Environmental Services Worker IV (EVS)

at MaineHealth in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description



Up to $3,000 Sign On Bonus!*
*Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.
Apply and then join us from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm every Thursday for open Interviews at Maine Medical Center's Main Entrance!
Starting wage at Maine Medical Center is $17.00 per hour!
Career coach and professional development opportunities available for all new hires within MMC EVS positions!

Position Summary

This position requires someone who wants to lead a team under supervision of an EVS Supervisor. Team members have a pleasant personality, demonstrate a positive attitude and the willingness to provide exceptional customer service, and work as part of a team. Customer service includes working closely with their leaders and teammates, to ensure that standards of cleanliness and safety are achieved in every area of the hospital. All interactions with staff, patients and family are carried out with high regard for respect and confidentiality. This position provides front line staff leadership and support through training, daily assignment scheduling and ensuring that equipment and supplies are available. Provides leadership and direction to the completion of the cleaning tasks required to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the hospital. The tasks include the preventive, corrective and salvage cleaning processes for ceiling, wall and floor care. Staff work takes place in a variety of difficult and demanding patient settings, which may include precaution rooms for patients with highly communicable illnesses.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

The ability and willingness to provide exceptional customer service 100% of the time.

The ability to learn and perform the skills required to clean in an occupied healthcare environment.

Ability to learn cleaning tasks involving multiple steps and a variety of cleaning tools, equipment and chemicals.

Required to wear a uniform and/or personal protective equipment and to work with cleaning chemicals including disinfectants and bleach.

The ability to read, communicate in English, and basic use of a computer are required.

Able to demonstrate advanced skills and knowledge of special cleaning techniques, such as stripping and refinishing floors, shampooing carpeting to achieve the desired result.

Operate auto scrubber/rotary machine, extractor and other various equipment.

Must be mechanically inclined for minor repair of equipment used.

Ability to work independently without constant direct supervision.

High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Flexibility in work assignments and requirement to work on weekends and holidays.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 775415

Posted On: Jun 27, 2022

Updated On: Jul 17, 2022