Maintenance foreman

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Agency: Culture Rec & Tourism-State Parks
Opening Date: Tue. 05/13/14
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 05/27/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $16.36 - $30.44 hourly
$2,835.73 - $5,276.00 monthly
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Classified
Location: Abbeville, Louisiana
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QualificationsBenefitsSupplemental Questions
Four years of experience in the building construction trades, maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment, or building maintenance.
College credit which includes six semester hours per year in construction management, construction technology, or engineering, or any combination of these courses will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
Completion of a two year vocational technical program in general building construction, construction technology, or engineering will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Qualifying mechanical trades include Mobile Equipment Maintenance Mechanic, Trades Apprentice doing mechanic work, Machinist, Mobile Equipment Master Mechanic, and Mobile Equipment Overhaul Mechanic. Experience as construction superintendent, project manager or project leader in construction involving no hands-on trades experience will not be considered qualifying.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
This position is at Palmetto Island State Park in Abbeville, LA and has a Special Entrance Rate of $34,028.80 ($1,308.80 bi-weekly).
DUTIES: Provide staff supervision, guidance, logistical support, safety compliance, and limited administration in the general maintenance and repair of facilities, buildings, equipment, and grounds.Must be willing and able to work a flexible work schedule to include weekends and holidays, as needed.
Applicants applying to this announcement outside of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism may be required to accept probation in lieu of promotion.
Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.
If interested, applicants may apply in accordance with one of the following below:
ONLINE:Click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
PAPER:Although applying online is the preferred method, paper applications are still accepted. Paper applications may be mailed or faxed using the contact information provided below. The paper application is available for download .
Please submit a copy of all applicable college transcript(s) to your application. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application and/or by fax/mail with your paper application.
Applicants using an international degree as a basis to qualify for the position must attach an equivalency evaluation statement.
While we would encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:
Failure to submit a copy of the applicable college transcript, when applying college training as the substitution for the required work experience by the closing of this announcement;
Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement;
Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application or official Louisiana employment application as referenced above;
Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application;
Failure to include the job title, job numberCRT-2014-61470-RCand completed supplemental questions (if applicable) with a paper application submission;
Failure to submit a paper application (by postmark, if mailed; or by date/time stamp, if faxed) by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement.
For further information about this vacancy, contact:
Roderick Crockett, HR Analyst
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
PO Box 94361
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism are participants in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.
Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To provide supervision, guidance, logistical support and limited administration to a group of heterogeneous journeyman crafts and their helpers.
Level of Work:
Supervision Received:
General from a Maintenance Superintendent or agency official of higher grade.
Supervision Exercised:
Direct over a variety of journeyman jobs.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from other Foreman jobs by its full time supervision of a staff of various journeyman positions. Differs from other non-foreman jobs by its performance of first line supervision.
Differs from Maintenance Superintendent by lack of responsibility for supervision of subordinate Foreman.
Examples of Work:
Inspects buildings, grounds and equipment to determine need for various types of repairs or maintenance work.
Inspects work in progress and upon completion for compliance with standards.
Makes estimates of cost of labor and materials and requisitions supplies and equipment.
Makes sketches of proposed changes to be made in renovation of buildings.
Makes assignments of subordinates or crews providing a variety of maintenance construction or repair.
Supervises journeyman level carpentry, plumbing, electrical, plastering, painting and other maintenance work.
Supervises the servicing and repair of a variety of basic lawn mowers, refrigerators, stoves, hot water mechanical equipment.
Prepares time, work and maintenance reports.
Evaluates performance of employees and performs limited administrative functions, leave approval, time absentees, etc.

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