Colorado State CUSTODIAN I Pueblo Open Continuous in Pueblo, Colorado

CUSTODIAN I Pueblo Open Continuous



CUSTODIAN I Pueblo Open Continuous


$12.85 - $18.28 Hourly


Pueblo, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Colorado Department of Human Services

Job Number

IHA 03469 07/12/2017


10/13/2017 5:00 PM Mountain

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Department Information

Office of Administrative Solutions

Division of Facilities Management - Southern District -Housekeeping Dept.



The Division of Facilities Management is a customer driven support organization responsible for providing facilities management services to all CDHS agencies and offices. These services include the maintenance of building and grounds, custodial, capital construction (budgeting and contract management) utilities management, vehicle fleet management, building space allocation, and facilities planning services. This is accomplished through a centralized statewide team that is divided into three districts and a central office. By combining our expert professional extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, we enable our clients to achieve consistently high –performance facilities, and long term value. The Division of Facilities Management is seeking highly motivated experienced custodians to join our team. Our goal is to be an organization that meets customer expectations 100% of the time.

If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference consider joining the dedicated people of the State of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaning ful work, we offer: Strong secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus 401 K and 457 plans.

  • Medical and dental plans.

  • Paid life insurance.

  • Short and long term disability coverage

  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave.

  • Excellent work life programs, such as flexible schedules, training opportunities and more.

Description of Job


  • This position performs custodial services to assure that the facilities and client environments are cleaned and maintained according to all applicable regulatory standards.

  • Provides a safe sanitary environment for clients and staff of the Department of Human Services Southern Region.

  • Performs daily detailed cleaning of assigned area as per schedules and procedures by use of appropriate disinfectant cleaners, chemicals and equipment consisting of sweeping, wet mopping, dust mopping, vacuuming carpets, cleaning windows, cleaning walls, cleaning air vents, dusting, washing light fixtures, baseboards, cleaning doors and shampooing furniture.

  • Cleans and sanitizes drinking fountains and restrooms by disinfecting sinks, toilet bowls, urinals, partitions, drinking fountains, walls, sanitary napkin holders, floors and plumbing fixtures.

  • Fills all dispensers with toilet paper, hand towels, soap, seat covers and cleans mirrors.

  • Performs project floor work consisting of burnishing, scrubbing, stripping, waxing, and sealing hard floor surfaces, spot cleaning, shampooing and extracting of carpeted floors by use of appropriate cleaning chemicals and equipment.

  • Cleans equipment; maintains custodial closet, supplies, stock levels; and satisfies chemical labeling requirements.

  • Attends and participates in meetings, training sessions and workshops.

  • May also be required to assist in other buildings other than assigned building(s) which requires travel utilizing a state vehicle.

  • Collects and disposes of trash and biohazard waste by properly containing and transporting to proper disposal locations

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Applicants must meet all of the following qualifications to continue in the selection process for this position. Work experience must be specifically documented on your application.

Candidate must have (6) Six months custodial experience, which must have been performed within a hospital, nursing home or large business/corporation type setting or similar.

Necessary Special Requirement:

  • Must possess and maintain a current and active Colorado driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Custodial experience working in a health care, institute or nursing home environment

  • Previous experience working in a controlled environment (secured buildings)

  • Understand mixture and safe care of chemicals to include mixing, using and disposing of cleaning chemicals including understanding of the environmental issues involved in handling, different cleaning products

  • Identifying, minimizing, and reporting safety hazards

  • Previous experience working with Housekeeping equipment, buffers, burnishers, carpet extractors, (working with commercial cleaning equipment)

  • Following proper sanitation procedures for restrooms including disinfecting urinals, toilet bowls, washing restroom partitions, walls, floors, showers and bathtubs

  • Preparing hard surface floors for sealant including the proper method of stripping and re-waxing hard surfaces.

  • Operating floor scrubbers, carpet extractors, burnishers and floor buffers for large areas.

  • Managing large scale cleaning projects in a cooperative team environment.

  • Shampooing carpets.

  • Cleaning such as dusting, collecting trash, washing windows and sills, mirrors, woodwork, doors, walls and ceiling and filling soap, towel and toilet tissue dispensers.

  • Paying attention to detail, strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Working in a team environment to complete daily workloads and provide support when necessary outside of assigned areas.

  • Excellent customer service skills to include communicating with and responding to all level of employees.

You must provide a detailed description of your work experience and qualifications that describe how you meet the required qualifications.

Highly Desirable Competencies:

  • Building Relationships

  • Customer Service

  • Dependable

  • Honest

  • Problem solver

  • Team Player

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must complete and successfully pass a criminal background check

  • Must complete and successfully pass a drug screen

  • Must successfully pass a TB (tuberculosis) Test

  • Must be willing to receive an annual influenza vaccination or provide documentation for a medical or religious exemption at the time of hire.


If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information

Exam Plan:

All qualified candidates will participate in a comparative analysis performed by subject matter experts. You will receive an email response in regards to the results of the comparative analysis.


The top ranking candidates from the comparative analysis will be invited to interview and be considered to fill one of our positions. You will receive an email regarding your status.