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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service MECHANIC 3 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

MECHANIC 3

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MECHANIC 3

Salary

$3,649.00 - $6,566.00 Monthly

Location

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type

Classified

Job Number

SSD2024-63

Department

SSC Special School District

Opening Date

05/15/2024

Closing Date

5/25/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

“Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities”

The incumbent of this position must possess and maintain a CDL license adequate for

driving the schools bus fleet. The incumbent must meet and maintain a Department

of Motor Vehicles official driving record acceptable to operate state vehicles in

accordance with the Office of Risk Management regulations.

This position will be filled as a Full-Time Probational Appointment or Promotion of a Current Classified Employment. It is located in the Operations Department.

Please refer to the ‘Job Specifications’ tab located at the top of the LA Careers ‘Current Job Opportunities’ page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

PLEASE LIST ALL WORK EXPERIENCE: For This Job Posting, as this will determine your rate of pay due to high level job experience.

THE AGENCY WILL REQUEST AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT IF CHOSEN FOR THE POSITION TO VERIFY POSSESSION OF CDL LICENSE.

RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION: La.R.S.17:3884(D) requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S. 17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that school system or not, shall request such person's assessment and evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide any response or information you deem appropriate.

The Louisiana Special Schools do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination in employment may be referred to Santa Maria Patterson, Human Resources Director at (225) 757-3217 or spatterson@lsdvi.org.

Physical activity level – 5: Work requires strenuous physical exertion for such activities as

climbing, lifting, objects weighing over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas.

Work has some demand for more than ordinary strength of endurance.

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

To apply for this vacancy, click this link - https://jobs.la.gov/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:

Louisiana Special School District

Human Resources

Alicia Holmes

2888 Brightside, PO Box 3074

Baton Rouge, LA 70821

(225) 757-3207

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Three years of experience as a mechanic.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Training as a mechanic from a trade school, vocational-technical school, or military school will substitute for the required experience. Training will be credited in six month increments.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To perform skilled maintenance and repair of small engines and mobile equipment.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Advanced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Direct from a Mechanic Supervisor or higher level maintenance personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None.

LOCATION OF WORK:

May be used by all state agencies.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Mechanic 2 by the presence of independent responsibility for repair and overhaul of complex specialized systems such as hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and/or electronic systems on mobile or stationary equipment.

Differs from the Mechanic 4 by the absence of lead worker responsibilities.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Incorporates visual and audible inspection with the use of a wide range of computerized test equipment such as electronic scanners, engine analyzers, exhaust analyzers, oscilloscopes, and various testers and meters as well as non-computerized test equipment to diagnose equipment/vehicles.

Troubleshoots, tests and repairs electrical systems, electronic ignitions and fuel injection systems.

Disassembles, diagnoses, overhauls, rebuilds, and/or repairs heavy equipment or complex systems such as engines, transmissions, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, gear reduction systems electrical systems, suspension systems, brake systems, exhaust emission control systems etc.

Performs electrical fabrication on specialized equipment.

May assist in the training of lower level mechanics on the repairs and testing of equipment.

May operate wrecker to recover and transport inoperative vehicles.

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 https://info.groupbenefits.org/

Parental Leave– Up to six weeks paid parental leave

More information can be found athttps://www.civilservice.louisiana.gov/Parental-Leave/Default.aspx

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 (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others

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    I understand that information on this application may be subject to investigation and verification and that any misrepresentation or material omission, including on my responses to supplemental questions, may cause my application to be rejected, my name to be removed from the eligible register, and/or subject me to disqualification from future job opportunities and/or dismissal from state service.

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    02

    Are you able to work weekends, nights and/or holidays for scheduled events and in emergency situations and/or as needed?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    If selected, would you be able to to safely perform the essential duties and functions of the job as detail in this posting and all attached documents without significant risk of substantial harm to his/her own safety/security and safety/security of others?

  • Yes

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    04

    Are you willing/able to work under the demands of Physical Activity Level 5, as detailed in this advertisement?

  • Yes

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    05

    Are you currently a permanent state employee?

  • Yes

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    06

    Have you ever worked at a 24 hour State Facility? If yes, please indicate where.

  • Yes

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    07

    If you answered yes to the above question, please list where you previously worked:

    08

    Have you ever been on probation or sentenced to jail/prison as a result of a felony conviction or guilty plea to a felony charge?

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    If you answered 'YES' to the previous question, give the law enforcement authority (city, police, sheriff, FBI, etc.), the offense, place, and disposition of case. If 'NO', please enter N/A.

    10

    Are you a current or former employee of Special School District?

  • Yes

  • No

    11

    Are you related to a current employee of Special School District?

  • Yes

  • No

    12

    Do you possess a CURRENT AND VALID CDL Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

    13

    A Minimum of 3 years of Experience as a Mechanic dealing with small engine, light duty automotive, heavy duty diesel and heavy equipment is required. Do you meet this criteria?

  • Yes

  • No

    14

    If you answered yes to the above question, please elaborate on your skills:

    15

    If you answered yes in the above question, if asked to demonstrate will you be able to perform the given tasks?

    16

    Have you ever worked for the State of Louisiana before?

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

State of Louisiana

Address

For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802

Phone

(866) 783-5462

Website

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfm

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