Housekeeping/Custodial Worker at State of Oklahoma

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Moore, Oklahoma

Job Description:

Job Posting Title

Housekeeping/Custodial Worker



Supervisory Organization

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

January 21, 2023

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



$26,000 annually / $12.50 hr.

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 lead worker level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities involving advanced level custodial and housekeeping duties, such as leading or functionally supervising a crew of lower level employees. In this role they will also perform inspections, order and distribute supplies and assist in training.

Education and Experience

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.

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/or medically soiled and contaminated dressings and supplies; and of chemical product safety. Skill is required to operate custodial equipment. Ability is required to follow oral and written instructions; to instruct and supervise others; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

Special Requirements

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.Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 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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