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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Equipment Operator IV$2,517-$3,146/month/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. Apprenticeship may be required. 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 Monday, September 11, 2017, at noon, or until filled.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (Software Services)$23.83-$29.79/hour/DOE IS&T
Position is professional data processing work involved in defining problems in computer applications and developing and testing possible solutions. Incumbent meets with users to identify software needs; writes, modifies, tests, and troubleshoots software applications–both web-based and stand-alone; trains users on applications; and maintains application documentation. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely-related field; work experience in computer programming, application design, Microsoft Visual Studio, and SQL server databases; experience with using programming and scripting languages such as VB.Net, ASP.Net, HTML; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 20 completed applications until Friday, March 16, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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SYSTEMS ANALYST (COMM/ENG)$27.51-$34.39/Hour/DOELUS Fiber
Responsible for serving as technical architect in planning, designing, and implementing computer information systems which include hardware, software, and associated networks. Position serves as project/team leader to manage designated projects. Responsible for designing and development of program applications and reports utilizing various program languages. Must have experience w/ various integration tools such as API’s and XML, and application development tools such as JAVA, ASP.net, SQL, etc. Experience w/ LINUX operating systems desirable. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely related field of study, as well as considerable professional experience as a programmer, programmer analyst, or a systems analyst, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, April 9, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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PROGRAMMER ANALYST (LUS NTWK ENG)$23.83-$29.79/Hour/DOELUS
Position is responsible for defining problems in computer applications and developing and testing possible solutions.  Position is 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 APIs implemented via SOAP and JSON and application development tools such as .NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, C#, and PHP. Must have 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 applications design; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Accepting the first 20 completed applications until Friday, April 20, 2018, at noon, or until filled.
 
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PLANNER I (Development)$18.17-$22.71/DOEDevelopment & Planning
Position is responsible for researching, analyzing, and reporting on various planning projects and programs associated with the application and enforcement of the Unified Development Code in keeping with PlanLafayette. Essential functions include: reading plats, maps, and site plans, performing mathematical calculations to determine required open space, parking, etc., using a wide variety of technology to assist in decision making and records maintenance, researching and analyzing zoning issues, preparing detailed reports and correspondence, and making presentations at public meetings. Strong data and GIS skills preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, or a closely related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities desired. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, September 28, 2018, at noon.
 
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Tree Trimmer$12.74-$15.92/hour/DOEPublic Works
This is work cutting or trimming trees in the public right-of-way adjacent to and overhanging streets and sidewalks. Work requires performance of tasks from a bucket truck to reach limbs and branches to be trimmed. Graduation from high school and experience in tree trimming work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Applicants must obtain a Louisiana Class B CDL with airbrake endorsement, within 6 months of appointment. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Friday, September 28, 2018, at noon.
 
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Employee Relations Supervisor$25.40-$31.75/Hour/DOEHuman Resources
Position supervises and participates in Human Resources services including, conduct of employee orientation, performance evaluation, grievance procedure, investigation and disciplinary procedures, leave policies, substance abuse testing, unemployment compensation, as well as wage and hour determinations. Completed College in Behavioral Sciences supplemented by professional certifications in human resources and professional experience in Human Resources administration in a utility and / or public employment environment. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, September 28, 2018, at noon.
 
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TRAFFIC SIGNAL TECHNICIAN I$18.17-$22.71/Hour/DOEPublic Works
Position is responsible for skilled work involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals, signal systems, and associated traffic equipment. Graduation from high school, completion of recognized vocational/technical school course work in electronics and electricity (AC/DC voltage) and experience in traffic signal installation, maintenance, and repair; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Pass International Municipal Signal Association course exam for Level I/Associate Traffic Signal Technician certification within one year, and for Level II/Traffic Signal Technician within two years of employment. Must have a valid driver’s license to apply. Apprenticeship may be required. Positions in this class are assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete initial and ongoing training requirements as established by Traffic and Transportation within one (1) year for continued employment, including the obtainment of the appropriate class of Driver’s License as required by the State of Louisiana during the working test period required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, September 28, 2018, at noon.
 
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CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR I (Plumbing)$18.17-$22.71/Hour/DOE PZD
Position is responsible for enforcement of local and national codes and regulations governing pre-completion plumbing installation. Work involves on-site inspections at each of several phases of construction of both commercial and residential structures. Position works with relative independence, and provides advisement and customer service to involved parties throughout the plumbing inspection process. Graduation from a standard high school and experience in a wide variety of skilled residential and commercial construction; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities, and skills. For positions conducting plumbing inspection, journeyman level plumbing certification is desired. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Positions in this class are assigned to an apprenticeship as defined by Civil Service Rule IV, Section 6. This requires the employee to complete certification as a Residential and Commercial Building Codes Enforcement Officer as required by the State of Louisiana within one (1) year for continued employment. Current position requires the employee to complete the preceding certifications in the Plumbing discipline required. Applicants must obtain a valid Louisiana driver’s license prior to hire required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, October 5, 2018, at noon.
 
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DISPATCHER$11.36-$14.21/hour/DOEPublic Works
Positions of this class are responsible for full-time dispatching work including receiving, logging, interpreting, prioritizing and communicating a variety of information. Graduation from high school and some dispatching experience and experience dealing with the public; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Computer experience and strong communication skills helpful. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, October 5, 2018, at noon.
 
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SERVICE STATION ATTENDANT$9.76-$12.20/hour/DOE Public Works
Responsible for the non-mechanical servicing of vehicles, including changing oil, greasing, servicing batteries, changing tires and other related duties. Position requires regular heavy lifting. Experience servicing automotive equipment is strongly desired. Hours are from 11:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M, Monday through Friday or 7:00 A.M to 3:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, depending on position available at time of hire. Valid driver’s license required to apply. Possession of a valid Louisiana Driver’s License upon appointment required. Positions in this class are 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 Public Works Department, Operations, Fleet Maintenance division, within one (1) year for continued employment required. Accepting the first 40 completed applications until Friday, October 5, 2018, at noon.
 
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