New job Housekeeper in Ontario


Company : Halton Region
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

Full Description

At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve.

Applicants within the bargaining unit will have first consideration.

This is a permanent part time position working 16 hours per week (0700 – 1500) including every other weekend.

Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.

We are proud to operate three non-profit long-term care homes where our employees make a meaningful contribution on the lives of the residents by providing quality care in a family-like atmosphere.

As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service-focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also recognized as a Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) Best Practice Spotlight organization.

At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your work.

Preferred Background:
Secondary School Graduation Diploma with relevant work experience is required. The ideal candidate has the ability to operate housekeeping equipment and a general knowledge and understanding of workplace safety. Good verbal and written communication skills, strong time management skills and the ability to work both in a team and independently are required. An understanding of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and Compliance Standards as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care is required. Related experience is an asset.

You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

Employment Conditions:
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, including Vulnerable Sector Screening by the first day of employment. You will also need to provide a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past six (6) months) by the first day of employment. The Region encourages staff to be immunized for influenza, however, it is not a condition of employment. If you do have proof of influenza vaccination or medical exemption, that should be shared as part of your onboarding process. Must be able to work shifts. The incumbent must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks associated with the care and assistance of residents. Physical requirements include lifting, pushing and pulling.

Working Conditions:

In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees.

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated is defined as having received all of the required doses of a World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccine and having received the final dose at least 14 days before your employment start date.

The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.

The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Human Rights Code, if the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code. Where the successful candidate has not been fully vaccinated, a documented medical reason provided by a physician or registered nurse and time period for the medical reason may be accepted consistent with Halton’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

  • Cleans and/or disinfects all surfaces including fixtures, equipment and washroom facilities.
  • Mops and polishes designated floor areas using various floor cleaning equipment.
  • Vacuums and shampoos carpeted areas.
  • Empties and cleans garbage cans throughout all areas of the facility.
  • Cleans walls and windows as required.
  • Stocks supplies as required.
  • Responds in a timely fashion to priorities and/or emergencies as instructed by the Supervisor or Registered Staff.
  • Provides meal time assistance.
  • Attends and participates in meetings.
  • Attends legislated training as required.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures, Rules and Regulations and Ministry Standards as set forth by the Corporation/Division/Department.
  • Functions as part of the Resident Home area team.


September 24, 2021

Posting Expires:

October 5, 2021

Posting #:


Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings

Important Information:

  • We appreciate all applications however only those selected to advance in the selection process will be contacted. Candidates will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please check your email and voicemail regularly.

  • We are committed to providing accommodation throughout the selection process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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