W. B. Williamson Post 1

The American Legion

W.B. Williamson Post No. 1

1530 Ninth St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601   Office hours: M-Thur- 10a-3p  Phone or Text: (337) 436-3300   

Fax: (337) 436-3381

Email: lakecharlespost1@suddenlinkmail.com    (Revised June 2019)


Application for Employment

   The American Legion Post 1 is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution and EEO/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity.  Employment offers are made on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, sex, religion,    national or ethnic origin, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT.  Complete the entire application.  Please fill out each box .Applications with missing information will not be considered for any position.

Position Applying For:



Name  (Last, First, Middle):




Other names under which you have attended school or been employed:


Street Address:

City, State & Zip:

Social Security Number:

  •       -

Home Phone:


Work Phone:


Other Phone:





Are you 18 years of age or older?

 Yes     No

If NO,   what is your current age?

Have you ever been employed by The American Legion Post 1?

 Yes   No

If YES, dates of employment & reason for leaving:



Are you related to any current members of The American Legion Post 1?

Yes     No

If YES, their name & their relationship to you?

If required for position, do you have a valid driver’s license?

 Yes    No

If YES, State of issuance, license #, and expiration date:

How did you learn about this employment opportunity at?             Check all that apply:   

 Job Bulletin (Posting) /Walk-in          Referral by employee                     Other: 



        EDUCATION: Highest School Grade Completed 

Other credentials/ licenses/ professional affiliations, etc., which are relevant to the job(s) for which you are applying.





SKILLS:  Please list technical skills, clerical skills, trade skills, etc., relevant to this position. 








WORK EXPERIENCE-Please detail your entire work history.  Begin with your current or most recent employer.  If you held multiple positions with the same organization, detail each position separately.  Attach additional sheets if necessary.  Omission of prior employment may be considered falsification of information. Please explain any gaps in employment.  Include full-time military or volunteer commitments.   

PLEASE NOTE:  The American Legion Post 1 reserves the right to contact all current and former employers for reference     information.







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W.B. Williamson Post No. 1

1530 Ninth Street

Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601      Phone: (337) 436-3300   Fax: (337) 436-3381


Dates Employed:

From:                     To:



Full time        Part-time


If part-time, # hrs./wk:

Position Held:


1.Name of Employer:




Supervisor’s Name :



Other Reference Name, Title and Phone #:



Contact my current references:

 At any time

 Only if I am a finalist candidate

Primary duties:




Reason for Leaving:

Dates Employed Other:

From:                     To:



Full time        Part-time


If part-time, # hrs./wk:

Position Held:



2. Name of Employer:




Supervisor’s Name:



Other Reference Name, Title and Phone #:



Contact my current references:

 At any time

 Only if I am a finalist candidate

Primary duties:




Reason for Leaving:






     I certify that the information on this application and its supporting documents is accurate and complete.  I understand and agree that failure to fully

    complete the form, or misrepresentation or omission of facts, represents grounds for elimination from consideration for employment, or termination after

    employment if discovered at a later date.  I authorize The American Legion Post 1 to investigate, without liability, all statements contained in this

    application and supporting materials.  I authorize references and former employers, without liability, to make full response to any inquiries in connection

    with this application for employment. I agree to submit to a criminal background investigation, upon conditional offer of employment.

    I understand that this document is NOT an offer of employment, and that an offer of employment, if tendered, does NOT constitute a contract for

   continued guaranteed employment.  I understand that staff employees of The American Legion Post 1 serve at-will, and the employment relationship

   may be terminated at any time by either party, for any or no reason, other than a reason prohibited by law.


   I understand that if employed on a temporary basis, I would be paid for hours worked only, and would be ineligible for benefits including paid time off.

   I understand that the first SIX MONTHS of regular employment represents a provisional period, during which I may be terminated

   without right of appeal.



Applicant Signature: _______________________________________            Date: