Hospital Housekeeper Trainee*

  • Colton, California
  • May 08, 2022
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $31,200.00 - $33,030.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Be A Part Of A Team That Cares About The Community

* Custodians assigned to ARMC will receive a differential for all hours worked as well as necessary protective equipment.*

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is recruiting for Hospital Housekeeper Trainees* who perform a variety of hospital custodial duties in an acute care hospital setting removing trash and disposing of biohazards and sharp materials; cleaning and sanitizing surgery, burn, and intensive care units using standard precautions; wiping down and disinfecting patient care areas and furnishings including beds; and restocking and cleaning restrooms using germicidal solutions.

We are also accepting applications for Hospital Housekeeper I which requires a separate application. Applicants are encouraged to view the Hospital Housekeeper I announcement and apply for both levels as appropriate.

*Official Title: Custodian Trainee
For more detailed information, refer to the Custodian Trainee job description.


ARMC, which is owned and operated by the County of San Bernardino, is a state-of-the-art 456 bed university-affiliated, teaching medical center featuring the newest technology in the field of patient care. ARMC, is host to a 24-hour Emergency Department providing more than 90,000 annual visits, a Level II Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons, a Regional Burn Center, Behavioral Health Services, Outpatient Specialty Clinics and five Primary Care Family Health Centers (FHC). The FHCs offer comprehensive primary care medical services to individuals and families of all age groups. The FHCs are staffed with experienced attending physicians and resident physicians from the Medical Center. ARMC is a Primary Stroke Center and has a Baby Friendly designation from Baby-Friendly USA with over 2800 births per year. The Neonatal Intensive Care is a 30 bed Community California Children's Services certified unit.


Background: Applicants selected for these positions must pass an extensive background investigation which includes fingerprinting and verification of employment history. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony in the following areas may be denied employment: crimes of violence, domestic violence, drug related offenses, offenses of a sexual nature, and child abuse.

Work Schedule: Hospital Custodian Trainee applicants must be available to work all shifts; day, swing, night, rotating, holidays and weekends. Shift differentials may apply.

Physical: This job may require frequent reaching, kneeling, lifting and carrying items weighing ten (10) pounds, occasionally up to fifty (50) pounds and the ability to move eighty (80) pound containers.

Environment: Working conditions involve exposure to chemicals, infectious materials, heat and odors.

Promotion: Hospital Housekeeper Trainees are eligible for promotion to Hospital Housekeeper I upon meeting a successful completion of a six (6) month trainee period or be terminated.

Minimum Requirements

EXPERIENCE: No experience required.


SHIFT AVAILABILITY: Must be available to work ALL SHIFTS (DAY, SWING, NIGHT, ROTATING HOLIDAY and WEEKEND). Indicate availability on the Supplemental Questionnaire. You will not proceed further in the examination process if all shifts are not selected.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire; resumes will not be reviewed. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, may be referred for interview. Be sure to include any relevant experience and education that demonstrates that you meet the minimum requirements in both your application and Supplemental Questionnaire, as both will be used to evaluate your qualifications.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be via email . Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation:
If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Colton, California United States View Map