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Maintenance Technician

Animal Humane Society
Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul
Start date
Apr 20, 2022
Closing date
May 20, 2022

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Facilities, Labor / Trades, Nonprofit
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Come be a part of Animal Humane Society - a Star Tribune 2018, 2019 Top Workplace and a 2021 National Nonprofit Top Workplace!

AHS adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy in December 2021 effective January 4, 2022. All employment with AHS is conditioned on candidates being fully vaccinated within 45 days of employment. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs, or practices, that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from our vaccine requirement.

Job Purpose:  You are a supportive and communicative team member who completes preventative maintenance, janitorial work and basic building repairs. You ensure consistent and quality service delivery.

Pay: $25.00/hour

Schedule: Shift times flexible; preferred shift times are 7am-3:30pm, 7:30am-4:00pm, or 8:00am-4:30pm

  • Full-time (32-40 hours/week; Monday-Friday preferred) 
  • Part-time (approximately 16 hours/week; Saturday & Sunday preferred)

Location: Travel to all sites - Golden Valley, St. Paul, Coon Rapids, and Woodbury, MN

What you will be doing:

Repair and Maintenance — Complete cleaning tasks, basic troubleshooting, repairs, preventative maintenance, and pest control.

Presentation — Maintain acceptable levels of cleanliness in public areas and work with other departments to ensure common areas are kept organized, clean, and accessible.

Decision Making — Plan and complete work based on the ticketing system and priorities set by the team.

Customer Service — Provide consistent and timely communication regarding work orders, projects, and concerns.

Communication — Listen, pay attention, and be a responsible steward of information. 

Support — Support organizational wide presentations standards and projects at all locations.

Culture — Foster an open and inclusive work environment by modeling AHS’s behaviors and values, consistent with the vision and mission of the organization. Champion a culture of safety and promote meaningful volunteer engagement.

Other duties as assigned

What we are looking for:

Experience — Minimum of 1 year of janitorial or maintenance experience required.

Physical Capabilities — This position requires a high level of mobility and dexterity. The ability to regularly lift 50 lbs. is also required.

Communication — Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have ability to work independently and as a member of the team, partnering collaboratively with external and internal customers and departments.

Adaptability — Ability to work in a professional and positive manner with high attention to detail in a variety of situations.

Computer Skills — Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Schedule — Regular, predictable attendance, punctuality, and availability to work during operational hours as defined by management with flexibility to work evening, weekend, after hour, and on call shifts.

Transportation - Valid driver’s license required.

This position description is intended to describe the general content and/or requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

About AHS

One of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations, Animal Humane Society helps more than 23,000 animals every year. We’re transforming the way shelters care for animals and engage their communities, advancing animal welfare and creating a more humane world for animals everywhere.

Why Work Here

  • Make a difference in the lives of animals and people 

  • Join a team of coworkers who love animals as much as you do 

  • Work-life balance 

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage for full-time positions  

  • 401K with up to 4% match 

  • Paid time off, nine paid holidays, plus four floating holidays  


The Animal Humane Society is dedicated to the positive, transformative experience that animals provide to all people. AHS is an independent non-profit 501C-3 organization serving Minnesota since 1891; today it has facilities in Golden Valley and Coon Rapids and in 2004 served nearly 24,000 homeless domestic and wild animals. It is the largest humane society in the five-state area and one of the top ten in the country. AHS exists to protect, preserve and extend the animal-human bond. In addition to adoption, the Animal Humane Society provides education programs for schools, camp programs, dog training, animal boarding, humane investigations, community education, animal assisted therapy and pet behavior information. AHS is also one of the few humane groups that take in wildlife. Each spring, the AHS holds the largest Walk for Animals in the world: in 2005, more than 8,000 people and 5,000 pets gathered here to celebrate the reciprocal love between humans and animals. We are supported solely by individual donors, adoption fees, merchandise sales and special events.
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845 Meadow Ln N
Golden Valley

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