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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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (Software Services)$23.83-$29.79/hour/DOE IS&T
Position is professional data processing work involved in defining problems in computer applications and developing and testing possible solutions. Incumbent meets with users to identify software needs; writes, modifies, tests, and troubleshoots software applications–both web-based and stand-alone; trains users on applications; and maintains application documentation. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely-related field; 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 20 completed applications until Friday, March 16, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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SYSTEMS ANALYST (COMM/ENG)$27.51-$34.39/Hour/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 Monday, April 9, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY, CONTRACTS & RATES ANALYST (COMM/ENG)$25.45-$31.82/Hour/DOELUS Fiber
Position acts as account specialist for all wholesale business for both private and governmental agencies, including contract negotiations, quote management, and customer relations. Negotiates and administers contracts with television networks, as well as interconnect and joint use agreements. Performs analyses of costs to provide wholesale and retail services, projects effects of rate structures, and makes recommendations on rates. Compiles records, documents and reports to ensure services comply with regulations and performs annual audits. Bachelor’s degree required in finance, accounting, or related, supplemented by experience in the telecommunications industry, including regulatory compliance, contracts, or rates required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, April 9, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (LUS NTWK ENG)$23.83-$29.79/Hour/DOELUS
Position is responsible for defining problems in computer applications and developing and testing possible solutions.  Position is responsible for identifying data elements, program logic, and equipment requirements for each step in the development of an application.  Must have knowledge of inter-application communications methods such as APIs implemented via SOAP and JSON and application development tools such as .NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, C#, and PHP. Must have knowledge of databases such as Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL. Experience with Linux operating systems desirable.  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and experience in computer programming and applications design; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 20 completed applications until Friday, April 20, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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BUS OPERATOR $14.38-$17.97/hour/DOET&T
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, April 27, 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 children’s programs, recommending materials to children and parents, and scheduling and conducting school tours. 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 20 completed applications until Friday, April 27, 2018, at noon.
 
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NATURALIST$12.74-$15.92/Hour/DOE CD
Purpose of work is to increase understanding and appreciation of interrelationships and interdependences in the natural environment and to relay this information to the general public through printed materials and presentations. Position requires conducting natural sciences educational programs for school and youth groups at a nature station and its surroundings. Responsibilities include assisting with program research and planning, generation of program materials, and social media promotion related to the same; providing customer service within the facility; and performance of unskilled maintenance of Nature Station exhibits, buildings, and grounds. Incumbent works under the general direction of the Curator of Natural Science, and has no formal supervisory responsibilities but may serve as a lead worker in the absence of the curator. Completion of a four year college curriculum in natural sciences such as biology, zoology, botany or related fields and experience in elementary natural science education; or an equivalent combination of education and experience desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, April 27, 2018, at noon.
 
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SIGN & MARKING FOREMAN $16.19-$20.23/hour/DOET&T
Responsible for prioritizing and assigning tasks to sign and marking personnel, ensuring proper procedures are followed as well as directing and participating in work of the Traffic Services office. Works under the general direction of the Traffic Services Coordinator and supervises a small number of Sign and Marking personnel. Reviews work orders, specifications, drawings or diagrams and schedules traffic sign and pavement marking installation. Completion of high school supplemented by course work in office management and substantial experience in traffic control device installation and maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Possession of the International Municipal Signal Association Signs & Markings Level III certification required. Possession of a valid Louisiana (Class D) Chauffeur’s License required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, April 27, 2018, at noon.
 
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RECREATION CENTER 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, April 27, 2018, at noon.
 
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POWER PLANT MILLWRIGHT$20.98-$26.23/Hour/DOE LUS
Maintains all machinery, mechanical systems, valves, chemical feed systems, piping, and related equipment for four combustion turbine electric utility generating units. Position is subject to 24-hour call and required overtime. Duties include working in areas that have occupational and environmental hazards and working at heights; work requires knowledge and skill in welding, machining, repair, and troubleshooting of heavy industrial rotating machinery. Applicants will have to demonstrate proficiency in millwright tasks, close tolerance machinist work, and welding on both written and performance tests. Completion of high school supplemented by specialized training in close tolerance machinist work, welding and mechanical experience; considerable experience working as a machinist and welder; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, May 4, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Labor Foreman II – Bridges$12.86-$16.08/hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is assigned to the Bridge Crew and is required to assist and direct laborers with all aspects of bridge maintenance/repair and also assist and lead the beaver eradication program throughout the parish. Completion of high school and considerable experience in the maintenance, repair and minor construction of bridge structures, including some lead worker experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience is desired. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Valid Louisiana Class E driver license, prior to hire required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 4, 2018, at noon.
 
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CLERK II$10.76-$13.44/Hour/DOEIS&T
Positions in this class perform general clerical duties, such as typing and filing personnel documents; reconciling bill postings and calculations; maintaining general records; tracking invoices or payments; processing mail; collecting fees; and related tasks. Current position is in the Printing/Communications section and may be asked to operate specialized printers and related machines; answer the switchboard; lift and deliver copy paper, print orders, and mail to other departments. Graduation from high school, experience in general clerical work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience is desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 4, 2018, at noon.
 
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ANIMAL ADOPTION, FOSTER, AND RESCUE COORDINATOR$12.74-15.92/HOUR/DOEAnimal Control
This position is responsible for coordinating adoption program, developing rescue opportunities and foster caregivers and for sheltered animals at the Lafayette Animal Care Center. Graduation from high school and experience in dealing with the care of animals, and/or working with animal adoption, fostering and rescuing, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. 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, May 4, 2018, at noon.
 
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