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WA State Dept of Veterans Affairs Custodian 1, On-Call, Port Orchard in Olympia, Washington

Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. In this role, as an on-call, Custodian 1, you will be directly effecting the quality of life, health, and environment of 240 residents that reside in our Washington Veterans Home here in Port Orchard. Not only does this role maintain a high level of cleanliness and sanitation to keep our resident Veterans and their families safe, it contributes to enhancing the appearance and prevention of deterioration throughout the facility, its furnishing, and floors. This posting is for an On Call position that would cover 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on varying days of the week. DutiesThis role performs a variety of custodial tasks required in the routine cleaning of facility buildings and will include moderately heavy physical effort. Key Responsibilities: *Vacuum carpets as required to maintain a clean, spot free, and odor free condition. *Mop, disinfect, strip, and wax floors as required to maintain a uniform glossy appearance. *Sweep and mop stairwells. Maintain baseboards free of dirt and wax build-up. *Empty trash and maintain receptacles free of odors. *Perform various housekeeping, custodial, and maintenance related tasks to ensure and maintain proper cleanliness of facility. *Ability to use brooms, buffers, carpet extractors, chemical dispensers, dollies, floor scrubbers, mops, mop buckets, personal protective equipment, vacuums, ladders, etc. in the performance of custodial work.

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