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State of Massachusetts Environmental Service Spec I in Boston, Massachusetts

The Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (LSH) is seeking experienced and committed Environmental Service Specialist for the Environmental Services (EVS) Department at the hospital campus in Jamaica Plain. The (EVS) Environmental Services Specialist I’s are responsible for cleaning floors by sweeping, vacuuming, and washing; cleans interior surfaces such as walls, ceilings, and windows, cleans lavatories, washrooms, and mop closets. The incumbent operates equipment specific to an environmental services department, for example, floor machines, Kai Vac, automatic scrubbers, high speed burnishers, etc. /_Please Note: Multiple full-time vacancies across multiple shifts (Day, Evening or Night). _/// * Day: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. * Evening: 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. * Night: 11:15 p.m. to 7:15 a.m. Days off are assigned and determined at interview /_Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive): _/// * Cleans floors by sweeping, vacuuming, and washing using appropriate supplies and equipment. * Cleans interior surfaces such as walls, ceilings, windows, furniture’s, etc. by dusting, polishing, and washing using appropriate supplies and equipment. * Cleans toilets, lavatories, washrooms, mop closets, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of such areas. * Empty waste receptacles and disposes of general waste and infectious and hazardous waste. * Cleans furniture such as beds, dressers, chairs, tables, over bed tables, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of these items. * Strip, scrubs, seals, and finishes floors as required using appropriate supplies and equipment. * Remakes beds after washing using appropriate linen supplies. * Removes and re-hangs window draperies and bedside curtains as required, to maintain appearance and cleanliness. * Operates specific battery powered equipment designed to wash, scrub and polish hard floor surfaces. Must follow manufacturers’ operational procedures, equipment maintenance procedures and safety procedures. * Sets up and breaks down conference rooms for meetings and other functions. * Follows the policy/procedure for Terminal Cleaning in patient rooms upon discharge and long-term care patients (at the designated interval set forth by policy). * Inspects assigned areas to ensure work has been performed following established procedures. /_Required Qualifications:_/// * Ability to follow oral and written instructions/directions. * Stand and walk for prolonged periods of time and transport heavy objects, with or without accommodation. /_Preferred Qualifications:_/// * Prior cleaning, custodial, housekeeping experience. /_Lemuel Shattuck Hospital:_/// Lemuel Shattuck Hospital is a fully Joint Commission accredited teaching facility that provides acute, subacute, and ambulatory care to patients referred by public agencies and private sector providers. Shattuck Hospital’s services help economically and socially disadvantaged patients to get high quality, cost-effective care from a staff that respects their dignity. Located in the heart of Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, the Shattuck Hospital includes 260 inpatient beds including 115 Psychiatric beds and 28 Correctional Health beds. In addition, the Shattuck has a full outpatient clinic with many specialties that offers treatment to patients of the Department of Mental Health as well as Department of Correction inmates and community patients. The Shattuck hospital is on the forefront of substance use disorder treatment including a Suboxone clinic serving 200 patients. In addition to direct medical services LSH hosts and supports an array of services located on the campus, serving patients struggling with addictions and homelessness. // /_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 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #4 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 *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 Public Health *Title: *Environmental Service Spec I Location: Massachusetts-Boston-170 Morton Street Requisition ID: 2400061F