Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Housekeeping Aid Supervisor in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Summary The Supervisory Housekeeping Aid exercises technical and administrative supervision over subordinate workers in supporting and performing task (e.g., environment of care, textile distribution and training) associated with the Service goals and objectives. The incumbent assigns staff for routine and non-routine duties on a daily and a project-by-project basis. Non-routine duties require that the position reorganize work schedules efficiently to ensure work is accomplished in a timely manner. Responsibilities Position is to provide daily guidance to subordinate supervisors, leaders, and various wage grade employees, working on all shifts, in implementing specific program goals and objectives as directed by the Environmental Management Service Chief, and Assistant Hospital Housekeeping Officer. Incumbent is under the general supervision of the Chief, EMS. The Housekeeping Aid Supervisor coordinates sanitation services within EMS. This requires a coordinated effect to impact every area of the Medical center. Assigns and explains work requirements to subordinate supervisors maintaining a balanced workload among his/her sections and sub-units. Reassigns Housekeeping Aids, and supervisors among shifts and sub-units with the concurrence of the Assistant Chief and/or Chief of EMS and Business Manager/Administration Officer. Appraises performance of subordinate supervisors, and/or other employee's appraisals submitted by subordinate supervisors, recommends promotions, incentive awards, and other actions and employee appraisals submitted by subordinate supervisors. Schedules leave of subordinate supervisors and/or employees. Participates in the utilization of temporarily assigned Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) programs. Participation in the program is on a permanent and continuing basis. Establishes work priorities, assignments, deadlines, and reassigns employees by following workload requirements, emergent, and/ or priority requests and staffing situations. The incumbent reviews work of subordinate employees and make appropriate changes in scheduling, etc., as deemed necessary to meet established measures and goals. Work Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours a week. Various shifts & tours of duty to include weekends and holidays as needed. Exact work schedule to be discussed during interview. Position Description Title/PD#: Housekeeping Aid Supervisor/50115A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized This position is restricted to preference eligible Veterans ONLY - you MUST submit supporting documentation for your Veterans preference claim prior to the closing date of the job announcement to receive consideration Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/27/2021. 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. 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: Dexterity in teaching the operation of power equipment. Some heavy lifting (supplies, equipment, and materials), movement of furniture are required along with the stamina to perform physical labor. Must be able to independently move up to 50-pound objects, and push/pull carts weighing several hundred pounds with a push/pull resistance of up to 50 pounds. Incumbent must be able to lift and handle heavy objects that weigh up to 50 pounds while installing, repairing, or assembling various fixtures. Required to stand, crawl, stoop, kneel, and climb on scaffolds, ladders, and reach over and around mechanical equipment on wet slippery surfaces, in cramped uncomfortable positions for extended periods. Required to sit, lean, and lift throughout the hospital. Continuous unassisted walking, standing, stooping, bending, lifting and arduous physical effort is required in the performance of the manual tasks described; such as sweeping, mopping, cleaning restroom facilities, high/low dusting, washing walls above five feet and operating powered equipment over extended periods. Education Additional Information Receiving Service Credit or Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. Financial disclosure not required. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.