Laborer, THSP

Position Category: 
Incident Positions
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Functional Area: 
Coordination & Support
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Laborers follow specific instructions to perform simple manual tasks that require no experience and little to no training. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Receives specific instructions from a supervisor.
  • Loads, unloads, and moves heavy boxes, bulky supplies and materials to/from trucks and loading platforms.
  • Opens and unpacks cardboard cartons by hand and remove contents.
  • Uses hand trucks or dollies to move bulky but relatively light loads (boxes, supplies).
  • Identifies obvious hazards, malfunctioning equipment, damaged materials and other situations that may impact work operations and reports to supervisor.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements

  • Ability to read and understand general instructions, follow oral instructions and work safely.
  • Ability to work on hard surfaces requiring standing and bending for long periods of time.


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