Custodian I
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services - Lubbock, TX

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  • Perform routine custodial work. Follow all facility rules and policies. Work involves cleaning, disinfecting/sanitizing and caring for state buildings, premises and/or client living units. Custodian I is responsible and accountable for assigned equipment and the maintenance of custodial equipment. Maintains outside areas around building, clears trash and debris. Performs related work as assigned; assumes duties of other custodians as needed. Work under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

Floor Care and Maintenance: Cleans floors and applies finishes in accordance with established procedures and safety measures. Vacuums and uses mechanical extractor as required based on flooring.

Restroom Care: Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and/or bathing areas to prevent the transmission of disease. Provide a clean and safe environment for all consumers by following Environmental Services and Infection Control procedures. Replenish supplies as needed. Empties trash.

Bedroom Care: Cleans floors, walls and furniture to assist consumers in maintaining a clean, attractive, safe and sanitary environment. Empties trash. Removes linen, sanitizes beds and remakes beds.

Building Exterior and Interior (General): Maintains and cleans the interior and exterior of assigned buildings. Reports needed repairs. Empties trash.

Nurses’ Station and Isolation Areas: Cleans to prevent transmission of communicable disease.

Health and Safety: Helps consumers maintain optimal health and provides a safe
environment for self, persons served and others.

Environment and Residence Appearance: Helps maintain a clean working environment.

Documentation: Completes documentation in an accurate

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of cleaning methods, standards, and sanitation regulations. Skill
in operating environmental services cleaning equipment. Ability to follow
written and oral instructions. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to stand/walk on
hard floors for extended period of time. Ability to work harmoniously and
productively with co-workers and consumers. Ability to work irregular hours.
Demonstrates the ability to work safely with chemicals.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
NA

Initial Selection Criteria:
Experience in environmental services

Additional Information:
All applicants must pass: pre-employment drug screen, fingerprint criminal background check, and Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Employee Misconduct Registry and Nurse/Aide Registry checks. Males between the ages of 18 – 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random drug testing.

Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.

Position is paid $1,474.41 per month.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.