Annual Salary: $29,078.40 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: 23.09% 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 Gas department and future vacancies as they occur.
Kind of Work
The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled labor of a physically demanding nature, in the construction, maintenance and repair of water, wastewater, or gas distribution system. Digs holes, lines, trenches, and ditches using the necessary tools and equipment, for the purpose of preparing the site for the laying of pipe. Prepares pipe for installation; threads and cuts pipe to required specifications. Constructs, maintains, and repairs existing gas utility system, lift systems, and manholes using methods approved by the department. Positions in the Gas and Wastewater Departments are subject to 24-hour call.
Minimum Applicant Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years’ experience in the construction, repair, and/or maintenance of pipelines, preferably in a utility system; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Will be required to obtain a valid State of Louisiana driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain throughout employment for this classification.
Must be able to obtain a valid State of Louisiana Class D driver’s license within one month of hire.
Necessary Special Requirements:
Gas Department must obtain certifications as required by the Office of Pipeline Safety within six (6) months of hire.
M-F, 7 AM – 3:30 PM
May be assigned to a crew for Duty Week which includes weekends
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 paper applications: Until filled
COMPLETE A PAPER APPLICATION AT: WWW.CITYOFALEXANDRIALA.COM UNDER OUR EMPLOYMENT PAGE
Completed applications may be submitted in one of the following ways:
a. Hand delivery: Civil Service Department 3rd Floor, 625 Murray Street Alexandria, LA 71301
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