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Job Description


Date: Jun 6, 2024 Req ID: 40453 Location: Jonesboro, AR, US, 72404 Category: AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES Anticipated Starting Salary: $23,334.90 Position Number: 22109598

County: Craighead

Posting End Date: 6/30/2024

Anticipated Starting Salary: $23,334.90


The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: S084C

Grade: GS02


Salary Range: $23,335.00 – $33,836.00


The Institutional Services Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and monitoring custodial and minor maintenance activities in building facilities and supervising laundry room functions in an institutional setting. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Supervises a staff of housekeeping/custodial/laundry personnel by interviewing, recommending for hire/termination, training, assigning and reviewing work, counseling, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Schedules and supervises the collection and cleaning of soiled articles from units, inspects cleaned articles, and may direct re-cleaning, mending, or other actions as necessary. Monitors workers engaged in counting, folding, ironing, and delivering cleaned items to insure proper distribution. Conducts inspections of building facilities to determine custodial and/or maintenance needs. Establishes standards and procedures for work of custodial/housekeeping staff. Conducts orientation training and in-service training to explain policies, work procedures, and to demonstrate use and maintenance of equipment. Inventories stock to ensure that supplies and equipment are available in adequate amounts and writes purchase orders for needed items. Maintains records and prepares reports on cleaning and minor maintenance activities. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of custodial and maintenance practices and techniques. Knowledge of materials and equipment used in custodial and maintenance work. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance requirements of commercial laundry equipment. Ability to maintain adequate supplies and inventory records. Ability to prepare written documents. Ability to conduct inspections to determine compliance with standards. Ability to supervise staff of subordinate supervisors, custodial workers and semi-skilled maintenance repairmen.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of vocational training and/or experience in housekeeping. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market:Jonesboro

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Job Posting: JC261001618

Posted On: Jun 08, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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