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Housekeeping/Laundry/Support
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ALB00138816 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Do you enjoy seeing results of your hard work? Then join our Environmental Service team! Under general supervision, the Environmental II (ESII) is responsible for: Thorough cleaning of staff, patient, resident, public, clinical, office areas in AHS facilities. Offer a high level of cleaning, disinfecting skills ensuring AHS facilities are safe, clean as determined by Provincial Standards, Guidelines, and Protocols. Displays respect, good customer service skills, while cleaning for departments, staff, patients, residents, public, and coworkers. Takes direction, swift action. Works independently but assists ES team as needed. Fosters a safe, inclusive workplace. Follows daily written routine, flexible to reprioritize quickly when challenging situations arise, reorganizing workloads to complete work. Works at a quick consistent pace while providing excellent cleaning services. Performs high/light dusting, thorough cleaning of equipment, furniture, walls, vents, windows inside/out, ledges/edges, ceilings, doors/door handles/frames, bed frames/mattress, dispensers, counters, waste /sharps containers, sinks, showers, tubs, toilets, etc. throughout AHS facilities. Collects, transports general, bio medical, recycling waste. Interior pest control. Performs floor maintenance duties of dry, wet mopping, floor scrubbing, stripping, waxing, shampooing with the use of manual & power cleaning equipment. Ensures public, patient care, offices, staff areas have supplies. Transports/ arranges heavy furniture/equipment using dollies, carts or manually. Complies with (OH&S), (WHMIS), work safety, IPC regulations, ACE, Communicable Disease Assessment.

Description:

As an Environmental II, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks associated with intensive or specialized cleaning within a hospital or facility associated with industrial cleaning supplies and by using powered industrial equipment. Your typical duties may include operating industrial cleaning equipment for floor maintenance, thorough washing of ceilings and windows and emptying hazardous waste. You may also provide training/orientation to Environmental staff.

  • Classification: Environmental II
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: NZ CDL HC Housekeeping18
  • Primary Location: Cold Lake Hlthcare/Mental Hlth
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 26-OCT-2020
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 02-OCT-2020
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $19.24
  • Maximum Salary: $21.02
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent. Knowledge and operation of a computer including Microsoft Office. Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time and perform repetitive movements for the duration of your shift. Physically capable to lift, push and pull up to 30 lbs of force.

Additional Required Qualifications:

General knowledge of cleaning techniques and methods required. Good customer service and interpersonal skills required. Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format. Able to perform physical demands which includes a range of lifting between floor to above shoulders, bending knees, bending forward, reaching, squatting and kneeling; Arm, wrist, elbow and shoulder work for the majority of the shift. Ability to climb ladders, use manual cleaning equipment such as both wet and dry mops, dusters, cleaning cloths, toilet brushes, squeegees, scrappers, use power cleaning equipment such as buffers, striping machines, auto scrubbers, burnisher’s, vacuums and carpet cleaners. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful completion of a basic housekeeping program is an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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