This vacancy is located in the Maintenance Department at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System, Jackson, LA. ELMHS is the largest 24-hour, multi-site, state psychiatric complex, comprised or residential, outpatient and inpatient services.
*This posting may be used to fill vacancies in other divisions or units at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System within 90 days of closing.
The position may be filled as either a Probational or Job Appointment (open to all qualified applicants); a promotion (open to all statewide classified and Agency wide permanent status employees); by Detail to Special Duty; or as a part-time, temporary WAE. Current permanent status, classified employees may be required to accept a Probational appointed if selected. If filled as a Job Appointment, there is a possibility that this position may be converted to a Probational Appointment should funding become available.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of work experience. An application may be considered incomplete if the work experience and education sections are not completed. Please list all work experience.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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. 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.
For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact:
LDH- ELMHS Human Resources
Jackson, LA 70748
Function of Work:
To make minor repairs to buildings, facilities, grounds, navigational locks, and light equipment/appliances or to perform general maintenance on marine vessels and all related facilities.
Level of Work:
Close from a Maintenance Foreman, supervisor, or administrator of higher level.
Location of Work:
All state agencies.
Differs from laborer, grounds maintenance, and custodial jobs by performance of a wide range of basic maintenance and repair responsibilities.
Differs from other maintenance jobs by limitation to basic or minor repairs to buildings, facilities, light equipment, or marine vessels.
AS A MAINTENANCE REPAIRER
Makes minor repairs to the interior/exterior of buildings and facilities and maintains furniture and equipment employing basic skills in the plumbing, carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and related fields.
Maintains and makes minor repairs to small lawn mowers, appliances, chainsaws, pumps, cars, and tractors including lubricant levels, timing, replacing, and adjusting minor worn or damaged parts (belts, plugs, fuses, hoses, etc.).
Cleans and replaces filters on window air conditioners and simple central heating and air conditioning systems.
Starts, operates, and checks for safety and maintenance of a wide variety of small engines, lawn mowers, hand tools, pumps, chainsaws, pick up trucks, tractors, farm machinery, and implements.
Performs basic road maintenance by clearing drainage, spreading road surface material, filling pot holes, placement of signs, repairing fences, removing trees, etc.
Makes minor repairs to navigational locks such as replacing hydraulic hoses.
AS A MARINE MAINTENANCE REPAIRER
Performs minor repairs on marine vessels.
Performs general maintenance on all marine facilities.
Participates in the painting, pipefitting, carpentry, sand blasting, and electrical repair of marine vessels and related equipment.
Performs minor maintenance on all assigned equipment.
Performs other duties or assignments as directed by Marine Foreman or Marine Maintenance Superintendent.