City of Zachary

Job Postings


Posting Notice for A COMPETITIVE

Job Opening

Laborer I


Job Summary:

Performs manual, unskilled labor following basic routines directed by an immediate supervisor during maintenance of municipal services and facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Changes water and gas meters.  Repairs water, gas and sewer leaks.  Installs water, gas and sewer taps.  Assist in laying of pipe, pouring concrete, patching potholes, installing traffic signs, cutting grass, trash removal or any other duties assigned by a Utilities Director, Utility Foreman or Crew Chief.

Qualifications/Education Required:

High school graduate or equivalent.  Valid Louisiana Driver’s License required.

Other Skills and Abilities Required:

Must be able to follow oral instructions from supervisors.  Must be able to obtain, within a specified time period, and retain certain federally-required certificates relating to public works and utilities.

Physical Requirements:

Must be in good physical condition.  Must be able to handle physical labor.  Requires regular standing or walking, and lifting.

Applications may be obtained from City Hall at 4700 Main Street from 7:00 am-5:30 pm Monday-Thursday or on our website  All applicants must be 18 years of age and submit with their application a copy of a valid LA driver’s license and high school diploma or certificate of equivalency to qualify for the position.

Completed applications must be received by Ashlee Pratt at the above address by April 2, 2020.


If you are interested in a municipal civil service position, pick up an application at City Hall, 4700 Main Street or print an application on-line.  When submitting your application, you must submit a copy of your high school diploma or equivalent along with a copy of your valid driver’s license.  If you are applying for a posted position, you must submit your application by the posted deadline. For information regarding municipal civil service positions, contact Ashlee Pratt at 225 654-1932.

If you are interested in a fire or police civil service position, contact the fire and police civil service board secretary Dana LeJeune at 225-654-0023. All job openings will be posted in the City of Zachary official journal, The Zachary Plainsman. Applications are available on the Office of State Examiners Website, Once completed, the application must be mailed to the Civil Board Secretary, Dana LeJeune, P.O. Box 310, Zachary, LA  70791.