Housekeeping Aide 1

Requisition ID: 852 

Position Number: 20010132

Posting End Date: January 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Housekeeping Org Casuals 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1550

Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

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


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Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Supervisor and following a written assignment, the incumbent is responsible for a variety of cleaning activities.  Areas of assignment may include:  patient care units, residences, cafeterias, offices, laboratories, locker room areas and corridors.  Duties/responsibilities may also include keeping entrances free of litter, ice and snow, and assisting with flood cleanup and post construction cleanup.


Uses all equipment and products in accordance with Housekeeping procedures, and adheres to all safety and health regulations and safe work practices.


Reports to the Supervisor and/or Customer Representative all unsafe practices, maintenance repairs required to buildings or building systems, deficiencies in housekeeping project service, and changes in occupancy and utilization of assigned work areas which may require increased or decreased levels of Housekeeping services.


Ensures proper use and knowledge of all equipment and products in accordance with Housekeeping procedures.


  • Previous related experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Classroom and on-the-job training provided by Housekeeping.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Must be able to read and speak English effectively.

Physical Requirements

  • Position involves walking, bending, stretching, and lifting/carrying/moving moderately heavy weights. 
  • Exposed to chemical substances, moisture, odour, noise, vibration, dust grime and interruptions. 
  • May be exposed to inadequate lighting, inadequate ventilation, radiation, infectious diseases, smoke, battery acid and temperature extremes. 
  • Usual safety procedures and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be taken to avoid work injury. 
  • Has contact with patients, visitors and staff.


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


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, Health Sciences Centre, 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.

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