General Maintenance Worker

    • Job Tracking ID: 512201-826838
    • Job Location: Hopkins, MN
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 27, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • 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



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

The Blake School believes that a diverse society enriches all individuals and communities. Diversity of race, ethnicity, national origin, geography, religion, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, age, physical ability, and marital, parental or economic status forms the fabric of our society. As a result of these beliefs, The Blake School actively seeks students, families and employees who value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse community within the context of its mission. In doing so, we recognize our responsibility to help make each person's experience a success. EOE