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Job Title: Housekeeping Aid Supervisor
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/10/2017
Expire Date: 01/09/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Research & Development, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Housekeeping Aid Supervisor

Supervises the work of up to 25 WL-2, WL-3, WG-2 and WG-3 assigned work leads and housekeeping aids and is responsible for the quality and quantity of work accomplished by the employees in the group. Makes workload assignments to subordinates so that workload is spread as evenly as possible amongst employees. Conducts periodic inspections of each assigned area to ensure effective cleaning, sanitation, and infection control procedures are being used. Ensures that emergent and priority issues are responded to promptly so that adverse impacts to areas of responsibility are minimal. Administers appropriate disciplinary actions to staff when required. Approves employee leaves, tracks employee time and attendance and certifies time cards for assigned staff. Recommends employees for promotion and awards. Completes annual appraisals for all assigned staff. Monitors the operational status of assigned housekeeping equipment to assure equipment is available for use and in proper working condition. Submits work orders on equipment when required. Participates in the development and implementation of training programs to help ensure that continued and recurring training for subordinates is administered in a way that meets management's employee training requirements. Monitors the stock of supplies in housekeeping supply rooms to assure appropriate levels. Oversees the issuance of supplies to employees to ensure they are adequately stocked. Serves as a management representative at meetings, hearings, and negotiations involving labor-management relations and fully supports the agency and Medical Center Equal Employment Opportunity Action Plan. Communicates with customers (Medical Center staff, veterans, family members, contractors, and public) in a courteous, timely and constructive manner so that a professional rapport is established and maintained and the needs of the customers are addressed. Resolves complains. Advises management on hiring and firing decisions. Assists with housekeeping duties including washing, cleaning, scrubbing, waxing as needed, based on staffing and workload requirements.

Work schedule: Multiple Work Schedules Available
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available
Position Description Title/PD#: Housekeeping Aid Supervisor/ 7039A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement, 09/25/2017.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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
  • Special Aptitude - Housekeeping Work
  • Ability to Lead or Supervise
  • Knowledge of Industrial Cleaning Practices
  • Ability to Maintain Tools, Equipment and Common Cleaning Supplies
  • Ability to Read, Understand and Follow Instructions
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:
The position requires performance of work which involves light physical effort, such as that involved in using vacuum cleaners and dry mops; continually standing, bending, stooping and reaching; frequently lifting and emptying waste baskets; frequently pushing carts loaded with waste; and lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 pounds. Also performs work which involves moderate to heavy physical effort, such as required to move heavy equipment and furniture, i.e., heavy industrial vacuum cleaners, heavy duty floor scrubbers and buffers, couches, beds, etc., and lifting, carrying and/or moving items weighing up to 40-50 pounds.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement, 09/25/2017.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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
  • Special Aptitude - Housekeeping Work
  • Ability to Lead or Supervise
  • Knowledge of Industrial Cleaning Practices
  • Ability to Maintain Tools, Equipment and Common Cleaning Supplies
  • Ability to Read, Understand and Follow Instructions
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.
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