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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Programmer Analyst (GIS) $23.83-$29.79/hour/DOEIS&T-GIS
Responsible for implementation, trouble shooting, testing, and analyzing and writing applications. Main focus of job is supporting PC applications used by the police department, with a strong emphasis on GIS. BS degree in computer science, GIS or related  field & experience with ESRI products, LAMP and programming languages such as .net, Arc Objects, C#, MVC, or closely related applications. Police background checks will be conducted. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, October 2, 2015, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Programmer Analyst (Network Engineering)$23.83-$29.79/hour/DOE $4,130-$5,163/month/DOELafayette Utilities
Position is responsible for defining problems in computer applications and developing and testing possible solutions. Also 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 API.s implemented via SOAP and JSON and application development tools such as .NET, ASP, NET, JavaScript, C#, and PHP. 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 application design; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, April 15, 2016, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Civil Service Analyst$22.76-$28.44/hour/DOE Civil Service
This is technical and analytical work consisting of varied and complex tasks in merit system employment. Objective of work is meeting the employment needs of Consolidated Government by the development and application of the principles of examination, position classification, and compensation. Incumbent will work closely with the Civil Service Director to gain practical experience in all areas and will then perform work with relative independence. Position is not supervisory and the incumbent is expected to assume more responsibility as experience is gained. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university including coursework in psychological testing and measurement, statistics, and business/human resources OR Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or closely related field required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 6, 2016, at noon.
 
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Civil Engineer III$32.07-$40.09/hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for project management of Capital Improvement Projects as well as the design, development and administration of municipal public works projects relative to highway, street, drainage, floodplain management, bridge, structural, and building construction and other tasks associated with bid packages, change orders, construction management and utility relocation. Additional responsibilities may include the review and approval of preliminary and final plats, drainage impact analysis and construction plans and specifications associated with residential and commercial developments. Computer experience with AutoCAD, Bentley In-Roads Select Series II including Microstations, LADOTD Hydraulic software, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS and related desired. Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university, at least four years of service as an Engineer I and Engineer II, or the equivalent if in another jurisdiction, and registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana required. Non-residents must qualify for reciprocity by the Louisiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Accepting completed applications until Friday, April 29, 2016, at noon, or until filled.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (Software Services) $23.83-29.79/hour/DOE IS&T
Position meets with users to identify software needs; writes, modifies, tests, and troubleshoots software applications; trains users on applications; and maintains application documentation. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field; experience in computer programming, application design, Microsoft Visual Studio, and SQL server databases; or any equivalent combination of training and experience is desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, April 29, 2016, at noon, or until filled.
 
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Small Equipment Mechanic $11.69-$14.61/hour/DOE Public Works
This is moderately complex work involved in the maintenance and repair of small and related mechanical equipment including small tractors. Graduation from high school and experience in small engine or automotive repair, diesel equipment, hydraulics; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid Driver’s license required to apply. Possession of a valid Louisiana Driver’s License, prior to hire required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 6, 2016, at noon.
 
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Equipment Operator IV$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. 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, May 6, 2016, at noon, or until filled.
 
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COMMUNICATIONS INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN$18.81-$23.52/Hour/DOE LUS-Fiber
Position is responsible for installation and troubleshooting of communications equipment and wiring for LUS business and residential customers. Installs junctions, converters, and related equipment; makes connections; and tests for signal strength and connection activity. Resolves customer problems and documents services rendered. Vocational technical school in electronics or equivalent telecommunications specialties. working experience in computer networks and telecommunications, or any equivalent combination of education and experience is desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 6, 2016, at noon.
 
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LINEMAN I$14.16-$17.71/DOE $2,455-$3,067/DOELUS
Position is responsible for installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead or underground electrical distribution lines and related components of the municipal electrical distribution system. Graduation from high school, knowledge of basic electrical principles, and experience related to the maintenance and installation of electrical distribution equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have a valid Driver’s license to apply. Must obtain proper Louisiana CDL license during the working test period required. Positions in this class may be assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6, which requires completion of initial and ongoing training requirements as established by Lafayette Utilities System. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 13, 2016, at noon.
 
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Claims Investigator $16.19-$20.23/hour/DOEFINANCE
This is moderately complex work involving the investigation of property and casualty claims and subrogation activities for Consolidated Government. Property claims include Fire and Extended Coverage, Wrongful Acts, Boiler and Machinery, etc. Casualty claims include Worker’s Compensation, Auto Liability, General Liability and others. Graduation from an accredited college or university and extensive experience in insurance claims adjusting or subrogation; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Associate in Claims (AIC) strongly encouraged. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, May 13, 2016, at noon.
 
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