Cleaner & Food Services Worker

Cleaner & Food Services Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 15, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Service
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :KAMLOOPS
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Overlander Extended Care in Kamloops is looking for Casuals who are interested in working in both their Housekeeping and Food Services Departments! If you have Grade 10, a valid food safe certificate and an equivalent combination of education, training and experience….Apply today!

Please watch the following Support Services video before deciding to submit your application:

The successful candidate must be aware of the current Public Health Order surrounding mandatory COVID19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. The successful candidate must be reasonably available to work all shift days and types noted below.

Hours of work in Food Services:
Rotating Days: 06:30 to 14:40, 07:20 to 15:30, 15:30 to 19:30
Hours of work in Housekeeping:
Rotating Days, Evenings: 07:00 to 15:10, 14:20 to 22:30

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week.

As a team player you will perform a variety of duties within the Food Services and Housekeeping Operations such as:
• Cleans areas such as floors, stairways, walls, windows, ceilings and walkways by methods such as sweeping, vacuuming, dust mopping, spot washing, and wet washing with mops and buckets and/or mechanical equipment. Applies floor finishes and/or buffs floors with mechanical equipment as required.
• Empties and cleans waste/recycling containers; collects and removes garbage/recycling according to departmental procedures.
• Cleans and disinfects washrooms and replenishes items/supplies such as soap and towels.
• Strips and makes beds; cleans and tidies items such as cupboards, lockers, basins and tables.
• Cleans items such as furniture, woodwork, ledges, fixtures and blinds by dusting, polishing and wiping.
• Moves furniture such as beds, stretchers, and other furniture and/or equipment manually and/or using aides such as dollies and carts.
• Cleans items such a venetian blinds, air vents and ducts, radiators, and light fixtures; removes and rehangs drapes and bed curtains as required.
• Cleans upholstered furniture, carpets and rugs by methods such as vacuuming, shampooing, brushing and/or shaking.
• Cleans Nursing areas and Isolation rooms including the washing of furniture, in accordance with departmental procedures.
• Picks up soiled laundry and linen, distributes clean laundry and linen, and places laundry and linen orders according to established procedure.
• Maintains housekeeping utility rooms in neat and tidy condition. Maintains housekeeping machines and equipment by cleaning, lubricating and replacing items such as filter bags and belts.
• Cleans outside entrances as required, cleans and services sidewalks as directed.
• Uses pressure washer to clean such things as carts, wheels, stretchers, exterior of buildings, sidewalks, etc., as directed.
• Adheres to proper work procedures, observes regulations pertaining to work; cooperates in establishing a work environment free of accidents and industrial disease, and reports inoperable equipment or damaged, unsafe equipment in accordance with established procedures.
• In accordance with established site-specific procedures may perform duties such as:
o delivering/picking up meal trays
o washing/drying micro-fiber cloths and mops
• Performs other related duties as assigned
• Portioning and serving meals and beverages within a dining room and/or cafeteria operation;
• Counts, weighs and/or measures ingredients for assigned food preparation area;
• Washing and peeling vegetables and fruit;
• Assembles beverages and food items – tea, coffee, sandwiches, salads, bag lunches, items for Meals on Wheels;
• Washing dishes and utensils;
• Setting up and delivering meal carts;
• Cleaning of food service areas.
• Clerical duties such as answering the telephone, filing, writing information on menu cards
• Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 10,
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Valid Food Safe Certificate

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work
• Ability to operate related equipment.

**Please Note**

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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