Salary Range: $29,078.40 - $34,902.40 Grade: 17 (Employees: Refer to Civil Service Rule VI.3.1 and VI.17 for promotional rate) Appointment to a position in the classified service shall be at the minimum of the corresponding pay range unless otherwise approved.
Benefits Offered: 17.94% employer retirement contribution; sick and vacation leave; health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurances offered.
Examination is announced to establish an employment list to fill vacancies in the Utility Services Department and future vacancies as they occur to operate light and medium-sized equipment and perform manual work functions associated with construction, maintenance and repair of City streets/roads, drainage systems, right-of-way areas, parking lots, parks, recreation facilities, grounds areas, or other areas of assignment. Emphasis in on the operation of trucks, tractors, and other equipment that include mechanisms that are somewhat complex to operate, requiring more dexterity and finesse, or larger vehicles requiring a higher level of skill to drive/maneuver in and around confined spaces; incumbents may occasionally operate equipment at higher levels, but not as their primary work function. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. Positions in the Wastewater Department may be subject to 24-hour call.
Minimum Applicant Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years’ experience in the operation of medium-sized equipment.; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess a valid Class B commercial driver’s license and may be required to obtain Flagging certification.
Assignment on some equipment may require a Class A commercial driver’s license and/or special endorsements.
Will be required to obtain a valid State of Louisiana Class A or B commercial driver’s license at time of appointment and must maintain throughout employment for this classification.
Utility Services Department will be required to obtain a valid State of Louisiana Class A commercial driver’s license with Air Brakes and manual transmission endorsements within five (5) months of hire.
Applicants must have experience operating equipment such as; backhoe and manual 18 wheelers with low boy.
Kind of Examination
This examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, a performance test or any combination thereof deemed necessary to adequately screen and rank applicants. Examination notices will be sent out via email with a testing date, time, and location. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their previous training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification.
Must include copies of driver’s license, diploma, GED, DD214, degree, etc. with application.
Accepting applications: Until filled or the first 50 applications whichever comes first.
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