Human Resources

Staff Positions

General Maintenance Worker


Location: East Grand Forks

Hours: Monday-Thursday 2:00p.m. - 10:30p.m.; Friday 9:30a.m. - 6:00p.m.

Northland Community and Technical College seeks a full-time unlimited General Maintenance Worker. The General Maintenance Worker’s responsibilities include:

Maintain Northland Community and Technical College’s buildings in neat clean condition.

1)    Sweep, mop, scrub, wax, or otherwise clean assigned area either by machine or manually.

2)    Clean restrooms and shower rooms.

3)    Move, dust, rearrange, or make minor repairs to furniture.

4)    Wash windows, skylights, ceilings, and walls.

5)    Haul trash and refuse to pick-up points.

6)    Oversee set-up and take down of activities.

7)    Keep work carts clean and orderly.

8)    Conduct security inspection of assigned area prior to end of shift.

Perform repair and maintenance duties as assigned.

1)    Make minor repairs to buildings and equipment.

2)    Maintain lawnmowers, trucks, tractors, and other mechanical equipment.

3)    Aid in carpet removal and floor preparation.

4)    Assist in demolition of construction areas.

5)    Assist in the building of walls and hanging of ceilings.

6)    Perform minor plumbing when needed.

7)    Assist Electrician in Electrical projects.

8)    Assist in maintaining HVAC Equipment.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


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.
  • Work with diverse cultures and populations.

Physical health and endurance sufficient to perform work functions:

  • Requires occasionally lifting/moving articles such as 50-75 pound maximum and frequently lifting and/or moving objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.


  • Some knowledge of the fire alarm system.
  • Work in a variety of adverse weather conditions.
  • Work above the ground level, such as, on ladders and scaffolding.

$15.24 - $21.56 hourly

East Grand Forks


You are strongly encouraged to submit as an attachment your cover letter and resume online at, as paper applications will not be accepted. Apply for this position online using the following Job ID 46571.

Open until filled, applications will be screened as they are submitted.

August 1, 2021


Why Work For Us: 

At Northland Community and Technical College, we have a GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! Our generous benefits include sick leave, personal leave, Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical and dental insurance with low deductibles, a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc.  We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.


If you have questions about the position, contact Becky Sarff, Human Resources Technician, at or (218) 793-2407.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

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.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Contact Information

  • Becky Sarff
  • Human Resources Technician
  • East Grand Forks - Office #119
  • (218) 793-2407

Northland Community & Technical College is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability or veteran status. Northland College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.