State Of Minnesota Duluth , MN 55801
The position performs janitorial duties and a variety of other indoor/outdoor maintenance activities including participation in interment and headstone/niche cover operations at a State Veterans Cemetery. Job duties include:
1.Perform janitorial and housekeeping duties for upkeep of buildings at cemetery.
2.Participate in minor repair of cemetery buildings, equipment, vehicles and tools in support of preventative maintenance.
3.Assist in headstone/niche cover and gravesite repair operations.
4.Participate in grounds keeping and interment operations as assigned.
This is a part-time position and is insurance eligible. This position is located in Saginaw, MN which is approximately 20 miles west of Duluth and 150 miles north of the Twin Citires.
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.
Grounds keeping practices sufficient to assist in planting, fertilizing, and pruning trees, plants, shrubs, and grass
Hand and power tools sufficient to safely and effectively operate and perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs
Cleaning methods, techniques, materials, and equipment sufficient to prepare cleaning solutions and compounds, operate cleaning equipment and perform minor repairs
Basic building fixtures (doors, locks, windows) and grounds structures (fences, signs, flag poles) sufficient to perform minor maintenance and installation work
Safety and accident prevention measures sufficient to identify safety hazards, make necessary repairs, and/or alert appropriate personnel
Perform a variety of tasks in the cleaning and general maintenance of buildings and grounds
Operate heavy motorized vehicles (e.g., loader/backhoe, trucks, tractors, etc.) and equipment (chain saws, weed whips, tamper, etc.)
Understand and follow instructions
Record information to complete routine, recurring records and reports
Answer routine questions from the general public
Experienced handyperson, skilled at repair work
Cemetery operations experience
Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting carrying
, stooping, bending and standing for extended periods of time and to perform tasks under extreme environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, snow, and wind.
Employeereference checks will be conducted on all finalists
. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance. It also includes contact with the applicant's former employer(s).
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.
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, contact Barbara Zilmer at or 651/757-1576.
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.
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Job Title: Veterans Cemetery Buildings Maintenance & Grounds Worker
Job ID:* 27235
Full/Part Time:* Part-Time
Who May Apply:* Open simultaneously to eligible bidders in the same Agency/Seniority Unit and job class AND all qualified job seekers
Date Posted:* 10/05/2018
Closing Date: 10/11/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN Department of Veterans Affairs-AFSCME
Hiring Agency:* MN Department of Veterans Affairs-AFSCME
Division/Unit:* Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs/Duluth Cemetery Staff
Work Shift:* Day Shift
Work Hours:* Day Shift
Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift
Days of Work:* Monday - Friday
Travel Required:* No
Salary Range:* $15.30 - $20.12/hourly
Bargaining Unit/Union:* 203 - Service/AFSCME
Work Area:* Veterans Cemetery, Duluth, MN
Job Class:* Buildings & Grounds Worker
Working Title:* Veterans Cemetery Buildings Maintenance & Grounds Worker