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Lighthouse Jobs

As Lighthouse Louisiana continues to grow, we’re always looking for new, dedicated team members at all of our locations. We offer positions throughout our organization, including jobs in manufacturing, instruction, or in the clerical or support teams. If you or someone you know has a visual impairment, we urge you to contact our Human Resources department or our Employment Services department for more information about joining our team.

The application below can be used to apply for any open position. Please save your completed application and email it to TBrown@LighthouseLouisiana.org or fax to 504-895-4162.

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Vice President of Manufacturing (New Orleans)
Deadline to apply:  open until filled

Full Time
Responsible for overall direction and guidance of the operational activities of the organization with the objective of maximizing growth and profitability as well as day-to-day leadership and management of all manufacturing operations. Must have Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field with five or more years' experience in directing activities in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma is a plus.

Sewing Machine Operator (Gulfport)
Deadline to apply: open until filled

Full Time
Responsible for working as a team with the machine operator to accomplish the efficient operation of sewing equipment, preventive maintenance, and minor adjustments. Seeking an individual who is blind to fulfill ratio requirements. 

Advocacy & Communications Specialist (New Orleans)
Deadline to apply: 3-1-17

Part Time (18-24 hours/ week)
Advocate for the equal inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce and community spaces and gain community support for the mission of the Lighthouse through social media channels and public speaking opportunities. Submit application, resume, and a week's worth of sample social media content for the Lighthouse (5 sample Facebook posts and 5 sample tweets).

Access Technology Specialist (New Orleans)
Open until filled

Full Time
Effectively assess the learning potential for clients of all ages with varying degrees of vision loss and develop individualized treatment plans with reasonable goals to assist in achieving objectives for education, employment, or independent living skills. At least one year experience teaching Access Technology for the blind required. 
 

Teacher for the Visually Impaired (New Orleans)
Deadline to apply: open until filled

Full Time
Work closely with school staff, parents, and children who are visually impaired to provide best education possible. BS in Education with VI Certification (or in process of obtaining certification) from an accredited university required. Must have proficiency with Braille, Orientation & Mobility, and assistive technology for the visually impaired.

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Human Resources

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Human Resources at tbrown@lighthouselouisiana.org for assistance.

Human Resources
Lighthouse Louisiana
123 State Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 899-4501 ext. 229
Fax: (504) 895-4162
jobs@lighthouselouisiana.org

Lighthouse Louisiana is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer to individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, females, and minorities. Applicants to and employees of this company are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

If you are Deaf, Deaf blind or have another disability and have had trouble finding a job, contact our Employment Services Department.

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Service Contracts

Lighthouse Louisiana has service contracts with the Federal Government in New Orleans, and Biloxi, and we are poised to offer these services to commercial businesses. Lighthouse Louisiana can provide and manage employees to perform tasks in various capacities including: call centers, warehousing, mail room services, assembly, kitting and packaging. These contracts provide quality, competitive employment opportunities for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Call us if you’re interested in hiring our workers for these services: (504) 899-4501, ext. 227

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