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Different kinds of tests are given for different types of jobs. Most Civil Service tests are "paper and pencil" multiple-choice exams. Applicants for typing, word processing, and clerical jobs also take a typing skills test on a computer.
For some jobs, the examination is unassembled, and applicants are graded based on a Rating of Training & Experience. For other jobs, a scored oral interview may be used.
A civil service examination may consist of one or more of the above tests given in combination and weighted to determine your overall score on the examination.
Most Civil Service tests are not speed tests. You'll usually have about 2 hours to take between 80 and 140 questions, depending on the type of job you're applying for.
Most tests are graded by computer. All questions on a test are valued equally; no question counts more than any other. The number of questions you must answer correctly to be considered passing depends on the kind of test you're taking. But on most tests, you must answer 60 to 70% of the questions correctly in order to pass.
The typing skills test given to secretarial job applicants is graded for both speed and accuracy. To pass the skills test, you must type at approximately 40 wpm, after penalties for errors.
After you've taken the test, it takes about two weeks for you to receive your grade. As soon as your grade is issued to you, your name goes on the appropriate "register" to be referred for vacancies.
Your grade notice will tell you when your grade expires. Most grades expire after six months but can be valid for as long as three years.
For most tests, you must wait 90 days before re-testing. The exception to this rule is the typing performance test, which may be repeated after 30 days.
No, but it is encouraged. As we begin with a new service provider, we are asking residents to confirm their participation in the recycling program by emailing COKCommunications@Kenner.La.US to ensure that all who wish to recycle are included.
In the meantime, recyclables can be placed next to your garbage can in a plastic or paper bag on your scheduled recycle pick-up day (2nd day of collection).
Yes, if you would like this bin removed, pleases let us know by emailing COKcommunicatons@Kenner.La.Us or by calling 504-468-7240 and we will have the bin removed.
IV Waste has not given the city nor any contractor permission to remove or handle their cans. We encourage any resident with this encounter to call IV Waste at (504) 224-8471 and request that their can be removed.
The city will only provides one recycling container that is included with curbside collection services. However, alternative options can include utilizing the previously used small green recycling bins for overflow, or you may purchase your own recycling bin. The recycling cart must have “RECYCLING” written on the container. Simply place it next to your Kenner recycling bin on your regular recycling day, which is the 2nd day of your garbage pickup day.
Residents with disabilities may utilize the side door service for recycling. To ensure this service is provided, please call 504-468-7240 or email COKCommunications@Kenner.La.US.
Yes, in addition to various social media channels, this information has been provided on the home page of the city’s website, the city’s government access channel, (channel 76 for Cox customers and channel 99 for AT&T customers), and Kenner residents can expect an informational flier to be delivered.
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An annual occupational license tax is required by the City of Kenner Code of Ordinances Section 10-53 upon each person, association of persons, partnerships, firms and corporations pursuing any trade, profession, vocation, calling or business operating in the city. The city requires an occupational license for every type of business, including home-based businesses.
For renewal of most occupational business licenses, the annual fee for the occupational license tax is based upon the annual gross receipts during the preceding calendar year. (City of Kenner Municipal Code of Ordinances Section 10-60).
If opening a new business in Kenner, there is a requirement to pay a temporary license tax prior to the opening of the business. For most businesses, this first year/partial year temporary occupational license tax is $50. (City of Kenner Municipal Code of Ordinances Section 10-56).
Within 40 days after commencing the business, the permanent occupational license tax shall be based upon the gross receipts for the first 30 days of business. (City of Kenner Municipal Code of Ordinances Section 10-60 and City of Kenner Municipal Code of Ordinances Section 10-56).
If the business is commenced on or after July 1st, the first year/partial year temporary occupational license tax is $25 and the permanent occupational license tax shall be based upon 1/2 of the gross receipts for the first 30 days of business. (City of Kenner Municipal Code of Ordinances Section 10-60 and City of Kenner Municipal Code of Ordinances Section 10-56).
When a business is sold or leased, the occupational business license is not transferable. Thus, the new owner or lessee must apply for an occupational business license. (City of Kenner Code of Ordinances Section 10-57).
The Office of Occupational License for the Department of Inspection and Code Enforcement is located at:1926 18th StreetKenner, LA 70062
The City of Kenner accepts credit cards on-line only and in person cash or checks for payment of the occupational business licenses.
The occupational license tax is based upon the type of business that will be operating within the City of Kenner. Occupational license taxes are imposed by the municipality in accordance with the rates set forth by the Louisiana Legislature. Click on the corresponding links for the following business:
If you have any questions, please call our offices at 504-468-4064.