Job description

    Job Category: Community & Social Services
    Division & Section: Seniors Services & Long Term Care, LTC Regional Services
    Work Location: Kipling Acres Long-Term Care Home, 2233 Kipling Avenue, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9W 4L3
    Job Type & Duration: Part-Time, On-going
    Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $23.34 to $25.58, TH0356, Wage Grade 2
    Shift Information: Various Shifts - Days, Evenings and Weekends, up to 35 hours per week
    Affiliation: L79 PT LTCH&S
    Number of Positions Open: 3
    Posting Period: 22-Sep-2022 to 06-Oct-2022

This posting may be used to fill upcoming vacancies across our 10 Long-Term Care homes as they arise.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintains linens and residents’ belongings.
  • Picks up soiled laundry from resident rooms and returns cleaned laundry.
  • Operates washer and dryer.
  • Folds clean laundry or hangs laundry as appropriate.
  • Attaches and removes labels from residents’ clothing, mends and performs minor repairs (sews by hand or operates sewing machine).
  • Attends staff and committee meetings as part of a co-operative team approach for the wellbeing of the residents.
  • Operates heat seal machine and labeling residents cloths.
  • Perform laundry inventory supplies.
  • Attends in-services training as required.
  • Responds appropriately to residents' needs.

Key Qualifications:

  • Experience in commercial or institutional laundry services, housekeeping or assembly line.

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • General knowledge of washing equipment, textiles and laundry formulae.
  • Ability to maintain co-operative working relationships with residents and staff.
  • Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS and other legislation and regulations that relate to this work.
  • Ability to perform various cleaning duties.
  • Ability to operate, lift and move various equipment and heavy items.
  • Willingness to work weekends, shifts and holidays as required.
  • Ability and willingness to provide a service that enhances the dignity and respects the diversity of residents.
  • Ability to support the Toronto Public Service values to ensure a culture that champions equity, diversity and respectful workplaces

Additional Information:
Hours of Work can be up to 70 hours bi-weekly, however, Hours of Work will be decided based on operational needs.

Please Note:

As a condition of employment with the Long-Term Care Homes & Services Division, selected candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Reference Check (PRC) with vulnerable sector screening, tuberculosis screening and proof of immunization in accordance with the Long-Term Care Homes Act (O.Reg.79/10)

Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy. Candidates will be required to show proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.


City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City's Internal Job Posting Portal.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.


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