Friday , March 31 2023

State of Colorado Job Vacancy – Custodian I

State of Colorado

Department Information

This position is open to current Colorado residents only.

Please note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

$3250 Sign-On Incentive!*

Office of Adult, Aging and Disability Services

Colorado Veterans Community Living Center at Fitzsimons

Colorado Veterans Community Living Center (VCLC) at Fitzsimons is a beautiful 180-bed, skilled nursing facility serving Colorado’s veterans. We strive to honor and respect those living in our community through companionship and person-centered care while providing a comfortable and safe place to live. At Fitzsimons, we provide long term care, short term rehab and have a secured memory care neighborhood and are conveniently located on the medical campus with UC Hospital and the Aurora VA Medical Center. Fitzsimons celebrates a low 18% staff turnover rate and substantial longevity among staff.

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VCLC Fitzsimons was named the #1 nursing home in Colorado and among the top 25 nationwide. Check out the article here!**

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Description of Job

This position will be paid biweekly.

What You Will Be Doing

Daily cleaning, sanitizing, and servicing of assigned work area by, sweeping, dust-mopping, wet-mopping, vacuuming, rest room cleaning.
Uses appropriate disinfectant cleaners, chemicals and equipment.
Daily detail cleaning of assigned area by washing wall, doors, frames, sills, windows, baseboards, fixtures, furnishings, ceilings, vents, and light fixtures.
Project floor work consisting of buffing, scrubbing, stripping, waxing, and sealing of hard floors surfaces.
Bonnet cleaning, spot cleaning, shampooing, and extracting of carpeted floors.
Deep clean of rooms, detailed cleaning of every aspect in room, carpet cleaning, bed cleaning, floor care, clean curtains, disinfect all hard surfaces, etc.
Collects and disposes of trash and bio-hazardous waste by properly containing and transporting to proper disposal locations.
Participates in moving furniture, appliances, equipment manually and by use of moving equipment.
Replaces light bulbs, assist with minor building repairs.
Cleans and services equipment, maintains custodian closet, stocking, distributing supplies throughout the units and main building following par levels, and chemical labeling requirements.
Custodial work that relates to the general upkeep and sanitation of the assigned area.

Problem solving skills
Effective verbal and listening
Communications skills
Time management skills
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications

Must have at least six (6) months of custodial experience, experience in hospitality, or performing closely related duties.



Employment history is calculated on a full-time basis (40/hrs per week). Part-time employment is calculated on a pro-rated basis to determine qualifications. Be sure your application specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the position and minimum requirements.

Preferred Qualification

Experience in a long-term care/assisted living environment
One year experience working as a custodian
Working with bio-hazardous waste
Conditions of Employment:

Must be willing to submit to a background check
Must be willing to test for Tuberculosis (TB) test.
Essential Services Designation – Must be available for call back to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption.
Must be available for shift work, any day and/or any area, to meet agency needs.
Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.
Effective September 20, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination within thirty (30) business days of hire. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, please contact [email protected] Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
On or after October 31, 2021, each facility shall ensure all newly hired employees, direct contractors, or support staff members are fully vaccinated at the time of hire, or receive their first dose of a two-dose protocol, or a single-dose vaccination, prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services for the facility and/or its clients.

Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.

An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email ([email protected]), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.

For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at under Rules.

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