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INSTITUTIONAL SERVICES ASSISTANT
Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
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Date Posted: 07/27/2017
Posting Expires: None
Summary
The Institutional Services Assistant is responsible for general cleaning of areas in and around office buildings, class rooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, auditoriums, resident halls, dining areas, building common areas, and other areas as required. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Removes trash from waste baskets, dumps trash, sanitizes and re-lines trash receptacles daily, or as needed, and operates trash compactors. Wipes furniture, such as desk tops, tables, and other surfaces. Cleans walls, windows, window sills, stairways, and entry ways, as needed. Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums floors daily, and shampoos carpets, cleansbaseboards, dusts and/or wipes clean furniture, desk tops, table tops, cabinets, and othersurfaces, such as ceiling fans, black/white boards, appliances, and fixtures. Strips, waxes, and buffs floors, as needed or scheduled. Cleans bathroom fixtures and stocks restrooms with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels. Cleans areas requiring special cleaning methods, by using specific cleansers, sterilizing equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes. Assists in set-up of events and cleaning after events. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques. Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance. Ability to follow instructions and perform repetitive manual work. Ability to use cleansers and other agents to clean floors and furniture. Ability to use housekeeping cleaning supplies and equipment. Ability to work independently without close supervision. Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions. Ability to perform multiple tasks and to prioritize assignments. Ability to perform repetitive manual work. Ability to do required lifting (up to 50 lbs.).
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Special Application Information
GENERAL INFORMATION:
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list.
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FOR ALL FAMILY SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS ONLY:
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Behavior Science
Child and Family Development
Child Development
Counseling (any field)
Criminal Justice
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Family Development
Family Services
Home Economics
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Services
Psychology
Rehabilitation Science
Social Welfare
Sociology
Social Work
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
Job Details
Position No.: CONTINUOUS
Class Code: S087C
Grade: GS01
Salary Range: $22,000.00 - $28,600.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City:
Job County/Region: Bradley,Clark,Craighead,Faulkner,Logan,Saline
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone: 501-682-1001
Email: DHS.Recruiting@arkansas.gov
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