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State of Massachusetts EVS Hospital Cleaner in Taunton State Hospital, Massachusetts

Taunton State Hospital is seeking a individual to join the Envronmental Services Team. As a member of the facility team, daily communication and interaction is essential as well as working in a professional and safe manner. The incumbent in this position will perform cleaning and related domestic services to the interior of buildings and work on locked units doing general cleaning.//

Please Note: This position is 40 hours per week. The incumbent will work on the 1st shift 7:00am - 3:30pm. Days off are Sunday and Saturday with a weekend rotation.

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/_Duties and Responsibilities (these 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.

  • 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 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.

/_Required Qualifications:_/

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

_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.

_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 regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at (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: *EVS Hospital Cleaner *

Location: Massachusetts-Taunton State Hospital

Requisition ID: 210001R7