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WDVA Custodian 1, Full Time - Permanent, Washington Veterans Home

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WDVA Custodian 1, Full Time - Permanent, Washington Veterans Home   

JOB TITLE:

WDVA Custodian 1, Full Time - Permanent, Washington Veterans Home

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Port Orchard Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description

Custodian 1
Full-Time - Permanent
Washington Veterans Home

We are now accepting applications for a full-time Custodian 1 at the beautiful Washington Veterans Center, in scenic Port Orchard, WA!

  • This position has been posted within the assigned pay range through Step L.
    Step M has not been published as this is considered the longevity step, in alignment with state HR compensation rules.

Position(s) at this location will also receive 5% Premium Pay for facilities open twenty four hours per day.
Employees must physically work at the facility 3 days per workweek to qualify.
The 5% Premium Pay is in effect until June 29th, 2025.


Please Note: Scheduled shift will be 7:30 a.
m.
to 4:00 p.
m.
Tuesday through Saturday.


At the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), we are passionate about our mission of Serving Those Who Served.
As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness.
In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla.
These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star families.


As the Custodian 1, you will perform a variety of custodial tasks and routine cleaning of our facility buildings.
Your experience will be critical in enhancing the appearance of our facility, while providing comfort to our residents.
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then bring your experience, your passion, and your smile, and apply today!

Duties

Some of what you'll be doing includes:


  • Cleaning assigned areas, resident rooms, common areas, and office spaces.
  • Vacuuming and extracting carpets as needed.
  • Mopping, disinfecting and waxing floors; sweeping and mopping stairwells.
  • Emptying trash and performing a variety of housekeeping tasks.
  • Maintaining clean and sanitary restrooms; ensuring supplies are adequately stocked.
  • Cleaning and shampooing upholstered furniture.
  • Maintaining lobby area floors and carpets.
  • Maintaining custodial carts, closets and equipment rooms; restocking with supplies and equipment.
  • Assisting nursing and food service staff with cleaning table tops after each meal.
  • And much more!

Qualifications

Required:


  • Must be able to work around unpleasant odors, blood borne pathogens, body excrements, infections/contagious diseases while providing custodial services to elderly, vulnerable, and/or disabled residents.
  • Must have excellent listening skills and be able to work productively with staff and residents from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be able to follow policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to read and understand written instructions, directions, and procedures.
  • Must be able to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Must have the physical ability to do required work.
    As there is heavy lifting of up to 50 pounds, as well as regular stooping, kneeling, and bending.
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning and caring for floors, walls, fixtures, and furniture.
  • Must possess basic computer literacy skills in order to complete required trainings.

Preferred/Desired:
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience in large-scale housekeeping, janitorial, building maintenance, or custodial work in a healthcare facility, hospital, or nursing home.
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in cleaning and caring for floors, walls, fixtures, and furniture.
  • Safety practices and procedures for handling chemicals.
  • Knowledge of aseptic procedures and infection control, as related to custodial services.
*Training can be provided to the selected candidate*
Ability to:
  • Adopt work procedure to meet changing needs
  • Inspect and evaluate custodial work for aseptic cleanliness, and neatness.
  • Make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Interact effectively with others.
  • Follow safety policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Operate floor care machines.

Supplemental Information

Check out this awesome video here to see what it is like to work for the WDVA!


Application Process:

Top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position.
Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.


Please include the following documents with your application:
1.
A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.

2.
A current resume detailing applicable experience and education.


Finalists will be asked to provide a list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.


Other Information:
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.
    Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Must pass tuberculosis testing annually.
  • Requires medical evaluation, fit testing, training and use of respiratory protection as required by the WA Industrial Safety & Act standards.
  • This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees.
Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application.
Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers.
For further information, please contact us at: recruiters@dva.
wa.
gov.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

Here at YOUR Washington Department of Veterans Affairs our employees come from all walks of life.
We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us contribute to the success of the mission of the agency.
Having a diverse workforce is this agencys greatest resource of strength and knowledge.
It is through the combination of talents and abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures on how we can provide the best customer service.
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone.


The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer.
Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183.
TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.


You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.


If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program, or the agency, please contact us at recruiters@dva.
wa.
gov
.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

43428 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707363255-21e13524e0ecb8d60a52a14beef74247

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Port Orchard

Job Origin:

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Description

Custodian 1
Full-Time - Permanent
Washington Veterans Home

We are now accepting applications for a full-time Custodian 1 at the beautiful Washington Veterans Center, in scenic Port Orchard, WA!

  • This position has been posted within the assigned pay range through Step L. Step M has not been published as this is considered the longevity step, in alignment with state HR compensation rules.

Position(s) at this location will also receive 5% Premium Pay for facilities open twenty four hours per day. Employees must physically work at the facility 3 days per workweek to qualify. The 5% Premium Pay is in effect until June 29th, 2025.

Please Note: Scheduled shift will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

At the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), we are passionate about our mission of Serving Those Who Served. As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star families.

As the Custodian 1, you will perform a variety of custodial tasks and routine cleaning of our facility buildings. Your experience will be critical in enhancing the appearance of our facility, while providing comfort to our residents. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then bring your experience, your passion, and your smile, and apply today!

Duties

Some of what you'll be doing includes:


  • Cleaning assigned areas, resident rooms, common areas, and office spaces.
  • Vacuuming and extracting carpets as needed.
  • Mopping, disinfecting and waxing floors; sweeping and mopping stairwells.
  • Emptying trash and performing a variety of housekeeping tasks.
  • Maintaining clean and sanitary restrooms; ensuring supplies are adequately stocked.
  • Cleaning and shampooing upholstered furniture.
  • Maintaining lobby area floors and carpets.
  • Maintaining custodial carts, closets and equipment rooms; restocking with supplies and equipment.
  • Assisting nursing and food service staff with cleaning table tops after each meal.
  • And much more!

Qualifications

Required:


  • Must be able to work around unpleasant odors, blood borne pathogens, body excrements, infections/contagious diseases while providing custodial services to elderly, vulnerable, and/or disabled residents.
  • Must have excellent listening skills and be able to work productively with staff and residents from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be able to follow policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to read and understand written instructions, directions, and procedures.
  • Must be able to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Must have the physical ability to do required work. As there is heavy lifting of up to 50 pounds, as well as regular stooping, kneeling, and bending.
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning and caring for floors, walls, fixtures, and furniture.
  • Must possess basic computer literacy skills in order to complete required trainings.

Preferred/Desired:
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience in large-scale housekeeping, janitorial, building maintenance, or custodial work in a healthcare facility, hospital, or nursing home.
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in cleaning and caring for floors, walls, fixtures, and furniture.
  • Safety practices and procedures for handling chemicals.
  • Knowledge of aseptic procedures and infection control, as related to custodial services.
*Training can be provided to the selected candidate*
Ability to:
  • Adopt work procedure to meet changing needs
  • Inspect and evaluate custodial work for aseptic cleanliness, and neatness.
  • Make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Interact effectively with others.
  • Follow safety policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Operate floor care machines.

Supplemental Information

Check out this awesome video here to see what it is like to work for the WDVA!


Application Process:

Top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.
2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and education.

Finalists will be asked to provide a list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

Other Information:
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Must pass tuberculosis testing annually.
  • Requires medical evaluation, fit testing, training and use of respiratory protection as required by the WA Industrial Safety & Act standards.
  • This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees.
Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information, please contact us at: recruiters@dva.wa.gov.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

Here at YOUR Washington Department of Veterans Affairs our employees come from all walks of life. We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us contribute to the success of the mission of the agency. Having a diverse workforce is this agencys greatest resource of strength and knowledge. It is through the combination of talents and abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures on how we can provide the best customer service. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone.

The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program, or the agency, please contact us at recruiters@dva.wa.gov.

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