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General Maintenance Wrkr Lead

Company: Minnesota Careers
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


Job Details

Working Title: General Maintenance Wrkr Lead
Job Class: General Maintenance Worker Lead
Agency: Administration Dept

This position was previously announced on 10/14/2022. If you already applied for this job, you do not need to reapply.

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted : 11/17/2022
  • Closing Date : Open until filled. Resumes will be reviewed upon receipt.
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Administration Dept / Administration-AFSCME
  • Division/Unit : PM Even Janit Andersen Admin
  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Evening Shift/4:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required : No
  • Salary Range: $20.50 - $23.22 / hourly; $42,804 - $48,483 / annually
  • Classified Status : Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 203 - Service/AFSCME
  • Work Area : St. Paul, Andersen Work Area
  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible : No
  • Re-Posting : Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes
    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

    The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

    Job Summary

    Incumbents in these positions perform lead work and janitorial services. Janitorial services include dusting, vacuuming, recycling, cleaning and sanitizing restroom; maintaining hard floors and carpeting; performing minor equipment maintenance and repair; and all janitorial services necessary to ensure clean, safe and environmentally sound buildings.
    Lead worker responsibilities include assisting the supervisor in assigning tasks and monitoring the work of General Maintenance Workers; completing necessary forms and reports; working with tenants to resolve concerns; and ensuring that all applicable work rules, policies, contracts, and state and federal laws (i.e. Occupational Safety and Health Act, American with Disabilities Act, etc.) are followed.
    Special Work Conditions: All tasks generate dust. There is frequent lifting of 5-40 pounds, repetitive back and forth movements, bending and stooping, and extensive walking and stair climbing. Tasks require heavy use of arms and wrists, and exertion of upper body, arms and hands to use equipment such as buffers and extractors.


    Minimum Qualifications

    Knowledge of:
    • Lead work principles sufficient for planning and directing staff, providing training, monitoring and reviewing the work of subordinates;
    • Cleaning different types of flooring with knowledge of the proper methods of maintenance;
    • Selecting appropriate cleaning agents for the type of materials being cleaned and handling, applying and disposing of chemical agents safely; and
    • Methods, tools and equipment used in cleaning sufficient to operate safely, demonstrate effectively and make or direct minor repairs.
      Ability to:
      • Provide oral and written instructions sufficient to ensure that other maintenance workers understand their assignments;
      • Keep records and perform clerical functions and math calculations sufficient to order supplies and complete inventories;
      • Read and understand written materials such as instruction manuals, procedures and policies; and
      • Perform a variety of physical tasks which include lifting and carrying objects, working in buildings after ventilation systems are shut off, and working above ground level such as on ladders and scaffolding.
        Must possess valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle driving record.

        Additional Requirements


        Application Details

        How to Apply

        Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . For additional information about the application process, go to .

        If you have questions about the position, contact Nella Austin at or 651-201-8005 .

        To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Nella Austin at .

        Why Work for Us

        Diverse Workforce

        We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

        A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
        • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
        • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
        • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
        • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule
          Comprehensive Benefits

          Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
          • Public pension plan
          • Training and professional development
          • Paid vacation and sick leave
          • 11 paid holidays each year
          • Paid parental leave
          • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
          • Prescription drug coverage
          • Vision coverage
          • Wellness programs and resources
          • Employer paid life insurance
          • Short-term and long-term disability
          • Health care spending and savings accounts
          • Dependent care spending account
          • Tax-deferred compensation
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
            Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


            Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

            We will make reasonable accommodations 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 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.

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