Laundry Worker I
Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Laundry/Sewing Room Worker I
Starting salary $1,574.41
Position performs routine manual and semi-skilled work for an
institutional laundry providing services for individuals with
mental/physical challenges. Work involves sorting, classifying,
weighing and recording of weights, flatwork ironing, thermapatch
machine and tying machine, folding, preparing linen for delivery
and routine cleaning of work areas. This position will pick-up and
deliver linen to individuals home on a daily basis, count, long and
report inventory of linen on client homes, keep linen closets neat
in appearance and may drive a truck/trailer combo around campus.
Work involves both light and heavy physical labor. This position
normally works from 5:00am-3:00pm Monday-Thursday. Occasional work
on weekends, holidays and hours other than regularly scheduled may
Laundry Worker I works under the close supervision of the
Operations Supervisor with minimal latitude for use of initiative
and independent judgement. Completion of work requires use of
established methods and/or techniques. Decisions are simple and
based on well-defined guidelines. Decisions are simple and based on
well-defined guidelines. All tasks will be performed within
established time frames. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a
specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule,
extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave
policy and performs other duties as assigned.
Sort, classify, and weigh soiled linens and clothing.
Load, operate and unload washers and dryers.
Maintain linen log for inventory counts, order filing, and
Folds clothing and other items as needed
Maintain a clean and safe environment to meet infection control and
Pickup/Deliver laundry as needed
Perform pick-ups/deliveries from/to individuals homes.
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.
Skill in the operation of washers, extractors, tumblers, presses,
irons, and flat work ironers; and in the use of soaps, bleaches,
and washing solutions.
Ability to sort and record weights of laundry items.
Knowledge of laundering techniques and procedures; of the tools,
and equipment used; and of proper lifting techniques.
Ability to perform routine job functions on daily basis; ability to
work closely with others; ability to effectively communicate with
others; and ability to follow written and verbal directions.
Ability to work in close proximity to individuals served.
Ability to drive, make pick-ups/deliveries, load and unload 4
wheeled carts weighing up to 600lbs.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Initial Selection Criteria:
Experience in laundry/sewing services preferred.
One of the following is required:
Paid or unpaid experience in performing laundry and/or sewing
Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent; or
Some work experience.
Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary
guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the
Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check,
pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the
Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide,
Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of
Excluded Individuals/Entities. Males between the ages of 18 ? 25
must be registered with the Selective Service.
All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random
Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The
position may be required to work holidays, overtime, and/or
extended hours based on workload
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered
for employment at a state-operated facility.
All new hire candidates will be required to receive COVID-19
medical screening (nasal test) as part of the due diligence
Requisition ID: 472942
Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection
criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this
position include: 92S, SH, 3372, 3M0X1. All active duty military,
reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if
qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas
State Auditor?s Military Crosswalk at
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation
with you on your first day of work.
- Click here to download the I-9 form.
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
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