Housekeeping/custodial Worker

OKLAHOMA DEPT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
Published
May 15, 2023
Location
Comanche County, OK
Job Type
 

Description

Job Posting Title
Housekeeping/custodial Worker

Agency
650 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Supervisory Organization
Lawton/Ft. Sill Veterans Cente

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full/Part-Time
Full time

Job Type
Regular

Compensation
Level I - Salary - Annual - $24,300.00/ Hourly - $11.68
Level II - Salary - Annual - $26,380.00/ Hourly - $12.68

Job Description

Basic Purpose

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the care and cleaning of a state institution, public building, or state lodge or in the supervision or management of employees performing these duties.

Typical Functions

  • Sweeps, dusts, mops, scrubs, washes, vacuums, waxes, and polishes building floors, walls, woodwork, windows, furniture, equipment, and hardware.
  • Cleans and sanitizes laboratories, washrooms, and bedrooms, keeps washrooms supplied with paper, towels, and soap.
  • Collects and disposes of trash and garbage; moves equipment and furniture such as beds, tables, and chairs.
  • Performs sanitary inspections in designated areas for purposes of infection control.
  • Replaces and removes medically contaminated sharps and/or medically soiled and contaminated dressings and supplies.
  • Orders and distributes custodial supplies; maintains inventory.
  • Observes and reports safety violations; actively participates in emergency situations.
  • Assists in training and continued education of lower level workers.
  • Plans, assigns, and supervises all functions of a housekeeping department.
  • Inspects quarters for maintenance of proper housekeeping standards.
  • Supervises and maintains records of the distribution of furnishings.
  • Maintains necessary records; prepares required reports.
  • Establishes housekeeping standards; assists with policy planning; prepares departmental budget request.

Level Descriptor

Level I

This is the entry level of this job family where employees are assigned routine work involving sweeping, mopping, dusting, disposing of trash, and other simple cleaning duties. Training will be provided in completing more advanced tasks, such as the disposal of restricted or environmentally hazardous materials.

Level II

This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities involving the full
performance of a variety of custodial and housekeeping duties, including sweeping, mopping, dusting,
disposing of trash, and other cleaning duties. Some positions may also have responsibilities involving the
disposal of hazardous materials or other restricted items.

Education and Experience

Level I

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of none.

Level II

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of six months experience in building or institutional custodial work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

Level I

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Level II

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of various cleaning methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work; of proper procedures for disposing of waste, including medically contaminated sharps and medically soiled and contaminated dressings and supplies; and of
chemical product safety. Ability is required to follow oral and written instructions. Skill is required to operate custodial equipment.

Special Requirements

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position and meet the physical examination requirements
of occasionally lifting/carrying 40 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds. Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by63 O.S. § 427.8.

Additional Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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