Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - Louisiana

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any of the following may be required:
1. Possession of a valid Louisiana driver's license or valid Louisiana Commercial Driver's License.

2. Completion of an approved Emergency Medical technician course of at least eighty-one hours duration.

3. Possession of a Standard First Aid certificate issued by the American Red Cross.

4. First Responder certificate issued by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.

District 51
Job Number: 50370959

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.
We strongly encourage applicants to apply online.

Applicants who do not wish to apply online can submit a completed Civil Service application (application can be found by clicking here ) to Robin Boudreaux, Human Resources Analyst, 1201 Capitol Access Rd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802 or fax completed application to (225) 379-1856. Application must have the job title and job number on it. All supplemental questions must be answered and submitted with application. Any applications that do not contain this information will be rejected. All supplemental questions must be answered and submitted with application.


DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required structured training requirements and PPM # 59 Workforce Development on training guidelines.

This position will be filled as a Mobile Equipment Operator 1 or 2 depending on experience. If you would like to apply for the MEO 2 position, click here .
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Mobile Equipment Operator 1 or 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Mobile Equipment Operator is $45,136.00 . 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.

Must possess a valid Louisiana Chauffeur’s License (Class D).

For job specific information, please contact Vincent Varisco, Engineering Technician 7 at (225) 219-9750.

Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To operate mobile equipment (such as that enumerated below) to accomplish transportation, maintenance, or construction tasks.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from a foreman or other higher level maintenance, supervisory, or administrative personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
May exercise functional over lower graded equipment operators or laboring personnel.

Location of Work:
May be used by all agencies, statewide.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Mobile Equipment Operator--Light by the requirement to operate larger mobile equipment with more complicated operating and handling characteristics.

Differs from Mobile Equipment Operator 2 by the restriction to primary operation of equipment that is lighter and/or less complicated to operate.

Examples of Work:
Operation of one or more of the types of equipment enumerated must be the primary, regular, and recurring function of the job.

Operates field tractor with power ratings up to and including 52 horsepower; tractors may be equipped with attachments such as bush hogs, belly attachments, blades, loaders, hoes, etc.

Operates field tractors with gang mowers up to eight feet across.

Operates dump trucks with rated capacity of six yards or less.

Operates vans and stake-body or flat bed trucks with load ratings over one ton and up to four tons.

Operates buses with 12 to 25 passenger capacity.

Operates forklifts with lifting capacity over 10,000 lbs. or lift height over 12 feet.

Operates steel wheel rollers.

Transports patients, students, workers, or other persons between homes and institutions, on trips on and/or off institution or agency grounds.

Operates auxiliary equipment such as asphalt kettle, mud jack, concrete mixer (over two bag capacity), air compressor, jack- hammer, etc. as required.

Provides guidance to and oversees work of lower graded operators and laborers, as required.

May be required to operate any equipment enumerated for the Mobile Equipment Operator--Light when necessary to accomplish work objectives.

Makes minor repairs to equipment and performs user maintenance necessary to keep equipment in clean, good working order.

Operates front end-loaders, dump trucks, and other equipment in the maintenance and repair of railroad tracks.

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