Environmental I – Housekeeping
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton, AB
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: UA-Environmental Serv-EDM
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.00
Posting End Date: 22-FEB-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 04-MAR-2019
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: $17.60
Maximum Salary: $19.20
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent. Physically capable to walk and/or stand for the duration of your shift, and perform repetitive physical movements.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Basic knowledge of computer programs, such as email, is required. Applicants must have, at minimum, basic computer skills. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, understand and follow written and oral directions in English. Must be dependable, thorough and be able to work with minimal supervision. All new employees will be required to attend a 5-day Environmental Services Orientation and a 1- day AHS Orientation. For internal AHS and Environmental Services applicants: Two professional references are required upon interview. For External applicants: The following must be provided at the time of interview: 3 professional references. Valid work permit/visa.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience performing environmental cleaning duties in a hospital or institution, as well as extensive knowledge of machines and tools, including their uses, basic maintenance and troubleshooting. Previous knowledge and application of WHMIS would be an asset. A combination of education, training and relevant experience, including customer-service experience, may be considered. Internal applicants without a High School Diploma will be considered.