Anishinabe Maintenance


POSITION: Anishinabe Maintenance /Custodian
DEPARTMENT: Anishinabe
ACCOUNTABLE TO:  Anishinabe Director
SALARY:  $28,155 – $30,569


Provides appropriate grounds maintenance of the center and other duties assigned (carpentry, landscape, tractor, caterpillar operation, etc.).


Nature of Work: Work is performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions, on-call duties, and necessary travel.

Personal Contacts: Land Grant staff, students, and public.

Supervision Received: This position is supervised by the Anishinabe Director.

Essential Functions: To ensure the grounds are maintained and groomed. To ensure a safe place and be able to work under stressful situations.


  • Skilled and experience in carpentry field.
  • Skilled in operation of tractor and other equipment.
  • Skilled in hand power tools.
  • Responsible for land maintenance and lawn care.
  • Responsible for the inventory of the grounds.
  • Responsible for maintenance and repairs.
  • Responsible for assisting the Directors in the activities of their projects.
  • Responsible for equipment upkeep, buildings, and grounds.
  • Responsible for safety issues.
  • Provides a safe environment for community and students, faculty and areas schools.
  • Operates Bobcat, lawnmower, chainsaw, garden tiller.
  • Possess carpentry skills such as insulation, sheetrock, texturing, painting.
  • Installation of doors casings, windows, and baseboards.
  • Installation of carpet and linoleum
  • Applies stain and sealer applications.
  • Supervise summer students.
  • Provides routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Travels to chosen sites to provide garden services (tilling).


Knowledge: This position requires knowledge of rough & finish carpentry, mechanics, grounds keeping, and tractor operator.

Skills: This position requires carpentry, plumbing, and all construction skills. This position will assist in the continuous recruitment and retention of TMCC students. This position will use a positive attitude to effectively communicate with the public and his/her co-workers.

Abilities: Must have the ability to perform assigned duties, physically and mentally.


The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School diploma or G.E.D. Five years’ experience in building maintenance is required.  Must have a valid N.D. driver’s license.  Experience working in Native American community desirable.

How to Apply

Application Packet / Submission:  To be considered for open positions at TMCC, prospective applicants must submit an Application for Employment, cover letter, curriculum vitae and/or resume, college transcripts, three current (within 1 year) letters of reference, and, if applicable, enrollment documentation from a federally recognized tribe and/or veterans preference.  Full time regular employees who apply for a position within the college will receive 5 in-house preference points.  Required licensure/certification as specified in the position vacancy announcement is also required.

The packet will be determined to be incomplete if any required documents are missing; thus the application will not be considered.

All completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resource Manager who will determine which applicants meet qualification requirements per vacancy announcement.

Employment Application (1.41 MB PDF)

Please Note


For more information on any of these positions please contact:

Holly Cahill, Human Resources Manager

Telephone: (701)477.7938


Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy

The Turtle Mountain Community College is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, or handicap. In adhering to this policy the college abides by the requirements with the Title IX, Education amendments of 1972; with Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; by section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. Questions or comments may be referred to Holly Cahill, Human Resources Manager, Turtle Mountain Community College PO BOX 340, Belcourt, ND 58316 (701)477-7809, or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 10220 North Executive Hills Blvd., 8th Floor, Kansas City, MO 64153-1367.