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Janitor II

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Westborough
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Janitor II is responsible for keeping buildings in a clean and orderly condition, which includes: maintaining the appearance and cleanliness of floors and walls; washing interior surfaces of building office, bathrooms, hallways, and stairwells; maintaining limited grounds around buildings and trash pickup; emptying waste receptacles; moving furniture; shoveling snow. The incumbent will assist with receiving deliveries (load and unload), setting up furniture in rooms for special functions/meetings, and assembling/installing furnishings. _Please note:_The primary location for this position is the Hadley Building, 167 Lyman Street, Westborough, but the incumbent may also be required to work at the Allen Hall location (288 Lyman Street, Westborough)as requested. * Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):* * Cleans and disinfects all lavatories; cleans office areas, conference rooms, windows/sills, hallways, stairwells, foyers, general space, etc., by sweeping, vacuuming, wiping all surfaces, and wet mopping floors with approved chemicals, using appropriate procedures, to ensure sanitation guidelines are met. * Refinishes floors by cleaning, stripping, waxing, and buffing using approved chemicals and procedures to ensure floors retain a nice looking appearance, and equipment and machinery are operated following safety standards; cleans and maintains equipment properly per manufacturer instructions. * Empties waste receptacles and dispose of rubbish by pushing trash carts to receptacle locations in all areas to ensure trash is removed daily for sanitary control and safety purposes. * Operates electrically-powered cleaning equipment/machines per manufacturers instructions; participates in training sessions. * Performs minor repairs and seasonal preparedness within building/grounds as needed using hand tools and equipment; inspects fire extinguishers; assists with recycling program. * Maintains grounds around buildings by cutting grass, raking leaves and weeding areas, watering plantings, etc. using large and small motorized and hand held equipment including mowers and other gas-powered equipment, following safety guidelines to ensure an attractive landscape as needed. * Performs outside duties such as snow/ice removal, sweeping stairs/walkways, emptying trash containers, ensuring entrances are free of debris and insect pests. * Loads/unloads equipment and supplies from vehicles by using dollies and hand trucks, to ensure needed equipment and supplies are delivered and/or stored as needed. * Sets up and take down furniture in rooms to ensure the rooms are ready for meetings/functions. * Assembles, installs, and relocates furnishings such as desks and cabinets as needed. * Performs minor repairs and seasonal preparedness within building/ grounds as needed using hand tools and equipment _Required Qualifications:_ * Knowledge of the methods followed in building custodial work. * Familiarity with the types and uses of materials, tools and equipment used in building custodial work. * Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures followed in building custodial work. * Ability to use small hand tools used in building maintenance such as pliers, hammers, wrenches, etc. * Understanding of the standard procedures followed in the storage of building custodial and cleaning materials. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Capacity to understand and apply the policies, procedures, rules, regulations etc., governing assigned unit activities. * Establishes and maintains harmonious working relationships with others. * Deal tactfully with others. * Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. * Lift and carry heaving objects. * Physical stamina and endurance. * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluent. _DMH Mission Statement:_ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research _Pre-Offer Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Divisions Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealths website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form For questions regarding this requisition, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2 First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in building custodial or institution housekeeping work. Special Requirements: None *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. *Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Janitor II Location: Massachusetts-Westborough - 167 Lyman Street Requisition ID: 22000DN7

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