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Huron County

Huron County, Ontario’s West Coast, is located along the shores of Lake Huron. This vibrant rural community is the most agriculturally productive county in Ontario, and a leader in numerous areas of agricultural technology and innovation.

Here, urban amenities unite with rural benefits making any one of our nine municipalities the right fit for business and family:

  • Heritage buildings, streetscapes and homes
  • 100 km of golden coastline
  • Lush countryside and fertile fields
  • Extensive walking, biking and ski trails
  • Excellent health care facilities
  • An abundance of educational and cultural opportunities

These are just some of the features that make Huron County a great place to call home.

By exploring this site, you’ll become familiar with the many programs and services offered by the County of Huron.

Position:  Environment Services Manager

Region:  Huron and Perth

Description:  Huronview Home for the Aged (Clinton) and Huronlea Home for the Aged (Brussels) are seeking a permanent, full-time Environmental Services Manager to assist with operations at both homes.

The Environmental Services Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the overall operations of the Environmental Services department for both Homes for the Aged and Apartments. Core functions of this position include the setting of standards, development of methods and processes, supervision of personnel, and contracting of vendors. This position will collaborate with other departments to meet the standards established by the Homes and the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, and to maintain the Homes in a healthy, safe and attractive manner.

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary certification in the Environmental Services Management program or equivalent degree in a related field
  • Certificate in Housekeeping Management and/or Infection Control Practices or equivalent an asset
  • Minimum of two years management experience in a health care setting, including the provision of maintenance/environmental services supervision in a Long Term Care Home or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of the Long Term Care Act and Regulations relating to Environmental Services, Ontario Building Code, Fire Code, WHMIS, Bill C-45 Knowledge of evidence-based practices and, if there are none, prevailing practices relating to housekeeping, laundry and maintenance, as applicable
  • Good knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, municipal bylaws and any other related legislations
  • Advanced ability to effectively manage changing conditions and continuous improvements; be adaptable and receptive to new ideas and change and act as a positive change agent within the Homes for the Aged
  • Strong ability to understand the requirement for privacy, to respect confidentiality of information and to practice tact and diplomacy
  • Advanced ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral, with co-workers, residents, supervisors, visitors and contractors

An offer of employment will be made on condition that the County of Huron receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Vulnerable Sector Screen at the time of the interview, and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past twelve (12) months) by the first day of employment.

Salary:  $40.38-45.25 per hour

Terms of Employment:  Full-time

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, January 31, 2019

How to Apply:  Please forward your letter of application and resume in one PDF document, no later than 4:30pm on the deadline date, by mail, email or fax to:

Human Resources
County of Huron
1 Courthouse Square
Goderich ON, N7A 1M2
E: humanresources@huroncounty.ca
F: 519-524-4172

The County of Huron is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Location:  Goderich

Profession Type:  Management

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