General Maintenance Worker

Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Job Description


This position is responsible for all housekeeping, general maintenance and repairs required within an assigned area to ensure clean, safe, healthful conditions in all spaces of the assigned area at all times.  This position is also required to assist in safety, security and operations of the college.


The hours for this position are Tuesday - Saturday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm.


Minimum & Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of:
English sufficient to perform the required duties described above, using reading, writing and verbal skills.
Different types of flooring/floor covering sufficient to determine proper methods of maintenance and appropriate cleaning methods, materials, agents and equipment.
Chemical cleaning agents such as soaps sufficient to appropriately select the agents(s), handle and apply and dispose of safely.
Methods, tools and equipment used in maintenance sufficient to use effectively and operate safely and to make minor repairs.
Ability to:
Physical health and endurance sufficient to perform work functions.
Follow simple oral and written instructions.
Perform assigned tasks with limited work direction.
Keep simple records.
Ability to safely operate and maintain tractors and other ground maintenance equipment.
Be able to climb and work from ladders and high lift.
Be able to perform repetitive motion with vacuum cleaners, wet and dry mops, and other equipment and tools on a regular basis. 
Able to work overhead without restrictions.
Ability to think and act quickly in the event of an emergency.
Ability to work in a variety of adverse weather conditions.
The employee should demonstrate knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
Have a basic understanding to navigate online web browsers, email and Microsoft Office computer programs.

Physical Requirements:

Expected to lift up to 100 pounds (with assistance) on an irregular basis and 20-50 pounds on a regular basis.  This job also may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. This job will require strenuous manual labor including but not limited to digging, shoveling, hauling, crawling, bending, pushing, pulling and climbing.


Supplemental Information


Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with campuses in both Cambridge and Coon Rapids, Minnesota, has been a leading provider of higher education and training in East Central Minnesota since 1978 and the north suburban area of Minneapolis/St. Paul since 1965. Anoka-Ramsey aligned with Anoka Technical College, Anoka, Minnesota, in 2011. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College are members of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

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

The Clery Act Campus Crime & Security Report is available to perspective employees at for Anoka-Ramsey Community College. 


Application Procedures

This position is posted on the Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) website from October 15, 2018 - October 22, 2018. The Job ID is 27406.

Submit your resume and supporting information to the on
the MMB Career website. 

Please note that paper and emailed applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications may not be considered. 

It is our commitment to insure that the selection process for this position is accessible to all candidates. Please contact the Human Resources Office, (763) 433-1160, to obtain these materials in an alternative media and/or to request a reasonable accommodation during the selection process
Anoka-Ramsey Community College is an equal opportunity institution and employer.

Anoka Ramsey Community College
11200 Mississippi Blvd NW

Coon Rapids, Minnesota, 55407
763 433 1583 
763 433 1160
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