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Indian Health Service Custodial Worker in Poplar, Montana

Summary This position is located in the Housekeeping department, at the White Buffalo Healthcare Facility, Poplar, MT. The position reports to the Custodial Worker Supervisor. This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19. READVERTISEMENT - This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information. Responsibilities Clean all patient treatment rooms, exam rooms and laboratory areas and ensure that all are disinfected, sanitized or decontaminated and free from pathogenic bacteria and infectious waste. Scrub, strip, wax and polish floors using heavy powered scrubbers and buffers. Periodically inspect all exam rooms, office, hallways, storage areas or all physical locations within the health facility to ensure that floors and halls are washed, waxed and polished; ensure that all file cabinets, tables, counters, window sills, light fixtures and fans are dusted and cleaned; ensure that restrooms are supplied with soap, paper towels, toilet tissue and deodorizers. Remove trash. Requirements Conditions of Employment Must pass pre-employment examination. Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period U.S. Citizenship is required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes. Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities. On-call hours, rotating shifts, weekends and/or holidays may be required. Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you. Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process. Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process, may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days after notification of return to full operations and successfully obtaining a favorable background investigation. Qualifications To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Competition for Custodial Worker Positions is restricted by law to persons entitled to veteran's preference as long as such applicants meet the additional eligibility criteria under the IHS Excepted Service Examining Plan and/or IHS Merit Promotion Plan. Candidates for this position will be evaluated under the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations. Under this system, how applicants gained their skill and knowledge or the length of time they have spent in a line of work are not as important as the fact that they have the required ability or potential to do the job. In this system, the job element method is used to match what applicants can do against what the work calls for. The knowledge, skill and abilities of applicants are compared with the knowledge, skills, and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. If applicants have the ability to do the work, they are considered eligible for the job. Each of the job elements are addressed on the online questionnaire. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element), Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints), Dexterity and Safety, and Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order) This job has screen out element(s) which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not meet the screen out element(s) will be found ineligible. SCREEN OUT ELEMENT(S): Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. WG-3: Your resume must demonstrate experience obtained in either the Federal, private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Clean various areas, e.g., exam rooms, public restrooms, walls, floors, furnishings, windows, outside entrance, respond to emergency cleaning needs; vacuum, sweep, mop and maintain floors within the facility and facility quarters when required; Use of manual and automated cleaning tools, e.g., brooms, mops, high pressured floor and/or carpet cleaners, pressure washers, etc.; remove non-infectious and infectious waste, mix and use chemicals, lift of move objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more. Education Additional Information Additional selection(s) of candidates may be possible within 240 days from the date the certificate of eligibles was issued for this announcement. This position is covered by a Bargaining Unit.