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Part-time Pumper

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$245.40 Bi-weekly at 17.5 hours per week
  • Posted Date:01/09/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:01/17/2019 5:00 PM

Location / Site:  Emerald Park pump station in Thibodaux
Nature of Job:  Operates assigned drainage pump stations on an as-needed basis on all days and at all times except from the hours of 6:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Monday through Thursday. Full-time Parish Public Works Department employees will operate the pump stations as part of their regular job duties between the hours of 6:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Monday through Thursday. Performs job duties on an as-needed basis. Responsible for the operation of the power-driven pumps which accelerate and transfer the rainfall runoff to designated areas so as to reduce the potential for flooding to the extent of station design capabilities.
Minimum qualifications: Less than high school education; and up to one (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and training in the basic operation and maintenance of public drainage facilities and pump system operation and general maintenance. Working knowledge of the operational hazards and associated safety precautions in the operation of a drainage pump station, preferred. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and must obtain a valid Louisiana Driver’s License within 30 days of employment.
*Proof of all certifications must be provided.

Applicants are subject to Civil Service procedures and testing, must be at least 18 years of age, pass a drug screen, and must meet the following submission procedures: Application must be completely filled out and signed by applicant. Résumés received without applications and/or applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Original application must be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the “Lafourche Parish Civil Service Department.”

Click HERE to download the Civil Service Employment Application in PDF.

Applications are also available at the following locations: (Our offices are closed on Fridays)

Thibodaux Government Complex - 402 Green Street

Mathews Government Complex - 4876 Highway 1

Galliano Government Complex - 16241 East Main Street, Suite B (Inside South Lafourche Library)

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