Job Openings 

 

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.**Ask HR for full job description.

·       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. 

 

CITY CLERK ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY – Administration Dept. – FULL-TIME

This is a responsible clerical position involving work of complexity and variety in the administration of the City Clerk’s office. 

**Responsible for maintaining inventory records on tangible assets in each dept. **Responsible for applications, authorizations, and issuance of ABO cards and Alcohol Licenses for the City Clerk’s office. **Responsible for maintaining records of the City’s vehicle fleet, including vehicle registration, insurance, fuel cards, vehicle accident reports, and claims. **Takes dictation, types reports, memos, and other materials.  **Ask HR for full job description.

·       One to two years secretarial experience required. 

·       High school diploma or GED required. 

·       Payroll and or accounting experience preferred. 

 

CUSTODIAN– Civic Center Dept. – FULL-TIME

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

**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 and/or Community House. **Reports need for major repairs to Facilities Director.

·       Ability to read and write; to understand and follow standard practice or oral instructions; use simple arithmetic; and keep simple records.

·       Up to three months related experience or experience in performing manual work. 

·       Current and valid driver’s license.

 

CUSTODIAN– Civic Center Dept. – PART-TIME

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

**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 and/or Community House. **Reports need for major repairs to Facilities Director. 

·       Ability to read and write; to understand and follow standard practice or oral instructions; use simple arithmetic; and keep simple records.

·       Up to three months related experience or experience in performing manual work. 

·       Current and valid driver’s license.

 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR – Economic Development Dept.  – FULL-TIME

This is a high-level administrative position that directs the economic development activities for the City of Minden in order to promote business, industrial and  job development, civic improvements, as well as responsible for administering the Occupational License program.  **Ask HR for full job description.

·       Educational experience required: **Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration Public AdministrationUrban Planning, or a related field and/ or at least two [2] years of experience in coordinating development, redevelopment  or capital improvement projects, other economic development activities, urban planning or related area; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

·       Experience with and knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; economic development practices and principles; municipal organizations, policies, procedures, and problems; state and federal statutes relating to economic development; trends, concepts, principles, techniques, and legal aspects of municipal and regional planning; budget development and administration; local economic development practices and principles; local ordinances relating to economic development; research and statistical methods.

·       MUST have a valid and current LA driver’s license. 

 

A LINEMAN – Electric Line Crew – FULL-TIME

This is a highly skilled position involved in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution and transmission systems. **Ask HR for full description.

·       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.

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

 

MAINTENANCE HELPER – Parks & Rec Dept. – FULL-TIME 

This position involves manual labor performing repetitive tasks. Responsible for all maintenance for the Recreation Dept. Incumbent is required to work some Saturdays and Sundays. Work hours may vary, as scheduling requires. **Ask HR for full description.

·       High school diploma or GED preferred, REQUIRED to promote. 

·       No experience required.

·       Valid and current driver’s license required.

 

MAINTENANCE HELPER – Parks & Rec Dept. – PART-TIME 

This position involves manual labor performing repetitive tasks. Responsible for all maintenance for the Recreation Dept. Incumbent is required to work some Saturdays and Sundays. Work hours may vary, as scheduling requires. **Ask HR for full description.

·       High school diploma or GED preferred, REQUIRED to promote. * Valid and current driver’s license required.

 

POLICE DISPATCHER – Police Dept. – PART-TIME

This position is responsible for taking calls from people in need of assistance, dispatching the appropriate agency to a precise location by communicating important information. 

·       Must be able to operate a computer, multi-line radio and phone systems. * High school diploma or GED required.

·       Must poses skills to remain calm in high stress situations. Able to communicate verbally, displaying active listening skills as well as speech clarity.

·       Must be dependable, reliable, and honest and have the ability of critical thinking in heightened situations.

 

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. 

 

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

This is a limited skilled and physical work position in the operation of light and medium dump trucks, light tractors, and related construction and maintenance equipment. Additional duties involve supervision of work crews cleaning right-of-way, demolition of buildings and placing of concrete.  **Ask HR for full description.

·       High School diploma or GED required.  * Current and valid driver’s license required.

 

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. **Ask HR for full description.

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

·       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.

 

LABORER– Streets & Drainage Dept. –PART-TIME

This work is of a manual nature and does not require a high degree of manipulative skill or previous experience in order to do an effective job. Mows and cuts city and state right-of-ways. Provides litter maintenance. Cleans grounds and assists in the care of the Street Dept. buildings and grounds. Performs routing maintenance on department equipment. 

·       High school diploma or GED preferred. * Skill in operation of various equipment, tools and machinery. *Valid Louisiana driver’s license is preferred. 

 

ELECTRICAL PRODUCTION OPERATOR I – Electrical Plant Dept. – FULL-TIME

This is an entry-level position that monitors the Electrical system and notified the Electrical Production 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. *Maintains required records and logs. *Ability to deal with employees and public in a courteous, tactful and patient manner.

·       Knowledge of occupational & safety hazards associated with Electrical Distribution system. *Knowledge of computer system and various software platforms.

·       Must poses the ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations. *Must be able to critical information from customers in order to dispatch the appropriate persons on call to the exact problem area.

·       Must have and maintain a valid Louisiana driver’s license. 

·       High school diploma or GED required.

 

WATER DISTRIBUTION / COLLECTION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN– 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.

·       High School diploma or GED preferred; required for promotions.

·       No prior experience required.  *Some experience in construction or maintenance is preferred.

 

WATER 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 emergencies.




updated 3.14.2022