Senior Building & Grounds Worker (Library) - Grade 10

Mandan, ND

The City of Mandan, North Dakota is currently accepting applications for the position of: 

Senior Building & Grounds Worker - Grade 10


Salary starting at $17.70/hour (DOE)

Status: Non-Exempt/Full-time

Department:  Morton Mandan Public Library

Closing Date: Sunday, August 14, 2022

*Applications without a resume will be disqualified. 

After completion of training, expected schedule will be Monday through Friday 7am to 3:30pm with occasional evenings and weekends pending scheduling needs. 


This position provides building and grounds maintenance and custodial services for the Morton Mandan Public Library.


  • Cleans the building and grounds (e.g. reading spaces, staff work areas, meeting rooms, bathrooms, lights, windows, floors, grounds, snow removal, weed control, empties trash and recycling bins, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a clean, safe, and attractive environment. 
  • Conducts maintenance checks on building systems to ensure safety and conditions of systems are performing correctly. 
  • Works with co-workers to create up-to-date disaster plans and makes sue emergency procedures and alarms are operating effectively.
  • Works with Library Director for the purpose of planning, prioritizing, scheduling and completing custodial activities.
  • Maintains inventory of needed custodial supplies and equipment.
  • Identifies and performs necessary repairs to building, grounds, and equipment.
  • Prepares, evaluates, and submits written documents (i.e. supply requisitions, safety inspections, work orders, inventory records, etc.) to Library Director.
  • Prepares the library for daily operations (e.g. clearing debris or snow from walkways, confirming main doors are open, etc.); secures facilities and grounds by checking doors, alarms, lights, etc.
  • Prepares rooms for events, meetings, and activities scheduled for the day.
  • Transports materials and items, when needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring efficient and effective functioning of the building and grounds. 


  • Knowledge of custodial maintenance principles.
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and related supplies.
  • Knowledge of grounds and landscape maintenance principles.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of preparing and maintain accurate records.
  • Skill in the operation of custodial maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the operation of grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Skill in scheduling and conducting repairs and finishing work (i.e. painting, installation, etc.). 
  • Skill in oral and written communication.


  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


  • Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD-214. Claims for disabled veteran’s preferences must also include Form DD-214 and a letter less than one year old from the Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD-214, a marriage certificate, and a letter less than one year old from Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indication disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
  • Applicants who may need additional job information or may require accommodation or assistance with the application or interview process should contact Human Resources at 701-667-3217.
  • Applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks. 
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The City of Mandan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.