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  • Full-time


Committed to rehabilitating Arizona's youth!

The mission of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections is to rehabilitate seriously delinquent youth by providing appropriate and effective educational, treatment, pro-social and career training programs which will lead them to become productive law-abiding members of society.


Job Location:

Adobe Mountain School

2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Road

Phoenix, Arizona 85027


Posting Details:

Salary: $17.3135

Grade: 11



Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is seeking a Janitor Heavy Duty who will be responsible for performing janitorial and custodial maintenance duties of ADJC buildings and grounds. Are you a master multi-tasker who provides exceptional customer service, has excellent communication skills, and an upbeat attitude? ADJC wants you to come join our talented and diverse department where you will continue to have the ability to collaborate in a team oriented environment.

Job Duties:

Vacuum; washing walls; spot-cleaning and shampooing carpets; trash removal; bathroom/toilet cleansing; constructions project clean up and grounds cleaning

Clean/polish hard surfaced floors to include operating/maintaining powered scrubbers, buffers, waxers, wet vacuums, and other custodial equipment

Ordering and distributing janitorial supplies and maintaining records of materials used

Responding to emergency spills/contamination situations; and follow all safety rules and regulations

Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
-Principles, methods, and techniques used in caring for institutional and commercial buildings
-Principles, methods, and techniques used in operating powered cleaning equipment
-Principles and techniques of work leadership and scheduling activities of a custodial operation
-Principles and techniques of cleaning agents and chemical reactions when solutions are mixed
-Principles and techniques ensuring all safety, security, rules and regulations are complied with
-Reading, writing, and speaking the English language

Skill in:
-Effective use and maintenance of powered cleaning equipment
-Application of cleaning methods and techniques
-Analyzing a product use accurately and adopting effective course of action
-Storing of cleaning supplies
-Positioning self to avoid inquiry when lifting heavy objects
-Written and verbal communication

Ability to:
-To manage and quickly adapt to changing priorities
-To handle multiple tasks to meet goals and objectives
-To supervise youth workers
-To quickly learn new operating and safety instructions for equipment
-To make sound decisions mindful of existing resources
-To communicate pro-actively with employees, supervisors, and customers
-To learn and adhere to all agency policies and procedures
-To work in a correctional environment
-To follow written/verbal instructions and proper use of chemicals and equipment

Selective Preference(s):

One (1) or more years of professional experience providing custodial or janitorial services. Experience with handling cleaning supplies is preferred.

Bilingual skills in Spanish/English preferred but not required

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current valid Arizona-issued driver’s license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license records checks, maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

The successful candidate is required to complete the following:
1. Panel Interview
2. Comprehensive Background Investigation
3. Fingerprinting
4. Drug Screening
5. Medical/Physical Examination

Arizona residency is required for this position.

Current State of Arizona employees: In order to be considered for this position, it requires acceptable performance history as demonstrated by no formal discipline within one year preceding this job posting close date, and an overall rating of “meets expectations” or higher on the most recent employee performance evaluation.


As an employee of the Department of Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, you will be entitled to a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:

Benefits include:
-Paid vacation leave
-10 paid holidays per year
-Paid sick leave, 12 days per year with no carryover limits
-Competitive health, dental, vision and life insurance plans

Additional benefits include:
-Available 24/7 Telemedicine
-Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for eligible medical, dental, vision, and dependent care expenses
-Long-Term Disability which pays 66⅔% of weekly pre-disability earnings
-Optional Short-Term Disability which pays up to 66⅔% of your weekly pre-disability earnings

Employee Wellness:
-Health Impact Program: Earn up to $200 annually by participating in free preventative health screenings, immunizations, lifestyle/mindfulness classes, and physical activities
-Employee Assistance Program (EAP): 12 free mental health counseling sessions per year, and available 24/7 support for work/life solutions, dependent/elder care, college planning, wills, legal guidance, financial resources, funeral planning and more

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


This position participates in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).


CORP Tier 3 is a Defined Contribution, 401 (a) retirement plan

• New members have the opportunity to define their contribution amount
• Employer contributes a dollar-for-dollar match equal to 5% of a member's salary
• Employees are fully vested after 3 years of service

Attention current State of Arizona employees: Please contact our Human Resources Office at employment@azdjc.gov if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Learn More:

To learn more about the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, you can visit our website https://adjc.az.gov/

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-1023 or email at employment@azdjc.gov . 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.


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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.