Laborer I

Baltimore County, MD | Glenarm, MD

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Posted Date 6/20/2024
Description Salary: $16.24 - $18.32 Hourly

Location : Glen Arm, MD

Job Type: MERIT

Job Number: 08.310 06-24

Department: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Opening Date: 06/20/2024

Closing Date: Continuous

Pay Schedule II, Grade H13, Regular schedule: 40 hours per week.

A vacancy exists in the Office of Budget and Finance, Division of Property Management.

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice. Applicants are advised to apply promptly. A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring within this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassifications as separate work experience on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

NOTE: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

Examples of Duties

Under close supervision, performs unskilled and semi-skilled labor work, uses hand and power operated tools.

Examples of Essential Duties
  • Assists in the pick-up and delivery of equipment , furniture, supplies, and materials to various sites throughout the County.
  • Loads and unloads trucks.
  • Assists in setting up items and equipment for special events.
  • Empties recycling bins.
  • Keeps simple records to include logging work completed.
  • Shovels snow when needed.
  • Assists in the work of the Property Management Storeroom as required.
  • Cleans and maintains tools, machines, and other equipment.
  • Cleans and sweeps the storeroom or warehouse.
  • Drives automobile, truck, or other non-commercial weight vehicle.
Examples of Other Duties
  • Performs other related duties as required.
(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)
Qualifications

Basic knowledge of unskilled manual labor tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn to perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks.
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools in a safe manner.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to read street signs and simple written material.
Licenses and Certificates
Possession of a valid license equivalent to a non-commercial, class C Maryland driver's license may be required for some positions at the time of appointment.

NOTE
If you have a driver's license from a state other than Maryland, you must submit a current copy of your driving record and a copy of your driver's license by the closing date of this job posting to:

Baltimore County Office of Human Resources
308 Allegheny Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
ATTN: Laborer I

Failure to submit this information could result in the disqualification of your application.

You can attach a copy of the driver's license and driving record to your application.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Qualified applicants will be assigned a rating based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as submitted on their applications and supplemental questions. Applicants are advised to state the dates, duties and responsibilities of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.
Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System, with very limited exceptions.

Some positions in this classification will be designated as emergency/essential. Employees in this classification will be required to work overtime with little or no advance notice.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification entails the performance of heavy physical labor including bending, stooping, lifting and carrying heavy objects, and the operation of hand and power tools and equipment. Some work requires exposure to potentially hazardous conditions such as standing in traffic, working in trenches, and adverse weather. Some duties may require travel between work sites.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks.

Employment Benefits for Full-Time, Merit or Classified Employees

Baltimore County General Government offers the following benefits to full-time,merit or classified employees. Some benefits vary for sworn employees of the Police and Fire Departments. New employees are eligible for benefits upon hire, unless noted otherwise.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Baltimore County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minority, female and disabled applicants.

Smoke free workplace
All Baltimore County offices are smoke free.

Drug free workplace
Baltimore County provides a drug free workplace. Prospective employees are required to submit to urinalysis drug testing as part of the pre-employment physical examination.

Salary

Annual Salary review - Step increases may be granted on anniversary date based on satisfactory job performance
General Increases - Cost of living increases and adjustments may be granted as legislated.
Longevity Increases - In accordance with the specific pay schedule, a full-time merit or classified employee may receive a longevity increase, equivalent to one step, upon completion of a certain number of years of classified service with the County.

Employee Assistance Program
Our Employee Assistance Program provides confidential and professional assessment and referral assistance for employees and eligible dependents in the household who are experiencing personal problems that may be affecting work performance, job satisfaction, or overall quality of life.

Health Insurance
Health Insurance benefits elected become effective the first day of the month following the date of hire if the employee has completed online enrollment prior to that date. New employees must enroll within thirty (30) calendar days of hire. Plans offered include:

Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance.

Flexible Spending Accounts
Opportunity to set aside pre-tax dollars, through payroll deduction, for eligible unreimbursed medical care expenses and/or dependent care costs.

Life Insurance
Employees may elect basic term life insurance for themselves equal to one time the employee's annual salary, rounded to the next higher $1,000. Employees contribute a portion of the premium through monthly payroll deductions. The County also offers an Additional/Employee paid Life Insurance plan with coverage up to $100,000.

Retirement
Employees are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System (ERS), with very limited exceptions.

Paid Leave
Paid benefits listed below vary depending upon the Classification.

Sick Leave
Vacation Leave
Personal Leave
Holidays
Bereavement Leave
Jury Leave
Military Leave

Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union
Membership in Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union offers a full range of savings programs, loans, checking, direct deposit, payroll deduction, savings bonds, and other financial services.

Direct Deposit
Payroll through direct deposit to the financial institution selected by employee is required.

Educational Assistance
70 to 80 percent tuition reimbursement following successful completion of pre-approved courses related to position. Amount of reimbursement and fiscal year dollar limitations vary with bargaining group.

Deferred Compensation
Nationwide Retirement Solutions offers a 457 retirement plan allowing for payroll contributions of tax deferred dollars to investment options of your choice.

Disclaimer
This is only a summary of benefits and policies in Baltimore County. Any benefit or policy may be changed at any time at the discretion of the administration. This summary does not constitute an express or implied contract, nor does it constitute a guarantee that your employment relationship will continue for any specified period of time or end only under certain conditions.

01

The purpose of the supplemental questions listed below is to further evaluate your experience and education to determine your eligibility for this job classification. Answer each question accurately and thoroughly. The experience you indicate in your responses to the supplemental questions must also be described, in detail, on the Work History section of this application. If you cite experience in your response that is not included on the Work History section of this application, your application may be considered incomplete and you may not receive further consideration for this position.
  • I have read and understand the above instructions.
02

Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for this position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.
  • I have read and acknowledge the above statement.
03

Are you currently a merit (full-time), non-merit (part-time), or temporary employee of Baltimore County's General Government? Employees of Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore County's court systems or Baltimore County Community College and employees of temporary services used by the county are not considered employees of the Baltimore County General Government.
  • Yes
  • No
04

Select the type of driver's license you currently hold. Be sure you have provided your driver's license number, class and state in the previous section of this application.
  • Commercial Driver's License equivalent to a commercial, Class A Maryland Driver's License.
  • Commercial Driver's License equivalent to a commercial, Class B Maryland Driver's License.
  • Commercial Driver's License equivalent to a commercial, Class C Maryland Driver's License with a Passenger Endorsement.
  • Non-Commercial Driver's License equivalent to a non-commercial, Class C Maryland Driver's License.
  • Provisional Non-Commercial Driver's License equivalent to a Provisional Non-Commercial, Class C Maryland Driver's License.
  • Driver's License Learners Permit.
  • I do not have a driver's license.
05

Do you have professional experience moving furniture and equipment? Be sure this experience is included in the work history section of your application.
  • Yes
  • No
06

Provide specific example(s) of the experience you cited in the previous question. Include the employer(s) and date(s) you performed these duties. Be certain that this experience is also described, in detail, on the Work History/Experience section of this application.If you chose "No" in the previous question, respond by entering "N/A" to this question.

07

Which of the following BEST describes your experience operating carpentry power tools?
  • I have no experience performing this skill.
  • I have performed this skill at home but not at work.
  • I have regularly performed this skill at work.
08

The work of this classification entails the performance of heavy physical labor including bending, stooping, lifting and carrying heavy objects, and the operation of hand and power tools and equipment. Some work requires exposure to potentially hazardous conditions such as standing in traffic, working in trenches, and in adverse weather. Some duties may require travel between work sites. Are you willing and able to accept these conditions of employment?
  • Yes
  • No
09

Are you willing to work in a position that requires travel between work sites using your personal transportation? A mileage allowance, set by Baltimore County Policy, shall be paid to County employees who use their privately-owned vehicles for official County travel necessary to carry out the required or authorized duties of their positions.
  • Yes, I am willing to accept these conditions of employment.
  • No, I am not willing to accept these conditions of employment and therefore I understand I will not be considered for this position with Baltimore County Government.
10

Some positions in this classification will be designated as emergency/essential. Employees in this classification will be required to work overtime with little or no advance notice. Are you willing and able to accept this condition of employment?
  • Yes
  • No
11

Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks. Are you willing to accept these conditions of employment?
  • Yes, I am willing to accept these conditions of employment.
  • No, I am not willing to accept these conditions of employment and therefore I understand I will not be considered for this position with Baltimore County Government.
12

I understand I am responsible for maintaining the accuracy of my contact information, including my street address, my e-mail address, and my contact telephone numbers. My failure to maintain accurate contact information may result in my not receiving information regarding this job announcement and/or may result in my not being further considered for this employment opportunity. To update this information visit www.governmentjobs.com, log into your account, and edit your profile.
  • I have read and acknowledge the above statement.
Salary17.28 Hour
Trade
Laborer
Per Diem
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