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Date Posted:  Oct 13, 2021
Requisition ID:  259050

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205


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.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA): 

IDOA centrally manages activities relating to state purchasing, the vehicle fleet, state travel, real estate leases, property disposition, and the Government Center Campus, among others. In addition to agency support, the department provides assistance to minority, women, and veteran business enterprises interested in state contracting opportunities. Through its activities, IDOA helps to ensure the smooth function of state government, finding efficient and effective solutions to government-wide needs.



The salary for this position traditionally starts at $25,766 per year.

About the Job:

The Laborer performs a wide variety of routine tasks to assist in the maintenance of facilities, equipment, roads and grounds.


A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:


  • Serves as a general maintenance person to inspect and maintain all facilities, grounds, and equipment;
  • Performs routine carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs;
  • Ensures all employees are properly trained to operate equipment and are properly educated to follow established safety policies and procedures;
  • Directs, assists, and supports recreational special events as needed;
  • Assists with purchasing and inventory of incoming supplies, materials, and repair parts;
  • Responsible for major and minor equipment, vehicle, and vessel repairs;
  • Maintains grounds which may include mowing, weeding, aerating, spraying, fertilizing, and tree trimming or removal;
  • Responsible for maintaining all roads such as painting, snow plowing, sanding and salting, repaving, or repairing;
  • Responsible for providing public safety on property, provide assistance in an emergency, or aid in rescue of accident victims;
  • Assists law enforcement with investigation of illegal activities on properties;
  • May assist and perform wildlife resource management;
  • May supervise, train, and direct offender work crews, assigning duties, planning and directing daily work assignments;
  • May act as a flagger along roads to warn motorists.


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • A high school diploma or high school equivalency (HSE);
  • Valid Indiana driver's license.
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to apply, general maintenance practices;
  • Working knowledge of, an ability to use skills in electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
  • Ability to a wide array of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to determine malfunctions of electrical and mechanical equipment and make simple repairs.
  • Ability to operate a variety of vehicles, vessels, and large equipment.
  • Ability to do basic math and bookeeping for use in property operations.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the 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 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis