Laundry Extractor/Aide (Part-time Permanent, 0.60 FTE)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Part-time Permanent


0.60 FTE

May consist of days, evenings and weekends

Subject to change as per operational requirements




Environmental Services


$22.6271 to $23.2250 per hour

Per CUPE LOCAL 822 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Ongoing until filled



The Laundry Extractor/Aide is responsible for processing soiled and clean linens and laundry from the hospital. They will also be responsible to do laundry counts for the floors and assist in the delivery of items.  The Laundry Extractor/Aide will be required to drive and deliver the items from the plant to the hospital several times each day.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.


Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes portability, inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Pay in lieu of vacation and benefits provided
  • A third party partnered, self-directed and initiated benefits package through Health Care Providers (HCP) Group Insurance is provided that includes customizable health and dental plans, life insurance, long-term disability benefits (LTD), and accidental death, disease and dismemberment (ADD&D) based on package eligibility
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee LifeWorks Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!



  • Completion of Grade XII or equivalent.
  • Experience with industrial laundry services preferred
  • Valid Ontario Class G Driver’s License
  • Ability to operate large capacity washers, dryers, and finishing equipment
  • Ability to operate one ton box truck/side mirrors
  • Physically able to lift and move (push/pull) heavy carts (lift 20-50 lbs. regularly and up to 75 lbs. on occasion)
  • Ability to tolerate heat and stand for extended periods of time
  • Knowledge of proper safety practices and PPE (personal protective equipment)
  • Annual WHMIS, Standard First Aid and CPR training
  • Ability to adhere to standards of cleanliness to prevent spread of infection
  • Reliable attendance record


Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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