Environmental Service Associate

Bridgeport, CT
Dec 31, 2018


Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.


Under the direction of the Supervisor of Environmental Services, performs a variety of duties using various equipment and supplies to maintain established cleanliness and meet acceptable department standards of environmental areas.

  • 1.1. After initial training, performs the following cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods:
  • 1.2. High and low dusting. Dusts horizontal and vertical surfaces.
  • 1.3. Empties trash receptacles, removes trash, and relines container.
  • 1.4. Damp wipes/disinfects furniture and surfaces.
  • 1.5. Cleans and polishes bathroom and bathroom fixtures.
  • 1.6. Dry mops or vacuums floors.
  • 1.7. Wet mops/disinfects floors.
  • 1.8. Burnishes/Refinishes floors.
  • 1.9. Cleans wall surfaces and windows.
  • 1.10. Polishes metallic surfaces.
  • 1.11. Replenishes room supplies.
  • 1.12. Performs check out or room discharge cleaning.
  • 1.13. Shampoos carpets.
  • 1.14. Collects bulk trash from soiled holding areas.
  • 1.15. Inspects one's own work for quality.

    Other information:


    High School graduate or GED.


    Six months demonstrated customer service related work experience required. Must successfully complete a training program provided by the Environmental Services Department and achieve competence in all duties.


    Excellent Customer Service and communication skills. Ability to read, write and perform basic math. Ability to work independently. Able to perform as part of the patient care team. Detail beyond this may be put in the Responsibilities section since it may vary by position.



    Must be able to repeatedly lift 30 - 40 pounds, bend frequently, push and pull work carts, and stand throughout the shift.

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    Job Info

    Job: 4030

    Department: Environmental Services
    Category: Service & Trades
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 24.00

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