Laundry Distribution Worker/Environmental Service Worker

Job Overview

Job Number: 47784

Job title: Laundry Distribution Worker/Environmental Service Worker

Job description: Close Date


Cowichan District Hospital – Duncan, BC V9L 1E5 CA (Primary)



Travel Requirement

No travel required

Shift Start Time/End Time

8am-4pm, 6am-2pm

Days Off

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Vacancy Type

Regular PT

Salary Range (Hourly Rate)

$21.77 – $21.77



Bi-weekly Hours


Planned Start Date

Aug. 19 2022

Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY)

Pending Return of Incumbent

CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check)


Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

As a part of a multi-site laundry operation, the Laundry Distribution Worker/Environmental Service Worker performs a variety of laundry and/or Housekeeping duties and is responsible for day to day linen and personal laundry needs of a designated site, department, program or area, including operating non-domestic laundry machines, mending and repairing garments, and performing a variety of duties associated with the distribution of laundry and linen supplies. Uses a variety of specialized equipment, tools and machines to perform a variety of cleaning duties; makes beds and empties garbage, as required, in accordance with established policies and procedures.


Education, Training And Experience

Grade 10, completion of a recognized course in power machine sewing and/or garment making, plus one (1) year recent related experience in a commercial or industrial laundry; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.

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Additional information for applicants

Additional Clauses

Vaccination Notification: As of October 12, 2021, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work in the facility. If you are offered employment it will be contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. Proof of BC Provincial Immunization Registry is required. If proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded.

Requisition CA

Facilities Subsector



Company: Island Health

Expected salary:

Location: Duncan, BC

Job date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 22:52:04 GMT

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