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General Laborer Hammer

General Laborer

The General Laborer is responsible for performing general maintenance and assisting other technicians with repairs and rehab work to single and multi-family properties that are primarily located in South City. All tools and materials are provided by St. Louis Real Estate Society.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Field Work
    • General Maintenance – Perform routine tasks to maintain properties in good working order including trash removal & hauling, job site clean-up, lawn care, snow/ ice removal, and other common maintenance items.
    • Repairs & Rehab Work
      • Perform minor repairs such as painting, drywall, roofing, flooring, carpentry, plumbing and electrical work
      • Use manual tools such as hammers, saws, and screwdrivers
      • Purchase and deliver supplies to job sites
    • Post notices, signage, lockboxes, etc. at properties
    • Assist other technicians in the field with repairs
    • Attend occupancy and utility inspections as needed
    • Operate motorized equipment including power tools and lawn equipment
  • Administrative Work
    • File proper paperwork per company protocols
      • Complete repair reports
      • Track hours, mileage, and supplies
      • Manage receipts and other required documents
    • Attend company meetings

A successful candidate will be...

  • competent
  • professional
  • capable
  • problem-solver
  • accountable
  • quick-learner
  • efficient
  • positive-attitude
  • helpful
  • friendly
  • honest

Position Requirements

(Minimum standards required for this position)

  • Qualifications & Skills
    • Ability to prioritize and problem-solve
    • Must be dependable, trustworthy, and able to follow directions
    • Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and to complete projects in a timely manner
    • Professionalism and a courteous attitude are a must
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Education & Experience
    • Required: Minimum of high school diploma or GED equivalent
    • Required: Valid MO driver’s license Required: Personal vehicle that complies with local & state laws (plates, insurance, etc.)
    • Required: Smart phone with internet, photo & texting capabilities
    • Preferred: Some background/ experience with lawncare, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, hvac, rehab/ renovations or other construction-related repairs
    • Preferred: Familiarity with South St. Louis City

Schedule & Compensation

  • Pay: $10.00 – $12.00 hourly
  • Schedule: Exact work schedule is to be determined but work will primarily take place during regular business hours from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Hours: 40 hours a week
  • Mileage Reimbursement: $.575 per recorded mile (for “street legal” vehicle) for approved trips
  • Insurance: Health & Vision Insurance benefits
  • Paid Time Off: Paid Holiday & Vacation benefits
  • Employment Status: W-4 Wage (Full-time, Non-exempt Employee)
  • Employee is responsible for covering:
    • All vehicular expenses including service & repairs, insurance, etc.
    • All mobile phone-related expenses

Apply or More Info

To inquire further, please contact us via email at rent@stlresociety.com. We kindly request that you do not call our office.

To apply for this position, fill out the application form below. Please note that all applications for this position will remain private and confidential.

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