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Environmental Assistant

Requisition ID: 293084 

Position Number: 20077190

Posting End Date: October 18, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg

Work Location: Middlechurch

Department / Unit: MC Environmental Services-Laundry 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-3644(204)

Anticipated Start Date: 10/29/2021 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $15.516, $15.982, $16.461, $16.955, $17.464, $17.988


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

This position is changed with the cleanliness of the facility and includes high dusting, damp dusting, dust mopping, wet and dry mopping, vacuuming and carpet cleaning, floor stripping and refinishing, waste handling.


  • Minimum of one year experience as a housekeeping cleaner in an institutional, commercial or healthcare facility will be considered. Training will be provided.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12 or equivalent



Qualifications and Skills

  • Working knowledge of applicable sanitation and safety standards related to the department.
  • Good physical and mental health to meet the position demands
  • Observe all aspects of resident safety at all times
  • Ability to learn and apply proper body mechanics, being able to bend, stoop, kneel, stretch over and under furnishings and building fixtures
  • Ability to work from and climb stepladders
  • Maintain a high standard of service and cleanliness
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in English; both orally and in writing

Physical Requirements

  • May involve exposure to disease, toxic materials, noise, allergens, blood, feces, body fluids, etc.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated individuals.
  • Performing physical activities that require considerate use of arms and legs and moving of body, such as bending, lifting, balancing, walking and stooping.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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