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Housekeeping/Custodial Worker II at State of Oklahoma in McAlester, Oklahoma

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting Title

Housekeeping/Custodial Worker II



Supervisory Organization

Carl Albert CMHC

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.

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Full time

Job Type



Starting salary of $13.46 an hour

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 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

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

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. Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 40 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

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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