Company: Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Executive Office of
Posted on: January 19, 2023
Description The Chelsea Soldiers' Home is currently seeking
experienced candidates to fill open Janitor I positions.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and
not all inclusive):
- Keeps buildings in clean and orderly condition by performing a
combination of activities including cleaning assigned areas and
making minor repairs to buildings using hand tools and
- Maintains the cleanliness and appearance of floors by sweeping
and mopping and by utilizing building custodial equipment such as
polishers, buffers, vacuum cleaners, and carpet shampooers.
- Washes interior surfaces of buildings such as walls, ceilings,
windows, furniture, shower chairs, fans, shower trolleys, walkers,
beds, bedside tables, over bed tables, mechanical wheelchairs,
vents etc. using appropriate supplies and equipment.
- Responds to emergencies such as spills or floods and assists in
- Empties waste and recycling receptacles and transports contents
to appropriate areas.
- Cleans toilets, lavatories, utility rooms, laundry rooms,
patient rooms, dining rooms, elevators, offices etc. using
appropriate supplies and equipment.
- Transports soiled linen to holding area and transports clean
and dirty laundry to appropriate areas.
- Removes and re-hangs window draperies and bed side
- Operates elevators to pick-up and deliver clothing, laundry,
- Maintains grounds around buildings by cutting grass, raking
leaves, weeding, and thinning flower beds or gardens etc.
- Performs outside duties such as washing windows, sweeping
walks, shoveling snow and ice from walks/stairs/ramps and fire
escapes, picking up trash.
- Performs related duties such as loading or unloading equipment
and supplies from vehicles, moving furniture, setting up furniture
and assemble furniture such as beds, desks, and cabinets etc.
- Attend departmental training, annual orientation, safety
training etc. as required.
This position requires walking and standing for prolonged periods
of time, lifting, and carrying heavy objects, working outdoors or
indoors in all types of weather, working under conditions of
hazard, such as slippery or wet floors. (Janitor I's may be
required to work varied shifts, weekends, holidays, or nights.)
Six months to one year of janitorial experience.
- Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, lift,
and carry heavy objects, work indoors or outdoors in all types of
weather, work under exposure to hazards.
- This position has been deemed as an Emergency Personnel
Position. During a declared State of Emergency and in non-emergency
situations/adverse weather, it will be necessary to report to
ABOUT THE SOLDIERS' HOME IN CHELSEA
The Soldiers' Home in Chelsea is a multidimensional health care and
housing facility first established in 1882. Our mission is to serve
eligible Massachusetts veterans with dignity, honor and respect by
providing long-term and skilled nursing care in our long-term care
facility and delivering comprehensive housing services in our
domiciliary facility. Chelsea proudly serves veterans from all
eras; from World War II through the Global War on Terror.
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
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
For questions, please the contact the Office of Human Resources at
1-800-510-4122 and select option #2.
Applicants should upload a cover letter and resume for the Janitor
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply
within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements: None
Special Requirements: None
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
Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards!
Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful
applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination
or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating
to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided
to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an
offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine
is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a
sincerely held religious belief may make a request for
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.
Official Title: Janitor IPrimary Location: United
States-Massachusetts-Chelsea-91 Crest StreetJob: Equipment,
Facilities & ServicesAgency: Soldiers` Home MassachusettsSchedule:
Full-timeShift: MultipleJob Posting: Jan 4, 2023, 3:28:26 PMNumber
of Openings: 10Salary: 34,480.94 - 43,173.26 YearlyIf you have
Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity
questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact
Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: William Herbert ;
William.L.Herbert@mass.gov - 6176603443Bargaining Unit: 02A-SEIU
L888Confidential: NoHybrid Work Eligible: No
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