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Job Information

Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Maintenance Foreman in New Iberia, Louisiana

Maintenance Foreman

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Maintenance Foreman


$4,177.00 - $7,518.00 Monthly


New Iberia, LA

Job Type


Job Number



University of LA - Lafayette

Opening Date


Closing Date

5/25/2024 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Supplemental Information

This vacancy resides in the University's New Iberia Research Center.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Taronsler Faye Cormier

Human Resources Specialist

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Human Resources

Minimum Qualifications


Four years of experience in the building construction trades, building maintenance, maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment, or as a parks building and grounds attendant.


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.

Training in the building construction trades, building maintenance, maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment, or parks building and grounds work will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience. Training will be credited in six month increments.


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 an accredited college or university.

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.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.

As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at

Parental Leave– Up to six weeks paid parental leave

More information can be found at

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

  • Mardi Gras,

  • Good Friday,

  • Memorial Day,

  • Independence Day,

  • Labor Day,

  • Veteran's Day,

  • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor

State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):

  • Louisiana State Employees Retirement System ( LASERS has provided this video ( to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (,

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (, among others


    The minimum hourly rate is $24.10. Are you willing to accept the minimum?

  • Yes

  • No


    Are you a current employee of NIRC or have you ever worked at NIRC?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462



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