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. 

 

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 AdministrationPublic 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. 

 

RESEARCH and MARKETING ASSOCIATE – Economic Development Dept.  – FULL-TIME

This is skilled position that is responsible for collecting economic and business related statistical information; inventory of available commercial real estate including vacant land within the City of Minden; develop and/or maintain the Department’s social media presence and website; provide assistance at workshops, conferences, special events, and meetings that are either sponsored, approved, and/or attended by the Dept. Director or yourself. Provide administrative and clerical assistance to the Director. Assist in administration of Occupational License Tax program by completing invoicing, letter notifications, phone calls, tracking and maintaining data concerning Occupational Licenses. **College degree preferred **High school diploma or GED required **Strong capability at problem-solving **Good communication skills, verbal, written, and electronic **Mathematically proficient particularly with financial data **Highly proficient at Microsoft Office Suite products including Excel, PowerPoint, Publishing, Word, and Access  **MUST have great organizational skills **Work hours may vary, including evenings and weekends **Neat, Clean, and appropriate attire suited to a business environment are REQUIRED **Two or more years of experience with creating and promoting social media presence for organizations, developing and maintaining organization websites. **Two  or more years assisting with implementation of special events, conferences, and/or medium to large meetings. 

 

 

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.

**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.

**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.

 

C LINEMAN – Electric Line Crew – FULL-TIME

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

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

**Works service and secondary voltage while energized. **Works energized primary lines under the close supervision of an “A Lineman” or senior personnel. 

**Locate underground primary and secondary lines with locator. **High school diploma or GED required. **One to two years’ experience as a “C Lineman” or related experience. ** Subject to work on a call-in basis, 24 hours per day, in cases of emergency. **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.

 

CUSTODIAN– Parks & Recreation Dept. – PART-TIME

This is a semi-skilled position performing custodial work of manual nature. Work hours may vary as scheduling requires. 

**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. **High school diploma or GED preferred; required for promotions.**Up to three months related experience or experience in performing manual work.**Current and valid driver’s license.

 

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. 

** 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, ie. 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. **High school diploma or GED preferred, REQUIRED to promote. **No experience required.**Valid and current driver’s license required.

 

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. 

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. 

** 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, ie. 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. **High school diploma or GED preferred, REQUIRED to promote. **No experience required.**Valid and current driver’s license 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. ** Must apply in person with Police Chief.

 

LABORER – Streets & Drainage Dept. – PART-TIME

This work is of a manual nature and does not require a high degree of previous experience in order to do an effective job. 

**Mows and cuts city and state right-of-ways. **Provides litter maintenance. **Clean grounds and assists in the care of Street Department buildings and grounds. **Performs routine maintenance on department equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. **High school diploma or GED preferred. **Subject to call-in, due to emergencies. **Valid and current driver’s license required. 

 

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. 

**Driving dump trucks, operating other equipment, and being responsible for their safe operation. **Indirect supervision of laborers. **Operates  sweepers, tractors, loaders, and dump trucks on street maintenance and construction work, hauling laborers, materials, and equipment.**Performing semi-skilled labor in connection with placement of hot mix and concrete in street or sidewalk repairs.**Performs other Departmental related work as required.**Performs any other duties the supervisor may deem necessary. **High School diploma or GED required. .**Current and valid driver’s license.

 

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.

 

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 emergency situations. 

 

 

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 11.5.2021