Laborer Assistant

Lake Murray State Park in Ardmore, OK.

Recruitment #220316-F79A-31


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The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department’s (OTRD) mission is to advance the exceptional quality of life in Oklahoma by preserving, maintaining, and promoting our natural assets and cultural amenities. OTRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

OTRD is seeking two temporary Laborer Assistant positions at Lake Murray State Park in Ardmore, OK. The hourly rate for these positions is $10.00.

Perform a variety of unskilled to semi-skilled manual labor and general repair duties and assist craft personnel in any one of the several mechanics, grounds maintenance, or building trades.

Typical Functions:
• Cut grass, weeds, trees, and brush; clean culverts, drains, and ditches; move, load, and unload materials, supplies, and equipment; haul or carry sand, lumber, asphalt, and cement or other materials; occasionally operate forklift or tractor.
• Assist 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; move furniture or other heavy equipment at a building or site.
• Dig post holes and ditches; mow lawns, trim shrubs, rake grass and trash, sweep walks and clean rest rooms; chip, scale, clean and scrape ironwork; assist in setting up or moving scaffolds; sweep, mop, and buffer floors; pick up trash and perform general clean-up and custodial duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods and practices of the general building and mechanical trades; ability to follow simple oral instructions, to use hand tools and high-speed power tools, to perform the less skilled aspects of the mechanical and building trades, and to physically perform heavy manual labor.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.

All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a background check.


Education and Experience requirements at this level are none.

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