Equipment Operator 1, 2 or 3

State of Louisiana | Slidell, LA

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Posted Date 6/05/2024
Description Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location : Slidell, LA

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Number: DMA-093-2024

Department: Gov-Department of Military Affairs

Opening Date: 06/05/2024

Closing Date: 6/13/2024 11:59 PM Central

Supplemental Information

OPENING DATE: June 5, 2024
CLOSING DATE: June 13, 2024
JOB TYPE: Unclassified
LOCATION: Louisiana Military Department-Camp Villere, Slidell, LA
MW-212 / $40,914 - $73,632 annually
MW-213 / $43,784 - $78,790 annually
MW-214 / $46,842 - $84,302 annually

*The level at which the vacancy is filled will
be determined by the qualifications of the
candidate selected.

Retirement: Louisiana State Retirement System (LASERS), Deferred Compensation
Insurance: Medical, Life, Dental & Vision
Paid Holidays: 10 days per year, additional holidays may be proclaimed.
Paid Leave: Annual and Sick, rate increases with tenure.

The Louisiana Military Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

In accordance with R.S. 42:1701, if you are nominated for this position, you will be required to undergo a criminal background check prior to commencement of employment with the Louisiana Military Department.

Responsible for the operation a wide variety of equipment necessary to perform construction, maintenance and grounds work on all Camp Villere facilities. Responsible for maintaining and making minor repairs to roadways, ditches and culverts. Maintain Training Area grounds, Bivouac sites and support Cantonment Area ground maintenance. Responsible for delivery and pick up of equipment from dealers and other installations as needed. Responsible for operator level maintenance on all equipment. Report deficiencies to the supervisor and mechanic and track repairs. Ensure equipment is properly and safely repaired. Operator is responsible for the safety of the equipment, loads, the surrounding personnel and property. Maintain equipment attachments, accessories and ensure their serviceability. Must be able to work after hours, weekends and during emergency events as needed. Serves as the installation point of contact supporting Facility Engineers and contractors performing construction and maintenance activities at Camp Villere. Must support warehouse deliveries, grounds crews, tree trimmers, other agencies and units. Perform other duties as assigned.

5 years' experience operating heavy equipment. Skills and ability to operate and perform operator maintenance on the following equipment: HD Pickup Truck with Various Trailers, Backhoe, Track-hoe, Excavators, Dozers, Telehandler with Forklift & Grapple Bucket, Skid Steer with various ground attachments, Tractors with Bush-Hog and other ground attachments safely and effectively. Must be familiar with the operation and basic maintenance of riding mowers, weed eaters, chain saws and other grounds equipment.

GENERAL: Must have a valid Driver's License, Social Security Card and Birth Certificate. Must qualify to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) Card. Periodic travel may be required. Must be available to report to duty during emergency or disaster situations. Must have the ability to work and communicate effectively with agency personnel, peers, superiors, subordinates and the public.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must meet physical requirements to perform functions of the position. Must attend/complete all LMD annual training and other training required for the position. Must adhere to the Code of Ethics and foster a Sexual Harassment-Free Environment.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: By submitting an application for employment with the Military Department, the applicant agrees to the following conditions of employment:

  • Salary is paid by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) / Direct Deposit Only. A checking or savings account is required for employment.
  • The LA Military Department is a substance abuse and drug free workplace. To become an employee of the Louisiana Military Department/Louisiana State Guard, the selected applicant must pass a pre-employment background investigation and pre-employment drug test. Thereafter, all employees are subject to random drug testing.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: All Applicants must complete a LANG-LMD-H Form 10 (State Application) and attach a legible copy of their Official Birth Certificate, Driver's License and Social Security Card. Resumes are optional and will not be accepted unless they are submitted with the LANG-LMD-H Form 10 (State Application).

For further information about this vacancy, please contact:

Mrs. Dawn Riess
LMD-HR (Jackson Barracks)
Office: (504) 278-8547

Salary27.54 Hour
Equipment Operator
Per Diem

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