VA has a need for housekeeping staff to help keep facilities clean and safe for patients, staff and visitors.

We are seeking to quickly fill positions at facilities across the nation. We’re looking for quality employees who will help Veterans get better fast. New openings are going up daily, so please visit VA Careers or the USA Jobs website daily for the most up-to-date postings.

Vital support staff

Each year, nearly 9 million Veterans undergo surgeries, recover from injuries, and receive care for acute and chronic conditions at VA.

Behind the scenes, thousands of support services staff members make this possible by keeping our medical centers and outpatient clinics clean and safe. They manage spills quickly, discard trash, install light bulbs, vacuum and scrub floors, and more.

“Our housekeeping staff is absolutely essential to providing a sanitary and healthy environment for our patients,” said Darren Sherrard, associate director of VA recruitment marketing.

Enjoy excellent benefits

VA housekeeping aides receive:

  • Paid vacation time that accrues right away, paid sick leave and 10 paid federal holidays.
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision, which may become effective on the first full pay period after the job starts.
  • Access to the Federal Employees’ Retirement System (FERS), a three-tier retirement plan composed of Social Security, FERS basic benefits and the Thrift Savings Plan.

Child care and transportation assistance programs may also be available.

VA employees who have previously served in the military or another federal government role continue to accrue retirement benefits.

“As a housekeeping aide, you’ll be working alongside other Veterans, who make up 85 percent of the custodial staff,” Sherrard said.

Housekeeping aide positions are open at VA facilities across the United States and its territories. Transferring between locations is easy and you’ll take all of your benefits with you, including accumulated paid time off.

Choose VA today

See if a VA career as a housekeeping aide is for you.

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Published on Apr. 2, 2020

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  1. alan taylor April 9, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    i am a veteran i dont have a resume i would love to put in @usajobs im near the loma linda facility

  2. deborah a lariscy April 9, 2020 at 12:02 am

    Sorry, what do initials cwt mean? civilian work —– ? Some of us don’t know. Thanks

  3. Paula Moller April 7, 2020 at 10:16 am

    Blessings. I’m a US Navy veteran available for work in the Atlanta, GA area.

  4. A. F. April 6, 2020 at 11:03 am

    You need to call Voluntary Service at the VA near you to find out what is required to volunteer. I worked for the VA for 43 years, & frequently utilized volunteers in Engineering Service. To request a volunteer we filled out a simple one-page form to describe type of work/duties, work schedule, etc. Prior to volunteering, the volunteers completed paperwork & attended a VA orientation. Be sure to specify on your application your areas of interest so you can be well placed. We had volunteers in the office, helping in various trades (electrical, electronics, carpentry, painting, general mechanics, grounds maintenance, pipefitting, plumbing, construction, safety, etc.) & in many other departments of the hospital. Good luck!

  5. Amber April 5, 2020 at 2:25 am

    If you are really needing people you need to go hire from the cwt people first. We don’t get paid time off or any other benefits but do the same work. Hiring from cwt should be mandatory. And if the va thinks different that’s because they make more than 8 dollars an hour and can probably afford luxuries like groceries

  6. Maria Patino April 4, 2020 at 1:17 pm

    I attend school during the day, online now, but can be available in the evenings. I live in Houston, Texas.

  7. Richard Mcgoogan April 4, 2020 at 11:36 am

    I’m available for work in fayettville NC working as a CWT employee at this time would like to be permanent

  8. Carol Fortin April 4, 2020 at 9:33 am

    Unless the VA changes it but in system these will go unfilled for 6 months to a year. They have to be offered within the individual VA facilities for 90 days. Then it is opened up to all VA facilities and employees for another 90 days. After that maybe they will open it to the public. If you check the USA jobs website you can see the open positions and the icon indicating that the position is open to current employees only.

  9. Thompson April 4, 2020 at 8:03 am

    Good day, i am willing to work diligently, Hope i will be accepted

  10. Venturia Perkins April 4, 2020 at 7:22 am

    Will take a position in Pensacola, Florida if there is one open

  11. Willie Fowler Easterwood April 4, 2020 at 7:22 am

    I have a backgrond as a multcraft maintaining electrical also millwright ;industrial laundry machines; ammonia refrigeration,would anything like this be any help in a hospital maintainance shop?

  12. Veronica lucero April 4, 2020 at 12:14 am

    I need this work I have to much experencie in housekeping. Thank you

  13. Kenneth Rodriquez April 3, 2020 at 8:37 pm

    I worked for the VA medical center in Albany NY for 14 years and I miss working there the veterans and employes
    I worked as a food service supervisor
    If I could work I would like to help if I can I also have a lot of housekeeping

  14. Danny Simonson April 3, 2020 at 5:50 pm

    I was just told I did not qualify for a housekeeper position. I don’t understand. Disabled and 23 yr Army Veteran. Does one have to go thru CWT to get a housekeeper position?

  15. Courtney Barrington Lindo April 3, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    I am currently in Springhill Fl. and I am interested in housekeeping any facility nearing including , Tampa facility. currently I am unemployed and would love this oppertunity

  16. Courtney Barrington Lindo April 3, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    I am in Springhill Fl and very much interested in housekeeping job posted you can gmail me as I am unfamiliar with computers don’t think I have websites

  17. STEVEN HAMMEL April 3, 2020 at 2:52 pm

    I am available for work in St. cloud mn

  18. Tango Berry April 2, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    Will you accept volunteers? I’m an ARMY Veteran who’s unemployable, but still able to volunteer.

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