Construction Labor
Kanab, Utah / Hourly / Full time
The Best Friend's Mission is to do nothing short of making history by bringing about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. Our goal is that every animal shelter in every community in the country be no kill by the end of 2025.
The fact is, we have a great culture, populated by fun, dedicated and brilliant people. But we're always looking for talented people who can help us make history, and that's where you come in. If you want to be a part of history and end the killing of shelter pets by 2025, apply today for one of our open job opportunities!

Location: Kanab, Utah

Hiring Range: This position’s hiring range is anticipated to be $20.00 to $22.00 hourly, depending on experience, plus great benefits!

Interviews will occur weekly until the position is filled.

Summary:

Performs a variety of skilled labor constructing new buildings as well as remodeling projects, including foundation work, cement work, specialty floor coverings, (epoxy) wood and metal framing, painting, exterior siding, stucco, roofing, plumbing, drywall, metal and aluminum fabricating.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of interior and exterior remodeling projects, rough & finish carpentry.
  • Performs varied interior and exterior painting projects.
  • Performs various drywall procedures and repairs. Including texture, tape and mud.
  • Erects wood and metal structures including roofing work.
  • Performs concrete pours and concrete finishing work.
  • Operates services, cleans, and cares for tools and equipment.
  • Performs activities that include welding, fabricating. Shoveling, raking, tamping etc.
  • Maintain a safe workplace valuing and modeling safe work practices adhering to organizational safety practices and rules and communicating about unsafe practices.
  • Performs a variety of physical labor as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have proven carpentry skills and experience; 2 years minimum required.
  • Ability to fabricate custom steel and aluminum projects.
  • Work with a positive outlook, upbeat, flexible, energetic, and taking initiative.
  • Advanced knowledge of methods, tools, equipment, materials, and practices used in carpentry and construction.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, maps, and diagrams.
  • Ability to operate a variety of heavy equipment, hand and portable power tools, vehicles and mobile construction equipment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions; read and interpret equipment operations manuals; maintain records; make basic arithmetical calculations.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work indoors and outdoors with the ability to perform physical work requiring coordination, agility, strength, and stamina.
  • Work includes heavy lifting (typically up to 100 pounds).
  • Prolonged periods of standing; stooping, reaching, crawling, and climbing; manual dexterity.
  • Work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat and cold.
  • This role typically operates during regular business hours from Monday to Friday, starting at 7 AM and ending at 4 PM. However, there are variations in the schedule based on seasonal changes. For example, during spring and summer, the schedule may shift to a four-day work week starting at 6 AM and ending at 5 PM.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for at least 3 years, ability to qualify to be added to Best Friends insurance, ability to travel and/or drive on behalf of Best Friends, including overnight stays, when needed.  

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society.  Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status.

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Best Friends Animal Society.

Culture Statement and Responsibility
We value attitude over aptitude, and we treat Kindness as a discipline because it is paramount in our culture along with our other Guiding Principles. Culture is how we talk to and treat ourselves and one another, it's how we generate and respond to change, it's how we plan and make decisions, it's how we do what we do.
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About Best Friends

Best Friends recently received a 2022 Top Workplaces USA award from Energage.

Visit the Best Friends Animal Society page on the Energage Top Workplaces award winners' site here to learn more. Not only do we take pride in cultivating a welcoming and supportive community and culture for our employees, but we also offer competitive benefits that make it easy to see why we were granted such an awesome award! We offer competitive pay including the opportunity to receive a discretionary bonus based on performance. We offer medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability, dependent care reimbursement, pet sitting reimbursement when traveling for work, flexible spending account, and health savings account. We offer generous paid time off up to 9 hours per month for full time employees, nine paid holidays annually, auto insurance discount, and legal and identity theft coverage.  For added well-being support, we offer Pawternity Leave for employees to have time to care for their personal pets, mental health support, and an employee assistance program. We also offer a generous 401k savings plan. Do you want to love where you work and make history and end the killing of shelter pets by 2025? Look no further and apply today!

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status. Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Best Friends Animal Society.

 

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