Laborer Job Listing at Louisiana Department of State Civil Service in Marrero, LA (Job ID ldoscs-174315)

Louisiana Department of State Civil Service

Location: Marrero, LA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Job Title: Laborer
Agency: West Jefferson Levee District
Opening Date: Mon. 07/13/09
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
State Salary Range: $6.61 - $13.51 hourly
$1,146.00 - $2,342.00 monthly

Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Marrero, Louisiana

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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions

No specialized experience or training is required.
Supplemental Information:

No Civil Service test scoreis 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.

If you want to submit a paper application, clickhere.Complete and send this application to Department of State Civil Service, P. O. Box 94111, Staffing Division, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111.
For further information about this vacancy contact:

Guiseppe R. Miserendino

West Jefferson Levee District

7001 River Road, Marrero, LA 70072

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:

Supervision Received:
Close from a Laborer Foreman or other employee of higher grade.

Supervision Exercised:

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.


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.

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