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    This position is located within the Environmental Management Services Division of a VA Medical Center. This position is under the direct supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor or designee. This position performs both janitorial and custodial services at VA Medical Center in Portland, OR.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties
    The Housekeeping Aid executes a full range of housekeeping activities in patient and non-patient care areas. The position may be assigned to any tour and may be required to work in various designated areas during any tour of duty. Typically, the position works independently with general supervision, or works with a team and is responsible for the full-range of cleaning duties in an assigned area throughout the medical facility. These duties include, but are not limited to the following:

    Performs floor maintenance, wall washing. Cleans doors, doorframes, baseboard corners and edges, and stairwells. Tasks are accomplished by sweeping, dust mopping, damp and wet mopping, scrubbing, stripping, refinishing, buffing, vacuuming and extracting carpets and runners, spot cleaning areas, and high and low dusting. Periodically utilizes pressure washers and heavy industrial powered and battery-operated equipment. Adjusts, cleans, and performs minor maintenance on this equipment and changes attachments for their proper use in achieving the best results.

    Empties trash and wastebaskets, replaces liners. Transports general refuse, regulated medical waste and recycling to central collection areas.

    Cleans rest rooms, bathrooms, and shower rooms, ensuring that they are cleaned and meet acceptable standards (cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes lavatories, showers, bathtubs, urinals, and toilet bowls; cleans mirrors, sinks, and water fountains; washes and polishes light and toilet fixtures).

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: There are multiple shifts available and these will be to meet the needs of the VA.
    11:00 PM - 7:30 AM Monday-Friday
    11:00 PM - 7:30 AM Wednesday - Sunday
    11:00 PM - 7:30 AM Friday - Tuesday
    3:00 PM - 11:30 PM Monday-Friday

    Recruitment & Relocation Incentive: Not authorized.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    2

  • Job family (Series)

    3566 Custodial Working

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