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Housekeeping Aide Job

Housekeeping Aide Job

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $15.30 to $18.17 Grade 02 to 02
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/2/2017 Close Date 10/20/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    10/02/2017 to 10/20/2017

  • Salary

    $15.30 to $18.17 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 02

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



12 vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995. We serve veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven facility is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and a renowned research program. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, acute, tertiary and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Newington is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. In addition to our main campuses, we operate six community-based primary care centers throughout the state.

    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.

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    The employees in this position will be working in the Environmental Management Section (EMS) of the Connecticut Veterans Health Administration. The incumbent independently performs a full range of cleaning duties throughout the medical center, utilizing housekeeping skills and knowledge.  The incumbent will be assigned to perform duties throughout a specified area and within a specified time.  Duties include but are not limited to:

    ·         Maintains floors, walls, doors, baseboard and stairwells by sweeping, dust mopping, damp mopping, scrubbing, stripping, waxing, polishing, vacuuming, spot removing, dusting and washing.

    ·         Cleans stainless steel doors, trim storage, instrument cabinets and counters in lobbies, wards, diet kitchens and nurses utility rooms.

    ·         Empties and spot cleans trash cans and wastebaskets, replacing liners and carryies trash to designated areas.

    ·         Cleans ashtrays, smoke stands, sand urns and water fountains.

    ·         Replenishes supplies such as: toilet paper, paper towels, soap, etc., in all areas where dispensers are located.

    ·         Washes windows and window ledges, glass door panels, screens, etc.

    ·         Cleans and arranges furniture, vacuuming rugs and carpets.

    ·         Makes beds in individual rooms to include stripping beds, sanitizing mattresses and bed frames and IV poles.

    ·         May on occasion move all types of furniture, accessories, beds, small, non-mechanical items, etc. using desk mover, file cabinet movers, carts between offices and from storage areas.  

    Work Schedule: Mon-Fri/Weekends  & Holidays – 7:00am-3:30pm or 3:00pm-11:30pm or 11:30pm-7:30am

    Position Description: 2521A/Housekeeping Aide

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Preference Eligible Veterans Only (5 Point & 10 Point Preference)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    3566 Custodial Working

  • Requirements
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480578900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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