City of Thunder Bay

  • Housekeeping Aide

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(10/12/2018 12:01 AM)
    Competition Number
    Corporate Services & Long Term Care
    Posting Category
    Pioneer Ridge
    Job Type
    Temporary Casual
    Number of Positions
    Unifor Local 229
    CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    CAD $22.49/Hr.
    CAD $22.90/Hr.
    Pay Band
    Post End Date
    Effective Date
    February 8, 2006
    Supersedes Date
    January 11, 2005
  • General Information:


    As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


    ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

    • Photos
    • Any certificates that have photo identification
    • Driver’s licences
    • Police records checks

    Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


    ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


    Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.


    Job Description

    POSITION SUMMARY:      Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor – Environmental Services, processes and porters soiled and clean linen and residents’ personal clothing, maintains a clean and safe work area, and performs other duties as assigned.



    1. Picks up and processes soiled laundry and residents’ personal clothing.
    2. Delivers clean linen and clothing back to the units.
    3. Ensures all duties meet the Infection Control Guidelines for laundry processing.
    4. Mends and labels residents’ clothing.
    5. Checks supplies and cleans and maintains equipment and work areas.
    6. Processes / identifies all new linen and personal clothing.
    7. Attends meetings and educational services, as required.
    8. Assists courier to load and unload laundry, as required.
    9. Performs other duties as assigned.





    • Grade 10 education, together with previous institutional/commercial laundry experience; or
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Mending experience would be an asset



    • Must be capable of accurately comprehending written/oral information and instructions
    • Must be highly motivated and able to work as a team member
    • Must have a genuine interest and understanding of the needs of the elderly
    • Must possess basic computer skills
    • Must be competent within the meaning of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act



    • Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
    • Must have successfully undergone a "two step" tuberculosis skin test within the 12 months prior to employment
    • Must undergo a successful police records check, Type 2


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