Laborer 5-E6

Job Description

The Department of Technology, Management and Budget supports the business operations of state agencies through a variety of services, including building management and maintenance, information technology, centralized contracting and procurement, budget and financial management, space planning and leasing, construction management, motor vehicle fleet operations, and oversight of the state retirement systems.

The employee performs a full range of Laborer assignments. The employee utilizes a wide range of power tools and other equipment appropriate to the work. The employee provides customer service with courtesy, respect and attention to detail. This person will work cooperatively with staff and assure a customer service orientation by expressing a positive and helpful attitude with daily interaction on related subjects.

  • Knowledge of the use and care of a variety of hand tools and motorized machinery.
  • Knowledge of the methods used in preparing, applying and finishing various patching and sealant materials.
  • Knowledge of potential dangers and safety precautions applicable to the work performed.
  • Knowledge of basic MIOSHA safety rules regarding tools, equipment, and methods used in this classification.
  • Skill in the use of common hand tools and a variety of power tools and motorized machinery.
  • Skill in performing routine maintenance and minor repairs on power tools and motorized machinery.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to read written directions on use of equipment and materials.
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Required Education and Experience

No specific amount of formal education is required.


Laborer 5
No specific type or amount is required.

Laborer E6
One year of experience performing duties involving the use of hand tools and motorized machinery equivalent to a Laborer 5.

Alternate Education and Experience

Some positions within this classification series are assigned job duties that may require possession of the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the Secretary of State as required by Public Act 346 of 1988 to operate a designated state vehicle.

Some positions in this classification series may also be assigned duties that require the application of pesticides, which may require certification or registration as a pesticide applicator in compliance with the Pesticide Control Act of 1976.

Additional Requirements and Information

Laborer 5-E6 - Position Description (Download PDF reader)

If applicable, attach copies of official college transcripts to your application. (Internet version of transcripts will not be accepted) Failure to attach applicable transcripts may result in your application being screened out.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The office of Career Services offers current state employees and interested applicants access to the job application process and a variety of career planning resources.

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