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State of Minnesota Building Services Foreman (FA21097) in Mankato, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary This position exists to supervise employees of the Building Services department in performing their duties, to assist in determining cleaning methods, to make schedules and work assignments, and to ensure high levels of cleanliness are maintained. If these are weather essential, the following language should be added. This position has been designated as weather and emergency essential. In the event of a University closure or emergency event, incumbent is required to report to work and respond as requested. Refer to Minnesota State Board Policy 4.4 Weather / Short Term Emergency Closings at: http://www.minnstate.edu/board/policy/404.html. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications * Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and the operational techniques and maintenance of related equipment. * Knowledge of and ability to monitor and enforce OSHA safety rules and regulations, Right-to-Know regulations/Global Harmonization Standards (GHS), Blood-borne Pathogen Standards, the proper use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), storage codes, MSDS sheets, and other safety practices required by local, state and federal regulations. * Knowledge and experience with hiring practices including: interviewing, evaluating and selecting qualified candidates. * Supervisory skills necessary to coordinate and give directions to subordinates, establish work priorities, make written and/or verbal assignments, administer employee training and discipline, and monitor the use of supplies and equipment. * Record-keeping skills sufficient to track and document employee training, attendance, work area inspections, and performance evaluations. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to work well with a diverse group of people; conflict resolution skills. * Ability to lead by example, maintain confidentiality at all times, maintain both a professional demeanor and an excellent attendance record. * The foreman is expected to meet the weight/torque requirements as posted on the last page. This position will perform all facets of custodial work including but not limited to event setups and teardowns, snow removal, carpet cleaning, vacuuming, hard floor maintenance, and all other aspects of custodial work. Preferred Qualifications * Proficiency with personal computers and programs including MS Word and e-mail software. * Knowledge about the collective bargaining process, issues and procedures. * Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment. Physical Requirements Special events (i.e. athletic events, concerts, special programs) generally occur on weekends in athletic facilities. GMWs must be able to fully participate in all facets of event set ups and tear downs. Set up and tear down of these events may require one or more of the following duties. Equipment/Duty; Weight; Push/Pull Torque; Description of Duty: * Load/Unload Table Cart; 25-45lbs; 18lbs for moving cart; Lift table (usually done with tow people). * Gym Floor Matting; 40-50lbs; 60lbs for moving cart, 10lbs for unrolling mat, 40-50lbs lifting mat; Two people required to lift mats off cart. Must be positioned on floor and then rolled out. * Dust Mopping; 11lbs; 6lbs on dry floor, 12 lbs on floor tracked with sand and salt; Gym floors are dusted before, during and after events. * Snow Shoveling; 4lbs; 10-40lbs depending on weight of the snow; Clean entries, sidewalks, and emergency exits (including 2nd floor exits). * Trash Remote (Brute Container); 25-50lbs; 2lbs to push/pull cart, weight of barrel will vary depending on the quantity and type of trash; Transport bags or trash from site to larger receptable (tilt truck). * Trash Removal; 285lbs; 23lbs push/pull; Transport bags of trash from building to outdoor dumpster. * Bleacher gates; 50lbs; none; portable gates for bleachers that must be lifted into place and removed when bleachers are needed for an event. May require two people to lift. * Furniture; 100lbs; 70lbs; Two people lifting. Two - three people pushing/pulling Additional Requirements This position requires successful completion of the following: * Must have an active, valid, and applicable driver's license. * Must pass a background check. * Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating in and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment. Special Work Conditions: * Work in a variety of adverse weather conditions. * Work above the ground level such as on ladders and scaffolding. * Work in buildings after ventilation systems have been shut off. In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use 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 Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years' worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at http://www.mnsu.edu/safety/. You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing security@mnsu.edu. Application Details Other Information Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at http://mn.gov/mmb/employee-relations/labor-relations/Labor/. Why Work For Us 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 this 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 Tara Sprengeler at tara.sprengeler@mnsu.edu. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 651-259-3637or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance is needed. Job Title: Building Services Foreman (FA21097) Location: Mankato Job ID: 46487 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 06/09/2021 Closing Date: 06/15/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN St Colleges & Universities / Mankato State University-MMA Hiring Agency: MN St Colleges & Universities / Mankato State University-MMA Division/Unit: MnSCU Mankato SU / MnSCU MAN Classified I-N Appointment Type: Unlimited, Full-time Travel Required: No Salary Range: $19.84 - $27.08/hourly; $41,425 - $56,543/annually Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 216 - Middle Management Association/MMA Job Class: Building Services Foreman Working Title: Building Services Foreman (FA21097)