Performs cleaning work throughout the National Gallery of Art's facilities, restrooms, galleries, exhibition areas, public areas, staff areas, offices, facilities management areas and all areas utilizing the latest advancements in cleaning technology. Utilizes a wide variety of cleaning agents, technical cleaning equipment and specialized chemicals to achieve optimum results according to the cleaning assignment. Follows strict safety measures and precautions, including wearing the prescribed safety equipment and clothing according to Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information in performing all work.RequirementsConditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship required
- Veterans have preference
- Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements
- All required documents must be submitted by 11:59PM EST on closing date.
- The selected candidate will provide a medical examination document.
Physical Requirements: Any selected candidate must show evidence of meeting the physical requirements of the position. This may require the selected candidate to obtain a medical examination from a licensed medical practitioner. The selected individual must be able to move equipment in the course of cleaning activities weighing over 50 pounds. He/She will be required to climb ladders and stairs and must work and/or stand on his/her feet for long periods of time on marble, linoleum, or carpeted surfaces. Must work from standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, or other awkward positions.Qualifications
Candidates must meet the Handbook X-118C qualification requirements for WG-3566-3 , which includes possession of the following job elements:
1. Ability to do the work of Custodial Worker without more than normal supervision (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT)
2. Work practices (including keeping things neat, clean and in order)
3. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (other than blueprints)
4. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment
5. Dexterity and safety "Experience"
refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.Time-in-Grade:
Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration under merit promotion procedures.CTAP/ICTAP candidates:
To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.Additional information
- The National Gallery of Art fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
• More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
• Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
• AN EXTERNAL SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST BE FINGERPRINTED AND RECEIVE A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, RESULTING IN A SATISFACTORY SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BEFORE BEING HIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
• All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
EEO Policy: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/EEO_Policy_Statement
Reasonable Accommodation Policy: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable_Accommodation_Policy_Statement
Veterans Information: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Veterans_Information
Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/