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State of Montana Custodian 1 in Lewistown, Montana

Job Overview: *The Custodian is responsible for the cleaning of off-site housing, building, equipment, and furnishings to maintain a clean, comfortable, and home-like environment for residents with mental disorders. *Major Duties or Responsibilities: A. Cleaning and Maintenance (90%) * Wet mops floors with the use of power scrubbers, mops, soaps, and chemicals. * Buffs, spray buffs, and burnishes floors to restore a glossy, attractive appearance, with the use of buffers, buffing pads, and spray buff products. * Dust mops floor surfaces and dusts other surfaces to remove dust and debris. * Strips floor finish from worn floor surfaces to prepare for application of new floor. * Refinishes floors by applying floor finish to stripped surfaces and recoating existing finished floors when worn to produce a glossy floor appearance which protects floors from damage. * Washes walls, ceilings, furniture and windows to remove accumulated soil and dust. * Cleans and sanitizes toilets, sinks, showers, drinking fountains, and fills tissue, towel, and soap dispensers. * Vacuums and shampoos carpets, throw rugs, and walk off mats. * Cleans interior of Ford Expedition. * Cleans housekeeping equipment and tools, such as automatic scrubbers, carts, and mops. * Maintains odor free environment by finding cause of malodors and determining method of elimination such as cleaning, using deodorizer, air freshener, or contacting Maintenance Department. * Follows facility exposure control protocols to prevent transfer of infectious agents between areas. * Empties and washes trash receptacles and cigarette disposal containers. * Responds and assists staff with cleaning up spills and overflowing toilets and tubs. * Sanitizes beds and rooms after residents are moved or discharged. * Maintains logbook to document completions of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly assigned tasks. B. Other Duties (10%) * Moves furniture as needed using good body mechanics while utilizing hand trucks, dollies, and specialized equipment preventing damage to floors, walls, and doorways. * Raise and lower United States and State of Montana flags to comply with the State practices and procedures of Montana agencies by observing time and weather restrictions and by following policy and procedures. * Responds to emergencies and participates in fire drills according to established policies Physical and Environmental Demands: *Must be able to perform physical labor, stand and walk entire shift, and lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Frequent pushing and pulling of mechanical equipment, furniture, etc. Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals, fumes, dirt and dust. Potential risk exposure to blood and body fluids, air borne diseases, etc. Wok is performed in a mental health nursing center on living units with direct contact with residents. Residesnts' may be verbally or physically assaultive to other residents and/or staff. *Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Behaviors): Required for the first day of work: * General knowledge of janitorial procedures and operating various pieces of cleaning equipment such as a high-speed buffer, vacuum, and carpet and upholstery machines. * Skills in proper cleaning techniques. * Ability to work cooperatively with others and protect patients’ rights and confidentiality. * Ability to be comfortable working around mentally and physically ill patients. * Ability to understand and follow instructions. * Ability to demonstrate a friendly “can do” attitude. Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): * No education is required * No prior experience is required Job: Building/Grounds Maintenance* *Title: *Custodian 1 Location: Lewistown Requisition ID: 21141624

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