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Housekeeping Aide 2

Requisition ID: 7581 

Position Number: 20030593

Posting End Date: May 21, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Housekeeping CAM 5 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1550(204)

Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.40 

Anticipated Shift: Nights; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hrs

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $16.603, $17.101, $17.614, $18.143, $18.687, $19.248


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Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Manager and/or following a written assignment or predetermined schedule, the incumbent is responsible for: refinishing and maintenance of floors; carpet maintenance; washing walls, ceilings, blinds and fixtures; curtain exchange; and incinerator cleaning. Duties/responsibilities may also include ice and snow removal, and assisting with flood cleanup and post construction cleanup. Ensures proper use and knowledge of all equipment and products in accordance with Housekeeping procedures. Knowledge of the various types of pads, brushes, floor machines and floor maintenance products is required to maintain the various types of flooring throughout the Centre. Knowledge of various housekeeping supplies and the ability to replenish housekeeping supplies from a central storage location to other housekeeping closets throughout the Health Sciences Centre. Adheres to all safety and health regulations and safe work practices, and reports to the Manager and/or Customer Representative all unsafe practices, maintenance repairs required to buildings or building systems, and deficiencies in Housekeeping project service.


  • Previous related experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

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

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be able to read and speak English effectively.

Physical Requirements

  • Position involves walking, bending, stretching, and lifting/carrying/moving/pushing heavy equipment and furnishings.
  • Exposed to chemical substances, moisture, odour, noise, vibration, dust and grime and interruptions.
  • May be exposed to smoke, inadequate lighting, temperature extremes, radiation, inadequate ventilation, battery acid, and infectious disease.
  • Many safety procedures and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are required to avoid work injury.
  • May have contact with patients, staff and visitors.


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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