Custodial Worker

Recruitment #061019-MCAB01-350100

Summary Statement

The incumbent in this position will be cleaning and maintaining interiors and furnishings in institutional living quarters/wards, state clinics or related state facilities according to sanitary standards.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Cleans walls, floors, carpets and other interior building components by mopping, scrubbing, waxing and shampooing or vacuuming.
     
  • Dusts and polishes furniture and fixtures; washes windows.
     
  • Empties and cleans wastebaskets, garbage containers and ashtrays. Transports trash to disposal area.
     
  • Disinfects bathrooms, kitchens and kitchen appliances, patient/clinic rooms, examination rooms; replenishes soap and paper supplies; changes bed linens.
     
  • Moves and arranges furniture; hangs drapes and window shades.
     
  • Operates a variety of custodial equipment such as wet/dry mops and vacuums, scrubbers, carpet shampooers and buffers. 
     
  • Uses items such as brooms, ladders, brushes, and mixtures of water/chemical solutions.
     
  • May sweep sidewalks and patios, shovel snow and pick up trash.

Additional Posting Information

Incumbents working four or more hours of work between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. the following day will receive 5% shift differential pay.    

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.    

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL. The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the position.  

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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