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Job Title: Housekeeping Aid
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: White City, OR
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 03/25/2019
Expire Date: 04/30/2019
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Medical, Environmental, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Housekeeping Aid
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/14/2019. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWithout more than normal supervisionWork Practices
Grade Requirements:
WG-1 - Experience refers to the following duties: Clean offices, storerooms, corridors, stairways, dormitories, hospital rooms and wards, and other areas. Sweep, dry mop, scrub, wax and polish floors, using brooms, mops, lightweight vacuum cleaners, and lightweight floor scrubbers and buffers. Dust, wax, and polish furniture. Empty ashtrays and wastebaskets. Polish door knobs and other metal fixtures. Wash walls, windows, and blinds that can be reached without climbing ladders or scaffolds. Keep restrooms in clean, orderly, and sanitary condition. Sweep, scrub, and wax floors. Clean, disinfect, and deodorize lavatories, urinals, and toilet bowls. Clean mirrors, sinks, and water fountains. Dust ledges and woodwork. Replace deodorizers, toilet tissue, hand towels, and soap. Note condition of restroom and reports to supervisors broken windows, water leaks, clogged drains, and other conditions requiring maintenance.
WG-2 - Experience refers to the above and in addition the following duties: Scrub, strip, wax, and polish floors using heavy (industrial-type) powered scrubbers and buffers. Wash walls, using powered wall washing machine. Vacuum clean rugs, using heavy (industrial-type) vacuum cleaners. Adjust, clean, and oil these machines, and change brushes, rollers, buffers, and other attachments on them. Wash and replace Venetian blinds, and wash ceiling fixtures and room partitions, using ladders and scaffolds. Move heavy furniture, supplies, and equipment. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Incumbent will perform light physical efforts such as that involved in using vacuum cleaners, wet mops, operating powered scrubbers, and floor buffers; continually standing, bending, stooping, and reaching; frequently lifting and emptying wastepaper baskets; occasionally lifting and carrying heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds; and will be involved in moving furniture.The incumbent must be able to sanitize rooms and equipment that may be heavily soiled or blood stained, must be able to tolerate unpleasant odors. Incumbent is exposed to skin, eye, and lung irritation from germicides, other cleaning solutions and dust. Incumbent must be able to work in areas with poor ventilation; is exposed to contagions and must follow Environmental Management Service procedures to avoid injury to one's self and others. Incumbent will be provided all necessary training and safety equipment for the designated tasks assigned.
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