CITY OF MINDEN JOB OPENINGS 


POLICE OFFICER – Police Dept. – FULL-TIME

Have you ever said you want to be a police officer? Do you like to protect and serve the community of Minden?

** Must be at least 21 year of age.                                                   ** Must have high school diploma or GED.

** Must have NO felony convictions.                                            ** Must apply in person with Police Chief.

 

DISTRIBUTION / COLLECTION OPERATOR –

Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection Dept.- FULL-TIME

This position involves assisting in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water distribution mains, sewer collection mains, service lines and related fixtures.

** Must have high school diploma or GED.                                                **Must have a valid Louisiana Driver’s License and Class A CDL.

** Must have previous experience with various equipment associated with water distribution / wastewater collection.

** Requires knowledge of the plumbing trade and plumbing codes, or experience in maintenance or construction.

**Must reside within a 20-minute drive due to emergency situations.

 

WATER DISTRIBUTION / WASTEWATER COLLECTION MAINTENANCE TECH-

Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection Dept.- FULL-TIME

This is a semi-skilled position involving the installation, maintenance, and repair of water distribution, sewer collection mains, service lines, and related fixtures.

** Must have high school diploma or GED preferred; required for promotions.     **Must have valid driver’s license.

** Some experience in maintenance or construction work desired.                               **Subject to work on a call-in basis, 24 hrs per day, in cases of emergency.

**Must be able to work well with tools, machinery, and outdoors in various types of weather; extreme heat, cold, and wet conditions.

 

 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS – Public Works Dept.- FULL-TIME

This is a high level professional management position responsible for the overall planning, execution, and quality control of activities

in the following departments within the city: Engineering, Water Production and Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Treatment,

Street Department, Electrical Production and Distribution System and the Airport.

** Must have a college degree with electrical, civil, mechanical, or construction engineering experience.

** Must have minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience.

**Must have a valid Louisiana Driver’s License.

 

 

 

LINEMAN A – Electric Line Crew – FULL-TIME

This is a highly skilled position involved in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution and transmission systems.

**Climbs poles or uses bucket truck to work on energized primary and secondary voltage power lines and equipment.

**Installs, maintains, repairs or replenishes transmission and distribution lines, transformers, switch gear, lightning arrestors,

    metering devices, ground rods, crossarms and insulators.

**Digs holes to set new poles, installs consumer service lines from pole to building or houses.

**High school diploma or GED, plus one year of advanced education or training required.

**Three to four years’ experience as a “B Lineman” or related experience, or a combination of training and experience.

**Current and valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) recognized by State of Louisiana.

**Subject to work on a call-in basis, 24 hours per day, in cases of emergency.

** Ability to work various hours and overtime, as necessary, and MUST work on a “call out” system, as scheduled.

 

LINEMAN C – Electric Line Crew – FULL-TIME

This is a semi-skilled position involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of the electrical distribution and transmission system

under supervision of senior line crew personnel. More experience and practical training is involved regarding the further development of lineman skills.

** Climbs poles and trees with climbing equipment and operates a bucket truck in the daily operations of the department.

**Works energized secondary services. **Works de-energized primary lines under the close supervision of senior line crew personnel.

**Assists senior line crew in hanging transformers and installing, maintaining, and repairing overhead power lines, digs holes for poles and anchors.

**Cuts brush and chips limbs in trimming and clearing lines and right-of-ways. **High school diploma or GED required.

**One to two years’ experience as a Lineman Trainee or related experience.

**Current and valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) recognized by State of Louisiana.

**Subject to work on a call-in basis, 24 hours per day, in cases of emergency.

** Ability to work various hours and overtime, as necessary, and MUST work on a “call out” system, as scheduled.

 

CUSTODIAN– Civic Center Dept. – PART-TIME

This is a semi-skilled position performing custodial work of manual nature.

**Cleaning, waxing, polishing floors, dusting, cleaning windows, and walls.

** Maintains outside areas for attractive appearance.                         ** Maintains other equipment in and around public buildings.

** Sets up tables and chairs for scheduled events.                                  ** Reports needed repairs to the appropriate personnel.

** Must be able to work nights and weekends when required.       ** High school diploma or GED preferred.

 

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR– Streets & Drainage Dept. – FULL-TIME

This is a skilled position in the operation and care of heavy construction equipment. Work consists of operating front-end loaders, motor graders,

track hoes, grade-alls, and other pieces of heavy equipment on a variety of construction projects.

** Subject to work on a call-in basis, 24 hours per day, in cases of emergency. ** Ability to deal with employees and/or public in a courteous manner.

** Skills in the use, care, and safe operation of heavy construction equipment. ** Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

** One to two years’ experience in heavy equipment operation or public works construction, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

** High school diploma or GED or Trade school required.

** Current and Valid Driver’s License recognized by the State of Louisiana.

** Must obtain and maintain a Class-A CDL recognized by the State of Louisiana.

 

 

CITY CLERK/TAX OFFICIO – Administration Dept. – FULL-TIME

This is a high-level administrative position involving the receipt, disbursement, and accounting of all funds of the City of Minden. Responsible for planning, directing, and supervising the complete financial operations of the City, including the maintenance of the appropriate accounting records, journals, ledgers, and other materials needed to reflect fiscal transactions and provide an accurate financial picture of the city at all times.

**Informs the Mayor, City Council, and other city officers and supervisory personnel as to the city’s financial conditions and status of budgetary accounts orally and through reports. **Acts as official records keeper for the city. **Serves as Secretary to the City Council. **Records and prepares minutes, ordinances and resolutions. **Prepares and attests to the validity of city records and bond indentures. **Serves as Chief Purchasing Officer for the City. **Approves requisitions, issues purchase orders, drafts specs for bid ads, place ads in official journals; assures delivered equipment and materials conform to specs before approving final disbursements. **Serves as ex-officio tax collector and has ultimate responsibility for the City tax programs. **Ultimately responsible for collection of Occupational License Tax, Ad Valorem Tax and the receipt of City Sales Tax. Works with bond attorneys on bond issue referendums and bond sales. Prepares information on city finances for bond issues and registers bonds with the Secretary of State. **Assists the Mayor with budget preparation; prepares revenue estimates; works with department heads in preparing departmental budgets. **Supervises a staff of clerical and supervisory subordinates. Supervises the preparation of payrolls, the administration of the City’s group hospitalization and life insurance and worker’s compensation insurance programs. **Responsible for General Fund receipts as well as accountability for General Fund receipts. **Responds to public requests for information and complaints. **Educational experience required: Graduation from a standard high school, supplemented by college level courses in accounting, business administration or public administration. Business, Accounting or Public Administration Degree preferred. **Up to seven years of responsible administrative or accounting work related to municipal or banking operations; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. **MUST have a valid and current LA driver’s license.

 

MOSQUITO SPRAYER – Parks & Recreation Dept. – PART-TIME

This position is responsible for conducting mosquito control operations for the City of Minden. Work hours for this position start at dusk, as that is when the greatest population of mosquitos can be treated. Individual, must be able to drive a planed route in evenings according to scheduled service area. **Current and Valid Driver’s license is required. **High school diploma or GED required. **Knowledge of insecticide/pesticide preferred. **Must be able to work various hours in the evenings.

 

Dispatcher – Police Dept. – PART-TIME

This position is responsible for the safety of Minden Police Officers on the streets of Minden.

**Taking calls from people in need of assistance, remaining calm under high stress situations.

**Able to give precise location by obtaining critical information and dispensing to the officers.

**Must be able to communicate verbally, displaying active listening skills, as well as speech clarity.

**High school diploma or GED required.

 

 

To apply for any of our available positions, please go online to www.mindenla.org search for Job Listings and Job Application Form.

Complete and return via directions listed at the top of the app. If you should have any questions regarding our job listings, please contact

Human Resources at (318)377-2144 ext. 462. City of Minden is an Equal Opportunity Employer

updated 3.30.2021