Laundry Worker

Recruitment #110817-MCAD01-200900

Summary Statement

The first level in the laundry series performs the full range of essential functions.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Operates washers, dryers, irons, extractors, conditioners, pressers and folding equipment.
  • Presses, folds, and stacks clothing, linens and other items either by hand or by operating various machines.
  • Sorts soiled laundry by color and type; pretreats if necessary.
  • Weighs and counts clothing, linens and other items and records count on production records.
  • May pick up laundry from and deliver to wards, mark laundry with names; mends laundry if necessary.
  • May clean machinery using various chemical solutions.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Laundry Worker
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, or decimals.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.