Utility Worker - Environmental Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
Inverness, NS, CA, B0E 1N0 CA
1d ago

Req ID : 120400

Company : Nova Scotia Health

Location : Eastern Zone, Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital

Department : FMS Environmental Services ICH

Type of Employment : Permanent Hourly PT (40% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Status : Unifor Service position

Posting Closing Date : 2-Nov-21

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada.

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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. Supports and participates in departmental continuing education programs.

Performs other related duties as required.


  • Grade 12 / GED is 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 demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.

    Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

    Hours of Work

    Permanent Part-Time 40% position, 30 hours bi-weekly.

    Salary Information

    $17.09 - $17.80 hourly

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