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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: LINEMAN II

MINIMUM STARTING PAY: HOURLY - $21.40-$26.75/DOE, MONTHLY - $3,710-$4,637/DOE

PURPOSE AND NATURE OF WORK

Position is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead or underground electrical transmission and distribution lines and related components of the municipal electrical distribution system. Position is subject to 24-hour call and work is sometimes hazardous.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school supplemented by a course in basic electricity and experience working as a Lineman I or comparable position.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION

Applicants must have at least a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) or CDL permit to apply and test, but must obtain a Louisiana Class A CDL prior to hire.

APPRENTICESHIP

Positions in this class may be assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete initial and ongoing training requirements established by the Lafayette Utilities System within two (2) years for continued employment.

TYPE OF EXAMINATION

Combination written and performance test, including pole climbing.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: FIRST 10 RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 NOON!!

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