Best Friends Animal Society
  • 501- Buildings
  • Kanab, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Temporary

Join Best Friends and turn your career into a labor of love. The benefits package is one of the best! Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Child Care reimbursement, Pet Sitting reimbursement, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, PTO, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, 401K, Staff Discounts, Best Friends Wellness Center, and Flex Work Policy. Further, we also have some very unique perks, such as discounted veterinary care and the opportunity to bring pets to work.

Position Title: General Construction Labor

Reports to: Senior Manager, Canyon Operations

Location: Kanab, Utah


Term: Full-Time, Term Limited ending 9/30/2018


Position Summary: Performs new building as well as remodeling projects, including interior and exterior painting projects.  


  • 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 small wooden structures including roofing work.
  • Performs concrete pours and concrete finishing work.
  • Operates services, cleans, and cares for tools and equipment.
  • Follows safe work practices and observes safety precautions.
  • Performs a variety of physical labor as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills and Experience:

  • Must have proven carpentry skills and experience, 2 year minimum preferred.
  • 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.  Including airless paint spraying equipment.
  • Ability to operate a variety of 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.  Willingness to learn on the job.
  • Valid driver's license with 3-year clean driving record. CDL is helpful but not required.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work out of doors in all weather conditions, with wide ranging temperatures.
  • Work includes heavy lifting (typically up to 80 pounds)
  • Prolonged periods of standing; stooping, reaching, crawling, and climbing; manual dexterity, coordination, agility, strength, and stamina.  

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, domestic partner status, or medical condition.


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