Job Listings

BEGINNING FIREFIGHTER

·      Provide assistance to the citizens of Minden.

·      React responsibly to dangerous hazards.

·      Prevent, combat, and extinguish fires with the goal of protecting lives, the environment and property.

·      Maintains all department equipment which include, but are not limited to fire station, trucks, hoses, pumps, and extinguishers.

·      Keep a clean environment in the department facilities.

·      Drive fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.

·      Conduct fire drills for fire dept.

·      Ensure teamwork and accountability.

·      Performs other duties as required.

FACILITY SUPPORT – PART-TIME – PARKS & RECREATION

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MAINTENANCE HELPER – FULL-TIME – PARKS & RECREATION

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MAINTENANCE HELPER – PART-TIME – PARKS & RECREATION

·      Maintains all department equipment.

·      Maintains all equipment in parks, playgrounds, and fields.

·      Picks up litter from all areas in department.

·      Cleans restrooms and swimming pools.

·      Performs maintenance and general upkeep of all fields and grounds, i.e. mowing, edging, planting, fertilizing, etc.

·      Logs all equipment failures and reports to supervisor.

·      Inspects parks and playgrounds for hazards and makes needed repairs.

·      Performs other duties as required.

CUSTODIAN– PARKS & REC DEPT. – PART-TIME

·      Performs custodial work such as cleaning, waxing, polishing floors, dusting, cleaning windows, and walls.

·      Maintains the outside area in a neat, clean, attractive appearance.

·      Maintains other equipment in and around public buildings.

·      Sets up tables and chairs for scheduled events.

·      Reports need for any repairs to the Buildings & Events Coordinator.

·      Performs other duties as required.

CUSTODIAN– Civic Center Dept. – FULL-TIME

·      Performs custodial work such as cleaning, waxing, polishing floors, dusting, cleaning windows, and walls.

·      Maintains the outside area in a neat, clean, attractive appearance.

·      Maintains other equipment in and around public buildings.

·      Sets up tables and chairs for scheduled events in the Civic Center.

·      Reports need for major repairs to Facilities Director.

·      Performs other duties as required.

A LINEMAN – Electric Line Crew – FULL-TIME

·      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, switchgear, lightning arrestors, metering devices, ground rods, cross arms and insulators.

·      Installs wiring and transformers..


·      Digs holes to set new poles for extension of the distribution system or replace old poles.

·      Transfers conductors, transformers or other equipment.

·      Installs consumer service lines from poles to buildings and houses.

·      Makes voltage checks on lines and transformers.

·      Installs and repairs streetlights, works in substations installing switches, changing wire, etc.

·      Installs meters and metering equipment for instrument metering.

·      Locate underground primary and secondary lines with locator.

·      Performs routine maintenance on department equipment.

Performs other duties as required

LABORER

·      Mows/cuts city and state right-of-ways.

·      Work includes using hand and/or power tools.

·      Cuts trees and/or removes debris from right-of-ways.

·      Cleans grounds and assists in the care of Street Department buildings and grounds.

·      Performs routine maintenance on department equipment.

Performs other duties as required

ELECTRICAL CONTROL CENTER – OPERATOR I – Electrical Plant Dept. – FULL-TIME

·      Monitors Electrical SCADA System and notifies Electrical Control Center Manager of any problems on the City of Minden electrical system.

·      Responsible for coordinating the opening or closing of the Entergy Tie and Electrical Circuits with the Line Crew.

·      Dispatches City Work crews after hours.

·      Receives Boil order notices and follows Water Department policy on notices.

·      Responsible for complying with all NERC reliability standards that apply to the City of Minden electrical system.

·      Maintains required records and logs.

·      Performs other duties as required.

POLICE OFFICER – Police Dept. – FULL-TIME


This is a Civil Service position that helps protect and serve our city.

·      Must be at least 21 year of age.

·      Must have high school diploma or GED.

·      Must have NO felony convictions.


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

·      Operates motor graders to make cuts for new streets, prepare roadbeds, drainage features, and similar purposes.

·      Operates track hoes and grade-alls to install drainage pipe, construct and clean ditches and canals.

·      Operates front-end loader, track hoe and grade-all to load and stockpile dirt, sand, asphalt, and other materials.

·      Operates asphalt spreaders, steel wheel rollers, and other equipment for overlaying, constructing and repairing streets.

·      Operates light tractors to do light earth-moving work.

·      Drives trucks.

·      Responsible for supervision and record keeping responsibilities in the absence of the foreman.

·      Performs semi-skilled labor in connection with placement of hot mix and concrete in street or sidewalk repairs.

·      Cleans ditches.

·      Performs other duties as required.

·      Performs maintenance and repairs on all Street Department equipment.

WATER DISTRIBUTION / COLLECTION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN– Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection Dept.- FULL-TIME

·      Assists in excavations to install new water or sewer lines or to expose a broken or leaking line. Assists in making repairs, backfills all excavations using proper compaction procedures.

·      Assist’s and is occasionally responsible for cleaning sanitary sewer lines by flushing, rodding, high pressure cleaners, or other methods.

·      Prepares streets following cuts made to repair or install water or sewer lines.

·      Assists in making water taps, raises manholes, replacing valves, installing meters and valve boxes and other appurtenances.

·      Locates mains and valves for contractors and the public.

·      Performs other duties as required.

WATER DISTRIBUTION / COLLECTION OPERATOR – Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection Dept.- FULL-TIME

·      Acts as a lead worker and has indirect supervision over maintenance technicians.

·      Excavates and trenches to install new water or sewer lines or to expose a broken or leaking line. Assists in making repairs, backfills all excavations using proper compaction procedures.

·      Cleans sanitary sewer lines by flushing, rodding, high-pressure cleaners, or other methods.

·      Prepares streets following cuts made to repair or install water or sewer lines.

·      Makes water taps, raises manholes, replacing valves, installing meters and valve boxes.

·      Locates mains and valves for contractors and the public.

Performs other duties as required

Part-Time Pool Manager

·      Monitors pool activities and ensures safety of all swim area participants.

·      Maintain alert throughout entire shift.

·      Enforce all safety measures as outlined by City of Minden.

·      Maintain pool area cleanliness.

·      Swim Instructors – evaluate the swimmer current ability to plan and coordinate the teaching of swimming techniques, swim strokes, and water safety rules to students with varying swimming abilities.

·      Be familiar with “Learn-to-Swim” levels.

·      Communicate with participants and their guardians appropriately to ensure they are aware of the progress.

·      Work with others to provide care in emergency situations in water and/or land when necessary.

·      Complete records and reports.

·      Notifies management of any maintenance that is needed on equipment.

·      Performs other duties as required.


Part-Time Pool Supervisor

·      Monitors pool activities and ensures safety of all swim area participants.

·      Maintain alert throughout entire shift.

·      Enforce all safety measures as outlined by City of Minden.

·      Maintain pool area cleanliness.

·      Swim Instructors – evaluate the swimmer current ability to plan and coordinate the teaching of swimming techniques, swim strokes, and water safety rules to students with varying swimming abilities.

·      Be familiar with “Learn-to-Swim” levels.

·      Communicate with participants and their guardians appropriately to ensure they are aware of the progress.

·      Work with others to provide care in emergency situations in water and/or land when necessary.

·      Complete records and reports.

·      Notifies management of any maintenance that is needed on equipment.

Performs other duties as required

Part-Time Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

·      Monitors pool activities and ensures safety of all swim area participants.

·      Maintain alert throughout entire shift.

·      Enforce all safety measures as outlined by City of Minden.

·      Maintain pool area cleanliness.

·      Swim Instructors – evaluate the swimmer current ability to plan and coordinate the teaching of swimming techniques, swim strokes, and water safety rules to students with varying swimming abilities.

·      Be familiar with “Learn-to-Swim” levels.

·      Communicate with participants and their guardians appropriately to ensure they are aware of the progress.

·      Work with others to provide care in emergency situations in water and/or land when necessary.

·      Complete records and reports.

·      Notifies supervisor of any maintenance that is needed on equipment.

Performs other duties as required

Application for Employment (online)

City of Minden – Application for Employment
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  To apply for any of our available positions, please click the link above or stop by City Hall 520 Broadway Minden, LA 71055 to pick up a paper application for employment. Complete and return via directions listed at the top of the application. 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 4.24.23

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