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State of Minnesota General Maintenance Worker in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Summary

Job Summary

General Maintenance Workers provide a clean, safe and healthy environment to all Minneapolis College customers through performing general maintenance duties according to a regular schedule and specially assigned maintenance and repair activities. This position is also designed to provide our customers with support required to set up the facility for special events and instructional periods.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of different types of flooring/floor covering sufficient to determine proper methods of maintenance and appropriate cleaning methods, materials, agents and equipment.

  • Knowledge of chemical cleaning agents such as ammonia, bleaches, scouring agents and soaps sufficient to appropriately select the agent(s), handle and apply, and dispose of safely.

  • Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance sufficient to use effectively and operate safely and to make minor repairs.

  • Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with limited direction.

  • Ability to keep simple records.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to use judgment and discretion regarding common, recurring situations.

  • Ability to make minor mechanical repair to and operate maintenance equipment.

  • Ability to work with diverse segments of the college population, staff, and general public.

  • Ability to communicate with students, faculty, and staff personnel concerning problems that arise and to deal effectively with those problems.

  • Demonstrates an effort to improve cultural competence and actively take steps to include diversity training in professional development.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical health and endurance sufficient to perform work functions.

  • Ability to move equipment and furniture, and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work above the ground level such as on ladders and scaffolding.

Additional Requirements

  • To be considered for this position, former employees must have a clean employemnt record at with Minneapolis College.

In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

Application Details

Other Information

Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637or email Please indicate what assistance is needed.

Job Title: General Maintenance Worker

Location: Minneapolis

Job ID: 44986

Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Who May Apply: 04/02/2021

Closing Date: 04/12/2021

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN St Colleges & Universities / Minneapolis College

Hiring Agency: MN St Colleges & Universities / Minneapolis College

Division/Unit: Finance and Operation / Facilities Department

Appointment Type: Full-time, Unlimited

Work Shift: Day Shift / 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Work Hours: Day Shift / 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $15.24 - $21.56/hourly

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 203 - Service/AFSCME

Work Area: Minneapolis College Facilities

Job Class: General Maintenance Worker

Working Title: General Maintenance Worker