Jobs at Western Stone

Western Stone Company, located in Lyons, Colorado (just north of Boulder) has an immediate need for customer service-oriented yard workers! We offer competitive pay and a fun, hard working place to work through the end of the summer.

Please see the job description below and if interested, email us here or contact Western Stone at (303) 823-6404.


TITLE: Yard Worker
LAST UPDATE: March 2008

This is a skilled manual labor position requiring the individual to perform a variety of tasks in a retail stone yard. Employee will be required to perform a variety of daily yard duties including helping customers load/unload their orders, organizing and maintaining the stone yard, cutting and organizing stone inventory, operating machinery and performing routine inventory duties. Special projects under the direction of management will also be required. A customer service mindset is required for this position.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities
o Load and unload customer vehicles.
o Organize stone inventory and equipment.
o Cut stone with machinery and hand tools.
o Assisting customers whenever necessary.
o Clean and organize stone yard.
o Operate machinery such as a forklift, stone saw and basic yard tools.
o Maintain yard cleanliness and organization.
o Other tasks or responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Employee must be able to lift 50 lbs occasionally through out the workday. Previous stone experience and forklift/bobcat operation is a plus, but is not required. We will provide the employee with the proper training on all job functions. The employee must be able to wear the proper safety equipment (Safety Glasses, Ear Plugs/Muffs, Steel Toe Boots). Saturday and outdoor work is required for this position. Basic math skills are required.

Necessary Skills and Competencies
Customer Driven: Provides outstanding customer service (to both internal and external Customers); follows through on responsibilities.
Gets Things Done: Demonstrates the ability to get results despite a large workload, competing demands and a fast-paced environment.
Acts with Integrity: Demonstrates responsible and honest behavior in all roles, tasks, and responsibilities.
Communicates Effectively: Keeps others well-informed; listens carefully to input and feedback.
Safety Orientation: Follows safety policies and procedures; identifies and corrects safety hazards; encourages others to work safely.

Working Hours and Compensation
This is an hourly, seasonal position for the spring and summer. Pay is competitive and based on experience and skill level. Raises can be expected for longevity and good job performance.