Laborer Job

Vacancy No. SWGJ170001231924973D Department U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Salary $14.60 to $17.62 Grade 03 to 03
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 3/28/2017 Close Date 12/29/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Few vacancies in the following locations:

  • Grayson, KY
  • Louisa, KY
  • Paintsville, KY
  • Bainbridge, OH
  • Conesville, OH
** Additional Locations are listed below. **
Work Schedule is Multiple Schedules - Temporary NTE 6 months

Opened Tuesday 3/28/2017

Closes Friday 12/29/2017

  • Salary Range
    $14.60 to $17.62 / Per Hour
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
  • Job Announcement Number
Job Overview

Job Overview


Looking for a great place to work?  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America!  In the last three years alone, USACE has moved up 68 spots in the annual Best Places to Work in government rankings; ranking #111 of 320 agency subcomponents.  Also, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" of 2015 list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.

About the Positions:

Huntington, WV District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively soliciting applications from U.S. Citizens who are seeking temporary employment during the Spring and/or Summer seasons. Start dates will be set between the months of April and July 2017; employment duration may be up to six (6) months.

The initial cut-off for referral consideration is April 10, 2017; applications received by this date will have the first opportunity for review. Afterwards, referrals will be pulled as vacancies occur.  You are responsible for ensuring that all required documents are in your application package the time of submission.

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  • 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.
  • Duties

    As a Laborer, you will assist skilled trades or craftsmen by retrieving tools or materials. You will move, sort, arrange, and stack a large variety of supply items; load and unload trucks and other conveyances; dig and grade trenches with band tools; fill and level holes in roadways; set forms, mix and pour concrete; and operate a power lawn mower. You may occasionally operate a jack hammer or other power tools.

    Working Conditions

    Work is performed outside in all kinds of weather, and inside in areas that may be dusty, drafty, and/or noisy. Equipment, tools, and tasks involved at this level frequently require special care to avoid serious injuries. You will also be working on and around river or lake structures, which involves hazards of falling and/or drowning. Work requires continuous standing, walking, and stooping.

    Physical Demands

    Exerts very heavy physical effort in doing such tasks as frequently lifting and moving objects weighing over 50 pounds, running power mowers on grades or pushing heavy wheel barrow loads of concrete, etc.

    Travel Required

    • Not Required

    Relocation Authorized

    • No
    Job Requirements
    Additional Information
    • Additional Duty Location Info

      Additional Duty Location Info

      Few vacancies in the following locations

      • Grayson, KY
      • Louisa, KY
      • Paintsville, KY
      • Bainbridge, OH
      • Conesville, OH
      • Nellie, OH
      • New Holland, OH
      • Westerville, OH
      • Zanesville, OH
      • Burnsville, WV
      • East Lynn, WV
      • Hinton, WV
    How to Apply
    Required Documents

    Department of the Army

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


    Central Resume Processing Center
    Phone: (000)000-0000


    Please contact by email
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    Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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