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 Aid Leader in Albuquerque, New Mexico Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Housekeeping Aid Leader – Albuquerque, New Mexico
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 131211Start Date: 08/02/2019End Date: 08/16/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/16/2019. 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 SafetyFollow DirectionsHandle Weights and LoadsLead or SuperviseSpecial Aptitude – Housekeeping WorkWithout more than normal supervisionWork Practices 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: PHYSICAL EFFORT: Incumbent must be able to handle weights of up to 20 -50 pounds in dealing with heavy trash and linen, as well as products such as stripper/finish etc. that comes in large, heavy containers. Incumbent must push, pull, load and unload carts; bend, stoop, twist and turn with moderate effort; climb ladders to change cubical curtains, clean out light fixtures, and clean windows, etc.; and must be able to fit and kneel in small spaces to clean, i.e. restroom stalls and other tight areas. WORKING CONDITIONS: On a regular and recurring basis, the incumbent alternates between contaminated/dirty environments to clean environments; and is subject to burns from accidentally touching hot items. The employee often works around body fluids, excretions, some of which may be foul smelling. Strong, unpleasant odors are encountered while cleaning or removing trash for disposal. Chemicals used can be caustic and frequently have strong odors. Potential for splash hazard, cuts, sticks, bumping and bruising exists from normal work. The work area can be noisy due to the rumbling of carts and operation of equipment. Work is generally conducted in heated and air-conditioned areas, however staff must go outside to empty trash in dumpsters in all types of inclement weather.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!