides direction, guidance, and support to subordinate, technical personnel, including providing training, analyzing and providing solutions to complex problems, distributing assignments, prioritizing work, advising on appropriate methods. Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science and experience in operating computers and related equipment in a professional setting as well as supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 20 completed applications until Friday, March 9, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III $12.86-$16.08/hour/DOEPublic Works
Work of this class involves the operation of a Street Sweeper (80%), Tandem Dump Truck (10%), Frontend Loader (10%), and related equipment primarily used in the streets division. Must be able to operate the street sweeper. Performance testing will mostly involve the street sweeper. Completion of the eighth grade and experience in the operation of automotive and construction equipment similar to those described herein; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of the appropriate class commercial driver’s license and 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 Air Brake and combination endorsements, prior to hire. Accepting the first 15completed applications until Friday, March 9, 2018, at noon.
 
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CASHIER$9.97-$12.46/Hour/DOE LUS
Positions in the class are responsible for collecting and posting payments for utility bills, telecommunications bills, property taxes, security deposits, etc., made in person, by mail, or at a drive through window. Responsible for balancing receipts on a daily basis with accuracy. Explains to customers the amount due, the delinquent date and severance process; assists customers in writing checks. Completion of high school supplemented by experience as a cashier; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 40completed applications until Friday, March 9, 2018, at noon.
 
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GOLF SHOP ATTENDANT$9.89-$12.37/Hour/DOE P&R
Position involves clerical and sales work and is responsible for selling merchandise, renting equipment and lockers, collecting green fees, record keeping, and related public contact work. Incumbent issues golf carts; collects green fees; keeps records of appointments for golf lessons; assigns starting times; answers telephone; etc. Graduation from high school, experience as sales clerk, and knowledge of the rules and etiquette of golf; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40completed applications until Friday, March 9, 2018, at noon.
 
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