Housekeeping Aide

  • Company:
    City of Thunder Bay
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

General Information:As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE: It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics. Do not include:PhotosAny certificates that have photo identificationDriver’s licencesPolice records checksNote: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Divisionshould you be the successful applicant.If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant. Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.ACCOMMODATION: Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor – Environmental Services, processes and porters soiled and clean linen and residents’ personal clothing, maintains a clean and safe work area, and performs other duties as assigned.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:Picks up and processes soiled laundry and residents’ personal clothing.Delivers clean linen and clothing back to the units.Ensures all duties meet the Infection Control Guidelines for laundry processing. Mends and labels residents’ clothing.Checks supplies and cleans and maintains equipment and work areas.Processes / identifies all new linen and personal clothing.Attends meetings and educational services, as required.Assists courier to load and unload laundry, as required.Performs other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience:Grade 10 education, together with previous institutional/commercial laundry experience; orEquivalent combination of education and experience Mending experience would be an assetSkills/Abilities:Must be capable of accurately comprehending written/oral information and instructionsMust be highly motivated and able to work as a team memberMust have a genuine interest and understanding of the needs of the elderlyMust possess basic computer skillsMust be competent within the meaning of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety ActCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the positionMust have successfully undergone a ”two step” tuberculosis skin test within the 12 months prior to employmentMust undergo a successful police records check, Type 2