General Laborer

Company Name Quonset Development Corporation
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted September 6, 2021
Job Type Full-time


This position performs a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks and general and heavy labor as required in the maintenance of buildings and grounds.

  • Performs a variety of maintenance tasks including the painting of buildings, walls and other surfaces; repair and installation of roofs, doors and window frames and the fabrication of partitions.
  • Assists in repairing and installing plumbing, heating, electrical equipment and appliances.
  • Performs ice and snow removal operations and other emergency work of the department.
  • Grounds maintenance activities include landscaping, and require working with push mower, commercial walk behind and riding machines, farm tractors, weed, and hedge trimmers.
  • Load and unload materials, assist in excavation work, and perform general laborer work as required.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of responsible maintenance experience.
  • Possess a Class B Rhode Island Commercial Driver’s License (CDL); candidates will be considered who do not possess the Class B CDL but will be required to obtain the license within 90 days of employment.
  • Hoisting engineering license


  • Candidates must have general knowledge of mechanical equipment, standard practices, hand tools, power tools and processes involved in trades related to general building maintenance.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required with frequent lifting in excess of thirty (30) pounds up to 100 pounds or more.
  • Ability and experience in operating a variety of motor vehicles and heavy equipment including but not limited to a snow plow required.

Salary range is $18.00 - $24.00 depending on experience and licenses.

Quonset Development Corporation offers a generous benefit package to full time employees including; Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta Dental, VSP, retirement programs with employer match and longevity pay.

Please send letter of interest and resume by September 24, 2021 to:

Laborer Selection Committee

Quonset Development Corporation

95 Cripe Street

North Kingstown, RI  02852

Fax (401) 268-9885 or e-mail:

No phone calls please.

QDC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity.  Registered with the Department of Homeland Security as an E-Verify Employer