Virginia State Government HOUSEKEEPER- FULLTIME with BENEFITS--#00596 in Chesapeake, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description


Southeastern Virginia Training Center, a residential facility for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is currently accepting applications for Housekeeping Worker I, for the day shift (Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:15pm).

The successful candidate must be committed to the mission to provide a clean, hygienic environment with effective maintenance and a safe place for individuals, staff and visitors. The successful candidate will be responsible for keeping inside buildings neat and clean. Performing housekeeping duties such as cleaning residential homes, offices, classrooms and restrooms; sweeping, damp mopping, emptying trash and assisting with set up of furniture as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and equipment/supplies used in large facilities. Knowledge of safety practices as related to housekeeping duties. Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instruction and schedules with minimum supervision.

Ability to perform cleaning/housekeeping duties in occupied areas. Demonstrated ability to perform a variety of cleaning tasks and tolerate contact with variety of cleaning products and solutions.

Valid Virginia Driver’s License.

High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in housekeeping environment, residential facility, hospital or business preferred. Experience performing a variety of cleaning duties, which may involve disinfecting areas that may be considered hazardous.

  • Experience handling laundry and inventory control.

  • Experience with buffing, waxing, and stripping floors, preferred, but not required.

Special Requirements

Moderate lifting is required in this job. This position is designated essential and will be required to report as needed during emergencies and weather related events. This has been designated a sensitive position under Va. Code § 2.2-1201.1. SEVTC will conduct an extensive fingerprint-based criminal history check, drug screening and Child Protective Central Registry search on candidates for hire. All job offers will be contingent upon the applicant successfully passing the required background process.

SEVTC offers a competitive salary and state benefit package, including life, health and disability insurance; an excellent deferred compensation and retirement program and a generous leave package.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Completed applications for employment must be submitted online to the Virginia Jobs website at Please list all paid, voluntary and unemployment periods; we will not accept “See Resume” as a response to any question on the Virginia State Employment Application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and the status of this position. SEVTC IS A TOBACCO-FREE, SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information


Lisa Studivant, HR Generalist



Lisa Studivant, HR Generalist Southeastern Virginia Training Center Human Resources 2100 Steppingstone Square Chesapeake, VA 23320

Working Title: HOUSEKEEPER- FULLTIME with BENEFITS--#00596

Role Title: Hsekeep &/or Apparel Workr I - 79071

Job Open Date: 04/16/2018

Job Close Date: 04/24/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No


Agency: Southeastern VA Training Center (723)

Location: Chesapeake - 550

Position Number: 00596

Job Posting Number: 1036795

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 01