The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Housekeeping Aide Lead in West Haven, Connecticut Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Housekeeping Aide Lead – West Haven, Connecticut
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 23088Start Date: 12/10/2018End Date: 12/31/2018
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2018. 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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. 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: Ability to Lead and Train Housekeeping Aides without more than normal supervision 1. Knowledge of Housekeeping Aid work practices
2. Ability to interpret instructions and specifications
3. Ability to utilize and maintain tools and equipment
4. Ability to interpret safety and dexterity rules and regulations 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: The work performed requires continuous walking, standing, bending, stooping and climbing of ladders to reach high areas. Physical effort is expended continuously in the cleaning task and in the operation of power equipment. The incumbent frequently lifts, carries and moves items such as furniture, full mop buckets, trash bags, linen bags or waste containers weighing up to 40 pounds and occasionally heavier objects with assistance of mechanical devices. The incumbent is subject to minor cuts and bruises when operating powered machines, and works in areas subject to contaminated and malodorous refuse and soiled linens. Prolonged use of water and detergents may cause skin irritation Working Conditions: The incumbent is subject to minor cuts and bruises when operating powered machines, and works in areas subject to contaminated and malodorous refuse and soiled linens. Prolonged use of water and detergents may cause skin irritation Selected applicants will be required to complete an online on boarding process
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