JOB TITLE: Part-time Pumper
OPENING DATE: Monday, May 22, 2023
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 1, 2023
SALARY RANGE: $319.20 Bi-weekly
JOB TYPE: Part-time, Classified
DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Works
LOCATION: Des Allemands pump station, Raceland Field Office
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 (with the exception if a holiday falls on a Monday-Thursday or during a State of Emergency). 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 Qualification: Less than high school education and up to one (1) year related experience and/or training
Substitution 1: 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.
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