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Department Community Services
Service Area Housing, Social Services & Dearness Home
File # D-49-13E
Posting Closed Date 11/21/2013
Position Title Housekeeping Aide
Position Type Casual
Employee Group Dearness - Service
Summary of Duties Under the direction of the Manager of Environmental Services, performs a variety of cleaning duties to maintain safe, clean and sanitary conditions.
Work Performed
  • Maintains floors by sweeping, dust mopping, machine scrubbing and stripping. Seals and refinishes floors. Buffs floors, vacuums and shampoos carpets.
  • Cleans walls, ceilings and lights with the materials provided.
  • Spot cleans walls within reach.
  • Dusts and washes all furniture in all areas of the Home. 
  • Cleans and disinfects toilets, urinals, wash basins and fixtures.
  • Collects and disposes of all garbage from all areas of the Home.
  • Cleans windows, window frames and ledges.
  • Vacuums all drapes; removes and rehangs as required.
  • Cleans kitchen hoods, all stainless steel duct works, and all ventilators.
  • Uses housekeeping machines, tools and equipment properly and safely, and maintains them in clean condition. Reports any defects or deficiencies immediately.
  • Reports immediately any unsafe or unsanitary condition.
  • Removes or relocates furniture and client’s possessions.
  • Unplugs toilets, replaces bulbs and cleans air diffusers.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.
  • Successful completion of Grade 12 in the Province of Ontario or equivalent.
  • Ability to speak and understand English.
  • Ability to operate housekeeping equipment as required in a safe and competent manner.
  • Physically capable of performing all duties as required.
  • Ability to work on ladder up to 10’.
Compensation Range Start Rate - $20.21/hour
Please note successful candidates will be asked to provide a Police Criminal Record Check dated within the last six months.  This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).
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