Title:  Custodian III

Application Deadline Date:  03/05/2024
Req ID:  49333
Department:  Buildings & General Services
Location: 

White River Junction, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $19.22

Overview

The Department of Buildings & General Services (BGS) is seeking a Custodian III. This position will be part of a team that will be taking care of daily cleaning duties of state owned or leased buildings and facilities at the Windsor Superior Court. This position will function as a team lead and will plan, organize, and direct work for a crew of building custodians. Additionally, this position will participate in hiring and evaluating custodial employees, training employees on new work methods and procedures, and may oversee or participate in snow removal, grounds keeping, and recycling. Position requires successful completion of background checks and a valid driver's license.

 

This position will Monday through Friday, 12pm to 8:30pm.


BGS is a diverse organization with over 340 employees serving state agencies and departments with State Government. BGS provides the facilities services required for all state agencies and departments to accomplish their missions. As part of the Operations and Maintenance Division, you will be an essential team member and part of the largest division in BGS. Please watch this brief video to learn more about working for BGS.

Who May Apply

This position, Custodian III (Job Requisition #49333), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Lyle Deida at lyle.deida@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed during an assigned shift at one or more state owned or leased buildings. Cleaning work often involves addressing bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infections material. Incumbents must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather. Good physical condition and ability to climb ladders and lift weights of up to 50-lbs. is necessary. Overtime and evening work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years or more of building custodial work that included floor maintenance tasks such as stripping and waxing floors and carpet extraction.

OR

Two (2) years as a BGS Custodian II.

Special Requirements

Some positions in this class require a valid driver’s license and own transportation for travel between work locations. 

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. 

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.