Port of Lake Charles

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Compliance Investigator

The Port of Lake Charles is seeking applicants for the position of Compliance Investigator 1 or 2. This is a full-time state Civil Service position which includes benefits.

The position is classified as a career progression group, and hiring may be done at the first or second level, depending upon experience and training.

A passing score for the Civil Service Professional Level Exam (8100-PLE) is required for all applicants before applying (no exemptions). Information regarding minimum qualifications, salary ranges for each level, as well as testing times and locations may be accessed on the Civil Service website referenced below.

This position serves as chief investigator for the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles), in close coordination with the Harbor Police Department, regarding all issues involving health, safety, security and environmental laws, regulations and tariffs.

Physical abilities such as standing, stooping, bending, walking, running, pushing, pulling, climbing (such as gangplanks; flights of stairs on cranes and conveyors), lifting 30 pounds or more (such as 110 pound bags of rice; removing an injured person from danger); work outdoors in all types of weather and work around waterfront are required in order to fulfill the duties of this position.

Application for the position must be made online following these instructions. Log on to https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov Click on “Current Job Opportunities.” In the Search Box, type in Port Facility Maintenance. Click on the title for which you wish to apply, making sure it is for the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District. Click on the “Apply” tab and follow instructions.

Be sure to complete the application thoroughly and include all previous experience and training/education.

Any promotion to this position is limited to permanent employees of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District. Otherwise, the appointee shall serve a probationary period of up to 24 months. (Benefits are applicable during the probationary period.)

Applications will be collected at the Civil Service Office in Baton Rouge and forwarded to the Port’s Human Resources Office after the closing date of the posting.

Attached is the job description, specific to the Port of Lake Charles.

Closing date is Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

 


 

Maintenance Specialist

The Port of Lake Charles is seeking candidates for the position of Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 2 or 3 for its Railroad Maintenance Department. The selected candidate will perform duties in the repair and maintenance of the railroads of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles) as well as operate, repair and maintain the equipment and machinery used in the railroad maintenance group.

Placement and salary will depend upon experience. These are full-time Civil Service positions, which include benefits. No test is required.

Preferred qualifications include knowledge and experience such as inspection and repair of railroad tracks and railroad switches, cleaning, lubricating and adjusting railroad switches, replacing railroad crossties, raising, tamping, and aligning railroad tracks; operation of backhoe, tamper, dozer, bush hog, dump truck and slope mower.

A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

Performance of duties for this position requires manual physical labor such as standing, stooping, bending, walking, pushing, pulling, climbing, and lifting 30 pounds or more, work outdoors in all types of weather; and work around waterfront.

Application for the position must be made online following the instructions below. Civil Service will provide this agency with a list of qualified candidates once the applications have been collected.

Log on to https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov. Click on “Current Job Opportunities.” In the Search Box, type in Port Facility Maintenance. Click on the title for which you wish to apply, making sure it is for the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District. Click on the “Apply” tab and follow instructions.

It is strongly recommended that you complete the application thoroughly and include all previous work experience. This could make a difference in the level at which you may be hired, as well as the salary.

Attached is the job description, specific to the Port of Lake Charles.

Closing date is October 21, 2018.