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Posted: 03/13/2018

Job Reference #: 36683

Job Description

03/13/2018 04/02/2018
COOLIDGE 0.00-21,840.00

Department of Economic Security

Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!

Housekeeping Attendant

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Arizona Training Program at Coolidge

2800 N. Highway 87

Coolidge, AZ 85128


This position is responsible for daily cleaning of several large buildings that are work sites or provide support services for the individuals with intellectual disabilities.


-          Cleaning carpets, waxing floors, and disinfecting floors

-          Making beds

-          Dusting furniture, wall décor, ledges, desks, sills, light fixtures, etc.

-          Proper mixing and use of chemicals

-          Monitoring and ordering supplies

-          Report building damage and faulty equipment



Knowledge of:

-          Proper use and maintenance of various cleaning equipment, such as but not limited to floor machines, vacuums, carpet cleaners, waxing machines, and buffers

-          Cleaning procedures

-          Infection control principles

-          Safety procedures for various tasks and use of equipment, and types of stains


Skills in:

-          Read and write in English

-          Understand and follow spoken and written directions

-          Communicate with staff

-          Report sanitation issues

-          Learn and perform proper lifting techniques

-          Learn and follow sanitary and safety standards relating to disease and infection control

-          Learn and use computer systems (e.g., timesheet entry, computer based trainings)

-          Be self-motivated




Ability to:

-          Understand verbal and written instructions

-          Function independently

-          Lift and carry cleaning equipment

-          Operate floor machines and vacuums



-          Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability reasonably accommodate any restrictions

-          Successfully complete Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees

-          Employee shall have a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 41-2758.07 to work with children and vulnerable adults


The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-           Sick leave

-           Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-           Health and dental insurance

-           Retirement plan

-           Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance



Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact (602) 542-0080 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting DES Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Application Instructions

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