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General Maintenance Worker

Ridgewater College
Willmar, Minnesota
$16.01 – $22.65 / hourly

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2:30 pm-11:00 pm OR 2:30 pm-11:00 pm, 7:00 am-3:30 pm

This position exists to perform general cleaning and maintenance indoors and/or outdoors for the college facilities in order to create a pleasant and safe learning environment and preserve the condition of the buildings and equipment. This position is also vital to the setup/tear down for college and departmental special events.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of different types of flooring sufficient to determine proper methods of maintenance.
Knowledge of chemical cleaning agents sufficient to appropriately select the agent(s), handle and apply, and dispose of safely.
Knowledge of methods, tools and equipment used in maintenance sufficient to operate safely, demonstrate effectively and make minor repairs or direct repairs.
Valid Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to keep records and perform clerical functions and math calculations sufficient to order supplies and complete inventories.
Ability to read and understand written materials such as instruction manuals, and procedure and policy information.
Thorough knowledge of building custodial practices and procedures and equipment, materials and supplies.
Special Class C Boilers License or higher or the ability to obtain one.
Current Class A CDL driver’s license.
Ability to write reports.
Some knowledge of building utilities maintenance and repair.
Demonstrate ability to work successfully with persons from diverse backgrounds and commitment to diversity and inclusion initiatives. 
Physical Requirements

Ability to pass Physical Exam
Physical health and endurance sufficient to perform work functions (e.g. lifting, standing, sitting, pulling).
Physical abilities include - bending, stooping, and reaching above shoulder level, crouching, pushing and pulling.
Twisting and squatting are necessary on an occasional basis.
Ability to work outside in heat or below freezing weather.
Ability to work above the ground level such as on ladders and scaffolding. 
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Application Details
How to Apply
Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email For additional information about the application process, go to

If you have questions about the position, contact Haley Anderson at or 320-222-6073.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Haley Anderson at

Why Work for Us
Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission
91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

Public pension plan
Training and professional development
Paid vacation and sick leave
11 paid holidays each year
Paid parental leave
Low-cost medical and dental coverage
Prescription drug coverage
Vision coverage
Wellness programs and resources
Employer paid life insurance
Short-term and long-term disability
Health care spending and savings accounts
Dependent care spending account
Tax-deferred compensation
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Tuition reimbursement
Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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AA/EEO employer - A member of Minnesota State

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