Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario, Conseil régional des Mille-Îles
City of Kingston
November 4, 2019
Duration / Durée
Replacement / Remplacement
Other Category / Autre catégorie
Long Term Care
Salary / Salaire
$21.23 - $25.69/Hour
How to Apply / Comment appliquer
By Email/ Par courriel
Please Specify / Veuillez spécifier (e.g.
Advertised until / Annoncé jusqu'au
City / Ville


Position Summary

The Environmental Services Custodian ensures that all areas of the Home are kept clean, emphasizing infection control practices at all times.


-Clean residents’ rooms as assigned, ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness are met at all times;

-Clean and sanitize/disinfect resident and public bathrooms thoroughly;

-Clean hallways, offices, dining room, serving area, washrooms and tub room, and all assigned areas of the facility, removing soiled furniture for cleaning;

-Daily delivery of incontinent supplies to each floor;

-Room preparation for new residents, including stripping and waxing the floor, moving furniture, etc.;

-Conference room set ups;

-Ensure full compliance with Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Act & Regulations, as well as all current infection control procedures;

-Use initiative to identify cleaning needs and cleaning improvement opportunities;

-Actively promote and follow safe work practices and ensure accident prevention and health and safety responsibilities are fully met by self and others.

Skills & Experience / Compétences & expérience

Qualifications, Competencies
Grade 12 diploma or equivalent education;

-Three (3) months of related work experience with preference given to experience in a health care setting;

-Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands:

-Able to perform the essential duties of the job, such as pushing carts, climbing ladders, moving furniture, and operating cleaning equipment;

-Demonstrated ability to interact with seniors in a caring and respectful manner;

-Able to maintain confidentiality;

Commitment to promoting and following safe work practices. Ability to consistently focus on health and safety challenges in dealing with exposure to body wastes/fluids, chemicals/cleaning substances, dust/dirt and noise;

Able to work independently and as an effective team member in a cooperative manner with all members of staff, families, residents, volunteers and outside agencies;

Demonstrated communication, organizational, prioritization and time management skills as required to complete cleaning routines;

Committed to ongoing learning and development;

Proof of recent screening for Tuberculosis (TB);

Proof of immunity to communicable diseases;

Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including vulnerable sector, at own expense.

Other Comments / Autres commentaires

Closing Statement
Please apply to Career Opportunities at: Your resumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement. If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at, quoting the Job Number and the Job Title. If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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