Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To:

Under regular supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled manual labor in maintaining buildings and equipment for the Maintenance Department. Work involves opening and closing, repairing electrical failures as needed; repairing all plumbing and sewer problems; servicing and maintaining all air conditioning and heating systems; maintaining lawn and beddings around properties; performing general carpentry, painting, hedging, and trimming; cleaning up behind the public; interacting with all departments in every building; maintaining all equipment associated with job functions; maintaining walkways and paths in and around Parish buildings; performing on standby during all major storms and/or natural disasters; and keeping all main systems functioning. Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

  • Opens and/or closes main buildings daily.
  • Picks up trash around all parking lots and buildings every day.
  • Monitors all air conditioners and heating systems.
  • Monitors air compressor systems.
  • Mows and trims lawns around several Parish buildings.
  • Maintains plant beds.
  • Checks and maintains chiller units and furnaces.
  • Checks and repairs the lighting and sewer systems in all Parish buildings.
  • Performs light housekeeping; picks up and cleans behind the public.
  • Pressure washes walkways and walls regularly.
  • Works with all outside services who install and repair major systems.
  • Works and directs community service workers and inmates.
  • Performs minor roof repairs.
  • Performs carpentry and painting.
  • Serves as a locksmith; replaces locks, doorknobs, doors, and hinges.
  • Repairs broken sidewalks.
  • Breaks and re-pours concrete.
  • Unplugs sewer mains, toilets, and drains at all Parish buildings.
  • Receives and/or reviews various records and reports including written work orders, verbal work requests, visual breakdowns, quarterly maintenance reports, and yearly reports.
  • Refers policy and procedure manuals, codes / laws / regulations, publications and reference texts, etc.
  • Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment and machinery such as chopper, mower, air conditioning and heating systems, pressure washer, computer, etc.
  • Uses a variety of tools such as drill, impact drill, sewer auger, jackhammer, etc.; a variety of supplies such as cleaning fluids, petroleum based, insecticides, weed killer, faucets, locks, breakers and panels, plumbing supplies, general hardware, etc.; and a variety of computer software such as Enversions for Bactalk, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals including Iberia Parish Government’s Department Heads, Supervisors, Parish President, General Public, etc.

Minimum Training & Experience

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by nine to twelve months of related experience in building maintenance or construction; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license.

Physical Requirements

Must be physically able to operate a variety of maintenance tools and equipment. Must be physically able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Position involves walking, reaching, bending, crouching, reclining, stooping, and balancing and is excess of sedentary work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of up to one hundred pounds.

Excellent Benefits Package Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested, please submit the following to Iberia Parish Government, Human Resources Dept., 300 Iberia Street, Suite 400, New Iberia, LA 70560:

  1. An Iberia Parish Government Application for Employment
  2. Along with a current resume.


For more information contact: Edie Casselman or Pat Khan

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