Job Position: Utility Worker – Housekeeping Services
Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority
Expected salary: $19.26 – 20.02 per hour
Location: Dartmouth, NS
Utility Worker – Housekeeping Services Job Details:
Req ID: 173615
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central Zone, Dartmouth General Hospital
Department: FMS Housekeeping DGH
Type of Employment: Temporary Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: NSGEU Support Position
Posting Closing Date: 5-Feb-24
Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.
About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, the Utility Worker maintains the cleanliness of the hospital. Activities include cleaning, mopping and dusting all areas in the hospital. Other work would include floor care (scrubbing and waxing floors), shampooing of carpets and chairs, waste removal (hazardous waste and regular waste), chemical spill cleanup, laundry tasks, room set-ups, window cleaning (interior), some salt application during winter months, isolation room cleaning, flood and bloodspill clean ups.
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
- Grade 12/GED or equivalent work experience required.
- Effective communication skills.
- Preference will be given to applicants with cleaning and floor care experience.
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.
Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.
- Long assignment, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
- Assignment is approximately 18 months in length
- Shifts are 7:30am-3:30pm includes weekends and holidays
Compensation and Incentives
$19.26 – $20.02 Hourly
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
Once You’ve Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
This is a Support bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.
Nova Scotia Health 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. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.