Environmental Services I – Cleaner/Housekeeper

ALB00190598 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

You’re dependable, efficient, and have a high respect for safety. More than looking nice and providing a more pleasant atmosphere, hospitals and healthcare facilities that are thoroughly cleaned, sanitized, and maintained provide a healthier environment for healing. With a strong work ethic and great attention to detail, no wastebasket gets missed and no spill is left for long with you around! Alberta Health Services is currently seeking someone like you to join our Environmental Services team to work as a cleaner/housekeeper. In this role, you will make a difference to everyone’s experience at AHS – staff, volunteers, patients and families alike. The Environmental Services I – Cleaner/Housekeeper, performs a range of cleaning services in clinical and non-clinical areas, including patient rooms, staff areas, and public areas. Make a difference in your own community. Keep the facility clean and help make everyone’s time at Big Country Hospital in Oyen safer, healthier, and more pleasant.


As an Environmental I, you will be responsible for performing a variety of routine tasks associated with the cleaning and disinfecting of clinical and non-clinical healthcare environments. Your typical duties may include sweeping, mopping and vacuuming, restocking supplies in bathroom facilities and, stripping linen and remaking beds. This includes replenishing cleaning supplies and linens and identifying and reporting potential hazards to your Working Leader.

  • Classification: Environmental I
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: SZ OYEN HC Housekeeping
  • Primary Location: Oyen - Big Country Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 02-MAR-2021
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 12-MAR-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75, 4.5, 4.25
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $17.78
  • Maximum Salary: $19.39
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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 22 lbs of force.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English proficiently.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous related cleaning experience in a health care organization is an asset. Demonstrated ability to be flexible in responding to changing demands and workloads. Ability to organize and prioritize workloads.

Please note:

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


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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We’re passionate about what we do.  Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta. 

Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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