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Seasonal State Worker - Laborer - White River

Date Posted:  Aug 10, 2019
Requisition ID:  13106

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

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White River State Park

White River State Park boasts world-class attractions and destinations that offer distinctive experiences for every visitor. Greenspaces, trails, trees, and waterways co-mingle alongside cultural, educational, and recreational attractions across 250 beautiful acres in downtown Indianapolis.


The Seasonal State Worker - Laborer provides friendly customer service while ensuring the maintenance and upkeep of areas used by the general public and assists in the maintaining of grounds at White River State Park.

The minimum hourly wage for this position is $12.00.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Representative will provide a wide variety of routine seasonal tasks to assist in the maintenance of park grounds.


The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Trash removal daily-over 150 receptacles.
  • Maintain flower, shrub and tree beds-mulch, weed and prune.
  • Dig holes for irrigation repair-assist in repair.
  • Operate various equipment on property.
  • Replace and repair lights in park.
  • Maintain sidewalks, stairs, roadways, and parking lots for snow removal.
  • Assist in set-up and teardown of events.
  • Performs needed tasks as assigned.
  • Daily janitoral duties.
  • Help with all tasks related to concerts and private events.
  • Assist with maintenance and cleaning in parking garage and parking lot.

Preferred Experience:

Candidates must have and maintain a valid driver's license.


Additional Skill and Ability Preferred:

  • Grounds maintenance experience helpful.
  • Ability to use simple hand tools.
  • Ability to operate all grounds maintenance equipment and assist in needed repairs.
  • Electrical experience helpful, will train.
  • Welding experience helpful.

Additional Comments:

Physical Effort:

Individual is continually standing, bending, and reaching to manipulate various sets of controls to operate equipment.  Considerable lifting and digging are also involved.  Prolonged strain occurs when incumbent operates machinery for extended periods of time and is jolted from the vibrations of equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be willing to work before and after regular scheduled hours when needed
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.  
  • Individual works outdoors and is exposed to all types of weather.



Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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