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    Summary

    These positions serve as Housekeeping Aids at the VA Medical Center in Topeka, Kansas.

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    Responsibilities

    The housekeeping aides who maintain VA facilities for Veterans and their families are essential to the patient care experience at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). A VA healthcare career as a housekeeping aide means working alongside other Veterans, who make up 85 percent of the housekeeping staff.

    As a Housekeeping Aid, you will perform a full range of light and heavy cleaning duties and routine housekeeping duties. Veterans rely on the skills of these professionals to keep patient areas clean and safe by addressing spills quickly, discarding trash, installing light bulbs in halls and rooms, and vacuuming and polishing floors.

    Duties include cleaning wards, patient rooms, storerooms, offices, corridors, restrooms, shower rooms, and other areas. Housekeeping Aids sweep, mop, scrub (machine) floors, vacuum carpets and upholstered furniture, empty waste baskets, clean light globes and Venetian blinds, wash walls, windows and ceilings by climbing small ladders, refill toilet tissue and towel dispensers and move furniture. Housekeeping Aids carry out assignments with minimal supervision.

    Work Schedule: 7:00am to 3:30pm (part-time; days off to be determined); 3:30pm to midnight, Monday through Friday; and 1:30pm to 10:00pm, Monday through Friday.
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentive: Not authorized.

    NOTE: One of these positions is a part-time position (16 hours / week). Benefits and time-off accrual will be prorated and based on your part-time works schedule.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    3566 Custodial Working

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