Are you or is someone you know looking for a full-time career with awesome benefits? Then look no further, because the city of Lake Charles is hiring full-time positions.

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The positions offer benefits including health insurance, retirement, paid holidays, paid annual leave, and paid sick leave.

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The City of Lake Charles is looking for full-time:

Large Equipment Operators

Must have CDL license and past driving or operating experience.  Positions open driving transit buses (requires passenger endorsements), solid waste rear-end loader, side loaders, cherry pickers, dump trucks, etc.

General Maintenance Workers:

Individual is responsible for manual labor of an unskilled and semi-skilled nature under general supervision. General duties include: Loading, unloading and carrying sand, gravel, pipe, lumber, furniture, etc.; operating small equipment and hand tools, maintaining grass, shrubs and trees around the city, as well as cleaning and picking up trash around public buildings. Must be able to understand and follow simple oral instructions and have the ability to operate and maintain general cleaning equipment. Must have a valid Louisiana Driver’s License.

Trades Workers:

Individual is responsible for duties of a semi-skilled level under general supervision. General duties include: electrical work such as, wiring, replacing fuses and bulbs, and conduit work; use of power and hand tools, and operation and maintenance of machinery, including jack hammers, power saws and tapping machines. Also assisting in installation and repair of water and wastewater lines, sealing pipes, and installing fire hydrants; dig out, grade and fill ditches and potholes. Must have knowledge of tools and equipment necessary to perform the job, as well as the ability to carry out and understand oral and written instructions. Must have valid Louisiana Driver’s License.

Auto Mechanic:

Individual is responsible for the repair and maintenance of golf carts and assist in maintenance of automobiles, trucks, tractors, and equipment and road-testing vehicles and golf carts. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Some knowledge of preventative maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to learn minor vehicle and equipment repair.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical defects and determine appropriate maintenance

Must possess a valid Louisiana Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B with airbrake and passenger endorsements within six months of employment.

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Interested candidates may obtain an application from the 2nd floor of City Hall, 326 Pujo St, Lake Charles LA 70602, or email resumes to

You can also submit your application online by clicking here.

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