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Laborer Supervisor

Date Posted: 
Requisition ID:  26799

Henryville, IN, US, 47126

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day. 


About the Clark State Forest

The Clark State Forest, established in 1903, is the oldest state forest in Indiana. The original appropriations to purchase a 2,000 acre tract took place during the administration of Governor Winfield Durbin. In the ensuing 96 years, additional acquisitions have increased this area to the present 24,000 acres. Much of this land was originally part of Clark's Grant, lands provided by a clause in the Virginia Cession of Claims to the Northwest Territory on December 20, 1783.



The salary for this position is typically $24,414/year.

About the Job

As a Laborer Supervisor you serve as the part of the labor force of Clark State Forest and you are responsible for the maintenance of the grounds and buildings.  In this position you must remain able to supervise DOC crews at all times following all DOC standards and policies.  These duties include maintenance of grounds, maintenance of buildings, resource management, recreation management, safety, and special projects.  You will direct the work of inmate crews when they are assigned. 

A Day in the Life
  • Provide daily supervision of DOC offender labor crews.
  • Maintenance of the recreational sites on the property through mowing, trimming, collecting trash, and repairing or replacing of playground equipment, tables, grills, signs, and posts.
  • Maintenance of property buildings including shelters, service buildings, office, residences, Fire tower, and pit toilets through cleaning, repairing, painting, and replacing.
  • Maintenance of property roads through mowing, removal of downed or hazard trees, snow removal, clean culverts, and some repair.
  • Maintenance of property trails through clearing of down or hazard trees.
  • Provide periodic property security.
  • Performance of other jobs assigned.
What We're Looking For
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1 year of work experience
What You'll Need For Success
  • Must be able to operate a variety of hand tools including drills, saws, grinders, and chain saws. 
  • Must be able to operate or willing to learn to operate various pieces of equipment  such as tractor, bush hog, stump grinder, tree spade, auger, log splitter, loader and all terrain vehicle. 
  • Must be willing to work with chemicals such as insect and weed killers.      
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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