681 Clarkson Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title;
Candidates must be permanent in this title and eligible for lateral transfer; OR in a comparable title and eligible for 70.1 transfer.
In accordance with Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law, this notice advises all employees of the Office of Mental Health of our intention to conduct a non-competitive promotion examination for the position of Chief Housekeeper 2 at Kingsboro Psychiatric Center. Permanent appointment may be made by non-competitive promotion of an applicant who meets the position’s minimum qualifications if all requirements of non-competitive promotion are met.
The promotion field for the Chief Housekeeper 2 position consists of candidates who have one year of permanent service as a Chief Housekeeper 1 or Head Housekeeper or two years of permanent service as a Supervising Housekeeper.
Duties Description As a Chief Housekeeper 2, you would direct the operation and administration of a facility's housekeeping department and may be responsible for the distribution of facility laundry both to and from a consolidated laundry. You would be responsible for the cleaning and sanitation programs for all buildings at a multi-unit facility, including the supervision of a large cleaning staff; plan and schedule staff assignments; recommend changes in work routines, cleaning methods, and equipment; work with the clinical team to ensure that appropriate infection control practices are maintained; inspect buildings to ensure compliance with established cleaning programs; and supervise an inventory system to ensure that proper cleaning materials and supplies are in sufficient quantity.
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
This position is eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.
OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may not start working until two weeks after their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
681 Clarkson Avenue
Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your resume and other application materials via fax or the Human Resources email address noted above.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.