Housekeeper 1, Full-time (Internal/External)

Internal/External Job Posting

Position Title:     Housekeeper 1
Employer:   Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, Kingston Ontario
Work schedule:  Full-time, 8-hour shifts
Bargaining Unit: LiUNA 3000

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Manager, Housekeeping Services, the Housekeeper performs all housekeeping duties to the highest standards. Works as part of a team to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely fashion.  Operates in a professional, courteous and respectful manner at all times with Sisters, Staff and any contact within the Motherhouse.  Demonstrates sound knowledge of best practice cleaning techniques

Application Process:

Qualified applicants are asked to email a resume and cover letter to quoting         ‘Housekeeper I, FT, Ref. 2021-40’ in the subject line.  Application deadline is Friday, May 20, 2022.

Housekeeper I

Job Description
  • Performs all cleaning and housekeeping duties as required using appropriate cleaning and disinfecting procedures.
  • Clean bedrooms. dining areas, offices, elevators, chapel, meeting rooms and common areas
  • Change linen in bedrooms and guest rooms as required
  • Clean all washrooms and maintain supplies of paper products, soap etc.
  • Clean wheelchairs and walkers once a month
  • Dust mop and wash floors
  • Dust and polish furniture
  • Houseclean rooms completely as directed by the Manager
  • Report any unsafe equipment or conditions to Manager
  • Clean Providence Spirituality Centre as required
  • Houseclean Sisters’ Cottage semi-annually on a rotating basis
  • Wash windows, inside & out, screens and tracks annually or as required
  • Safe operation and sound knowledge of all equipment
  • Clean, polish, and finish (Wax) floors
  • Keep equipment and personal cart clean
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures including all safety rules.


Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma; Proven housekeeping experience working in a health care environment or other applicable institution type setting; able to meet the physical demands of the position; knowledge of typical cleaning procedures, and safe and proper use of cleaning equipment; understanding of health and safety requirements in a safety sensitive position; able to exercise good judgment and have good verbal and written communication skills, both written and verbal.  Must provide a CPIC with Vulnerable Screening included and proof of Enhanced Vaccination including any booster dose(s).


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We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Us

Providence Motherhouse

1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4W4


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