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DSHS BHA Custodian 2



Custodian 2

Apply to join our team as we pioneer services at the Former Cascade Behavioral Health Hospital in Tukwila! 


A successful applicant will effectively maintain a clean facility by performing a variety of custodial duties and demonstrating a positive, guest-friendly attitude.  


King County employees receive 5% premium pay in addition to the advertised salary and are eligible to receive a free ORCA card for transportation use. 


Some of what you'll do:

  • Move/Transport furniture
  • Empty trash and recycle receptacles
  • Sweep, vacuum, and mop floors
  • Clean sinks, toilets, and urinals
  • Remove dust from surfaces of State-owned equipment
  • Clean windows
  • Pressure-wash outdoor walkways
  • Unclog toilets, sinks, and urinals as needed

Who should apply? 

  • A valid state driver's license is required
  • Six months to one year experience in housekeeping, janitorial, general, or building maintenance, or custodial work
  • Must have the ability to read, write understand, and follow written and oral instructions

Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency’s mission that you bring equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security. 

Questions about this opportunity? Please contact DSHS Recruiter or call 360-725-5816 and reference job number 11871.



Supplemental Information


Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.