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Laborer, Grounds Maintenance

Choctaw Defense Services Del Rio, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


  • Loads and unloads trucks, and other conveyances.
  • Move supplies and materials to proper location by Hand, Wheelbarrow or trucks.
  • Dig, fill and tamp earth excavations.
  • Level ground using pick, shovel, tamper and rake.
  • Shovel concrete, soil and asphalt.
  • Clean culverts and ditches.
  • Cut trees and brush.
  • Cuts vegetation using walking-type or riding mowers (less than 2000 lbs.).
  • Operates power tools such as lawnmowers, weed eaters, edger’s, blowers, drills, air hammers, earth tampers, generators, air compressors, sump pumps, concrete saws, routers, etc.
  • Trim hedges and edge around walks, flowerbeds, and wells, using hedge trimmers, clippers, and edging tools.
  • Prune shrubs and tress to shape and improve growth using shears and other hand tools.
  • Plant Sod, flowers, Spread Grass seed, trees, and shrubs.
  • Water lawn and shrubs during dry periods using hose or activating sprinkler systems during the day or night.
  • Pick up and cart away leaves, paper, or other litter.
  • Spread concrete and asphalt on concrete and paving jobs using the appropriate hand tools for the job.
  • Clean hand tools, machinery and work area.
  • Wash wax, vacuum, and polish vehicles.
  • Move and arrange heavy pieces of office and household furniture, equipment, and appliances.
  • Move heavy pieces of machinery and equipment.
  • Spread sand and salt on icy roads and walkways.
  • Responsible for timely reporting of accidents, injuries, and hazardous situations.
  • Perform operator maintenance such as lubricate and make minor repairs to Mowers and attachments such as tightening bolts, replacing washers, replacing blades & sharpening, cotter pins, screws, cleaning, greasing, checking fluid levels, and adding as required, checking tire air pressure, braking system, to mower, and make operator adjustments, and repairs.
  • Perform all other work related duties as assigned.

Accountable for:

  • Timely completion and accuracy of all work.
  • Working closely and harmoniously with other employees.
  • Adherence to contract requirements, safety and health regulations, and company policies
  • Meeting safety performance standards and completing all work safely.

Work Conditions:

  • Work may be performed both indoors and outdoors.
  • Outdoor work is subject to extreme temperatures, noise, inclement weather conditions, and other conditions determined by the nature of the job.
  • Tasks may be performed on uneven, and or inclined surfaces.

Job Requirements Mandatory:

  • Class C Texas driver’s license.
  • One-year similar experience.
  • Knowledge of hand held power tools.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to understand working knowledge of hazardous, safety, and environmental warnings.
  • Understand safety and work direction in English.
  • Obtain and maintain a National Agency Check (NAC).

Job Requirements, Preferred:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • General knowledge of all maintenance and construction trades.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Choctaw Defense Services

Why Work Here?

Choctaw Defense Services is a tribally owned 8(a) contractor offering facility support services to government and commercial contractors across the globe.


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