STATUS: Varies. See below available positions. 

SALARY: $3,936 per month at 1.0 FTE | BC03 | BU01

JOB FUNCTIONS: The Utility Worker is responsible for performing a variety of work activities of janitorial, floor care, groundskeeping, simple building maintenance repair work, and performing other duties as assigned. This position may be required to assist in other facilities within the region as needed. The Utility Worker reports to the EVS Superintendent I, position number 59052, or its designee. 

Candidates must be available to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays based on hospital/clinic operation needs. Services are provided 24/7.

LOCATIONS:  These positions are located in the Environmental Services (EVS) / Housekeeping department of HHSC Kaua’i Region. Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and The Kaua’i Region Clinics, which include: The Clinic at Waimea, The Clinic at Port Allen, The Clinic at Kalāheo, The Specialty Clinic at Kalāheo, The Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipū, and The Clinic at Kapa’a, are part of the Kaua’i Region, Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i.

The EVS/Housekeeping department provides housekeeping services throughout the hospital and personnel quarters; maintains the hospital in a sanitary condition; cleans infectious and contaminated areas; provides pest control; picks up contaminated and other materials for disposal; and issues linen and office supplies.

Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital – Waimea, Kaua’i, HI

  • #59863 – Temporary WITH Benefits (1.0 FTE) – posted on 03/10/2023


  • 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 21 paid sick days per year
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Retirement and Deferred Compensation plan


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education: None required. High School Graduate or GED preferred.

Experience: None required.  Must demonstrate knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment, basic grounds maintenance practices, and uses of common hand tools.

Select Certification: Must possess prior Floor Technician experience within the previous two (2) years.

Certification: Preferred but not required.

Licensure: Current valid Hawai’i State driver’s license, Type 3.


Knowledge of: Cleaning methods, materials, and equipment; basic grounds maintenance practices; use of common hand tools. or laundry work; or preparation of raw and processed food to be cooked, methods, materials, and equipment used in cleaning kitchen equipment, appliances, and utensils; kitchen safety and sanitation requirements; personal hygiene; sewing, mending, and alteration methods; the operation and care of power sewing, buttonhole and cutting machines; techniques used in cutting and drafting patterns.

Ability to: Understand and follow oral and written instructions; perform heavy lifting, moving, or other manual work typical of the class; clean and make minor maintenance and repairs to buildings, grounds, and other facilities; operate heavy industrial-type cleaning equipment; operate hand and power equipment; operate a light truck; and deal tactfully with others; or sort and fold laundry; iron; learn to operate laundry equipment; learn quantity cookery; operate kitchen equipment and appliances; measure food servings and serve food; tolerate kitchen heat and noises.


Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.

Carry weight up to 50 pounds. Climb ladders to access areas that need to be cleaned; safely work at heights ups to 12 feet and not to exceed 20 feet. Subject to noise, dust, heat, fumes, cold, pesticides, biohazard materials, and moving heavy boxes, and equipment.

Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.


COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation.  After receiving a conditional offer of employment, all prospective new HHSC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  New employees are required to provide confirmation of their full vaccination status by presenting their CDC vaccination card or VAMS Certificate prior to their start date.


To apply for this job email your details to cguirao@hhsc.org