County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Residential Service Worker

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on June 24, 2018

Residential Service Worker

$2,946 - $3,581/Monthly


  • Laundering dirty linens, contaminated clothing, and personal items for children in residence.
  • Keeping closets stocked with towels, sheets, blankets, and pillow cases.

Housekeeping (bedrooms, bathrooms, meeting rooms, and kitchen)

  • Emptying wastebaskets, sweeping and mopping floors, and washing windows and showcases.
  • Making beds and changing linens for small children and babies.
  • Cleaning restrooms and replenishing supplies.
  • Dusting, polishing, and preparing rooms for meetings.
  • Maintaining inventory of children's clothing, toys, toiletries, and sports equipment.
  • Supporting special events for children and foster families including holidays, training, and recognition events.

Food Preparation

  • Preparing, cooking, handling, and serving food.
  • Washing dishes, pots, and pans.
  • Maintaining sanitation standards.

These positions require the ability to lift, push, and pull heavy equipment and supplies. Also, Residential Service Workers may be required to work for long periods of time while standing, and under conditions of high temperature.

About Extra Help Employment

Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Intermittent extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most regular employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Intermittent, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of 1,380 hours within any twelve month consecutive period. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: The ability to read and write English commensurate with the knowledge and abilities.

Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities; normally, a course in institutional food preparation combined with six month's experience in Janitorial work would provide this opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of: the methods and procedures involved in the large scale preparation of foods; the use, care and cleaning of a variety of kitchen equipment commonly used in the preparation and cooking of large quantities of food; a variety of common recipes; health and safety hazards in food preparation and service and necessary safety precautionary measures; janitorial methods and equipment.

Knowledge of: safety practices as applied to janitorial work.

Ability to: follow oral and written instructions and to work with others; learn the routine clerical procedures involved in the maintenance of stock inventories; prepare and cook food in large quantities; operate tools and equipment used in janitorial work.


Equal opportunity employer.