Laborer

State of Indiana | Richmond, IN

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Posted Date 6/29/2024
Description Work for Indiana

Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.

At the State of Indiana, we don't just talk about diversity and inclusion-we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process as well as perform the essential functions of a role.

About 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 psych-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.

Salary Statement:

The salary for this position traditionally starts at $31,668.00 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.

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
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 bookkeeping for use in property operations.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may be utilized in a supervisory capacity based on agency needs.

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 Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • 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 and is committed to recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to complete this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].

The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

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Salary15.23 Hour
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Laborer
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