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Housekeeping Aid Leader Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Housekeeping Aid Leader Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Vacancy No. CD-17-JLT-1998267-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $16.60 to $19.36 Grade 02 to 02
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/10/2017 Close Date 8/31/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

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

    2017-08-10 to 2017-08-31

  • Salary

    $16.60 to $19.36 / per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WL 02

  • Series

    3566 Custodial Working

  • Appointment type

    Agency Employees Only

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1998267

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?

The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Health care System Veterans Trust and Choose. Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you. If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you. Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors. Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis. Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure. Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization. By applying for this position you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you.  With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement. In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like yourself will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount. As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in sub specialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the  University of Kansas and the  University of Missouri Kansas City . Take a closer look at Kansas City at  www.thinkkc.com

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.

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


You will be designated as a Housekeeping Aid Work Leader for the Environmental Management Service (EMS) Line of the VA Medical Center located in Kansas City, MO.

The incumbent performs the full variety of housekeeping tasks required to maintain this Medical Center in an aesthetic and aseptic condition. You will be performing duties such as the following or others requiring similar skill and effort.

As a leader you will pass on instructions from the supervisor to the workers; answer questions; work with and sets the pace; demonstrate methods and techniques and follows up to ensure compliance; obtain supplies and equipment for workers; urge fellow employees to follow instructions and meet deadlines; check work to see that supervisor's orders are being carried out; report the status and progress of work; report safety hazards and need for repairs so work orders can be submitted in time to prevent further deterioration or damage. Able to use manual, electrical and battery industrial type powered equipment such as mops, squeegees, burnishers, sponges, upright vacuum cleaner, wet/dry vacuums, electrical or battery powered auto scrubbers, burnishers, power washers and electrical shampoo machines.

·         Maintains supplies, strict discipline, and accountability of issued manual tools and equipment/supplies.

·         Sweeps, mops, dusts, cleans, polishes, strips, refinishes and burnishes flowers, washes walls, windows, beds, ceilings and all vertical and horizontal surfaces. Removes stains from floors (i.e. coffee, soft drinks, chewing gum, tar, etc.)

Work Schedule: Various tours
Position Description Title/PD#:  Housekeeping Aid Leader, WL-3566-2, 0536-A

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Position Restricted to Preference Eligible Veterans.

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Jeremy Trader
Phone: (816)861-4700x53841


VHA Kansas City VAMC
Human Resources Office
4801 Linwood Blvd
Kansas City

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

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