University Health Network Cleaner II, Environmental Services in Toronto, Ontario

Cleaner II, Environmental Services - Toronto, Ontario

CUPE Job Posting #794107

Position: Cleaner II (4 Positions)

Site: Lyndhurst Centre & Bickle Centre, Toronto Rehab

Department: Environmental Support Services

Reports To: Supervisor/Senior Manager

Scale/Grade: TR03

Hourly Range: $21.624 to $22.083 (Start rate: $21.624 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements)

Hours: Variable

Status: Casual

Job Summary:

  • Cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining floors

  • Cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining assigned areas

  • Perform project work, which includes wall washing, high dusting, vacuuming, stripping and waxing of floors as needed

  • Collecting, packaging and disposing of garbage

  • Responsible for set-ups, replacing materials and frequent moving of equipment and furniture

  • Attend required education and safety training

  • Attend staff meetings

  • Assist in training of new personnel in all required job functions

  • Any other related duties as required

  • Compliance with and commitment to patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital plans, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for patients


  • At minimum completion of high school or recognized equivalent

  • 6 months to less than 1 year practical and related experience and/or 3 months to less than 6months on the job training

  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (W.H.M.I.S.)

  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other relevant legislation.

  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including lifting 21 kg to 30 kg

  • Ability to operate heavy machinery i.e. floor scrubber, floor polisher, steam cleaner etc.

  • Ability to work day or night shift occasionally

  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently to understand verbal work orders and/or instructions

  • Ability to understand material such as short notes, brief forms and/or instructions

  • Compliance with Body Substance Precautions provisions

  • Compliance with sanitary, sterilization and infection control requirements

  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards

  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task

  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy

  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies

  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand

If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.