JOB TITLE: Equipment Operator 1
OPENING DATE: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 6, 2022
SALARY RANGE: $13.78 - $26.49 per hour at 40 hours per week
JOB TYPE: Full-time, Classified
DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Works
LOCATION: Raceland Field Office
Nature of Job: Operates a majority of the various types of the rubber-tired gasoline/diesel powered industrial trucks (under 26,000 GVW) and off-road heavy equipment in the construction, maintenance, and repair of parish infrastructure including its lights, streets, sewer, and storm drainage systems.
Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least six (6) months related experience and/or training; or two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and training in the operation and maintenance of basic heavy industrial equipment, including working knowledge of the operational hazards and associated safety precautions in the utilization of heavy equipment; basic knowledge in general contracting/constructing procedures and methods required. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred.
A valid driver’s license issued by a state other than Louisiana is acceptable for application; however, once an employment offer is extended for a position, an applicant will have thirty (30) days to obtain the required Louisiana license. Failure to obtain a Louisiana driver’s license may disqualify an applicant from permanent employment in any position. Maintains acceptable driving record in addition to a valid Louisiana license.
*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. Resumes 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.” For more information or to apply for this position, please visit the Lafourche Parish Government website at www.lafourchegov.org
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