Cleaner, Environmental Services – Support Services- J0921-1354


Cleaner, Environmental Services – Support Services- J0921-1354

Website North York General Hospital

Job Title                                                                                                                                                                            Cleaner, Environmental Services

Job Details                                                                                                                                                                    Union: SEIU-S                                                                                                                                                                Department: Support Services >> Environmental Services >> – Environmental Services                                                 Reports To: Support Services Manager                                                                                                                              Job Category: Environmental Services

FTE: 1.0                                                                                                                                                                              Shifts: Day, Weekends                                                                                                                                                      Shift Duration: 8’s                                                                                                                                                                Status: Casual                                                                                                                                                              Number of Positions: 10                                                                                                                                                      Site: General Site, 4001 Leslie Street                                                                                                                                      Salary: $21.08 – $24.41 /Year

Post Date: 07/10/2021                                                                                                                                                        Closing Date: 18/10/2021

Position Summary                                                                                                                                                        Cleaner, Environmental Services                                                                                                                                         Your goal in this position is to perform general housekeeping activities within the established guidelines for health and safety, infection control and quality management. You’re able to work independently and as a team, you communicate effectively with colleagues, staff and residents, and provide excellent customer service. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families.

On a practical level, you will:
• Work safely in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Ministry of Environment Regulation 309 (Biomedical Waste), and other work related regulations
• Have a good understanding of chemical and equipment use, including vacuum cleaners, auto scrubbers, and carpet extractors
• Have the ability to read, write English and follow written instructions
• Be able to walk, stand, reach, kneel and lift weights up to 30 lbs. and push carts on wheels
• Dust, sweep and damp mops floors
• Collect garbage and handle waste
• Replenish supplies
• Strip, disinfect and make discharged beds ready for new admissions
• Move furniture
• Wax, strip floors/heavy cleaning, isolation, etc.
• Clean patient and clinical areas, including carpet and chair wash, etc.
• Set-up including opening and closing the walls, moving chairs and tables


• Grade XII diploma or equivalent
• Certified in Health and Safety – preferred
• Previous cleaning experience with micro fiber system
• Ability to read, write English and follow written instructions
• Ability to communicate with residents and staff
• Good understanding of chemical and equipment use, including vacuum cleaners, auto scrubbers, and carpet extractors
• Ability to work independently or as a team
• Strong customer service skills
• Bilingualism in French/English an Asset

What We Offer                                                                                                                                                                    Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part Time Unscheduled position, with 8 hour shifts, All shifts, Days, nights, and evenings, including weekends in the Environmental Services department. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes benefits, pension, and vacation. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

How to Apply
Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:
• Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
• We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

Please refer to the Job Opportunities page on eric for more detailed application instructions.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your need

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