Utility Worker - Environmental Services
Inverness - Nova Scotia (NS),
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Estimated salary $17.01 - $17.71 an hour
Req ID: 55561
Location: Eastern Zone, Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
Department: 3000568 FMS Environmental Services ICH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Support Bargaining Unit - Unifor
Posting Closing Date: 06-Mar-20
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
Performs general repetitive tasks in maintaining an assigned area, with due consideration for patients, visitors and staff. Maintains clean and sanitary conditions in assigned areas as directed, according to established standards, observing proper cleaning and disinfecting techniques. Participates in On-the-Job Training programs. Seeks clarification of duties when indicated. Offers assistance and/or instruction to co-workers. Extends courtesy and consideration to others in interpersonal relationships. Demonstrates professional manner in work setting. Channels suggestions, concerns, and queries to appropriate authority. Performs duties in a timely and effective manner. Practices responsible cost effectiveness in the use of time, materials and equipment. Observes all hospital and departmental personnel policies with particular reference to patient confidentiality. Practices and promotes safety awareness, observes fire regulations and reports any suspected safety hazards. Participates in and contributes to the departmental quality management program.
- Grade 12/GED required.
- Knowledge of cleaning techniques and methods that apply to a health care setting is an asset.
- Good communication skills are essential.
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Permanent Full-Time position; 75 hours bi-weekly.
$17.0055 - $17.7137 hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
- Criminal Record Check
- Proof of education & training certifications
- Proof of any additional required qualification
- Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
- Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
- Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Support bargaining unit - Unifor position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) 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. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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