Swift & Staley Inc Laborer (Summer Student Program) in Kevil, Kentucky

Summer Worker Program Job Posting

Job Title: Laborer (Summer Student)

Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: Monday – Thursday from 6:30am – 5pm

Compensation: $17/hour

Note: Summer Students will be hired after April 1, 2018 and may work up to a maximum of 90 working days or until September 30, 2018, whichever occurs first. This is a full time, temporary position.


Under supervision, summer students in the Laborer classification will perform work involving general roads and grounds repair, maintenance activities, and other duties that may be assigned. Personnel will operate equipment such as commercial mowers, weed trimmers, chain saws, powered edgers, and tractors.


  • United States Citizen.

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Able to operate a government vehicle.

  • A high school graduate (a GED is also satisfactory)

  • Enrolled in a secondary education program such as a technical college, vocational school, 4 year university, etc.

  • Previous experience working in a construction industry is preferred.

  • Past work experience operating commercial mowers and weed trimmers is heavily favored.

  • Should be capable and experienced with spooling line on weed trimmers.

  • Must be able to wear company-provided personal protection equipment when required.


  • Should be comfortable working in extreme and variable weather conditions, specifically the hot temperatures during the summer months.

  • Must be able to meet the physical capacity requirements of this position as determined by the Occupational Medical Provider. Examples of the physical requirements include but are not limited to:

  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

  • Walking, stooping, climbing ladders, and kneeling.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license

This position will be posted from Monday, 3/12/2018 until COB Monday, 3/26/2018

Swift & Staley Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer