Facilities & Engineering Careers at Lifespan

Group Leader - Environmental Services Dept Job

Job Number: RIH15404

Job Title: ESD-Group Leader

Department: Environmental Services Nights - 1014336

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

High School level of education with the ability to perform basic numerical calculations.

Supervisory and interpersonal kills to effectively interact with departments in discussing needs and resolving problems and complaints and to coordinate and direct activities of small group of service personnel.

Knowledge of department functions in order to assess user needs, determine and set priorities, evaluate effectiveness and recommend changes to policies and procedures.

Knowledge of personal computers and related software.

Must have a good driving record, meet and maintain the appropriate and valid driver licenses in order to operate motor vehicles as required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and in accordance with Lifespan Fleet Risk Control Policy.


One to two years on-the-job experience to become familiar with policies and procedures of the department, user departments, supplies materials and equipment.

Under general supervision, trains and guides the activities of a group of Environmental Services Aides or Laundry Aides, as well as performing a variety of aide functions for the general purpose of providing a clean hospital environment for clean linens for patients, employees and visitors.