General Labor

Plainfield, IL, USA Req #2233
Wednesday, March 13, 2024



The General Laborer is responsible for maintaining a clean working environment for all staff and visitors, ensuring all areas are safe.


Areas of Responsibility / Tasks

Performance must reflect appropriate level of expertise and achievement of the desired results for the items listed below.   


  1. General Policy
  1. Ensure spaces are maintained and cleaned by emptying trash and recycle bins, tidying furniture, dusting surfaces, and picking up debris and trash on facility grounds.
  2. Operate floor scrubber, sweep and mop floors.
  3. Remove extraneous dirt/markings from interior and exterior vertical/horizontal surfaces (walls, doors, etc.).
  4. Maintain working conditions of cleaning equipment.
  5. Adhere to safety measures for cleaning, lifting, moving, and operating equipment.
  6. Maintain a clean work space.
  7. Maintain a safe working environment; Observe all OSHA and Company safety policies.
  8. Generate and identify Stop Stories.
  9. Assist other departments as assigned.
  10. Uphold the Ravago Code of Conduct standards.
  11. Other duties as assigned by Maintenance and Department Manager.


Minimum Qualifications/ Education / Experience / Certifications

  1. Education:
  1. Minimum of GED preferred or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  1. Experience:
  1. Ability to maintain machinery necessary to perform a specialized task.
  2. Ability to operate hand tools and mechanical equipment.
  3. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.


Competencies; Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA)

To perform this role successfully, an individual must have experience achieving desired result(s) in their areas of responsibility. The requirements listed below are representative of observable behaviors and essential knowledge, skill, and abilities required of a successful incumbent within our culture.           

  1. Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, with/or without the use of a private office.
  2. Must be comfortable working in a non-climate controlled environment.
  3. Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.
  4. All injuries regardless of severity must be reported to your Supervisor/HR immediately.


Work Environment / Conditions

The work environment/conditions described herein are representative of those that an incumbent may experience, and therefore must be adaptable to work in a shared space, with constant noise, with/or without the use of a private office. Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.


Physical Requirements / Demands

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions & physical demands of this role.

  1. Ability to sit, walk, climb and kneel for extended periods of time.
  2. Use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
  3. Ability to endure hot and cold temperatures.
  4. Ability to lift 55lbs.
  5. Must have color vision.



This job description is not an exhaustive list of areas of responsibility or tasks that an incumbent in this position may be asked to perform. All Employees are required to deliver the desired results intended for their role, at the designated level of knowledge, skill, and ability commensurate with their job title and level within the organization. 

Ravago Americas is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, or marital status. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with this employer depends solely upon your qualifications.

Other details

  • Job Function BC (Job Function)
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 700021 - RA Illinois Whse
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Plainfield, IL, USA