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State of Massachusetts Continuous Posting - Environmental Services Specialist in Taunton, Massachusetts

This is an open and continuous posting for full-time (40 hours) positions. Taunton State Hospital is seeking candidates for Environmental Services (EVS) Hospital Cleaner positions at the hospital campus in Taunton. The EVS Hospital Cleaner is responsible for cleaning floors by sweeping, vacuuming, and washing; cleans interior surfaces such as walls, ceilings and windows, cleans lavatories and washrooms. The incumbent operates equipment specific to an environmental services department, for example, floor machines, automatic scrubbers, high speed burnishers, etc. Please note: *The incumbent will work 40 hours per week on either first or second shift. The days off and hours are to be determined. *Schedules: * 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. * 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. * 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. * 1 to 9:30 p.m. /_Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_/ * Cleans floors daily, by dry mopping and washing using appropriate supplies and equipment, to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of the areas. * Washes, cleans, and otherwise sanitizes patient bathing and living areas daily to maintain a clean, sanitary area. * Washes, cleans, and sanitizes general public areas and offices using appropriate supplies and equipment. * Checks soap and shower dispensers and replace with full dispensers as needed. * Washes walls and interior windows in offices, rest rooms and corridors with appropriate housekeeping supplies to ensure a clean, healthy, and sanitized environment. * Strips and wax floors with stripper. * Moves and sets up furniture to prepare room for meetings. * Moves and sets up furniture in patient areas, bedrooms, tv rooms, and other locations as needed. /_Preferred Qualifications:_/ * Prior cleaning, custodial, housekeeping experience. * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency. _About Taunton State Hospital_ Taunton State Hospital (TSH) operated by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is a 45-bed inpatient facility that provides continuing care inpatient services 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 and a part of the Southeast Area which works closely with the inpatient treatment teams to facilitate patients’ discharge back to the community. _Pre-Hire 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. 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 Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at (800) 510-4122, Option 4. Minimum Entrance Requirements: None 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! /Title 101 CMR 23.00 (“Regulation”) requires certain agency staff to have received the COVID-19 vaccination and Influenza vaccination, or have taken required mitigation measures, to prevent viral infection and transmission in State Hospitals and State Congregate Care Facilities. The Regulation applies to this position. Successful candidates will be required to acknowledge and attest to your vaccination status for both COVID-19 and Influenza./ 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: *Continuous Posting - Environmental Services Specialist * Location: *Massachusetts-Taunton-60 Hodges Avenue Requisition ID: 240000ND