Environmental Service Job Description

Environmental Service Job Description

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Environmental service provides interim room cleaning between surgical procedures including the retrieval and proper storage of special equipment.

Environmental Service Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective environmental service job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included environmental service job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform a variety of heavy services and project cleaning tasks to maintain the building in a sanitary condition
Operate various types of cleaning equipment and utilize various cleaning products
Linen care
Bathroom sanitizing
Cleaning & Maintenance
Perform a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the hospital
Move, remove, and relocate furniture, furnishings, equipment, as directed
Move large items in and out of storage
May assume linen responsibilities as required
May be required to work in other facilities as assigned

Environmental Service Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Service

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BCM, CPR, BLS, HAZWOPER, C.H.E.S.T, CCS, AWWA, CSE

Education for Environmental Service

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental service job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Education, Engineering, Healthcare, Environmental Science, Health, General Education, Associates, Science, Management, Business

Skills for Environmental Service

Desired skills for environmental service include:

Environmental cleaning products as per manufacturer’s recommendations
Cleaning techniques
Operation of manual and power equipment
Emergency response procedures
Proper EVS Safety & Disaster
Proper customerer service and guest relations skills
Proper infection control and blood borne pathogens precautions procedures
Special procedural precautions necessary for isolation room cleaning
Sutter Health's Standards of Business Conduct

Desired experience for environmental service includes:

Janitorial supervisory experience required
Floor tech experience strongly preferred
Responds to emergency cleanup of spills
Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting of patient rooms upon discharge, , cycle cleaning of isolation rooms as per department and infection control standards
Must be flexible in assuming required assignments and able to show good judgment and initiative
Must (after brief training) be able to demonstrate the correct cleaning steps and use of chemicals, tools, equipment and supplies

Environmental Service Examples


Environmental Service Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an environmental service. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for environmental service
  • The Housekeeper follows cleaning schedule / instructions from supervisor and/or as outlined in our established housekeeping policies and procedures
  • Attends and participates in departmental in service meetings and/or reads and initials posted notes 100% of the time
  • Attends and participates in workshops/seminars, safety classes, infection control and other in-services as directed by supervisor
  • Demonstrates an understanding of emergency procedures to include natural disasters, fire drills, evacuation procedures and other disaster plans
  • Follows all established safety procedures and precautions when performing housekeeping tasks (i.e., wet floor signs, mopping one half)
  • Recognizes and completes duties which need to be continued, although not directly assigned regularly assist others
  • Service Excellence criteria is used whenever dealing with patients, visitors, and staff
  • Other Environmental Service Worker duties as assigned
  • Identify department equipment in need of repair, and follows maintenance request procedures
  • Must be self-directed and works under direction of the Registered Nurse
Qualifications for environmental service
  • Must be aware of sterile practices, hazardous spills, knowledge of hazardous wastes and clean and sterile principals of practice
  • High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent related work experience
  • Prior experience in institutional housekeeping is preferred
  • Service Manager for the Environmental Service within Marine Site Characterisation for the Americas Region
  • Responsible for Business Development and technical oversight for Environmental Services activity throughout the region
  • Responsible for strategic direction of the environmental business in the Americas region

Environmental Service Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental service. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental service
  • Cleans beds, blinds, ceilings, light fixtures, sinks, toilets, bathtubs, showers, walls, windows, wall tiles, ceiling & wall vents, televisions, following established procedures
  • Responsible for thorough cleaning of assigned areas including, but not limited to, furniture, tile, fixtures, windows,sinks, tubs, toilets, mirrors, showers, Perform high and low dusting of TV’s, lights, walls, mop floors, elevators and stairs, clean door frames, ceiling vents, and vacuum carpet
  • Observes all isolation procedures and Infect Prevention Standards
  • Maintains EVS closet, EVS cart, and all equipment in a neat and orderly manner
  • Special project assignments, including coordinating specifics such as
  • Makes beds in accordance with specific area needs
  • Cleans/disinfects emergency spills and debris immediately
  • Reports safety hazards and defects immediately
  • Greets patients and families in a courteous manner when entering room
  • Performs special cleaning procedures such as terminal cleanings when needed (deep cleaning using bleach, wipe walls, clean underneath bed, high dust, change curtains)
Qualifications for environmental service
  • Must have knowledge of the proper use and functions of cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, buffers, mops
  • Responsible for collaboration and coordination with other Environmental offices in other regions around the world to maintain a common standard of project execution
  • Responsible for one or a number of specialized topics associated with marine geoscience, based upon knowledge, experience and expertise
  • Promotes specialized knowledge (including new or improved technologies, techniques, and other technical innovations) both internally and externally to Clients
  • Support for other Site Characterisation Service Lines, specifically Marine Geoconsulting and Metocean Surveys
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with external consultants, academic institutions, special interest groups, regulatory authorities, and key technical personnel

Environmental Service Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental service. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental service
  • Use computer to update
  • Maintains quality standards through the use of standard cleaning procedures and protocols including dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, trash and medical waste removal while following patient isolation or other special situations in accordance with facility standards
  • Work under the supervision of a technical project manager to complete tasks associated with environmental remediation and/or monitoring as directed
  • Collect samples of environmental media such as air, water, and soil for submission to independent laboratories for analysis
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot environmental remediation systems that may include pumping, vacuum extraction, air sparging, plumbing and electrical components
  • Position requires strict adherence to health and safety procedures, attention to detail, good work ethic, and a passion for high quality workmanship
  • Overnight, overtime, weekend work, and travel may be required
  • Maintains an environment that is in sanitary, attractive, and orderly condition in accordance with the organizations’ defined program standards
  • Ensures that competency in the position is maintained by participating in the programs policies and procedures
  • Ensures training of staff on scheduled responsibilities
Qualifications for environmental service
  • A thorough knowledge of various marine environmental standards
  • Familiar with modern office methods, practices, procedures and equipment, filing systems and business letter writing and competent in correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic
  • Be able to meet physical demands
  • Be able to obtain offshore work / safety certifications including any applicable medical requirements
  • Travel on a world-wide basis, with experience of working safely in the challenging offshore environment
  • Required - Certified Nursing Assistant certificate

Environmental Service Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental service. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental service
  • Reviews and disburses work orders on a daily basis based on the communities’ schedule
  • Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to communities’ standards and regulations
  • Assists with inspections and evaluates physical condition of the community
  • Attends regular staff meetings and communicates with members of other departments to coordinate housekeeping activities
  • Assists in maintaining the department in an “inspection ready” state at all times
  • Carries out major projects, assuring that staff perform their duties and have supplies available to perform such tasks
  • Conducts regular inventory of housekeeping supplies
  • Maintains appropriate security for all department-owned property, supplies, and operating funds
  • Support and carry out the Core Values on a daily basis
  • Clean assigned areas according to established standards and 7-step cleaning process
Qualifications for environmental service
  • Required – At least 2 years’ clinical experience in a surgeon’s office, hospital setting or Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Prefer previous housekeeping experience
  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak English, and an understanding of numerical systems
  • Previous Housekeeping or Guest services experience preferred, but not required
  • Requires understanding of either verbal or written communications and instructions
  • Able to communicate to request supplies and write identifying information

Environmental Service Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental service. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental service
  • Operate Xenex UV Disinfection robot in a safe and knowledgeable manner
  • Stock supply cart for assigned areas with proper equipment needed to complete assigned shift
  • Maintains record of daily cleaning task assignment/checklist and ensures its completion
  • Ensure that the Epic bed tracking system procedure is followed (obtaining pager, logging in to system, putting oneself on break, logging out of system)
  • Collect trash and/or soiled linen from assigned areas within the units/departments
  • Perform room setups according to the daily event schedule and confirmed diagrams on weekends
  • Operate compactors and baler in a safe manner
  • Change privacy curtains
  • Operate washing machine and dryer
  • Deliver supplies to satellite storerooms and restock supplies in main storeroom
Qualifications for environmental service
  • Knowledge of patient room Critical Use Equipment (IV pumps, poles, SCD's, Blood Pressure cuffs, monitors, and cables), surgical or procedural room cleaning, and NICU, SICU, & PICU equipment cleaning
  • Six months experience in housekeeping, commercial cleaning or related custodial work experience is required
  • Six to twelve (6-12) months of work experience
  • Experience as an Environmental Services Technician in a health facility is preferred but not required
  • Must have the ability to train in the proper uses of carpet extraction/cleaning equipment
  • Must have knowledge of floor buffers

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