Housekeeping/Custodial Worker

May 18, 2023
Comanche County, OK
Job Type


Job Posting Title
Housekeeping/Custodial Worker


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 time

Job Type

Salary = 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

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.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of none.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

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

Special Requirements

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position. Upon appointment, incumbents designated by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall complete certification in one of the following required Departmental sponsored training in case management: Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Adult; Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Child, Adolescent and Family; or Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Dual Certification.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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