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Laborer - Harmonie State Park

Date Posted:  Aug 14, 2019
Requisition ID:  10787

New Harmony, IN, US, 47631

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.


Hire Salary: Salary for this position starts at $21,216.

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.  

What we're looking for:
  • A high school diploma or GED;
  • 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:

  • 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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