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009AB5 - Executive Housekeeper Sup 5

Date Posted:  Sep 9, 2019
Requisition ID:  17179

Plainfield, IN, US, 46168

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


The Executive Housekeeper Supervisor has responsibility for directing the operation of a Housekeeping Department within a small state institution with responsibilities for public or other specified areas only, or an institution using the unit system concept where some housekeepers are assigned to units other than the Housekeeping Department. This role plans, directs and coordinates Housekeeping staff in order to insure that a sanitary environment is provided.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Develops, implements and evaluates short term goals of the Housekeeping Department ;
  • Develops long range goals and objectives for Housekeeping Department;
  • Coordinates intra departmental functions to facilitate accomplishments of total housekeeping project;
  • Establishes work priorities for Housekeeping Department, assigns personnel through subordinate supervisors and makes changes in work flow when necessary;
  • Receives recommendations from subordinate supervisors and formulates budget request for personnel, supplies, training and travel;
  • Develops housekeeping budget based on goals of the department and hospital, inflation factors, age and use of equipment and current staffing trends;
  • Develops and revises housekeeping policy and procedure for use in the hospital;
  • Plans, develops and conducts in service training programs for Housekeeping Department employees and employees in other departments engaged in housekeeping activities;
  • Establishes work rules to insure compliance with regulations of State Board of Health, OSHA and other regulatory agencies;
  • Interviews new applicants for Housekeeping Department and recommends employment. Recommends promotions, suspensions, transfers and terminations;
  • Completes annual performance appraisal of subordinate supervisors;
  • Reviews for quality, accuracy and completeness, evaluations made by subordinate supervisors;
  • Reviews and evaluates operational procedures and conducts sanitation inspections of assigned areas;
  • Serves as a consultant to unit leaders (module directors0 in institutions using merit system concept.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Preferred Experience:


  • Considerable knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in institutional housekeeping;
  • Considerable knowledge of housekeeping supplies, linens and clothing;
  • Working knowledge of institutional sanitation standards;
  • Working knowledge of operation of other departments as they relate to housekeeping department;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of other employees;
  • Ability to train new employees and to instruct others in keeping functions;
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

No direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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