Georgetown - OH Part Time 2 months ago
Primary Location
:United States of America-OHIO-Brown County-Georgetown
Work Locations
:Southern Ohio Veteran’s Home 2003 Veterans Boulevard Georgetown 45121-0000
:Veteran Services Georgetown
Classified Indicator
Bargaining Unit / Exempt
:Bargaining Unit
Work Hours
Unposting Date
:Aug 4, 2022, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function
Job Level
:Individual Contributor

Agency Contact Name

Agency Contact Information
(937) 378-2900

Custodial Worker


Job Duties

We are looking for caring and passionate Custodial Worker to join our team and help us achieve our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.”


  • Starting Hourly Pay: $16.70
  • Multiple pay increases over your first 3.5 years of service
  • Potential for up to $4,000 in combined total in referral incentives.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical Coverage available the 1st of the month following start date
  • Free dental & vision after 1 year
  • Generous Benefits package including vacation, sick, holiday, and personal leave
    • View our full benefits package on our Total Rewards Page
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • OPERS retirement – The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary.

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is a State of Ohio employer and working at the Ohio Veterans Homes is clearly more than “just a job” — it is a privilege to serve our families, friends and neighbors who rely on us throughout our great state. At the Ohio Veterans Homes, we take pride in “Serving Those Who Served.” We are a team of dedicated public servants committed to high performance, innovative thinking and delivering excellent and efficient services for our veterans.

The Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown offers 168 beds for nursing home care. Two levels of care are offered: standard care for veterans in need of any intermediate level of care, and memory care for veterans with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. The home staffs a full time Physician and Certified Nurse Practitioner.

The home opened in 2003, and is located in the scenic countryside of Brown County, offering a tranquil setting where veterans can feel at home. Those who wish to visit with our residents can enjoy a small park on the grounds, which includes a pavilion, walking trail and playground. Watch the video below to learn more about our homes.


A candidate who…

  • Is highly motivated in performing job duties
  • Possesses great observational skills
  • Is a self-starter requiring minimal supervision and guidance
  • Interacts with all levels of staff in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure
  • Is pleasant, polite, patient, respectful, caring, passionate and empathetic
  • Communicates effectively in verbal and written form
  • Is flexible, proactive, resourceful, efficient, and professional

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Under general supervision, cleans & maintains restrooms, living facilities &/or dining areas, offices (e.g., sweeps, mops, strips, buffs & waxes floors; vacuums carpets; cleans glass & mirrors; washes windows & walls; scrubs sinks, countertops, toilets; cleans & empties receptacles; dust varying surfaces; replenishes soap, toilet paper, paper towels)
  • Responsible for exercising principles of infection control & implements infection control policies & procedures (e.g., wipes up spills & fluids on floor; washes & cleans resident beds & other furniture; proper use of personal protective equipment)
  • Checks on supplies; stocks supply closets
  • Reports need for repair of equipment; reports evidence of fire, illegal entry & theft of property
  • Cleans offices (e.g., vacuums carpets, cleans & dusts furniture, fixtures & equipment; cleans & empties trash receptacles)
  • Performs any additional job related duties as assigned
If you are ready for the next great step in your career……Come join us!

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.


Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading & speaking common English vocabulary. In accordance with Section 124.11(B)(2), revised code, Director of Administrative Services has determined this classification to be unskilled labor class & therefore exempt from written examination.

  • Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.
Knowledge of cleaning practices & procedures*; addition & subtraction. Skill in operating cleaning equipment & tools*. Ability to carry out simple instructions; recognize safety warnings; stand, walk or bend continuously; lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.

(*)Developed after employment.

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire
  • The applicant is required to provide details of minimum qualifications on the application form. Failure to do so will prohibit consideration of the applicant.
  • New hires agree to participate in the State of Ohio Direct Deposit of Paycheck Program per Section 124.151(B) of the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Applications must be received no later than 11:59PM of the posting deadline date listed. Applications received after 11:59PM on the designated deadline date will not be considered. Applications must be submitted online at Paper applications will not be accepted or considered.
less otherwise required by legislation or union contract, starting salary will be set at the lowest rate of the salary range with gradual increases after completing probation and following successful annual performance evaluations.

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status and/or military status in employment or the provision of services.

NOTE: Those who are contacted for an interview should inform the Ohio Veterans Home Office of Human Resources as soon as possible if, as a result of a disability, they will need an accommodation to participate in any phase of the interview process. Such notice will not affect your eligibility to apply for this position.

Background Check Information

The final applicant selected for this position may be required to submit to urinalysis prior to an appointment to test for illegal drug use. The State will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result. Also, an applicant with a positive test result will not be considered for any position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year (not applicable to current state employees).

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal records check as required by Section 3721.121 of the Ohio Revised Code. Applicants who have been convicted or pleaded guilty to any of the offenses listed in 3721.121 (C)(1)(a) may be excluded from consideration.

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