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State of Massachusetts Hospital Cleaner EVS (Facility Service Worker I - PIPELINE in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Tewksbury Hospital under the Department of Public Health (DPH), a 370 bed Joint Commission accredited hospital, is currently hiring for the position of EVS Hospital Cleaner (Facility Service Worker I). The hospital provides a broad treatment of care and comfort to adults with medical and/or mental illnesses. Selected candidates will demonstrate the desire and willingness to learn environmental services techniques, practices and procedures within a hospital setting.

Please Note: This position is 40 hours per week, shifts available are first shift (7:00 am – 3:30pm) and second shift (3:30pm - 12:00am). Days off vary and will be discussed during the interview process.


Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_*

  • Performs day-to-day housekeeping services to the main hospital and other buildings on campus to ensure a clean, attractive facility in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards.

  • Sweeps, vacuums, and washes floors, using appropriate equipment and supplies to maintain the cleanliness and appearance of the hospital.

  • Dusts, polishes and washes interior surfaces such as windows furniture, walls, ceilings, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain building in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Prepares beds after washing using appropriate linen supplies and removes/hangs window draperies and bedside curtains as needed.

  • Cleans toilets, lavatories, washrooms, mop closets, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of such areas.

  • Distributes clean linen to patient care and ancillary departments.

  • Empties and relines trash receptacles, paying particular attention to the safe and proper handling of hazardous waste.

  • Collects soiled linen to aid in the operation of the laundry function.

  • Performs lifting and moving activities such as stocking oxygen tanks and furniture

  • Arranges and preparesconference rooms, patient care units and other designated areas as needed.

_Required Qualifications:_

  • Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions/directions.

  • Talent for establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships and deal tactfully with others.

  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time and lift/carry heavy objects.


Preferred Qualifications:_*

  • Desire and willingness to learn environmental services techniques, practices and procedures within a comprehensive treatment care hospital setting, including use of chemicals and understanding of basic safety procedures.

  • Demonstrated language skills that allow for two-way communication, effective patient service, coordination with other members of the patient care team.

_About Tewksbury Hospital:_

Tewksbury Hospital offers a broad range of services including a physician on site at all times, around-the-clock nursing care, rehabilitation services including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, psychology services, social services, nutritional services, and an on-site dialysis clinic.

Learn more about our important work:


Total Compensation:_*

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium

  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance

  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

  • Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs

  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

_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.

For questions, please contact Human Resources at 978-851-7321 x2155.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: None.

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 Public Health

Title: Hospital Cleaner EVS (Facility Service Worker I - PIPELINE

Location: Massachusetts-Tewksbury-365 East Street

Requisition ID: 200005F2