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*The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Any information about a job on your resume that was not included in the work history section of the online application cannot be used to evaluate your qualifications for the posted vacancy. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
CLOSING DATE: September 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
HOURLY RATE: $8.15
LOCATION: Ruston, LA
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant – Louisiana Tech University
JOB TYPE: Classified
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:
Close from a Laborer Foreman or other employee of higher grade.
Differs from other unskilled jobs by close supervision required in performing most assigned tasks.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
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.
Civil Service test score is not required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
No experience or training is required.
To view the Civil Service Job Spec, click on the following link: https://apps01.civilservice.louisiana.gov/asp/onestopjobinfo/DisplayJobSpec.aspx?JobCode=129140
NOTE TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES: For current Louisiana Tech University Employees you MUST apply for this vacancy internally. To apply for this vacancy internally, click on the “Career” app from your Workday dashboard. Select "Find Jobs," open the position and click on "Apply."
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Louisiana Tech University, Office of Human Resources
P.O. Box 3173
Ruston, LA 71272
Louisiana Tech University is an AA/ADA/EEO employer. Louisiana Tech recruits, selects, employs and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information in its admission and recruitment of students, educational programs, and activities, or employment policies.
Louisiana Tech may require a criminal background check to be conducted on candidate(s) selected for hire and employment is contingent upon the institutions verification of credentials.