Dependable, efficient, and fully embracing “safety” as a core value, as Environmental Services - Housekeeping, you have a real impact on everyone’s experience at AHS facilities – staff, volunteers, and patients alike. More than just being a professional and pleasant environment, hospitals and healthcare facilities that are properly cleaned, sanitized, and maintained provide a healthier environment for healing. As Environmental Services II – Cleaner/Housekeeper, you will perform a range of cleaning services in clinical and non-clinical areas, including patient rooms, staff areas, and public areas. You have a good knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and techniques, and your efficiency and attention to detail means it all gets done in a timely fashion. AHS operates the Claresholm General Hospital, Community Health Centre, Addiction and Mental Health Centre, and Willow Creek Continuing Care in Claresholm. Taking this position also offers the chance to join our Environmental Services teams across multiple sites and, therefore, maximizing your opportunity for more shifts. Work for a top-ranked national and provincial employer. You’ll enjoy competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for growth. Located approximately 125 kilometers or just under an hour and a half from Calgary, Claresholm is almost equally close to Waterton Lakes National Park. The prairie town is home to about 3,800 people, and offers essential amenities, K-12 schools, and a satellite campus of Lethbridge College. Numerous regional attractions lie even closer, including provincial parks, museums, and provincial parks – many within an hour’s drive, and some no more than 30 minutes! Whether you like to explore local history and culture, get outdoors, or a little of both, discover these hidden gems for yourself with Claresholm as your home.
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
Primary Location: AMHB Claresholm
Posting End Date: 31-AUG-2021
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 29-JUL-2021
Hours per Shift: Varies
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $19.43
Maximum Salary: $21.23
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
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:
Good interpersonal skills required Must be fluent in the English language. Must be able to write and read English Good communication skills, auditory acuity, manual and finger dexterity, motor coordination Must be physically fit, able to lift heavy loads Must be able to walk and or stand for long periods of time
Grade 12 is preferred Previous experience in Health Care Cleaning an asset Knowledge of hospital equipment / procedures an asset Knowledge of WHMIS is an asset