Hiring managers spend less than a half of minute to skim a general laborer resume. So your resume has only some seconds to impress the employer. It should be a symbol of professionalism which concisely explains your skills and capabilities.

As duties of a general laborer may vary depending on the type of prospective company therefore it very important to tailor your resume in keeping with the needs of prospective employer.

The following are 2 perfect sample resumes for General Laborer position. Feel free to modify them as per your circumstances. Also use this General Laborer Cover Letter to make a complete job application package.


  1. General Laborer Skills for Resume
  2. General Laborer Objectives


General Laborer Resume Sample 1 (For Experienced Candidates)



Carl Gibson

450 Galaxy Ave ● Roseville, CA 43009 ● (006) 745-1201 ● carl @ email . com


Professional Summary
Extremely energized and dexterous Laborer with 5+ years’ extensive experience in performing a range of manual labor tasks. Particularly effective in merchandise packing and transportation, terrain smoothing scaffolding and digging. A hardworking individual who perfectly reads, understands and executes work orders.

Problem-solver and multi-tasker, prioritizes tasks and deals effectively with others and works as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to learn new tools and equipment.

Skills & Competencies

• Forklift/Pallet Jack• Roof paneling• Inventory management
• Supplies management• Building maintenance• Packing and shipping
• Quality control• Waste disposal• Housekeeping
• Heavy lifting• Loading and unloading• Power equipment operation


General Laborer | Mission United Warehouse, Roseville, CA | 9/2011 – Present

• Transport merchandise between receiving stations
• Maintain inventory of components and supplies
• Lift, carry and pack merchandise
• Check merchandise for damage and perform repairing tasks before dispatching for shipping
• Consistently follow work orders and complete daily tasks
• Perform teamwork to improve and streamline the manual process
• Maintain a high level of cleanliness and order of production areas

Key Achievements
• Exceeded warehouse production quota 30% by introducing efficient strategies for speedy and high quality production
• Fixed a minor forklift pallet jack issue and saved the warehouse from big repair costs

Laborer | Carus Corporation, Roseville, CA | 5/2009 – 9/2011

• Operated industrial power machinery efficiently
• Carried out digging, leveling and paneling tasks as per requirement
• Assisted in construction and building maintenance tasks
• Adhered to company’s safety requirements
• Looked for new ways to improve performance and efficiency

Key Achievements
• Assembled scaffolding for a whole floor independently when staff was short
• Demonstrated OSHA safety compliance at the warehouse and implemented the same

R.J High School, Roseville, CA – 2009
High School Diploma

• Current Driver’s License with clean driving record

• Computer applications, Data input


General Laborer Resume Sample 2


55 North Street
Minnetonka, MN 21212
 JOHN DOE(000) 854-1421
john @ email . com

Objective: Seeking a General Laborer position with a reputed company utilizing exceptional physical abilities, great attention to detail and superb technical skills.

Key Qualifications
• Over 3 years of progressive experience as a laborer
• Demonstrated ability to lift and move materials and perform routine maintenance tasks
• Eager to follow oral and written instructions
• Profound ability to communicate in personal and small group situations to customers and employees of the organization


General Laborer | May 2008 – Jan 2010
TruGreen – Minnetonka, MN
• Assisted operation of general site vehicles and tools; water trucks, pick up trucks, sweepers, mowers, and trimming equipment
• Cleaned up work areas
• Performed general office maintenance such as minor repairs and changing light bulbs
• Directed traffic
• Performed painting and janitorial work
• Fueled vehicles and equipment
• Cleaned track on track type tools
• Installed temporary wind fences
• Followed all safety policies and procedures
• Performed other job-related duties as assigned

G.E.D | CITY SCHOOL, Minnetonka, MN – 2007

• Good customer service and communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Flexible, adaptable and teamwork oriented

Strong professional references available