Residential Service Worker - Extra-Help
- Laundering linens, clothing, and personal items for children in residence
- Keeping closets stocked with towels, sheets, blankets, and pillow cases
Housekeeping and Cleaning Support
- Maintaining inventory of children's clothing, toys, toiletries, and sports equipment
- Emptying wastebaskets, sweeping and mopping floors, and washing windows and showcases
- Making beds and changing linens
- Cleaning restrooms and replenishing supplies
- Dusting, polishing, and preparing rooms for meetings
- Supporting special events for children and foster families including holidays, training, and recognition events
- Preparing, cooking, handling, and serving food
- Washing dishes, pots, and pans
- Maintaining sanitation standards
The ideal candidate for these positions will have at least six month's of experience in janitorial work and/or food preparation.
These positions requires the ability to lift, push, and pull heavy equipment and supplies. Also, Residential Service Workers may be required to work for long periods of time while standing, and under conditions of high temperature.
Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Temporary, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most employee benefits such as long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Temporary, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of one calendar year. These employees must be off of work for three months before they can be re-employed on an extra help basis. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage.
This list may also be used to fill future extra-help vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list.
*Salary is negotiable within the established range.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying
- Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
- You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
- You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
- Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.