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Environmental Services Worker - Newton, KS

Job Description
ResCare
Title: Environmental Services Worker - Newton, KS
Job Category: Direct Care/Operations
Line of Business: Residential Services
About ResCare
Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Environmental Services Worker - Newton, KS.
About this Line of Business
We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.
As a(n) Environmental Services Worker - Newton, KS you will:
Performs work involving the skills of two or more maintenance occupations to keep equipment or a structure of an establishment in good
repair. Performs preventative, routine, and emergency maintenance on all homes/facilities/offices, vehicles, and related equipment
to ensure safe and sanitary operations in compliance with safety codes and OSHA regulations.
Performs light plumbing on toilets, sinks, shower/tubs, and other as needed
Respond to possible emergency repair requests on evenings and weekends
Change furnace filters on a regular basis (at least every 2 months)
Check and maintain water temperatures in homes every month
Complete general carpentry duties
Complete minor electrical repairs
Contact appropriate supervisor(s), Protective services, and law enforcement (if necessary) immediately related to suspected
abuse or neglect of the persons served
Record and report medical and safety issues. Respond to medical and safety issues to ensure proper treatment. Contact
appropriate supervisor(s) and ensure documentation is complete
Implement universal precautions pertaining to personal care, first aid, and communicable diseases
Report vehicle needs to supervisor
Maintain interior and exterior cleanliness of the truck
Document on mileage and fuel records
Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements
Minimum age requirement is 18 years.
Must have working knowledge of painting, electrical, AC/Heating, refrigeration, auto mechanics, yard work techniques and related tools.
Working knowledge of repair procedures for walls, flooring, windows, doors, and other hardware.
High School Diploma or GED, as applicable per program requirements.
Valid driver's license from state of residence, as applicable per program requirements.
Additional Information
Environmental Service Worker - Newton, KS
Benefits
ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.
ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.
700 E 14th St , Newton, KS 67114-5702 USA

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