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Laborer

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  371747
Location: 

Richmond, IN, US, 47374

 

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. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

About the Richmond State Hospital:

Richmond State Hospital is about the people we serve and the community relationships we have developed dating back to 1890. Richmond State Hospital is a public behavioral health facility operated by the state of Indiana and one of six state psychiatric hospitals within the Family and Social Services Administration Division of Mental Health and Addiction. As part of a newly integrated system of state psychiatric hospitals, we serve consumers across the state as the Eastern Center of Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Services.

 

Nestled in northwestern Richmond, our beautiful campus provides a quiet and peaceful environment. We provide psychiatric and co-occurring treatment to all adults regardless of race, religion, sex, gender identification, age, handicap, national origin and ability to pay for services. We are proud of our heritage and committed to continuing our tradition of service.

 

Richmond State Hospital offers individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, chaplain services, family therapy and education, group psycho-education, rehabilitation therapies, and patient employment opportunities. Unit-based programming is augmented with campus-wide specialty groups. RSH has been a state leader in evidenced-based medication prescribing to both reduce the risks associated with polypharmacy and optimize clinical outcomes. The hospital clinical and medical leadership collaborate with the unit treatment teams to provide the most contemporary and comprehensive care possible

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

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:

  • Serve as a general maintenance person to inspect and maintain all facilities, grounds, and equipment
  • Perform routine carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs.
  • Ensure all employees are properly trained to operate equipment and are properly educated to follow established safety policies and procedures.
  • Direct, assist, and support recreational special events as needed.
  • Assist with purchasing and inventory of incoming supplies, materials, and repair parts.
  • Responsible for major and minor equipment, vehicle, and vessel repairs.
  • Maintain 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.
  • Assist 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 profile 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 with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • A high school diploma or GED;
  • Be willing to travel with reasonable accommodation.
  • 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) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Richmond Indiana