OPENING DATE: 06/16/22
CLOSING DATE: 07/05/22 11:59 PM Central Time
JOB TYPE: Full-time
LOCATION: Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota
DEPARTMENT: Facility Services
The Facility Services Department is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Worker to join its dynamic downtown team. This position is responsible for maintaining the building grounds, performing maintenance tasks, and assisting with event setups.
About the position type:
This is a full-time benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as a Facilities Maintenance Worker. Click here to view the job classification specification.
Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law.
This position is a recruitment critical and eligible for an employee referral bonus. Current Hennepin County employees who refer candidates may be eligible for a $500.00 referral bonus.
Location and hours:
This position is located at Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis at 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487. Work hours will vary between 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, work hours for this position may be extended during weekdays, weekends, and/or holidays to accommodate the needs of the facility.
In this position, you will:
Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled building maintenance duties involved in the repair and maintenance of buildings, facilities, and grounds.
Perform general duties including: painting, carpentry, light vehicle service, light plumbing, grounds maintenance, and interior and exterior cleaning of the facilities.
Maintain and operate a variety of power and hand tools, equipment, and vehicles in a safe and efficient manner.
Operate and maintain large equipment; maintain driveways and other concrete surfaces (e.g. sweeping, snow removal, etc.); shovel and plow snow in extremely cold temperatures.
Assist building engineer and contractors.
Operate and maintain small gas engines/equipment.
Perform janitorial duties; clean and stock restrooms, clean windows. Empty trash containers, collect and dispose of trash from grounds.
Need to have:
One of the following: One year or more of custodial or general mechanical and facilities maintenance experience.
Completion of the Building Operations Technician Pathway training program.
A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver’s permit.
Ability to regularly lift up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to work under conditions hazardous to oneself and others; work outdoors in extreme temperatures.
Nice to have:
Experience: Operating, servicing, and repairing motorized snow removal and power equipment.
With basic locksmith and door repair duties.
Working effectively with customers or clients from a variety of diverse background.
Knowledge of the use of hand and power tools.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to work as a team member and independently to complete assigned work.
About the department:
Facilities Management comprehensively manages, operates, and maintains Hennepin County Properties in support of the county’s overall mission. Three main teams make up this group: Planning & Project Management, Security, and Workplace Safety.
About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals — that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
Your future. Made here.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to pass a drug test and background check.
To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.