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State of Minnesota General Maintenance Worker (GMW) in Hastings, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary This position will perform a variety of duties according to assigned schedules within a resident board and care setting for the Minnesota Veterans Home-Hastings, including but not limited to: * Maintains building floors and hallways using machine or manual processes by sweeping, scrubbing, mopping, waxing and stripping wax, and vacuuming and scrubbing carpets * Clean windows, ceilings and walls by determining appropriate cleaning agents, mixing chemicals, and applying them * Clean and maintain rooms and furniture by dusting, moving, rearranging, setting up or taking down tables and chairs, and making minor repairs to furniture * Cleans restrooms by scrubbing floors, sinks, stools; maintaining supplies of soap and paper products and emptying wastebaskets and trash containers * Cleans assigned state-maintained sidewalks by shoveling snow, applying sand and/or de-icers, and removing ice, rubbish and other materials * Assist in distribution of clean linen and pick-up of soiled linen, stripping bed linens; itemize and count clean linen Qualifications To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume/application clearly describes your experience in the areas listed below, and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for this position. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: * 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 ammonia, bleaches, scouring agents and soaps sufficient to appropriately select the agent(s), handle and apply, and dispose of safely * Methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance sufficient to operate and use them effectively and make minor repairs Ability to: * Use hand tools and handle fairly light materials manually * Perform work functions using ladders and scaffolding * Perform laundry functions * Function in adverse weather conditions * Perform assigned tasks with limited work direction * Make minor mechanical repairs to maintenance equipment * Operate simple maintenance equipment * Follow instructions, read and understand operational manuals, and keep simple records Preferred Qualifications * One year of floor care experience, including stripping, waxing and working with floor equipment * Previous experience working with Veterans Physical Requirements Perform a variety of movements throughout the day such as walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, stooping, carrying, reaching, grasping, pushing and pulling. Additional Requirements This position requires successful completion of the following: * A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check. * A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) Screening or Chest X-Ray is required prior to employment. * Employment reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and contact with the applicant's former employer(s). Application Details Why Work For Us The Minnesota Veterans Home - Hastings Domiciliary is a supportive environment that fosters a stable, healthy, and meaningful life for Veterans. Our rewarding program helps Veterans with their clinical, mental, chemical,and physical needs, and has the capacity to serve 195 Veterans between the Hastings and Minneapolis campuses. We offer a creative, fun, collaborative, and stimulating work environment that encourages professional growth. GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Ann Lewis at ann.lewis@state.mn.us or 612/434-2079. If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the job posting ID number to Ann Lewis at ann.lewis@state.mn.us by the job posting closing date. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. 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 careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need. Per M.S. 43A.111, MDVA will give priority consideration to certain qualified disabled veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. To be considered, you must be included on a US Armed Forces permanent disability list with a disability rating of at least 30% or been rated by the US Department of Veterans Affairs as having a compensable service-connected disability of at least 30%. Official written documentation of this disability dated no more than one-year preceding date of application must be submitted. Please email the documentation, your DD214, and the job posting ID to Ann Lewis at ann.lewis@state.mn.us no later than the job posting closing date. Job Title: General Maintenance Worker (GMW) Location: Hastings Job ID: 46507 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 06/11/2021 Closing Date: 06/17/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Veterans Home - Hastings Domiciliary / AFSCME Hiring Agency: Minnesota Veterans Home - Hastings Domiciliary / AFSCME Work Shift: Evening Shift, 1:00pm-9:30pm Monday through Friday, with weekend rotation Work Hours: Evening Shift, 1:00pm-9:30pm Monday through Friday, with weekend rotation Work Shift/Work Hours: Evening Shift, 1:00pm-9:30pm Monday through Friday, with weekend rotation Days of Work: Monday-Friday with weekend rotation Travel Required: No Salary Range: $15.24 - $21.56/hourly; $31,821 - $45,017/annually Classified Status: Classified