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Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 1, 2, 3 (water...
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State of Louisiana | New Orleans, LA
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Job Description

Supplemental Information



Port NOLA offers competitive benefits that prioritize safety, health and wellness for our employees. Employees have access to the following benefits:

* Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
* Health Savings Account (HSA)
* Medical and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
* Life Insurance options
* Long Term Disability Plan
* State of Louisiana LASERS state pension program
* Deferred Compensation Plan (457 plan) with employer match
* Paid Louisiana State Holidays; and paid Annual and Sick Leave
* Wellness Center located in the Port Administration Building
* Ship Shape Wellness Program

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an (Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 1, Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 2, or Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 3) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant (s). 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.

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 about this vacancy contact:

April M. McKnight

Port of New Orleans / Human Resources Analyst

P.O. Box 60046

New Orleans, LA 70160




No experience or training is required.


May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license or commercial driver's license. Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To assist in the repair and maintenance of Port office buildings, properties, facilities, docks, railroads, transit sheds, grounds, and appliances and to become familiarized with the operation and maintenance of mobile equipment used in these maintenance operations.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Direct from Port Facility Maintenance Foreman.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

May be used by all Port Authorities.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 2 by the absence of sufficient knowledge and skill to operate equipment and machinery and ability to perform maintenance tasks.

Examples of Work

Becomes skilled in the operation of equipment used at the Port's facilities, such as dump trucks, bush hog tractor, forklifts, dozers, belts, stackers, conveyors, and front-end loaders used in the maintenance of the Port's office buildings, properties, facilities, docks, railroads, transit sheds, and grounds.

Assists in pulling and installing crossties and repairing railroad tracks when needed.

Assists in re-railing railcars that have derailed.

Required to work around waterfront including cargo-handling areas where ships are being loaded and railcars and trucks are being unloaded.

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

Assists in tasks such as grass cutting, shoveling, minor carpentry, welding, or plumbing repairs and general upkeep of the grounds and facility.

About State of Louisiana

LSU holds a prominent position in American higher education and is committed to meeting the challenge of pursuing intellectual development for its students, expanding the bounds of knowledge through research, and creating economic opportunities for Louisiana. LSU is in a state of such dynamic transformation, changing and evolving to meet the needs of its students, faculty, and the people of Louisiana. LSU's national flagship agenda brings into focus the university's commitment to excellence at every level. LSU is one of only 25 universities nationwide designated as both a land-grant and sea-grant instituation and was designated a space-grant institution in 2005. It also holds the Carnegie Foundation's designation as a Doctorate-granting University, with very high research activity. LSU's instructional programs include 197 undergraduate and graduate/professional degrees.