Laborer I

  • State of Oklahoma - Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Cleveland, Oklahoma
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: Annual Salary $28,418.40 USD

Job Description


Job Title:Laborer I
Job Code:F79A
Salary Band:D

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing or supervising a variety of unskilled to semi-skilled manual labor and general repair duties or assisting craft personnel in any one of the several mechanics, grounds maintenance or building trades. This primarily involves performing routine tasks which consist of manual labor or providing assistance to skilled trades and crafts workers in completing skilled tasks or projects. Duties performed generally require very little training or experience such as mowing lawns, trimming trees and shrubs, planting flowers, picking up trash, assisting in building maintenance or repair and similar work.

Typical Functions:
•Cuts grass, weeds, trees and brush; cleans culverts, drains and ditches; moves, loads and unloads materials, supplies and equipment; hauls or carries sand, lumber, asphalt and cement or other materials; occasionally operates forklift or tractor.
•Assists skilled craft workers, including machinists, carpenters, plumbers, masons, electricians or welders by carrying materials and tools, picking up materials from suppliers or performing unskilled tasks, such as mixing concrete or mortar, digging holes and tearing out walls; moves furniture, oxygen tanks and other heavy equipment at an institution, building or site.
•Digs post holes and ditches; mows lawns, trims shrubs, rakes grass and trash, sweeps walks and cleans rest rooms; chips, scales, cleans and scrapes ironwork; assists in setting up or moving scaffolds; sweeps, mops and buffers floors; picks up trash and performs general clean-up and custodial duties.

Level Descriptor:
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level for performing a variety of routine tasks involving unskilled to semi-skilled manual labor or general repair and maintenance duties or assisting in the completion of various skilled tasks by performing basic tasks such as moving materials and equipment, mixing concrete, digging holes, tearing out walls, and similar duties.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods and practices of the general building and mechanical trades. Ability is required to follow simple oral instructions, and to physically perform heavy manual labor. Skill is required to use hand tools and high speed power tools, and to perform the less skilled aspects of the mechanical and building trades.

Special Requirements:
Valid Oklahoma driver’s license required at the time of appointment.

This position is a safety sensitive position as defined by63 O.S. § 427


Education and Experience requirements at this level are none.

Closing Date/Time: 8/5/2022 11:59:00 PM

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Cleveland, Oklahoma United States View Map