public-works-department

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: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR IV (LUS Water Dist - Backhoe)

MINIMUM STARTING PAY: HOURLY -$14.52-$18.15/DOE, MONTHLY - $2,517-$3,146/DOE

PURPOSE AND NATURE OF WORK

Operate heavy equipment in the construction, maintenance, and repair of Water Distribution network of pipelines and supporting infrastructure. May supervise the members of a crew to ensure that work schedules are maintained. Operate a backhoe and other heavy equipment such as tractor, mini-excavator, and dump truck. Transport equipment on 16’ trailer.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school and experience in the operation of heavy equipment similar to those types listed herein, including some experience in precision work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION

Possession of the appropriate class commercial driver’s license and endorsements as issued by the State of Louisiana. Applicants must have at least a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) permit to apply and test, but must obtain a Louisiana Class A CDL with Air Brake and Combination Endorsements, prior to appointment.

TYPE OF EXAMINATION

Performance test on independent and safe operation of backhoe.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: FIRST 10 RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021, NOON!!

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