New job Custodian - State Hospital West in Idaho

Custodian - State Hospital West

Company : State of Idaho
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Idaho

Full Description


Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, is seeking applicants to fill our Custodian position for the new State Hospital West (SHW) located in Nampa. SHW is a 16-bed Adolescent Psychiatric Treatment Hospital nestled between Ridgecrest and Centennial golf courses on a picturesque piece of state property along the Nampa Interstate 84 corridor.

This position is full-time and will work Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., with occasional weekends.

We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental and vision insurance; generous vacation (ability to accrue 2.4 weeks/year to start) and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start; ten paid holidays a year; participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems; multiple savings plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities; and more.
If you have previously applied for a Custodian position and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must re-apply under this announcement.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation.

Example of Duties

Cleaning/maintenance typical duties:

  • Performs heavy-duty cleaning in bedrooms, conference rooms, and lavatories, etc.
  • Cleans, sanitizes and polishes bath, lavatory, shower, and sink fixtures
  • Dusts, washes, sponge mops; sanitizes furniture, woodwork, walls, windows, and glass items
  • Cleans shades and covers on light fixtures; removes waste and debris from areas
  • Selects products and compounds for cleaning jobs; measures and mixes compounds, disinfectants, and sanitizing agents and applies according to procedures or manufacturers' specifications
  • Other duties as assigned

Equipment operation/security typical duties:
  • Operates heavy-duty scrubbing, buffing, shampooing, vacuuming, and wet/dry pickup equipment
  • Performs preventive maintenance on cleaning equipment
  • Finishes floors using sanders, strippers, and final finishers
  • Uses dollies and carts
  • Ensures that floors and building areas are cleaned and sanitized

Minimum Qualifications

You must possess all the minimum qualifications listed below to pass the exam for this position. Click on the Questions tab associated with this announcement for the details regarding minimum qualification requirements. The Supplemental Questions on the application are the exam questions. Please make sure your resume supports your answers. Failure to do this may result in not passing the exam and disqualify you from being considered for this position.

  • Perform duties associated with commercial cleaning, including operating industrial-type cleaning equipment such as high-speed buffers and vacuum cleaners
  • Cleaning restrooms, shower rooms, and living areas, moving heavy items such as tables, and chairs
  • Clean and maintain the equipment and related devices operated
This work is heavy-duty commercial cleaning, not household type work. Most of your time will be spent in high-traffic areas that require heavy cleaning and related maintenance. This may include working in hazardous and/or unpleasant conditions.

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Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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