State of Massachusetts Facility Service Worker II in Taunton State Hospital, Massachusetts


Cleans and Services Hospital areas to insure the safety, health and morale of patients, visitors and employees by helping to provide a clean attractive environment with minimal interference to others.


Cleans floors daily, by dry mopping and washing using appropriate supplies and

equipment, to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of the areas.

Wash, clean and otherwise sanitize patient bathing and living areas daily to

maintain a clean, sanitary area.

General Public areas and offices that are used are washed and sanitized on a

daily basis using appropriate supplies and equipment.

Check soap and shower dispensers. If needed, remove empty containers and

replace with full dispensers. Done on an as needed basis.

Washes wall, windows (inside), in offices, rest rooms and corridors. They are

washed and sanitized with appropriate housekeeping supplies to ensure a

clean, healthy, and sanitized environment for the general work area as needed.

Attends mandatory classes as required by Staff Development.

Strip wax off floors with stripper, rinse, then apply wax and sealer when needed.

Move and set up furniture to prepare room for meetings and ward areas,

bedrooms, T.V. Rooms, etc. on an as needed basis.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to

the age related and cultural needs of the clients/patients served.

Work Schedule:

2nd shift 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm (40 hours)

Days Off: Tuesday and Wednesday

Taunton State Hospital (TSH) is a 45-bed inpatient facility that provides continuing care inpatient to adults with major mental illnesses. The hospital is a leader in the successful integration of the Principles of Recovery and a rehabilitation philosophy into the treatment model. The hospital is a part of the Southeast Area of the Department of Mental Health which works closely with the inpatient treatment teams to facilitate patients’ discharge back to the community. There is also a robust commitment to evidence-based practices. The hospital is a Joint Commission accredited facility. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package, including tuition remission, shift and weekend differential,educational/certification incentives (As per Union Contract),health insurance and alternative work schedules.

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

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s 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 Commonwealth’s website.

For questions please contact Dina Robinson 508-977-3383

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work.

Special Requirements: None

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Equipment, Facilities & Services

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: Facility Service Worker II

Location: Massachusetts-Taunton State Hospital

Requisition ID: 170003PU