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Housekeeping Aid Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Housekeeping Aid Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Vacancy No. SU-17-ALS-1995504-BU-SR Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $12.07 to $14.07 Grade 02 to 02
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/3/2017 Close Date 9/29/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-03 to 2017-09-29

  • Salary

    $12.07 to $14.07 / per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 02

  • Series

    3566 Custodial Working

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



10 vacancies in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1995504

Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

At the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. In return for your commitment to quality health care for our nation's Veterans, VA offers an incomparable benefits package. No state income tax. The SFVAHCS is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care service, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Care is provided to eligible Veterans in eastern South Dakota, northwestern Iowa, and southwestern Minnesota.

Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and transitional care. The SFVAHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

The procedures outlined in AFGE Master Agreement, Article 23, Section 8 will be followed. First consideration will be given to current Sioux Falls VAHCS employees.

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.  Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

Requires Filing a Financial Disclosure Report: No

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.


The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for 10 Full-time, Permanent, Housekeeping Aids.  This position will be located in the Environmental Management Services (EMS).  As a Housekeeping Aid, you are responsible for the following duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Collecting, transporting and disposing of regular waste, regulated medical waste, and recyclable materials to designated locations.
  • Collecting contaminated, soiled linen and transporting to proper location.
  • Delivering clean linen to designated storage locations.
  • Maintain tile and carpeted floors daily including preventative maintenance.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting patient care areas following special procedures for spores and drug-resistant organisms.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting restroom areas and replenishing proper supplies daily.
  • Cleaning walls, hand rails, elevators, pictures, display cabinets, and polishing furniture.
  • Washing door, windows and sills.
  • Changing shower curtains and cubicle curtains on a scheduled basis.
  • Cleaning stairwells, balconies, elevators, steps, docks, and trash pickup points.
  • Scrubs, strips and polishes floors using manual and power cleaning equipment.
  • Removing snow/ice from doorways.
  • Cleaning spills including potentially biomedical and hazardous materials.
  • Moving furniture.
  • Setting up rooms.

Work Schedule: Various tours of duty including days, nights, holidays, weekends may be required. Additional information will be given during the interview.
Position Description Title/PD#: Housekeeping Aid, PD# 80118-A


Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

By Federal Law, this position is restricted to persons with Veterans' Preference Status

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Amy L. Scott
Phone: (605)336-3230x7760


VHA Sioux Falls HCS
Department of Veterans Affairs
2501 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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