This position’s purpose is to provide a clean, healthy and safe environment for KJC Traverse City State Park’s visitors by cleaning and maintaining the park’s public restrooms and buildings. In addition to cleaning and maintaining restrooms and buildings, the position is responsible for training and guiding State Workers assigned to clean and maintain public restrooms and buildings. The position is required to maintain inventory logs for equipment, tools, and supplies for restrooms, day use facility, lodge and vault toilets at boat access sites, state forest campgrounds and trails. They will also be responsible for maintenance and cleaning records for the restroom and day use facility. The position also assists with visitor services and public contact by responding to visitor questions, providing information during their interactions with visitors, and assisting park officers during medical response and lost person incidents. This position will also be responsible for performing minor facility and grounds maintenance in and around restrooms and park buildings. Position Description (Download PDF reader)
Required Education and Experience
Education No specific amount of formal education is required.
Experience One year of experience in the care and cleaning of buildings.
Additional Requirements and Information
Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application. Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further. If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, “Official Transcripts” must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar’s signature and/or seal. Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results. Some positions in this class series may be assigned duties that require the application of pesticides that may require certification or registration as a pesticide applicator in compliance with the Pesticide Control Act of 1976. Job specification: https://www.michigan.gov/-/media/Project/Websites/mdcs/JOBSPECS/J/Janitor.pdf?rev=61fbb538ccd14a06a400880c15739f25
State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits. This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts. Leave Time Full-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations. Holidays State employees receive 13 scheduled holidays each year, including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day, just to name a few. State employees also receive Election Day off every other year. Alternative Work Schedules Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs. Insurance and Other Benefits Eligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA. Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services. For additional information, visit https://www.michigan.gov/mdcs/employeebenefits/new-employee Paid Parental Leave Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child. Deferred Compensation Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks. Retirement Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution (DC). New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the Office of Retirement Services.