This position is located within the Environmental Management
Services (EMS) of the James J. Peters VA , in the Bronx NY. The
position is responsible for supporting and performing tasks
associated with the Environmental Management Services (EMS) goals
Work Schedule: 11pm-7:30am, Wednesday-Sunday.
Position Description/ Title#: Housekeeping Aid Leader, PD #
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- Relay project assignments to other employees; provide equipment
and supplies to accomplish tasks.
- Initiate tasks or projects at a pace that will ensure
completion in a planned time frame.
- Ensures that employees maintain proper working techniques and
- Advises the supervisor on the progress of planned goals and
reports reasons for delays and recommends solutions.
- Maintains an even flow of work activities, assuring that each
employee assigned will be productive in accomplishing tasks.
- Assures that employees practice established aseptic and safety
techniques and the equipment is safe and in proper working
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Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Pre-employment physical required
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all
requirements by the closing date of this announcement,
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 Safety
- Lead or Supervise
- Special Aptitude - Housekeeping Work
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: This position requires occasional
bending/stooping, crouching, and kneeling. Lifting up to 50 pounds.
Approximately 40 percent of time spent standing, 40 percent of time
spending walking and 20 percent of time spent setting. hearing and
visual acuity. Manual dexterity to use a phone and operate
Working conditions: The work is accomplished in a variety of
different areas including operating rooms, treatment rooms,
examination rooms, imaging rooms, wards and other public,
recreational and administrative areas. Protective clothing and
personnel protective equipment (PPE) including gowns, gloves,
safety shoes, masks, etc. is required in the accomplishment of some
aspects of the work. There is the potential for exposure to strong
cleaning solutions, bodily fluids and communicable diseased. The
work can involve occupied patient rooms and interaction with both
medical and psychiatric patients. May be required to work inside
and outside. May require some exposure to hazardous cleaning
This job does not have an education qualification