Environmental Services Aide
at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener
HOURS OF WORK: Various Shifts (Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends)
The successful incumbent will be responsible for such activities as wet and dry mopping, washroom cleaning, vacuuming, machine scrubbing, changing cubicle drapes, laundry and garbage collection, equipment cleaning, waste and recycle removal and restocking along with other duties. Individuals will also be trained to do discharge and isolation cleaning of patient rooms. Floor buffing, burnishing and refinishing along with wall washing, vent light and ceiling cleaning will be completed according to established schedules. They will also be responsible for cleaning patient rooms, common areas and washrooms. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.
- Previous experience in a janitorial/housekeeping position, preferably in an institutional environment an asset
- Must be able to perform duties efficiently under limited supervision
- Ability to operating machinery – buffers, floor scrubbers, etc.
- Good attendance record
- Good Interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to understand and follow directions
- Ability to push, pull and lift heavy equipment
- Ability to climb ladders
- Ability to walk and stand constantly
Grand River Hospital is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices. We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community. We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment. Grand River Hospital is a proud member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).
Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources in advance for assistance.
How to Apply:
We look forward to receiving your application! Apply today at https://www.grhosp.on.ca/Careers/p2
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