Laborer I

Baltimore County
40 per week $16 - $18 Per hour MD Bay Property Management Group Baltimore County, 1018 York Rd, Towson, MD 21204, United States


Pay Schedule II, Grade H13, Regular schedule: 40 hours per week.

A vacancy exists in the Office of Budget and Finance, Division of Property Management.

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice. Applicants are advised to apply promptly. A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring within this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassifications as separate work experience on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

NOTE:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

Examples of Duties

Under close supervision, performs unskilled and semi-skilled labor work, uses hand and power operated tools.

Examples of Essential Duties 

  • Assists in the pick-up and delivery of equipment , furniture, supplies, and materials to various sites throughout the County. 
  • Loads and unloads trucks.
  • Assists in setting up items and equipment for special events.
  • Empties recycling bins.
  • Keeps simple records to include logging work completed.
  • Shovels snow when needed.
  • Assists in the work of the Property Management Storeroom as required.
  • Cleans and maintains tools, machines, and other equipment.
  • Cleans and sweeps the storeroom or warehouse.
  • Drives automobile, truck, or other non-commercial weight vehicle.

Examples of Other Duties

  • Performs other related duties as required.
(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)


Basic knowledge of unskilled manual labor tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn to perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks.  
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools in a safe manner.  
  • Ability to follow instructions. 
  • Ability to read street signs and simple written material.

Licenses and Certificates
Possession of a valid license equivalent to a non-commercial, class C Maryland driver's license may be required for some positions at the time of appointment.

If you have a driver's license from a state other than Maryland, you must submit a current copy of your driving record and a copy of your driver's license by the closing date of this job posting to:

Baltimore County Office of Human Resources
308 Allegheny Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204  
ATTN: Laborer I  

Failure to submit this information could result in the disqualification of your application.

You can attach a copy of the driver's license and driving record to your application.

Qualified applicants will be assigned a rating based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as submitted on their applications and supplemental questions.  Applicants are advised to state the dates, duties and responsibilities of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System, with very limited exceptions. 

Some positions in this classification will be designated as emergency/essential.  Employees in this classification will be required to work overtime with little or no advance notice.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification entails the performance of heavy physical labor including bending, stooping, lifting and carrying heavy objects, and the operation of hand and power tools and equipment. Some work requires exposure to potentially hazardous conditions such as standing in traffic, working in trenches, and adverse weather. Some duties may require travel between work sites.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks.