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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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) Louisiana 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 Friday, June 28, 2019 at noon.
 
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Facilities Maintenance Repairman$11.36-$14.21/hour/DOEPublic Works
Positions in this class perform maintenance and repair of Lafayette Consolidated Government buildings and auxiliary structures, and repair and maintenance of a variety of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical equipment. Graduation from high school and experience in the building, electrical, and mechanical trades; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Strong electrical experience desired. Back ground checks may be conducted. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Valid Louisiana Driver’s license prior to appointment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 28, 2019 at noon.
 
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CIVIL ENGINEERING AIDE III (LUS)$15.73-$19.66/Hour/DOELUS
Positions in this classification perform technical work on civil engineering projects. Work is project oriented with attention to details regarding adherence to specifications, code and regulation compliance, and verification of invoicing and payments according to contracted terms. Position performs duties (inspection, evaluation, management, etc.) related to sewer and water additions and repairs including GPS and the updating of GIS. Work also involves performing surveying and mapping tasks, along with record keeping and data entry to aid higher level technicians or engineers. Twelve to eighteen months education and formal training beyond high school specific to the individual position and prior work experience in the civil engineering field incorporating the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for the specific position; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 28, 2019 at noon.
 
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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (Tandem Axle Dump Truck)$11.36-$14.21/Hour/DOELUS
Position operates a tandem axle dump truck in the repair and maintenance of wastewater collection lines and manholes, drainage projects, street projects, water distribution projects or related, depending on area of assignment. Completion of the eighth grade, some experience in the operation of trucks or equipment similar to those described herein, or any equivalent combination of training and experience is desired. Position(s) operate a manual transmission or an automatic transmission vehicle, depending on area of assignment. Testing will be on both. Applicants must have at least a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) or CDL permit, with endorsement(s) to apply and test but must obtain a Louisiana Class A CDL with air brake, combination, and/or tanker endorsements prior to appointment. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, June 28, 2019 at noon.
 
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APPLICATION DEVELOPER$20.52-$25.65/Hour/DOEIS&T
Position performs basic tasks of the Information Services and Technology department, which includes analyzing business processes, proposing computer applications to automate, designing input screens, writing code as required, testing applications under development, implementing and troubleshooting applications, training users, and maintaining and documenting applications. Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, course work in application development, and experience in computer application development, or an equivalent combination of training and experience are desired. Note: Positions in the classification are assigned to an apprentice period and must demonstrate proficiency in Visual Studio, C#, ASP.NET and SQL within 2 years of hire in order to continue employment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 28, 2019 at noon.
 
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AIDE III (LUS Network Engineering)$17.42-$21.77/Hour/DOELUS
Positions in this class perform technical work on electrical/network engineering projects. Incumbent assists network engineers in the maintenance of computer network infrastructure. Work involves planning and installing network upgrades; troubleshooting computer hardware, software, and network equipment; and generating and preparing specifications for computer equipment. Twelve to eighteen months education and formal training beyond high school specific to the individual position and prior work experience in network engineering desired; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 28, 2019 at noon.
 
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COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK TECHNICIAN (LUS Fiber NOC)$18.81-$23.52/Hour/DOELUS Fiber
Incumbent works in provides technical support and resolves 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 required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, July 12, 2019 at noon.
 
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PLANNER I (Development)$18.17-$22.71/Hour/DOE PZD
Position is responsible for researching, analyzing, and reporting on various planning projects and programs associated with the application and enforcement of the Unified Development Code in keeping with PlanLafayette. Essential functions include: reading plats, maps, and site plans, performing mathematical calculations to determine required open space, parking, etc., using a wide variety of technology to assist in decision making and records maintenance, researching and analyzing zoning issues, preparing detailed reports and correspondence, and making presentations at public meetings. Strong data and GIS skills preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, or a closely related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities desired. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, July 8, 2019 at noon.
 
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PLANNER I (Planning)$18.17-$22.71/Hour/DOE PZD
Position is responsible for researching, analyzing, and reporting on various planning projects and programs as part of the Comprehensive Plan, PlanLafayette. Incumbents are also involved with formulating, modifying and administering current and/or long-range master plans. Essential functions include: the provision of staff support related to planning projects, completion of research projects, data compilation including survey (questionnaire) work and lands records research, field evaluations and assessments, demographic analysis, grants administration, public outreach, public meeting facilitation, preparation of maps, charts, and planning reports, and the performance of other duties as assigned. Strong data and GIS skills preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, or a closely related field; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, July 8, 2019 at noon.
 
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CLERK III13.45-$16.82/Hour/DOE Parks and Recreation
Positions in this class perform tasks with a high degree of responsibility and difficulty while remaining general-clerical in nature. These tasks include extensive record-keeping, reports requiring calculations, interpretation of reports, and clerical duties to support department of assignment, including the processing of budgeting and purchasing documents and the organization of schedules. Completion of high school, supplemented by college level course work in business or office administration, and extensive progressively responsible experience in area of assignment are desired; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in clerical positions of high responsibility. Experience with computers and MS Office Suite is strongly desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, July 8, 2019 at noon.
 
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CLERK II $10.76-$13.44/Hour/DOEHealth Unit
Position is responsible for determining programmatic and financial eligibility for all programs administered by the Office of Public Health via client interview and application of federal and state laws, policies, program regulations, procedures, and guidelines. Additional regular duties include but are not limited to answering a multi-line phone system, greeting visitors, maintaining appointment systems, fee assessment and collection, and records maintenance. Basic computer and word processing skills and ability to operate standard office equipment desired. Will be required to multi-task and maintain professionalism and strictest confidentiality in varying situations. Graduation from high school and experience in general clerical work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. May be required to work some minimal irregular hours in relation to professional training and Parish emergency health events. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, July 8, 2019 at noon.
 
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