Laborer

  • Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
  • Virtual, USA
  • Apr 02, 2020

Job Description

Laborer Print Apply Laborer Salary $1,413.00 - $2,411.00 Monthly Location Other, LA Job Type Classified Department SE LA Flood Protection Auth-East Job Number 114723 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits Supplemental Information This job may be located in Orleans Parish, St. Bernard Parish, or Jefferson Parish. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings. Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully. Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail". Eligible for Consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position. Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral. Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview. Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position. Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position. The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance. (Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/). For further information about this vacancy contact: Shannon West 504-286-3132 Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: No experience or training is required. Job Concepts Function of Work: To provide physical effort to accomplish a variety of unskilled tasks or to inspect levees for signs of slides and washouts for proper drainage and elimination of various other causes of damage. Level of Work: Entry. Supervision Received: Close from a Laborer Foreman or other employee of higher grade. Supervision Exercised: None. Location of Work: May be used by all agencies. Job Distinctions: Differs from other unskilled jobs by close supervision required in performing most assigned tasks. Examples of Work Cuts grass, weeds, trees, and brush; cleans culverts, drains, and ditches; moves, loads, and unloads materials, supplies, and equipment; removes obstructions from highway or premises; hauls or carries sand, lumber, asphalt, and cement; applies patching materials to highway surfaces; pours dirt, sand, and water into a mud jack and fills. Operates a tractor to cut grass; cleans farm equipment. Performs a wide variety of physical labor functions. Waters livestock; washes and cleans livestock living quarters. Directs traffic where road is under construction; washes and assists in servicing equipment. Assists skilled workmen by carrying materials and tools or performing unskilled tasks such as mixing concrete or digging holes; moves furniture, oxygen tanks, or other heavy equipment at an institution or public building; moves ice to a storage place. Digs post holes and ditches; does unskilled work in caring for seed beds and seedlings and in fighting wood fires with back pumps and rakes; mows lawns, trims shrubs, rakes grass, and trash; performs other simple tasks in connection with nursery, greenhouse, forest, farm, and/or ground work. Chips, scales, cleans, and scrapes ironwork; assists in setting up or moving scaffolds. AS A LEVEE INSPECTOR Drives a vehicle over assigned area, inspecting levees for weak spots and other dangerous conditions; makes reports of conditions. Polices levees to keep livestock and vehicles off the levees. Supervises, as necessary, labor crews in emergency maintenance and repair work on levees. Checks construction of fencing, installation of pipes, gas, and water lines for compliance with regulations of Department of Public Works and of the Levee Board. Remains on constant duty during high water stages looking for washes, sand boils, and slides. Directs draining and sacking to keep levees in good condition and to prevent overflows. Benefits Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program. Flexible Working Arrangements – The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies. Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage. Insurance Coverage – Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www.groupbenefits.org. Deferred Compensation – As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings. Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase. Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others. LASERS has provided this video to give you more detailed information about their system. Agency State of Louisiana Address For agency contact information, please refer to the supplemental information above. Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802 Phone (866) 783-5462 Website http://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfm Apply