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New Job Housekeeping Supervisor In Northwest Territories

Housekeeping Supervisor
Housekeeping Supervisor

Housekeeping Supervisor

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $61,000–$74,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within the Sahtu Region.

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

The incumbent reports to the Regional Manager, Operations and provides the necessary training and mentorship to new employees hired as housekeepers to ensure they understand all protocols and procedures in order to carry out duties safely. Six housekeeper positions report directly to the Housekeeper Supervisor. The incumbent will be responsible for staff scheduling, attendance, as well as performing cleaning audits throughout the facility. The facility and tasks may be routine, and the position may receive little recognition from patients and staff. The job holder must be available to work shifts as assigned, including days, evenings, nights and weekends.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of methods, standards and procedures for cleaning a health facility to ensure infection control and a safe and hygienic environment.
  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures, infection control procedures, chain of infection and quality assurance and accreditation standards.
  • Knowledge of methods, standards and procedures for handling and cleaning laundry and linens to ensure infection control and a safe and hygienic environment.
  • Knowledge of laundry procedures, infection control procedures, chain of infection and quality assurance and accreditation standards.
  • Knowledge of cleaning compounds and materials.
  • Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) as it applies to cleaning.
  • Ability to commit to and undertake annual training in standard precautions.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • High School Diploma / Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12), and Three (3) years of related experience with 6 months staff supervisory experience.
  • Experience working directly within a Health Care Facility in a capacity of either housekeeping and/or laundry services is preferred.
  • Equivalences will be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
2 MCKENZIE DRIVE
BOX 360
NORMAN WELLS NT X0E 0V0
Tel (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.