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This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until June 30, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be Wednesday 19 May, 2021 with subsequent cut-off dates every Monday. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. NOTE: First area of consideration given to current permanent employees of the Birmingham VAMC. Incumbent operate processing equipment at or above industry standards. Equipment includes; spreader/feeder/ironer/folder and stacker conveyor, both small and large piece folders. Understands Infection Control measures are to be maintained between soiled side operations and clean textiles, and uses proper aseptic techniques including proper hand hygiene. Incumbent operate other laundry processing equipment at industry standards: lift system, all dryers, small washers, and garment finishing tunnel. Perform required care and maintenance of machines and equipment. Incumbent is cross-trained in all techniques and procedures used within the TCPF in the event of staffing shortages or unforeseen workload and works under strict timeframes and deadlines due to patient workload. Incumbent will assist the Machine Operators, Linen Clerks, Sewing Machine Operator and Truck Driver as necessary. (Valid driver's license required if operating vehicle.) When assisting the Laundry Machine Operators, must have basic knowledge of the operating principles of commercial washing, and knowledge to select the correct wash formula from the provided chart for the selected wash load and basic knowledge of the operation of the cart wash, water and air systems to identify proper operation and the procedure to shut down the equipment if a malfunction occurs. Must be familiar with various chemical agents used by the TCPF to ensure they are properly used to prevent damage to linens, uniforms and any other textile processed. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8AM to 430PM, hours may change based on the needs of the service. May be required to work some evenings and weekends. Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available Position Description Title/PD#: Laundry Worker/PD8007A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
Internal Number: 600163700
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.