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Utility Worker - Housekeeping Services

May 22 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Cleaning, Housekeeping, Health, Medical, Health, Medical, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Maintenance, Engineering, Trades
Dartmouth, NS

Req ID: 45126
Location: Central Zone, East Coast Forensic Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: 60038366 ECFH Housekeeping Services
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (30% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Support
Bargaining Unit - NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 4-Jun-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, the Utility Worker maintains the cleanliness of the hospital. Activities include cleaning, mopping and dusting all areas in the hospital. Other work would include floor care (scrubbing and waxing floors), shampooing of carpets and chairs, waste removal (hazardous waste and regular waste), chemical spill cleanup, laundry tasks, room set-ups, window cleaning (interior), some salt application during winter months, isolation room cleaning, flood and bloodspill clean ups.

Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate in their application/resume that they meet the following criteria:

  • Grade 12/GED required
  • Effective communication skills
  • Preference will be given to applicants with cleaning and floor care experience
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please note: Applicants relying on equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalency in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work
  • Permanent, Part-time (30%) position; 22.5 hours bi-weekly.
  • Week-ends and holidays included.
Salary Information

$17.0054 - $17.7139 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Support bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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