Physical Requirement Statement Examples
Although this section will be blank for many positions, it allows departments to describe physical requirements that are needed to complete essential job duties. To be ADA-compliant, statements must be written in terms of the required outcome, not the way a duty is performed.
- Must be able to ascend and descend ladders, scaffolds, stairs and work in confined spaces and in proximity to loud equipment.
- Must be able to position one-self to work in confined spaces such as trenches, pits, manholes, attics and tunnels.
- Must be able to lift and carry or otherwise move 25/50/80 pounds regularly/occasionally
- Must be able to respond quickly to sounds.
- Must be able to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces.
- Must be able to see and respond to dangerous situations.
- Must be able to safely climb ladders while carrying up to 40 pounds.
- Must be able to wear personal protective gear most of the day.
- Must be able to work in cold environments and on concrete floors.
- Must be able to traverse irregular and steep terrain.
- Physical ability to work around small children including sitting, standing, running and climbing stairs.
- Must be able to lift and carry small children up to 40 pounds in case of emergency.