Louisiana Department of State Civil Service MAINTENANCE FOREMAN in Mandeville, Louisiana



$2,835.73 - $5,276.00 Monthly

$16.36 - $30.44 Hourly

$2,835.73 - $5,276.00 Monthly


Mandeville, LA

Mandeville, LA

Job Type



Culture Rec & Tourism-State Parks

Job Number



10/24/2016 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information


  • This position is located at Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville, LA and has a special entrance rate (SER) annually of $34,028.80 ($1,308.80 bi-weekly).

DUTIES: Direct the duties of site maintenance personnel, to work with site management in the administration of maintenance and repair, as well as to perform the duties of the maintenance craft or discipline. Maintenance management and supervision, equipment management, management reporting and training coordination. Must be willing and able to work weekends, holidays, and evenings, as deemed necessary.

  • Applicants applying to this announcement outside of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism may be required to accept probation in lieu of promotion.

  • Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.


  • If interested, applicants may apply in accordance with one of the following below:

ONLINE: Click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

PAPER: Although applying online is the preferred method, paper applications are still accepted.

If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application at (225) 925-1914 or you may mail it to Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111. Please include the job title Maintenance Foreman and job number CRT-2016-85943-RC on your application. All applications must be faxed or postmarked by the closing date of this posting.

NOTE: When submitting a paper application, you MUST use the latest revised Civil Service application, which is available on the Department of Civil Service's website. Older versions of the Civil Service application/SF10 will not be accepted and will be returned to you. You may download a Civil Service Application here.

Please submit a copy of all applicable college transcript(s) to your application. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application and/or by fax/mail with your paper application.

  • Applicants using an international degree as a basis to qualify for the position must attach an equivalency evaluation statement.


  • While we would encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:

o Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement;

o Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application or official Louisiana employment application as referenced above;

o Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application;

o Failure to include the job title, job number CRT-2016-85943-RC and completed supplemental questions (if applicable) with a paper application submission;

o Failure to submit a paper application (by postmark, if mailed; or by date/time stamp, if faxed) by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement.

For further information about this vacancy, contact:

Roderick Crockett, HR Analyst

Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism

PO Box 94361

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361

Email: rcrockett@crt.la.gov

FAX: 225-342-7928

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism are participants in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.




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 a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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.