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Location: Tacoma, WA

Garrette Custom Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks a General Laborer to maintain cleanliness and complete minor repairs at residential construction job sites. This is a full-time position based in Tacoma, WA primarily covering South Puget Sound projects ranging from Maple Valley to Silverdale.

We offer a competitive compensation package including benefits; this position is eligible for profit sharing. Opportunities for advancement in the construction field may become available for strong performers.

If you enjoy working outdoors, contributing to Company goals and participating in our team culture, we would like to hear from you. GCH core values include: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. GCH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

To learn more, please see our website:

For additional information about GCH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

Responsibilities include:

  • Day travel to various job sites in South Puget Sound (South of I-90).
  • Clean and pressure wash in preparation for New Home Orientations.
  • Complete minor repairs and touch-ups to include paint touch-ups, caulking, fixtures, etc.
  • Maintain cleanliness of job site and overall community appearance.
  • Maintain storm water management plan best practices (BMPs).

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 1-2 years’ work experience in general labor, pressure washing or similar field; residential construction/remodeling background is preferred but not required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent with applicable work experience.
  • Reliable vehicle capable of hauling tools and supplies; vehicle allowance provided.
  • Ability to regularly and safely use a pressure washer; regular lifting up to 50 lbs. is an essential function.
  • Knowledge of basic home repairs.
  • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity and reliability.
  • Initiative and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Positive and enthusiastic with a “can do” approach.
  • Available to work overtime as needed (generally 2-5 hours per week).
  • Experience working outdoors in all types of weather.

A reference check, background check and pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

For consideration, please forward:

  1. A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link: 
  2. Upload your résumé and a cover letter.

If you have questions about the application process, inquire with our recruiter by sending an email to: 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.