Housekeeping Aid Leader
Department Of Veterans Affairs
Gainesville , FL 32601
Posted 2 months ago
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* VideosVideos * DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryHousekeeping Aid Leader provide the group with the supervisor's instructions and ensures the daily work is assigned to the appropriate employees. Sets the pace and ensures the duties are properly performed. Ensures that the material and tools required for the tasks are available. Orders required materials or services to ensure all stock is on hand to complete tasks. Provides guidance on policies, procedures, instructions, and directives.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesDuties include but are not limited to the following: * Reviews the work in progress and ensures the completed work meets management expectation and that all deadlines are met. * Provides the supervisor with updates on the status of work and causes of work delays. * Assures all safety and rules are followed and informs team of any newsafety measures. * Answers supervisor questions about work operations and notifies him/her ofadditional training required by individuals or group. * Supports and is involved in teamwork and team building. * Selects and uses special cleaning agents and germicidal solutions to removestains from a wide variety of surfaces and to provide a safe Medical Centerenvironment. * Cleans stainless steel on storage instrument cabinets and counters, elevators in lobbies, wards, diet kitchens and nurse's utility rooms. * Must possess the skill in dealing with all levels of people, from the MedicalCenter Director to exterior vendors and contractors. * Be able to resolve conflict in a professional and non-confrontational manner.* always be mentally alert particularly when operating powered machines to prevent injury to self, patients, visitors, and employees or damage to government property. * Mentally capable of absorbing and applying changing procedures regarding new innovations in infection control and improved cleaning equipment received through classroom training sessions and on the job training.Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not authorizedWork Schedule: Work schedule will be determine by the facilityPosition Description Title/PD#: Housekeeping Aid Leader/516-11074-ARelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorizedTravel RequiredNot requiredSupervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNone * Job family (Series)3566 Custodial Working * RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment * You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job * Designated and/or random drug testing may be required * Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959* 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 onboarding processQualificationsTo qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/27/2021.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 eligible are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:* Dexterity and Safety * Interpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)* Lead or Supervise * Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment * Work PracticesExperience 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: Must be physically able to remain engaged in manual work requiring muscular effort the entire 8 hours of each shift. Incumbent usually works indoors in a medical center environment in areas which normally have adequate heat, light and ventilation. Worker is frequently exposed to caustic cleaning solutions, vibration from power equipment, and occasionally to serious injuries resulting from falls from ladders and scaffolds. Work involves frequent exposure to hazardous materials including infectious waste and chemotherapy waste materials. Special safety precautions and protective gear are required when handling these materials. Applicant works around individuals who have health problems and is subject to exposure to strong cleaning solutions which may irritate skin, provoke allergic reactions, etc.EducationThis job does not have an education qualification requirement.