1500 Waters Place
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title.
Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and to communicate orally and in writing to exchange information.
Duties Description Head Housekeepers are responsible for the administration of a housekeeping program and the supervision and training of staff in the cleaning and care of a facility. These positions may be in charge of hiring employees, planning work schedules, preparing the department’s budget, writing reports, maintaining inventories, and ordering supplies. In addition, they would maintain a building inspection program in order to make certain that cleaning activities are being carried out at a satisfactory level.
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 the Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.
Effective December 10, 2021, OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
1500 Waters Place
Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials. Please apply by fax or e-mail.
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.