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.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (337) 291-8330.
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PLANNER II (Planning)$20.35-$25.44/Hour/DOE PZD
This position is responsible for working on specific elements of the newly adopted comprehensive plan, PlanLafayette, which includes capital improvements, land use, drainage, housing, neighborhood planning, etc. Under general supervision, the Planner II works on a wide variety of professional planning projects including but not limited to: policy development, data collection and mapping, interpretation and presentation; cross departmental coordination; and monitoring/implementation. The comprehensive planning staff is responsible for long-range planning and strategic planning and the implementation of PlanLafayette. Strong verbal, written and organizational skills ideal. Master’s Degree in Urban Planning or closely related field plus two years of work experience in planning desired. Experience in long range planning preferred. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, July 21, 2017, at noon, or until filled.
 
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BUS OPERATOR$14.38-$17.97/hour/DOE Public 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 Friday, July 28, 2017, at noon.
 
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Equipment Operator IV $14.52-$18.15/hour/DOE Public 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 28, 2017, at noon.
 
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LABOR FOREMAN III- Wastewater Collection $16.37-$20.46/hour/DOE LUS
Position is responsible for supervising a crew who repairs and installs pressurized and non-pressurized wastewater lines and manholes. Oversees the repair of driveways, sidewalks, and roadways as needed. Follows established safety procedures to maintain traffic control. Receives and tracks assigned work orders on laptop computer. Graduation from high school and considerable experience in the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of municipal facilities, including some lead worker experience at the level of Labor Foreman II; Class IV Wastewater Collection certification; or any equivalent combination of education and experience is desired. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Applicants must obtain a valid Louisiana Class D license (Chauffeur’s license) prior to hire. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 28, 2017, 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. May also operate an asphalt dually, small excavator, and related equipment. Ability to read and write, and experience in the operation of backhoes or equipment similar to those described herein; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of the appropriate class Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and endorsements as issued by the State of Louisiana required. 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 combination and airbrake endorsements, prior to hire, required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, August 4, 2017, at noon.
 
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REGISTERED NURSE $22.76-$28.44/Hour/DOE Health Unit
This is responsible technical and administrative nursing work. Incumbent works in various clinical settings, participates in parish level health unit operations and performs duties within the scope of practice of license. Bachelor’s degree in nursing with two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse strongly desired. Hours of the current position are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Possession of a valid Louisiana (Registered Nurse) license to practice professional nursing and progressively responsible professional nursing experience required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, August 4, 2017, at noon.
 
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