Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Custodian (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #180910-0429TC-001

Introduction

The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services seeks qualified individuals for the position of CUSTODIAN,  POSITION # CV 114556.  This position is located in BATTELL HALL, Middletown, CT  06457.  This is a full-time, thirty-seven and one half  (37.50)  hours per week position.  The Schedule, as follows:  Monday thru Friday, 6:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

This position will be responsible for the following duties to include:  All custodial tasks throughout a patient building; sweeping, mopping, dusting, and stripping and waxing floors. Collecting soiled linen.  Distributing clean linen throughout the building. Collecting and disposing of all trash and recycling into the appropriate containers. Using proper custodial equipment to polish floors and shampoo carpets. Custodial cleaning will be necessary to clean all patient areas and non-patient areas throughout the building. Will also clean windows and vents.

*The entry level compensation rate for this position shall be ten percent (10%) below the minimum compensation listed on this bulletin for an employee in his/her initial working test period.  Upon completion of the initial working test period, the employee shall advance to the minimum (Step 1) of the salary schedule and be paid accordingly.

Please ensure that your application is complete.  You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.  If selected for further consideration, State Employees may be required to provide their last two (2) Service Ratings and Non-State Employees may be required to provide two (2) Letters of Reference.

Questions regarding this Position should be directed to Deb Robinson, DMHAS HR, (860) 262-5819 or Deborah.A.Robinson@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for performing a full range of basic tasks in the cleaning and maintenance of buildings.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs custodial tasks and maintenance of areas such as dormitories, classrooms, offices, auditoriums, wards, kitchens, dining rooms and lavatories including outdoor areas (i.e. trash around buildings); dusts, mops, sweeps, scrubs, strips, waxes and polishes floors using appropriate equipment such as floor polishers and buffers; washes, dusts and polishes glass including windows, woodwork, walls, furniture and metal equipment; makes beds; checks, marks, stores and issues linens, blankets, and clothing (limited to individual’s work area not to include counting and inspection for a larger area); collects and counts soiled laundry; distributes, empties and sterilizes glassware, wash basins and bedpans; sweeps walks; collects and disposes of trash; reports needs for repairs; performs minor maintenance; runs errands; inspects buildings for damage and reports conditions to supervisor; may change light bulbs and replace fuses; may lubricate or tighten door hinges, drawers, cabinets, etc.; may replace ceiling or floor tiles; may remove snow and ice from stairways and walkways around buildings; may sand and salt stairways and walkways; may move furniture and/or set-up classrooms; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to operate, care for and perform minor maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work; some ability in simple record keeping.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits, and/or certifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment and/or patients and/or clients.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.