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Job opening: Hospital Housekeeping Officer (Environmental Management Service Chief)

Salary: $86 962 - 113 047 per year
City: Prescott
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The Northern Arizona VA Health Care System is recruiting for a Hospital Housekeeping Officer and is the Chief of the Environmental Management Service (EMS). The incumbent is responsible for managing all sections of EMS.


Duties include, but are not limited to the following: The Chief, EMS, reports to the Associate Director and is responsible for the planning, organization, staffing, controlling, evaluation and directing of the functions of a total EMS operation which is integrated with all professional and administrative services. Determines long-range, intermediate, and short-range program goals and policies independently and/or jointly with top management. Has direct impact in the VA Medical Center (VAMC) Accident Review Board, Infection Control, Water Safety, Emergency Management, Perioperative, Parking Oversight, and Green Environment Management System (GEMS) Committees, Environment of Care (EOC) Rounds program, and Activations meetings. Makes decisions concerning overall resource needs, what programs/projects should be initiated, modified, or curtailed, what resources to devote to programs/projects, the distribution and redistribution of resources, and the desirability of changes in organizational structure. Develops procedures for reducing operating costs without impairing overall organizational effectiveness and prepares an annual business plan to be presented to upper management. Makes propriety of decisions on EMS actions within the framework of laws, regulations, and policies. He/she is directly involved in accomplishing the total mission of the VAMC and may be called upon by the Director to participate in special studies, pilot programs or activities of importance throughout the VHA. Prepares, maintains, and monitors work plans for staff utilization. Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level. Work Schedule: Compressed/Flexible: Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Hospital Housekeeping Officer (Environmental Management Service Chief)/PD145900 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Critical Skills Incentive (CSI): Not Approved Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required



To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/09/2024. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Experience that demonstrated a practical working knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry, biology, and bacteriology as applied to environmental sanitation, infection control, and to the choice and use of antimicrobial agents in the disinfection, sanitization, and/or sterilization of surfaces and equipment; experience in laundry and linen management; experience that demonstrated a knowledge of waste management, including the requirements relating to hazardous, toxic, and infectious wastes and provisions for their final disposition; and experience that demonstrated a knowledge of pest management, including alternative methods of control and the selection and application of chemicals. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Administration and ManagementCommunicationManages Human ResourcesOrganizational StewardshipTechnical Competence 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: Although many of the incumbent's duties are sedentary in nature, staff meetings, environmental rounds, conducting training sessions, inspections and supervisory duties require walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crawling and reaching. The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing or moving about in an instructional environment or walking, with some recurring stretching, reaching, or similar activities; and recurring carrying or lifting of books, paper, binders, laptop computers, manuals, etc. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.


There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.


  • Address Bob Stump VA Medical Center 500 Highway 89 North Prescott, AZ 86313 US
  • Name: Kyle Parker
  • Phone: (480)246-0591
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