Temporary Laundry Worker

Recruitment #220510-Z30A-11

Introduction

Linen/Clothing Specialist (Temporary)
OK Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
: Claremore, OK

Schedule: up to 24 hours per week (not to exceed 999 hours worked in a 12-month period)
Pay Rate: $12.11 per hour
This is a temporary, non-benefited position that will work no more than 24 hours per week.

The Claremore Veterans Center is approximately 30 minutes from downtown Tulsa just off historic Route 66 nestled between a beautifully manicured golf course and Rogers State University’s 160-acre nature reserve.

Completed in 1988, this modern 302-bed facility is dedicated to the ideal that caring for Oklahoma’s veterans is our primary mission. The Center provides 24-hour medical and nursing care. Our 5 fully licensed medical staff work closely with a full range of nursing staff consisting of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aides. A holistic plan of care is provided for each resident and family, utilizing the expertise of our full time staff from such diverse areas as dietetics, rehabilitation, recreational therapy, laboratory, pharmacy, X-ray and social work services.

Due to the demand for specialized care of Oklahoma veterans with dementia, a new 52-bed special needs unit for Alzheimer’s/dementia care opened in December 2002.

Center activities include bingo, rodeos, arts and crafts, pool tournaments, field trips and fishing in our well-stocked pond. A 2,000-square foot covered pavilion is available for resident and family activities.

The Claremore Veterans Center is a functioning memorial to Oklahoma’s wartime veterans provided by the grateful people of the state of Oklahoma.

BASIC PURPOSE
Positions in this job family perform tasks involving laundry work, sewing, alterations, and mending at a state institution, school or facility. This includes sorting, washing and maintaining clothing, linens, and draperies.
 
TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
• Operates washers, dryers, mangles, pressers and irons.
• Sews by hand or machine, mends, alters and repairs clothing and linen articles; constructs, maintains and hangs draperies.
• Places clothes on hangers, wraps bundles in paper with identifying tickets, and prepares for delivery.
• Performs minor machine maintenance and repair; cleans and oils machines; and maintains cleanliness of work area.
• Maintains adequate level of sewing materials, clothing and linens for an assigned area; collects, weighs and counts laundry.

LEVEL DESCRIPTOR
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for performing routine entry level work in a training status to build their skills in washing clothing and linen, operating laundry and sewing equipment, and sewing, altering, mending, repairing and maintaining clothing, linen, draperies and miscellaneous items. In this role they will load and operate washers, dryers and other laundry equipment, sort clothing to be cleaned, fold items after washing or repairing, and prepare items for delivery. They will also sew by hand or machine, following patterns, cutting garments, and altering and repairing clothing and other items.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND COMPETENCIES
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of sewing techniques. Ability is required to operate a sewing machine; to fit and alter clothing; to operate various laundry equipment; to follow written and oral instructions and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:  None required.

Special Requirements
ODVA has designated this position to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8

NOTES

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