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CIVIL SERVICE

705 W. University Avenue
Lafayette LA 70502

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 337-291-8330
Email: CivilService@LafayetteLA.gov 

DIRECTOR: Adam Marcantel

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Applications for the following positions may ONLY be downloaded by following the links below. Please complete the application online and print it; if you do not have available internet access or the ability to print the application, you may visit any branch of the Lafayette Public Library System to use the public computers. For additional information, please call (337) 291-8330.  

EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT
LAFAYETTE CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT 
Civil Service Office
705 W. University Avenue, PO Box 4017-C
Lafayette, LA 70502
 www.lafayettela.gov 
(337) 291-8330

CLASS TITLE: ACCOUNTANT I

MINIMUM STARTING PAY: HOURLY - $18.19-$22.74/DOE, MONTHLY - $3,153-$3,942/DOE

PURPOSE AND NATURE OF WORK

Positions in this class perform work requiring knowledge of the theory and practice of accounting, with emphasis on the recording, examining, and analyzing of fiscal transactions. Nature of work is quantitative, analytic, and advisory. Positions work under the direction of the Chief Accountant or Financial Operations Supervisor, and may act as lead worker, but are not supervisory positions.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in government or utility accounting work, including experience preparing accounting and statistical reports; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor’s degree with a passing grade in each of the following courses: Intermediate Accounting (6 hours), Cost Accounting (3 hours), Income Tax (3 hours), Auditing (3 hours), and 9 hours of Accounting electives above the basic/introductory level to include at least 3 hours in Advanced Financial Accounting, Accounting Theory, or Not-For-Profit or Government Accounting. If applying under the second criteria (above), copies of transcripts are required at the time of application for course verification.

TYPE OF EXAMINATION

Examination will be a rating of education and experience that is provided on the application.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: FIRST 20 RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 NOON!!

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