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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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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Lineman III$24.81-$31.02/hour/DOE LUS
Position is responsible for skilled independent work in installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground power lines and related components of the city-parish electrical transmission and distribution system. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. Graduation from high school supplemented by courses in basic electricity, and experience as a Lineman II; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must show proof of having passed the written portion of the CDL to apply. A pole climbing performance test will be conducted. Louisiana Class A CDL with Air Brake and Combination endorsements within 14-days of hire required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, May 8, 2015, at noon, or until filled.
 
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FINANCIAL OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR $31.16-$38.95/HOUR/DOEFinance
Position primarily supervises and participates in financial analyses and reporting in compliance with applicable regulation and standards for Lafayette Public Power Authority, the Lafayette Utility System (LUS), and the LUS Communications System. Incumbent also leads review and analyses of accounting methods for regulatory compliance and proposes changes as needed, as well as interfaces with outside consultants performing annual financial audit of Lafayette Consolidated Government. Incumbent works with substantial independence using thorough knowledge of government and utility accounting, reports to the Accounting Manager and has supervisory responsibility for positions classified as Accountant, Investment Officer and Accounting Specialist. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited university and at least three (3) years of work experience as an accountant and/or accounting supervisor required. Accepting the first 20 applicants meeting the necessary special qualification received by Friday, March 10, 2017, noon, or until filled!!
 
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LIBRARIAN I (Reference Librarian) $18.85-$23.56/Hour/DOE Library
Position is responsible for staffing a reference information desk, assisting children and adults with reference questions, assisting patrons with library related technology and electronic resources, providing general reader’s advisory service, and collaboratively creating adult programs. Must have a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution or be within one semester of completing the same to be considered for this position required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, March 24, 2017 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. Must have a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution or be within one semester of completing the same to be considered for this position required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, March 24, 2017 at noon.
 
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FLOOD PLAIN ADMINISTRATOR $16.19-$20.23/Hour/DOEPZD
Position is responsible for administering a flood plain program in compliance with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations, as well as the Community Rating System (CRS) for NFIP. Work is administrative and technical in nature, and involves public contact work. The incumbent of this position works with substantial independence under the general direction of the Building Official. Bachelor’s degree in governmental/environmental studies, planning, GIS, hydrology/hydraulics, engineering or related field and experience in surveying or insurance work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience desired. Positions in this class are assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete Certified Floodplain Manager certification from the Association of State Floodplain Managers within two (2) years and ongoing education requirements for continued employment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, March 24, 2017 at noon.
 
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Equipment Operator IV (GRADALL, Dozer, Excavator)$14.52-$18.15/hour/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 Friday, March 31, 2017 at noon.
 
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