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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Equipment Operator IV$14.23-$17.79/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 some experience in precision work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. 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 airbrake, combination and/or Tanker endorsements prior to hire. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until filled.
 
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Equipment Operator IV (Backhoe)$14.23-$17.79/hour/DOELUS
Position is primarily responsible for the SKILLED operation of a Backhoe. Depending on area of assignment, may also operate other heavy equipment, including a tandem dump truck or flusher Truck. 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 some experience in precision work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake, tanker and combination 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 endorsements, prior to hire required.  Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, December 20, 2013, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Fleet Mechanic $15.89-$19.86/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. Accepting the first 40 completed applications, or until filled. Possession of the appropriate class commercial driver’s license as required by State of Louisiana, upon completion of six-month working test required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 9, 2014, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Equipment Operator III$12.61-15.76/hour/DOEPublic Works
Responsible for the skilled operation of a Backhoe and Tandem Dump Truck. May also operate an asphalt dually. Ability to read and write, and experience in the operation of trucks or equipment similar to those described herein; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake and combination 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 endorsements, prior to hire required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, June 13, 2014, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Lineman I $13.89-$17.36 /hour/DOE LUS
Responsible for assisting in installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead or underground electrical distribution lines and related components of a municipal electrical distribution system. High school, knowledge of basic electrical principles, and experience related to the maintenance and installation of electrical distribution equipment. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. Apprenticeship may be required. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Louisiana Class A CDL with airbrake endorsement within six (6) months of appointment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, June 20, 2014, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Programmer Analyst $23.36-$29.20/hour/DOE IS&T
This is professional data processing work involved with defining problems in computer applications, and developing and testing possible solutions. Proficient with various programming languages including Visual Studio.Net, ASP.Net, HTML, C#, MVC, Microsoft Operating Systems, and report writing at the Programmer Analyst level. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and experience in computer programming and application design; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Three to five years programming experience strongly desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, October 31, 2014, at noon, or until filled. <br> <br>
 
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Equipment Operator II$11.14-$13.93/hour/DOELUS, Public Works
Responsible for the skilled operation of a Tandem Dump Truck. May also operate a Backhoe, Pothole Patching dually, Flusher Truck or other related equipment, depending on area of assignment. Ability to read and write, and experience in the operation of trucks or equipment similar to those described herein; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of a Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake, combination and/or tanker 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 endorsements, prior to hire required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, November 21, 2014, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Energy Control System Training / Compliance Coordinator $28.39-$35.48/hour/DOELUS
Analyzes regulatory agencies’ requirements pertaining to staff performing real time, reliability related tasks on the North American Bulk Electric System (BES), analyzes tasks assigned to staff, develops, implements and maintains comprehensive training&nbsp; materials and methods consistent with a Systematic Approach to Training compliant with the applicable NERC standards. Schedules and coordinates training sessions, conducts training, keeps thorough records and prepares reports. NERC Certification desired. Associate’s degree in a technical field related to industrial electricity, electric generation, transmission and distribution systems, electrical switching, power dispatching and operations of bulk power transmission systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday December 19, 2014, at noon, or until filled.
 
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NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR$26.97-33.72/DOE IS&T
Position is responsible for acquisitions, operations, and maintenance for the infrastructure of Lafayette Consolidated Government’s networks as well as planning and implementing future systems. B.S. in Computer Science with substantial experience with virtual networks, VMware, iSCSI storage area networks with emphasis on design, installation, operations, and maintenance of networks is desired. Cisco experience strongly desired. Substantial experience with designing, installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and supporting a complex network of routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, and security devices required. Accepting completed applications until Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Regulatory Compliance Officer$22.97-$28.71/hour/DOEPublic Works
Responsible for inspection of industrial sites, sampling and analysis of materials in order to assure compliance with regulations concerning hazardous materials, municipal landfills, or discharges into the storm drains. Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or related field and significant working experience in hazardous materials procedures, spill prevention plans, MSDS management, storm water management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, February 2, 2015, at noon.
 
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Construction Inspector (Building) $17.81-$22.26/Hour/DOEPZD
Responsible for enforcement of local and national codes and regulations governing pre-completion building construction. Work involves on-site inspections at each of several phases of construction of both commercial and residential structures. Graduation from a standard high school and experience in a wide variety of skilled residential and commercial construction; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. An apprenticeship may be required. Residential Building Code Certification and Commercial Building Code Certification within one (1) year of appointment, as issued by the International Code Council, required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, February 2, 2015, at noon.
 
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Golf Shop Attendant $9.70-$12.13/hour/DOEParks and Recreation
This is clerical and sales work of a routine nature at a golf course. Work involves selling merchandise, renting equipment and lockers, collecting green fees, record keeping, and related public contact work. Graduation from high school, experience as a sales clerk and some knowledge of golf and golf merchandise; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Weekend work will be required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Monday, February 2, 2015, at noon.
 
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Right of Way Agent$18.06-$22.57/hour/DOEPublic Works
Responsible for obtaining rights-of-way for City usage from private land owners. Graduation from high school, formal training in real estate appraisal/sales and experience in relocation, real estate, appraisal or rights-of-way work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, February 6, 2015, at noon.
 
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Labor Foreman III (Water Distribution) $16.04-$20.06/hour/DOELUS
Positions in this classification organize, plan, and oversee the daily activities of either several crews in working widely separated locations of a single crew comprised of Equipment Operators and manual laborers focused on repairs of the water distribution system. Completion of high school and considerable experience in the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of a water distribution system, including some lead worker experience at the level of Labor Foreman II; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of Class IV Water Distribution certification issued by the State of Louisiana, within three years of appointment. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Valid Louisiana driver’s license required, prior to appointment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, February 6, 2015, at noon.
 
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Instrument, Control, and Electrical Technician $24.33-$30.41/hour/DOE LUS
Maintains all controls, instruments, electrical systems and related equipment in a natural gas fueled electric generation plant. High school supplemented by completed vocational/technical schools in industrial controls or industrial electricity, or related, and significant working experience in heavy industrial plant instrumentation, process control and electric systems is strongly desired. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, February 6, 2015, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Planner II (Development)$19.95-$24.94 /hour/DOEPZD
Position is responsible for working with the planning commission for subdivision approvals and amendments to subdivision regulations. Also, works with the public for permitting and site planning. Bachelor’s degree in community and urban planning, political science or related field and experience in urban planning or related work. Strong experience making public presentations and experience with MS Suite desired. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, February 13, 2015, at noon.
 
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