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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SERVICE STATION ATTENDANT$9.76-$12.20/hour/DOEPublic Works
Responsible for the non-mechanical servicing of vehicles, including changing oil, greasing, servicing batteries, changing tires and other related duties.  Position requires regular heavy lifting. Experience servicing automotive equipment is strongly desired. Hours are from 11:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M, Monday through Friday or 7:00 A.M to 3:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, depending on position available at time of hire. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Possession of a valid Louisiana Driver’s License upon appointment required. Positions in this class are assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete initial and ongoing training requirements established by the Public Works Department, Operations, Fleet Maintenance division, within one (1) year for continued employment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, December 14, 2018, at noon.
 
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GOLF SHOP ATTENDANT$9.89-$12.37/Hour/DOEParks & Recreation
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 40 completed applications until Friday, December 14, 2018, at noon.
 
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REGISTERED NURSE (Health Unit) $22.76-$28.44/Hour/DOEHealth 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, December 14, 2018, at noon.
 
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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR IV (Backhoe/Flusher Truck) $14.52-$18.15/Hour/DOELUS
This position performs skilled work in the operation of a backhoe and flusher truck in the construction, maintenance and repair of water or wastewater lines; may also include operation of dump truck and excavator. Applicants must be able to operate the equipment independently. Employee may work along city streets or in hazardous situations requiring skill and care in handling the equipment. The operator may lead members of a crew to ensure work schedules are maintained. Experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment similar to those types listed herein, including some experience in precision work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Louisiana Class A CDL License with Air Brake, Combination, and Tanker Endorsements. Applicants must have at least a valid Commercial Driver’s License or CDL permit to apply and test; must obtain La. Class A CDL with said endorsements to accept employment required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, December 14, 2018, at noon.
 
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COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK TECHNICIAN $18.81-$23.52/Hour/DOE Fiber
Responsible for taking and resolving escalated technical trouble calls (Tier 2 support) from customers with cable TV, telephone and internet service or data-related problems for LUS Fiber. Answers calls, troubleshoots issues, and documents concurrently in a timely fashion. The position also handles escalation of problems to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner for severe conditions that are impossible to anticipate – such as power failure or optical fiber cable cut. Vocation technical training in electronics, telecommunications, computer, or related, supplemented by work experience in one or more of the following areas: home electronics, voice and video concepts, high speed internet, networking, computers, and home and business wiring. Experience with network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds a plus. Position involves 12-hour rotating shifts. Progressively responsible experience working in a network operations center (NOC) or as technical support staff troubleshooting, and supporting VoIP, POTS, Hosted PBX, Video, Internet and/or integrated data systems. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, December 21, 2018, at noon.
 
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ANIMAL CARETAKER$11.25-$14.06/Hour/DOE Animal Control
Graduation from high school and considerable experience in the care and wellbeing of animals; or any combination of training and experience. Assists with vaccination and care giving of the animals. Position demands that applicants must not be afraid of animals and may require putting animals to sleep. Work involves some heavy lifting. Background checks may be required. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Possession of a valid Louisiana driver’s license required. Positions in this class are assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete initial and ongoing training requirements established by the Chief Administrative Office, Animal Control division, in accordance with Louisiana state law, euthanasia personnel shall receive Euthanasia Certification by the Humane Society of the United States Academy on Euthanasia or an equivalent program within one year of date of employment for continued employment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, December 21, 2018, at noon.
 
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Fleet Mechanic Helper$9.76-$12.20/hour/DOEPublic Works
Responsible for assisting Fleet Mechanics in the maintenance, repair, and servicing of a variety of automotive and heavy equipment, such as keeping mechanics supplied with materials, tools, and shop supplies, cleaning working areas and equipment, and performing routine maintenance. Some knowledge of basic automotive repair is a plus. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Possession of a valid Louisiana Driver’s License prior to appointment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, December 21, 2018, at noon.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST $23.83-$29.79/Hour/DOE 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, January 4, 2019, at noon.
 
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RECREATION CENTERS COORDINATOR$14.38-$17.97/Hour/DOE Parks and Recreation
Position is responsible for organizing and directing a variety of recreational activities at an assigned center or location, with authority to develop and adapt programs around public participation and facilities. Organizes, schedules, promotes, supervises, and participates in recreational activities including games, dances, exercise classes, athletic events such as tennis, swimming, baseball. Schedules and supervises use of facilities by participating groups. Position works nights and weekends. Bachelor’s degree in recreation or physical education and experience in organizing and/or instructing recreational activities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, December 21, 2018, at noon.
 
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LIBRARIAN I (Children’s Librarian) $18.85-$23.56/Hour/DOE Library
Position is responsible for planning childrens story times, assisting children and adults with reference questions, planning childrens programs, recommending materials to children and parents, scheduling and conducting school tours, participating in outreach activities, and assisting children with using computers and technology, including Makerspace technology. Incumbents will be required to work some nights and weekends. Must have a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution or be within one or two semesters of completing the same to be considered for this position. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, January 4, 2019, at noon.
 
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LIBRARIAN II (Adult Reference)$20.25-$25.69/Hour/DOE Library
Positions in this class are responsible for a specialized library function which may involve supervisory work and requires little supervision. Incumbents in this class may be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the programming, classes, and reference and public service desk activities for a library section or small regional library, or for selection of print or non-print materials, depending on area of assignment. Current opening oversees and participates in the work of librarians, and supervises and participates in the work of paraprofessionals and staff providing library services to all sections of a small regional library. Positions in this specialization may also be assigned to plan and provide programming, participate in outreach and volunteer coordination, and may supervise a small number of paraprofessional employees related to the adult services section. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution. Progressively responsible library experience required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, January 4, 2019, at noon.
 
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