Environmental Services Worker - Environmental Services

Nova Scotia Health Authority - Yarmouth, NS+5 locations
Up to $1,000 a weekPermanent +2Weekend availability +2

Req ID: 141389
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western Zone, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Department: FMS Environmental Services YRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (70% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: CUPE Support Position
Posting Closing Date: 7-Oct-22

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

The Environmental Services Worker contributes toward the protection against cross infection while keeping the facility safe and visibly clean and is responsible for the provision of a clean, safe, comfortable and attractive environment for patients, residents, visitors and staff. Duties of the position may include any or all duties outlined in the Environmental Services Worker position description. In addition to being readily available on short notice, the position requires availability for all shifts, including weekends and holidays.

The duties of the Environmental Services Worker will be carried out in accordance with the principles and practices that guide Nova Scotia Health.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Grade 12/GED or equivalent work experience required.
  • Ability to use sound judgement and initiative.
  • Experience working with individuals with diverse intellectual / physical challenges.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships with all levels of staff and patients/residents.
  • Ability to hold in confidence all matters pertaining to patients, staff, co-workers and the hospitality.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends on short notice for room cleaning and moving of heavy furniture.
  • Good reading and writing skills.
  • Previous hospital housekeeping and room cleaning experience would be a definite asset.
  • Travel may be required between sites. Access to a reliable vehicle is required.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.

  • Permanent, part-time (70%) position; 52.5 hours bi-weekly
Compensation and Incentives

$17.09 - $17.80 Hourly

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit Recruitment - Incentives

This is a Support bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.

Nova Scotia Health 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. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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