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State of Massachusetts Facility Service Worker II in Boston, Massachusetts

The Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (LSH) is seeking an experienced andcommittedFacility Service Workerfor the hospital campus in Jamaica Plain.

The Facility Service Worker II cleans floors by sweeping, vacuuming and washing, cleans interior surfaces such as walls, ceilings and windows, cleans lavatories, wash rooms, mop closets. Operates equipment specific to an Environmental Services Department i.e. floor machines, Kai Vac, Automatic scrubbers, high speed burnishers, etc.

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Please Note: These positions are full-time, 40 hours per week. The schedule is 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2 positions - Days off are Wednesday and Thursday

_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, etc. by dusting, polishing and washing using appropriate supplies and equipment.

  • Cleans toilets, lavatories, wash rooms, mop closets, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of such areas.

  • Empties 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-hang 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.

  • Follow 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.

  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time and lift/carry heavy objects.

_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.

_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 is 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

  • Long-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, please contact Health Human Resources at 617-971-3732.

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 Public Health

Title: Facility Service Worker II

Location: Massachusetts-Boston-170 Morton Street

Requisition ID: 200007NS