State of Louisiana
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE LOUISIANA SPECIAL SCHOOLS DISTRICT IN THE OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT OF THE LOUISIANA SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF & VISUALLY IMPAIRED.
This position may be filled as a Probational Appointment or a Job Appointment that may last up to 48 months.
The Louisiana Special Schools do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination in employment may be referred to Santa Patterson, Human Resources Director at (225) 757-3217 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION : La.R.S. 17:3884 (D) requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S. 17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that school system or not, shall request such person’s assessment and evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide any response or information you deem appropriate.
Physical Activity Level – 4. Work requires moderate effort, and some will require brief periods in which heavy muscular exertion and strenuous physical exertion in climbing, lifting objects and over 50 pounds, or crouching or crawling in restricted areas is required.
Resumes WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF a completed application.
You must include all relevant education and previous work experience on your official State application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
A criminal history check will be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government’s E-verify system.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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Louisiana Special School District
2888 Brightside Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license or commercial driver’s license.
Function of Work:
To operate mobile equipment (such as that enumerated below) to accomplish transportation, maintenance, or construction tasks.
Level of Work:
General from a foreman or other higher level maintenance, supervisory, or administrative personnel.
May exercise functional over lower graded equipment operators or laboring personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all agencies, statewide.
Differs from Mobile Equipment Operator-Light by the requirement to operate larger mobile equipment with more complicated operating and handling characteristics.
Differs from Mobile Equipment Operator 2 by the restriction to primary operation of equipment that is lighter and/or less complicated to operate.
Operation of one or more of the types of equipment enumerated must be the primary, regular, and recurring function of the job.
Operates field tractor with power ratings up to and including 52 horsepower; tractors may be equipped with attachments such as bush hogs, belly attachments, blades, loaders, hoes, etc.
Operates field tractors with gang mowers up to eight feet across.
Operates dump trucks with rated capacity of six yards or less.
Operates vans and stake-body or flat bed trucks with load ratings over one ton and up to four tons.
Operates buses with 12 to 25 passenger capacity.
Operates forklifts with lifting capacity over 10,000 lbs. or lift height over 12 feet.
Operates steel wheel rollers.
Transports patients, students, workers, or other persons between homes and institutions, on trips on and/or off institution or agency grounds.
Operates auxiliary equipment such as asphalt kettle, mud jack, concrete mixer (over two bag capacity), air compressor, jack- hammer, etc. as required.
Provides guidance to and oversees work of lower graded operators and laborers, as required.
May be required to operate any equipment enumerated for the Mobile Equipment Operator-Light when necessary to accomplish work objectives.
Makes minor repairs to equipment and performs user maintenance necessary to keep equipment in clean, good working order.
Operates front end-loaders, dump trucks, and other equipment in the maintenance and repair of railroad tracks.