Environmental Services Supervisor - Full Time Temporary (Approx. 6 Months) - Markham Site (3824)

Hospital Markham Markham Stouffville Hospital

Environmental Services Supervisor - Full Time Temporary (Approx. 6 months) - Markham Site

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Who we are:

Markham Stouffville Hospital is a leading community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge sites and our new Reactivation Care Centre that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care. The hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community.  With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?


Who you are:

You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession

You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills

You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality

You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines           

You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs

You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage


What we need:

 The Environmental Services Supervisor will utilize strong organizational, leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge of Housekeeping and the related services to oversee the Environmental Services Department and its daily operations.  The successful candidate will also be required to oversee and assist Portering, Linen and Laundry and Materials Management as required.


Work Schedule:

The successful incumbent will be required to work rotating days and evenings, with availability of weekends and holidays as required. The current shifts are currently 0800-1600 and 1600-2400. Schedules may change based on departmental needs. 



$34.33 - $41.77 per hour


What you bring to MSH:


  • Previous experience in a leadership or supervisory capacity is preferred
  • Completion of the OHA Environmental Services Certificate is required
  • Excellent knowledge of CSA and PIDAC standards as they relate to Environmental Services in Healthcare
  • Excellent knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of WHMIS and healthcare regulations
  • Previous scheduling experience in a unionized environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Infection Control and related practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of Environmental Protection Act and associated regulations
  • Biohazardous and hazardous waste handling
  • Knowledge of the Employment Standards Act and associated regulations
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Microsoft programs and operating systems
  • Knowledge of Meditech is preferred
  • Familiarity with Collective Agreements
  • Understanding of and the ability to troubleshoot Housekeeping equipmnent
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to problem solve and resolve conflicts
  • The ability to motivate staff, build and maintain effective teams
  • Familiarity with contracts and procurement processes
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required



Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.                     

Job Location
Markham, Ontario, Canada
Position Type
Full Time Temporary
External Closing Date
Union Type
Non - Union



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