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 in Madison, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Housekeeping Aid – Madison, Wisconsin
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 481580Start Date: 07/14/2021End Date: 08/03/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/03/2021. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWork 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: Incumbent must have ability to understand and follow both oral and/or written instructions. He/she is required to perform moderate lifting up to 50 pounds, continuous standing, bending, stooping, walking, climbing of stairs, and pushing during his/her normal tour of duty. He/she may occasionally work on ladders to change drapes, change cubicle curtains, wash walls, etc. Visual acuity must be sufficient for incumbent to see dust, dirt, and cobwebs. Working Conditions: Incumbent usually works in a well-lighted, well-heated building with generally favorable working conditions, but may be subjected to disagreeable odors and other environmental conditions prevailing in a GM&S hospital. Incumbent must be alert to safety hazards and must observe and practice safe procedures when using solutions, powered equipment and working with and around contamination that is prevalent in Operating Room settings.
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