Custodial Worker (Housekeeper)
The purpose of the Fisher House is to provide temporary, convenient and affordable lodging for families of patients at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. This position provides adequate and timely housekeeping services to guests and/or to the lodging operation.
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Ensures security of all guests is maintained at all times. Ensures guest privacy is maintained at all times. Professionally interacts with guests, answering guest questions and concerns. On a daily basis dusts, waxes/polishes furniture; empties wastebaskets. Cleans, sanitizes, and/or deodorizes bathrooms, kitchen area. Removes and changes bedding; makes beds. Restocks amenities, bed and bath linens, and other guest room supplies. Prepares linen in/out report daily. Completes room status report providing status of all assigned rooms. Informs supervisor of any missing, malfunctioning or damaged items in rooms, common areas or any valuables left out in the open by guests. Performs deep cleaning as required. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
US Citizens and Non-Citizens in the Local Commuting Area (Within 50 mile radius of Portsmouth, VA)
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Conditions of Employment
Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.
A general knowledge of cleaning procedures, cleaning equipment, commonly used chemicals (including MSDS) and basic safety is required.
Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing with management, staff and guests.
This position is subject to the possibility of workdays on weekends and holidays, as well as, rotating shifts, often consisting of other than normal duty hours. The staff member may be recalled to duty and/or required to work overtime, including on an emergency basis. Must have ability to perform moderately strenuous physical labor such as unassisted lifting, moving and carrying of supplies and equipment weighting up to 45 pounds. May be required to climb/descend stairs and properly placed stepladders.
Required to obtain a housekeeping certification within 6 months of employment, as well as any other requirements outlined in the Lodging Career Path Guide.
This position is subject to a favorable National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).
This position does not have a positive education requirement.
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodation(s) should email their request to **** to ensure proper consideration is given.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.
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Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a complete copy of sponsor’s orders.
If claiming Veteran’s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4).
Statement of Service (Applies to Military ONLY).
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
CNIC values our employees and considers them to be the greatest asset of our organization. As an employer of choice, we are committed to attracting and retaining the “best of the best” by providing comprehensive benefits that are a valuable part of the total compensation package. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, life insurance, spouse and dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
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Commander, Navy Installations Command
5720 Intregrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055
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All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Open & closing dates:
08/09/2018 to 08/16/2018
$8.80 to $10.25 per year 20 - 34 hours/week
Pay scale & grade:
Part-Time - Part Time