Laundry Worker I - Carlsbad
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services - Carlsbad, TX

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Laundry/Sewing Room Worker I The Laundry Worker I position performs routine manual and semi-skilled work for an institutional laundry providing services for people with mental retardation. Activities include sorting, classifying, weighing and recording of weights, preparing linen for delivery and routine cleaning of work areas. Work involves both light and heavy physical labor. This position normally works from 06:00am-02:00pm, Monday-Friday. Occasional work on weekends, holidays and hours other than those regularly scheduled may be required. The Laundry Worker I works under the close supervision of the Operations Supervisor with minimal latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment. Completion of work requires use of established methods and/or techniques. Decisions are simple and based on well-defined guidelines. All tasks will be performed within established time frames.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Sorts soiled linen by proper classification into carts. (65%) 2.Preps clean linen (sorting, folding, weighing) and fills distribution orders. (15%) 3. Maintains cleanliness of work area and machinery. (10%) 4. Drives vehicle/cart for delivery of linens to homes daily.(10%) Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of laundering techniques and procedures; of the tools, and equipment used; and of proper lifting techniques. Skill in the operation of washers, and in the use of soaps, bleaches, and washing solutions. Ability to sort and record weights of laundry items; ability to perform routine job functions on daily basis; ability to work closely with others; ability to effectively communicate with others; and ability to read and write English

Registration or Licensure Requirements:

Initial Selection Criteria:
Experience in laundry operations work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Additional Information:
Requisition ID# 222623 All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random drug testing. Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours. All applicants must pass: pre-employment drug screen, Fingerprint and DPS criminal background check, Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Employee Misconduct Registry and Nurse/Aide Registry checks. Males between the ages of 18 – 25 must be registered with the Selective Service. San Angelo State Supported Living Center is located approximately 20 miles northwest of San Angelo on Highway 87N in Carlsbad. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee service center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.