Laborer (Standing Register)

Department Of The Army Calhoun , KY 42327

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About the Position:

The Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) is actively seeking applications for those who are seeking temporary employment during the Spring and/or Summer seasons to fill multiple vacancies throughout the region. The initial cut-off for referral consideration is February 23,2018; applications received by this date will have the first opportunity for review. Applications received after this date will be considered as additional vacancies become available.

It is your responsibility to keep your application package up-to-date (your application will remain active for 90 days only, if still interested you must continue to reapply every 90 days), and verify that the documents submitted are accurate and contain the required information needed to conduct a qualifications review. You will not be notified if/when a vacancy occurs in your desired geographic location(s), or before your application is pulled for referral consideration.

This temporary position may be extended upon additional mission needs and management approvals.

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As a Laborer, you will assist skilled trades/craftsmen by:

  • Retrieving tools or materials, holding, moving, or carrying items

  • Cleaning equipment and work areas

  • Dig and grade trenches with hand tools

  • Fill and level holes in roadways

  • Set forms, mix and pour concrete

  • Operate a power lawn mower; load and unload trucks

  • Move, sort, arrange, and stack a variety of supply items

  • Operate heavy power tools.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    3502 Laboring

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires heavy physical lifting (over 50 pounds)
  • This position requires a pre-employment physical


Who May Apply: US Citizens

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Laborer~ without more than normal supervision.No specific length of experience is required; however, your application package must demonstrate your reliability and dependability to perform the duties of a Laborer at the WG-03 grade level. At a minimum, your level of experience must show that you have performed simple manual tasks that require a basic understanding of cleaning, grounds maintenance and lifting procedures; performed routine operator maintenance of hand tools and equipment; safely used industrial cleaners (typically used in households) and basic hand and yard tools and equipment, such as a rake, pitch fork, wheelbarrow, hand-pump sprayer, hand truck, shovel, push lawn mower (manual), hammer, screwdriver, wrench, and pliers; and performed routine work assignments with little or no assistance (e.g., picking up all paper and trash around the work site three times a week). - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

You must be at least 18 years old by your first official workday.

If selected and not currently residing in the local commuting area of the position's duty location, you must be willing to relocate to the commuting area within 30 days of accepting the tentative job offer. Relocation costs will not be paid or reimbursed. Employer-sponsored housing is not available and will not be authorized.

Recruitment, Relocation or Retention Incentives are not authorized.

  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision

  • Ability To Follow Directions in a Shop

  • Ability To Handle Weights and Loads

  • Ability to Perform Work with Dexterity and Safety

  • Work requires very heavy physical effort in doing such tasks as frequently lifting and moving objects weighing over 23 kilograms (50 pounds), and using heavy power tools and equipment. Tasks typically involve continuous walking, bending, stooping, reaching, and standing.

  • Work is performed outside in all kinds of weather and temperature extremes, and inside in areas that may be dusty, drafty, and/or noisy. Equipment, tools, and tasks involved frequently require special care to avoid serious injury. Work may also be performed around river or lake structures, which present the hazard of falling and/or drowning


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