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Housekeeping Associate Healthcare

Compass Canada

Victoria, BC V8V 3K9
19 Oct 2017
  • Janitorial / Cleaning / Domestic Services
  • General Help / Labour
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Position Overview: 

Compass Group Canada, Canada’s leading Food and Support Services Company is currently hiring for Housekeeping Associates to perform all aspects of janitorial work in Comox, Courtenay, and Campbell River. The Housekeeping Associate will be responsible for key cleaning duties throughout the hospital such as disinfecting, damp dusting, dry and wet mopping, floor maintenance and finishing, cleaning of washrooms, walls, vents, patient rooms including beds, furniture and soiled linen, regular and biomedical waste collection. This position requires a positive, ‘Can Do’ attitude and the ability to work in a fast paced, physically demanding, and patient centric customer service oriented environment. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Housekeeping Associates will be responsible for all or some the following duties within the hospital: 

Cleaning and maintaining all common areas such as floors, stairs, carpets by performing tasks such as sweeping, vacuuming, shampooing, dry/wet mopping, auto scrubbing and floor refinishing including stripping, sealing, waxing and polishing 

Cleaning, washing and maintaining all patient contact items (beds, over bed tables, commodes, chairs, IV poles, lights, bedside tables) 

Cleaning and disinfecting areas and items such as surgical procedure areas, washrooms, operating room tables, stretchers, vents, interior windows, walls, glass, doors and mirrors by washing and damp dusting 

Collecting waste and emptying garbage containers, including sharps and glass from all areas of the hospital and disposing according to proper procedures 

Collecting soiled linen and distributing clean linen according to guidelines 

Stripping and washing beds, making beds according to instructions, collecting and folding linen such as towels, gowns, washcloths 

Removing and re-hanging bedside, window and shower curtains using step ladders 

Performing terminal and isolation cleaning and hazardous spills according to strict guidelines 

Assisting in moving furniture and setting up rooms for events such as patient room cleaning, patient activities and meetings 

Maintaining equipment by cleaning, lubricating and replacing filters, bags and belts 

Keeping current on training and education (WHMIS, Infection Control, housekeeping practices) 


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required: 

Previous housekeeping experience, preferably in healthcare, hotel or commercial cleaning strongly preferred 

Strong time management and organizational skills to be able to manage heavy work load 

Physical ability to perform all aspects of the job, including requirements to lift up to 20 pounds 

Ability to work both independently and in team setting as required 

Good command of English language, both verbal and written; ability to follow written and verbal instructions 


Note: A satisfactory Criminal Record Check for the purposes of working with vulnerable adults and children is a condition of employment. Proof of immunizations and Tuberculosis Screening Rest results will be required from successful candidates. 

About Compass Group Canada: 

Compass Group Canada is the largest food service and facilities management provider in Canada. The people behind Compass Group Canada are as important and exceptional as the food and support services we provide. Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent – Great People, Great Service, Great Results! We offer great wages, benefits and employee incentives. 

Learn more about us at 

Resumes can be sent via email to: 

We thank everyone for their application. We will contact shortlisted candidates for an interview. 

To connect with us in person, please come and see us at the Victoria Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair, Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Juan de Fuca Q Centre, 1767 Island Hwy, Victoria, 10 am - 4 pm 


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