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Career Opportunities - Vacancy Announcement

For a complete listing of our current job openings, details, or to apply, please visit the Official Portal for North Dakota State Government job listings. Our Business Unit is listed as Historical Society.


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Job ID: 3010154
Location: Bismarck, ND
Salary Range From: 1898.00 Monthly
Salary Range To: 3164.00 Monthly
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

This position's core hours are 5 PM - 1AM. Must be able to work some weekends.

This position provides the opportunity to work independently and includes the states benefits plan.

Summary of Work
The successful applicant will be responsible for performing custodial work and services required for the cleaning and maintenance of the newly expanded North Dakota Heritage Center.

Duties and Tasks
These duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide consistent custodial services throughout the building.
  • Sweep, mop, scrub floors, and other surfaces.
  • Vacuum and clean carpets and entrance mats.
  • Wash windows, walls, fixtures and other surfaces as required.
  • Sanitize and clean restrooms, water fountains, and other required surfaces as needed.
  • Clean and dust furniture, fixtures, and related furnishings.
  • Move furniture, supplies, and equipment.
  • Collect and dispose of waste paper and other waste products.
  • Perform minor repair and maintenance of buildings and equipment.
  • Notify supervisor of the need for major repairs or additions to buildings, grounds, equipment, etc.
  • Frequent standing, kneeling, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing and crouching with requirements to bend, stoops and work in tiring and sometimes uncomfortable positions for long periods of time.
  • Ability to move 50 pounds.
  • Lock and unlock doors, check for lights left on or open windows.
  • Setting up and tearing down events.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires completion of high school or GED, or one year of custodial or facility maintenance experiences with tasks such as vacuuming carpets, sweeping and mopping floors, sanitizing restrooms and fixtures, and moving items up to 50 pounds.

Application Procedures
All applications for open State Historical Society of North Dakota positions must be made via the State of North Dakota Careers site. Paper submissions are not accepted.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Application materials should include information that directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work.

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation.

Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application please contact Erica Houn: E-mail: phone: (701) 328-2327, fax: (701) 328-3710. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the Application Process or uploading attachments please contact or (701) 328-3290.

Anyone needing more information on the position please contact Bryan Doll at (701) 328-3560.

Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran's preference must attach Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must attach a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office with the application for employment.

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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

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