Restroom/Vacuum Specialist

Moorhead, Minnesota
Up to $45,017 + benefits
Oct 08, 2020
Job Type
Full Time

The Restroom/Vacuum Specialist provides assurance of a clean, comfortable, healthy, safe and attractive environment for students, staff, and the general public.  In addition, the position ensures a functional working, teaching and learning environment.

Duties include:

  • Execute the M State Service Commitment and Service Standards on a daily basis to ensure all stakeholders have a positive service experience.
  • Perform Restroom Specialist duties on the main campus, so that the campus is assured consistent results during the fall and spring semesters only, not including summers.
  • Stock paper products, Empty trash, refill dispensers/air fresheners, use the powered restroom machine to clean entire restroom daily, change sanitary napkin receptacles daily.
  • Provide vacuum specialist duties, so that the campus is presentable to its clientele.
  • Maintain all carpeted surfaces; Hallways are to be vacuumed daily with the large area vacuum; Classrooms and office open areas are to be vacuumed daily with the backpack vacuum; Entrance matting is to be vacuumed daily with the upright vacuum; Entrance mats are to be extracted weekly during winter; Detail vacuuming is to be done weekly in accordance to the zone map; Carpet extraction is to be completed as necessary; Carpet spotting, gum removal and trimming of frays are to be tended to as they arise.
  • Perform general duties so that the campus is maintained and presentable to the campus and public.
  • Conducts grounds maintenance which may include raking, snow and ice removal, lawn care and maintenance of shrubbery and trees. Will include operation of department vehicles such as pick-ups, snow plows, sanding trucks, and state fleet vehicles on campus as well as off campus; Set up room arrangements per request.  Requests may include assistance relating to interactive television and satellite transmissions; Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor, lead-worker or administrator.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of the organization as a viable business partner.
  • Following a routine established to ensure other duties are completed on as needed basis.

Required 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 use effectively and operate safely and to make minor repairs.
  • Ability to:
  • Follow simple oral and written instructions.
  • Perform assigned tasks with limited work direction.
  • Keep simple records.
  • Valid driver's license necessary to drive department vehicles such as pick-ups, snow plows, sanding trucks, and state fleet vehicles on and off campus. Driving record must pass the State of Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicle review.

Work days/Hours:

  • Academic Year:
    • Monday – Thursday: 4:00 PM – 12:30 AM
    • Friday: 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Summer schedule
    • To be determined based on workload and class scheduling

Salary Range:

  • $15.24 - $21.56 per hour ($31,821 - $45,017 annually) (Plus shift differential, per union contract)


  • Go to
  • Search for Job Opening ID#41917.
  • Click “Apply” at the bottom of the Job Posting page.
  • If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

Application Deadline:

  • October 26, 2020 – 11:59 PM

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