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  • 500755
  • Full-time
  • Closing date: Sep 24 2021 at 23:55 MST


For Veterans and those who care for them.


(SHIFT: 7:00am - 3:30pm)


Job Location:

Address:  555 E Ajo Way

Tucson, AZ 85713

Posting Details:

Salary: $12.15 

Grade: 09

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

This position performs basic housekeeping and laundry services for the Arizona State Veteran Home, a skilled nursing facility. Ensures that duties are performed in compliance with established regulatory guidelines, as well as facility policies and procedures. Incorporates culture change in the form of Veteran/Member centered care in the performance of job duties.

Job Duties:

• Cleans and sanitizes assigned work areas (e.g Veteran/Member rooms, bathrooms, tub rooms, Veteran/Member living areas, dining rooms, nurses stations, public areas, offices, halls, laundry rooms, conference rooms, etc.) Empties trash. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and replenishes supplies. Does emergency cleaning and clean-up as needed.
• Clean fixtures, equipment, floors, walls, door, and windows. Dusts and polishes furniture.
• Moves furniture, supplies, and equipment as needed. Sets up rooms for meetings and events. Cleans walkways and entries to the building.
• Works in laundry. Collects, washes, dries, fold and delivers Veterans/Members laundry. Collects coiled linen. Delivers clean linen to the unit linen room; rotates linen in accordance with procedures
• Participates in staff meetings and attends in-services training. Reports need for building and equipment maintenance or repair on work order slips and to Housekeeping manager. Assists with special projects as assigned by manager. Incorporates culture change in the form of Veteran/Member centered care in the performance of job duties.
• Actively involved in AMS processes such Huddle Boards, Problem Solving, JBS, Success Tracking and Standardized Work. Participates fully in the QAPI process our Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement program mandate by CMS which incorporates AMS.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
• Rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the division and work unit
• Cleaning and sanitizing procedures
• Cleaning agents and chemical reactions when solutions are mixed
• Safety procedures
• Cleaning supplies storage rotation

Skill in:
• Verbal and written communication
• Operating powered cleaning/laundry equipment
• Mixing and diluting chemical solutions
• Interpersonal skills

Ability to:
• Prioritize time and tasks
• Understand instructions

Selective Preference(s):


Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Current Negative Tb skin test (Mantoux skin test) within the last 6 months or a written statement from a physician, physician’s assistant or a registered nurse practitioner indicating freedom from tuberculosis, if in the past has had a positive skin test or tuberculosis.


The Arizona Department of Administration 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

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at recruiting@azdvs.gov or 602.781.7032 for assistance.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.