General Maintenance Worker

    • Job Tracking ID: 512201-785807
    • Job Location: Hopkins, MN
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 16, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Position Overview:

Under minimal supervision, responsible for providing general cleaning, maintenance, and set-up/tear-down services for the campus building and events (excluding the ice arena). Hours for the position are generally during the day / early evening, depending on the needs of the campus (9:00am-5:30pm). All buildings & grounds staff are expected to work outside their normal hours to support pre scheduled community-wide events (Legacy Day, Great Blake Get Together, Commencement Week)

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the appearance of the campus building and following a maintenance program. Work closely with the campus lead & assistant lead; support faculty and outside contractors and vendors as needed.

  • Maintain inventories of supplies and materials necessary for program support, non-routine and special events; provide maintenance of furniture, fixtures, and equipment as directed.

  • Monitor cleaning levels throughout each day and work directly with our cleaning contractor to ensure contract requirements are met.

  • Responsible for supporting dining commons, servery areas and kitchen staff as needed during each school day, before; during and after lunch.

  • Request and inventory tools, equipment and materials for completion of assigned work. Perform work with an emphasis on safety; maintain and submit any required reports.

  • Submit purchase requisitions for all supplies and materials; coordinate and maintain adequate inventory of tools, equipment, hardware and materials. Assist Campus Lead and Assistant Lead in building inspections and maintenance operations.

  • Receive and deliver equipment, supplies and packages as required.

  • Maintain basic knowledge of plumbing, mechanical, and life safety systems as it relates to general maintenance and upkeep of the buildings.

  • Other related duties as assigned by the Campus Lead. The listing of the position duties/responsibilities is not necessarily inclusive for this position. Omission of specific duties does not preclude assignment of other duties if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

Experience and Skills:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Ability to be flexible and a team player

  • Strong communications skills

  • Must be able to adapt to all working conditions and meet all physical requirements listed below


  • Previous custodial experience

  • Previous maintenance experience

Working Conditions:

  • May be subject to being on-call; carry a cell phone or two-way device

  • May work with hazardous materials; must follow all OSHA & Safe Schools guidelines

  • Schedule may change based on the needs of the school

  • Work longer hours than scheduled to complete/perform scheduled or emergency functions and events, as necessary

  • Required to work under adverse weather conditions and varying temperatures, assisting with exterior maintenance year round

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work safely from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs

  • Required to work in confined spaces which may require extended periods of stooping, bending or kneeling and standing for long periods

  • Involves a great deal of walking

  • Must possess normal vision, hearing and physical dexterity

  • Will be required to do own laboring, lift up to 40 pounds safely, and be able to transport equipment, including carts which may carry 400 pounds

Team Participation:

  • Participate as a contributing member of the Buildings & Grounds Team, attending team meetings, trainings and community events

  • As appropriate, give input for ways to improve procedures and policies currently in use to ensure business is conducted in a safe, responsible manner

  • Willing to assist in other areas and with other tasks not defined in position description