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Job opening: Housekeeping Aid Supervisor

Salary: $28 - 32 per hour
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located within the Environmental Management Service at the Black Hills VA Health Care System located in Hot Springs, SD. The incumbent will exercise technical and administrative supervision over subordinate workers in supporting and performing environmental care, textile distribution, and training, as associated with the EMS goals and objectives.


Major duties and responsibilities will include: Assigning staff for duties on a daily and a project-by-project basis; Coordinating work with supervisors of other services within the assigned area of jurisdiction so as not to interrupt patient care or other activities; Cleaning all patient areas and corridor spaces throughout the medical center, operating rooms, and all other areas as assigned; Ensuring the efficient and economical accomplishment of work assignments of subordinates within established policies and schedules; Planning and scheduling daily and weekly assignments, taking into consideration the availability of personnel and equipment to meet established priorities; Training staff to ensure the use of patient centered care principles in terms of customer service to patients, family members, and personnel; Providing on-the job training for subordinates and new employees as individual needs dictate; Keeping subordinates abreast of proper methods, procedures and uses of equipment and supplies; Controlling the use of supplies and equipment to affect cost control within the unit; Conducting in-use testing of equipment and/or supplies, providing feedback in regards to their observations; Ensuring all safety regulations and procedures are observed and may on occasion be required to conduct training classes on specific safety issues; Supervising the daily distribution of uniforms and textiles to the designated areas and persons and ensures record keeping is timely and accurate; Approving leave requests for subordinates, counseling employees, and recommending disciplinary action to a higher-level supervisor whenever non-compliance with policy warrants; Making formal appraisals of subordinates works performance and conduct; Inspecting assigned areas to assure the timely accomplishment of employee assignments, sanitation levels are maintained, equipment properly cared for and that associated housekeeping objectives are accomplished in an expedient and timely manner; Performing related duties as required. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 6:00am to 2:30pm NOTE: Tours of duty may vary depending on internal department needs. Position Description Title/PD#: Housekeeping Aid Supervisor/PD99911S Critical Skills Incentive (CSI): Authorized Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized FLSA Status: Exempt Bargaining Unit Status: This is a non-bargaining position. The VA Midwest Health Care Network advocates for a Whole Health System of care in each of the Medical Centers. This is an approach to healthcare that empowers and equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and live their lives to the fullest. As an employee operating in a Whole Health System of care, you will operate in a model with three core elements, seeking to create a personalized health plan for each Veteran. This is done in the context of healing relationships and healing environments and a connection back to the Veteran's community. This aligns with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Mission Statement to Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.



To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/25/2024. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)Lead or SuperviseUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWork Practices 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: You will be asked to participate in a pre-employment examination or evaluation as part of the pre-employment process for this position. Questions about physical demands or environmental factors may be addressed at the time of evaluation or examination. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed indoors with adequate heat, light, and ventilation. Some work may be performed outdoors where there may be exposed to varying degrees of heat and cold as well as inclement weather. PPE may be required in some circumstance as exposure to possible contagious diseases, blood and bloody secretion are inherent to this position. Care is required to avoid serious injuries (i.e., broken bones) when working on ladders, or when using 30-100-pound power equipment or handling hazardous materials.


There is no educational substitute for this position.


  • Address VA Black Hills Health Care System 113 Comanche Road Fort Meade, SD 57741 US
  • Name: Andrea McGuire
  • Phone: 602-277-5551 X1738
  • Email: [email protected]