Housekeeping Aide I-Housekeeping

By | December 24, 2017

Position #20010209 



  • Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • Must be able to read and speak English effectively.
  • Classroom and on-the-job training provided by the Housekeeping Department.
  • Previous related experience preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates competent in an Aboriginal language and/or knowledgeable in Aboriginal customs, beliefs, and practices.

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check.   The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.



Under the general direction of the Supervisor and following a written assignment, the incumbent is responsible for a variety of cleaning activities.  Areas of assignment may include:  patient care units, residences, cafeterias, offices, laboratories, locker room areas and/or corridors. Duties/responsibilities may also include keeping entrances free of litter, ice and snow, and assisting with flood cleanup and post construction cleanup.  Uses all equipment and products in accordance with Housekeeping procedures, and adheres to all safety and health regulations and safe work practices.  Reports to Supervisor and/or Customer Representative all unsafe practices, maintenance repairs required to buildings or building systems, deficiencies in housekeeping project service, and changes in occupancy and utilization of assigned work areas which may require increased or decreased levels of Housekeeping services.


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Position involves walking, bending, stretching, and lifting, carrying and/or moving moderately heavy weights.  Exposed to chemical substances, moisture, odour, grime and interruptions.  May be exposed to inadequate lighting, dust, heat, radiation, noise, infectious disease and cold temperatures.  Usual safety precautions must be taken to avoid work injury.  Has contact with patients, visitors and staff.


Salary:  Effective April 1, 2016 – $ 15.516, $ 15.982, $ 16.461, $ 16.955, $ 17.464, $ 17.988 C.U.P.E. Contract



Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more EFT positions greater than 1.0 combined across the WRHA legal entity (Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA Corporate Programs, WRHA Community Health Services). Consider this prior to applying for positions, as Employees in this situation cannot be awarded an additional position that will put them over full-time (1.0 EFT).  


Winnipeg Health Region (External Careers)