Building/Grounds Specialist I (Housekeeping)

South Carolina Job Board Columbia, SC
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Midlands Center is a residential facility of the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. The Center serves residents of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Performs housekeeping duties as required to provide a safe, sanitary, clean, and pleasant environment for the consumers and staff to live and work. Through a structured cleaning program, maintain units in acceptable condition as outlined by DHEC standards. Maintains floors in unit by dust mopping, wet mopping, and buffing. Walls, doors, furniture, and beds are to be cleaned as scheduled. Picture frames, furniture, mirrors, and ledges should be dusted daily. Clean restrooms and showers. Search, remove, and dispose of debris from outside of unit. Empty cigarette disposals. Keep supply and janitorial closet organized and clean. Issue supplies daily. Organize duties to avoid conflict with unit programs. Follow-up in allowed time on inspections of units given by supervision. Coordinate cleaning of entire unit in the event of staff shortage.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:Must be able to read and write legibly and able to follow oral and written instructions. Relevant housekeeping experience. Basic knowledge of healthcare care sanitation and public health conscious.

Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, and repetitive motions. Must be able to work without direct supervision. Subject to outside and inside conditions.

Physical requirements of exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

Additional Comments:

* This position qualifies for the job referral and retention reward program. Eligible candidates will receive a retention bonus after one, three, six and twelve months of service. For more information please contact Human Resources at 843-821-5806.*

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