The Environmental Services II position is responsible for performing routine and specialized heavy cleaning tasks in clinical and non-clinical areas. Duties include, but are not limited to; discharge/transfer isolation cleaning, project cleaning such as wall washing and floor restoration, utilization of industrial equipment and hospital approved cleaning products, and collection and transportation of all waste streams within a hospital environment in compliance with AHS and department policies, procedures and standards. Physical requirements of this position include repetitive bending, kneeling, walking and standing for extended periods of time, lifting, pushing or pulling heavy and bulky items. Environmental Services is a patient and customer-service focused department consisting of approximately 6000 employees provincially. Environmental Services is responsible for the 24 hour/7 days per week maintenance of Alberta Health Services hospital’s environmental cleaning and waste stream management functions.
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: Royal Alexandra Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 26-OCT-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 05-NOV-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 4
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $19.43
Maximum Salary: $21.23
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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:
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 able to work with minimal supervision.
Preference will be given to those applicants that have 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.