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Job opening: Laborer (Motor Vehicle Operating)

Salary: $20 - 23 per hour
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The primary purpose of the position is to perform laboring duties that require moderately heavy physical effort requiring the use of common hand tools and power equipment. In order to accomplish the laborer duties, the incumbent must on a regular and recurring basis also operate light duty motor vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds (such as pick-up trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, etc.) to transport personnel, material, or equipment to work sites located on the park.


Operates light duty motor vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds (such as pick-up trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, etc.) to transport personnel, material, or equipment to work sites located in various park units. Requires a valid State Driver's License. Operates heavy power equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, snow blowers, backpack blowers, pole and chain saws, and all types of hand tools (such as shovels, rakes, lawn edgers, etc.), to maintain buildings, grounds, roads, trails, etc. Loads and unloads supplies and materials from trucks, trailers, dollies, etc. Moves furniture, removes and sets signs, paints objects such as picnic tables and signs, trims trees and shrubbery, picks up litter. Performs janitorial duties for buildings as required. Digs ditches/trenches using hand tools; occasionally breaks up pavement, soil, or concrete; mixes and pours concrete and asphalt; fills and levels holes in damaged grounds and roads; Moves heavily loaded wheelbarrows and hand trucks; operates heavy power mowers including changing blades, oiling, and greasing. Career Seasonal - This is a Career-Seasonal position and subject to release and recall procedures. A permanent career-seasonal position includes all the benefits of permanent employment but does not provide employment on a full year-round basis. As such, selectee will be in a non-pay/non-duty status for at least 2 weeks to 6 months per year based on project requirements or weather conditions. Selectee are guaranteed to work at least 6 months per year but not more than 50 weeks per year, with the work schedule to be determined upon appointment. The typical season is the beginning of November to mid-November but can be variable during these months due to project requirements or weather conditions.



To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentDexterity and SafetyVehicle OperationWork Practices (including keeping things neat, clean, and in order) SCREEN OUT: Performed the most difficult and complex laborer tasks including ability to operate trucks and trailers weighing up to one ton; properly loading and unloading various supplies and equipment; to perform work providing laboring assistance to others in the maintenance of buildings, grounds, roads, and trails; operate power equipment such as lawnmowers, snow blowers, and string trimmers; and safely use a variety of hand tools such as shovels, rakes, hammers, saws, pulaskis, rock bars, etc. Able to safely operate these vehicles/equipment in all types of traffic and weather conditions. Utilize most hand and power tools associated with these tasks including light hand and power and cleaning custodial tools, lawn mowers, snow blowers, and leaf blowers. Have experience performing operator maintenance on all vehicles/equipment operated (e.g. monitoring fluid levels, checking tire pressure and blade replacement/sharpening). Perform these duties as an expert with a high degree of independence. The supervisor assigned work orally, through work orders, or with written specifications. Work was checked to see that it met compliance with work and safety standards and policies. If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors. Volunteer Experience: 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.


  • Address Richmond National Battlefield Park 3215 East Broad Street Richmond, VA 23223 US
  • Name: Lisa Cupp
  • Phone: 717-673-5505
  • Email: [email protected]


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