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State of Massachusetts EVS Facility Cleaner Team Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

The Lindemann Mental Health Center (LMHC) in Boston operated by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) is currently hiring for the position of EVS Facility Cleaner Team Lead. The selected candidate will coordinate, supervise, and participate in the cleaning and maintenance of the facility, including directing, and evaluating the work of the employees engaged in general housekeeping tasks. /*Please Note:*// /This is a full time (40 Hours) position, first shift 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Days off are Saturday and Sunday. _/Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):/_ * Maintains the day-to-day janitorial and housekeeping services for the LMHC facility to ensure clean, safe, and proper use of infection controls in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. * Supervises EVS staff in the performance of their varied tasks including scheduling and assignments of individuals, or project crews. * Coordinates and ensures that all work schedules are covered to provide effective operational support. * Confirms with EVS staff that work performed meets established standards, policies, and departmental regulations. * Participates in departmental Quality Improvement programs to ensure regulatory compliance with quality standards. * Collaborates with unit managers as requested to review unit concerns and to remedy any corrective actions. * Provides and facilitates in-service training, departmental orientation for housekeeping staff. * Participates in all employee evaluation performance appraisals, core competencies and any disciplinary processes. * Confers with supervisor concerning work activities to resolve problems and exchange ideas. * Performs daily housekeeping and cleaning duties as needed, using appropriate supplies and equipment, to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of all areas. /_Required Qualifications:_/ * Skilled in understanding and applying the policies, procedures, rules, and regulations governing assigned unit activities. * Knowledge of methods, techniques and safety procedures of institutional housekeeping including the types and uses of materials and equipment used. * Ability to supervise and coordinate the efforts of others in accomplishing work objectives. * Capacity to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time and lift/carry heavy objects. * Talent for providing oral and written instructions in a precise, understandable manner. * Ability to maintain accurate records. _/Preferred Qualifications:/_ * Demonstrated progressive growth in the field of healthcare cleaning or facility maintenance. * Capacity to establish procedures, policies and organizational standards, and the safe use of cleaning agents and equipment. * Skilled in exhibiting initiative, responsibility, flexibility, and leadership. * Demonstrated language skills that allow for two-way communication, effective patient service, coordination with other members of the patient care team. * Proficiency in basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency. /*DMH Mission Statement:*/ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights, and supports mental health training and research. /*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 the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 Ext. #2. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least one year 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! 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 exemption. 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 Mental Health *Title: *EVS Facility Cleaner Team Lead Location: Massachusetts-Boston-25 Staniford Street Requisition ID: 220008YU