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 Laundry Worker in Fort Meade, South Dakota Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Laundry Worker – Fort Meade, South Dakota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 306499Start Date: 08/10/2020End Date: 08/28/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/28/2020. 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. This experience includes: following and using the established techniques, duties, functions and procedures without supervision. Examples of duties include: sorting soiled textiles according to washing classifications; processing flatwork and rough, dry textiles at the flatwork ironer, blanket folder, and small piece folders; loading/unloading linen carts/baskets with soiled/clean textiles maintaining the proper record, count, poundage and stacking; performing repetitive lifting of heavy bags; pushing and pulling loaded carts while making linen deliveries or collection of soiled textiles; and practicing and supporting safety practices. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Industrial Equipment OperationInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesWithout 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: Loaded carts can weigh up to 600 pounds and extreme caution must be exercised in moving carts to avoid injury to others or self and to physical plant. All duties are performed while standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping; and climbing on ladders. Moderate to heavy lifting, pushing and pulling is required when moving carts, loading and unloading carts, stocking the flow rack and cleaning.
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