Supplemental Information


Vacancy will be filled by promotion of a current permanent classified employee of The Port of New Orleans Port Commission. Incumbent may be required to start a new probation appointment.

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.

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.

  • Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

For further information about this vacancy contact:
April McKnight

Port of New Orleans / Human Resources

P.O. Box 60046

New Orleans, LA 70160



Four years of experience in the operation of mobile equipment, building construction trades, building maintenance, or in the maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment.

Training in the operation of mobile equipment, building construction trades, building maintenance, or in the maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license or commercial driver’s license.

Custodial building maintenance is not qualifying.

Examples of building construction trades include cabinetmaker, carpenter, concrete finisher, electrician, HVAC controls technician, HVAC mechanic, ironworker, millwright, painter, pipe-fitter, plasterer, plumber, refrigeration mechanic, roofer, sheet metal worker, steamfitter, tile setter and welder.

Examples of building maintenance include Maintenance Repairer 1/2, B/G/E Maintenance Repairer 1/2 and Maintenance Repair Foreman.

Examples of repair/maintenance of mechanical equipment include Operating Engineer 1/2, auto mechanic, Mobile Equipment Maintenance Mechanic, Mobile Equipment Overhaul Mechanic and Mobile Equipment Master Mechanic.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To supervise a crew of Port Facility Maintenance Specialists and Helpers in the maintenance and repair of the port’s buildings, equipment, docks, transit sheds, and railroads.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Direct from the Port Facility Maintenance Manager.

Supervision Exercised:
Direct over lower level Maintenance personnel.

Location of Work:
May be used by all Port Authorities.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 3 by the presence of full supervisory responsibilities over lower level port maintenance staff.

Differs from the Port Facility Maintenance Manager by the absence of directing the maintenance operations of the Port facility.

Examples of Work

Assists and supervises repairs requiring the skills of plumber, welder, electrician, carpenter, mobile equipment operators, maintenance specialists, or helpers.

Inspects buildings, grounds, docks, transit sheds, railroads, and equipment to determine need for various types of repairs or maintenance work.

Inspects work in progress and upon completion for compliance with standards.

Makes assignments to subordinates or crews providing a variety of maintenance construction or repairs.

Operates equipment required to maintain the facility.

Maintains the purification process for the water supply.

Prepares time, work and maintenance reports.

Assists in general upkeep of grounds.