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The utility worker works in the retail and patient food services setting and is responsible for preparing, serving and distribution of meals and supplies to patients, staff, families and customers. Additionally, they are responsible for cleaning equipment, dishes and utensils, as well as ensuring overall cleanliness of their work. The utility worker supports safe food handling procedures and overall service excellence.
Applicants must demonstrate in their application/resume that they meet the following criteria:
- Grade 12/GED required
- Ability to work as part of a team to provide services and achieve departmental and/or organizational goals
- Ability to perform duties within expected timeframes and standards of accuracy
- Ability to communicate effectively while demonstrating civility and respect
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Please Note: Frequent physical demands include extensive standing and walking, bending, lifting, pulling and pushing, and transferring/transporting equipment.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work
- Long-assignment, part-time 40% position; 30 hours bi-weekly
- Approximate start date of November 29, 2021 and an expected end date of June 29, 2022 (Approx. 7 months)
- Dates are subject to change
$17.09 - $17.80 hourly
Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment - Incentives
This is a Support bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time