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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GIS TECHNICIAN $20.52-$25.65/Hour/DOE IS&T
Position creates and maintains graphical and attribute data sets using GIS software. Inputs and extracts data from a central data repository and assists with data management and maintenance of data on a GIS server. Assists in GIS production projects including preparation of various high-quality cartographic maps for presentations and performs spatial analysis for special projects and digital data requests. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in geography, computer science, planning, engineering or related field and experience working in a graphic information system environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, December 20, 2019 at noon.
 
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PLANT MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II $16.37-$20.46/Hour/DOE LUS
Position is responsible for the installation, adjustment, inspection, maintenance, and repair of mechanical equipment at a municipal water plant. Diagnose problems and repair components, such as pumps, motors, various gear boxes, valves, and pipelines. Maintains records of work performed, scheduled maintenance and inventory. Keeps logs related to compliance. May work on ladders and sometimes be subject to 24 hour call. Graduation from high school supplemented by courses in the mechanical trades, considerable experience in mechanical maintenance and repair work in an industrial facility; or any equivalent combination of training and related experience is desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, December 20, 2019 at noon.
 
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WATER/WASTEWATER SUPERVISOR $23.43-$29.29/Hour/DOE LUS Wastewater Collection
This supervisory position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the activities of several work crews engaged in location, maintenance, and repair of wastewater collection system and related installations. Assigns priorities and makes sure crews have the personnel, equipment, and materials for assigned projects; uses computers for record keeping and reports; prepares and revises plans and designs for construction. Inspects work of crews and ensures that safety protocols are followed. Does administrative work regarding personnel matters and budget preparation. Qualified applicants will have experience in a wastewater setting, including knowledge of materials and equipment used in the industry, regulations and safety procedures which apply to the industry, as well as supervisory experience with employees in similar industry. Possession of Class IV Wastewater Collection certification within three years of appointment required. High school diploma or GED required. Must be capable of responding to the site within one hour of being notified. Must have a valid driver’s license to apply. Valid Louisiana driver’s license is required, upon appointment required. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, December 20, 2019 at noon.
 
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PERSONNEL RECORDS MANAGEMENT CLERK $13.45-$16.82/Hour/DOE LUS
Positions in the classification are responsible for the management of records, both electronically and manually, according to policies and regulations of the assigned department. Incumbents assist in one or more areas that may include new employee processing, employee records maintenance, payroll administration, retirement system interfacing, contract and project records, as well as employee development and training tasks. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed periodically or upon completion for quality and conformance to policies or rules. Completion of high school, supplemented by college level coursework in secretarial sciences, and experience (depending on area of assignment) in the field of human resources, civil service and/or records management are desired; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, December 20, 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, January 3, 2020 at noon.
 
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CARPENTER I$14.52-$18.15/Hour/DOECommunity Development
This is skilled carpentry work in the construction, maintenance and repair of structures, equipment and articles of wood. This position covers all areas of carpentry, including, framing, finish work, millwork, cabinetry, etc. Graduation from a standard high school or equivalent, and some experience as a carpenter in the general repair or maintenance of buildings; or completion of a recognized apprenticeship which would indicate possession of the requirements necessary to satisfactorily perform this work. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Valid Louisiana Driver’s license prior to appointment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, January 3, 2020 at noon.
 
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CLERK TYPIST$11.56-$14.45/Hour/DOEDevelopment & Planning
Positions in this class perform clerical and office tasks requiring substantial application of relevant sections of ordinances, codes, policies, procedures as well as independent use of accepted office administration practice. Current opening exists in the Alcohol and Noise Control division and is responsible for intake and processing of responsible vendor license applications and payments; records maintenance related to responsible vendor applications and licenses; and providing basic clerical assistance to other members of the division staff. Future openings may be related to other areas of assignment. Completion of High School supplemented by vocational training in office skills and experience in general clerical work requiring typing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience desired. Experience with Word and Excel strongly desired. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, January 3, 2020 at noon.
 
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SYSTEMS SECURITY SPECIALIST (IS&T)$27.51-$34.39/Hour/DOEIS&T
Positions in this class ensure the integrity of LCG’s computer networks, computing devices, and electronically stored or transmitted data. Positions monitor hardware, software, networks, Internet presence, telecommunications, and all facets of LCG’s electronic infrastructure. Incumbent selects, installs, and upgrade security hardware and software and will be responsible for development and implementation of recovery plans and for drafting policies relating to security, as well as coordinating PCI compliance. Bachelor’s degree in computer science with substantial experience in network security; or comparable education and experience. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at noon, or until filled.
 
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