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at The Geo Group

Posted: 7/31/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3M24572Q88GYCW27ZB

Job Description

Job Description


Compensation Base: $20.28

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Supervises work performed in the facility laundry area including receiving, cleaning and distribution of laundry.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises the pick-up, sorting or clothing and distribution of laundry to detainees.
  • Supervises detainees in a closed environment, which includes the initial training of the detainee workers prior to actual work performed. Maintains a running count of detainees in the laundry area to maintain department security. Maintains a safe working environment and continually train inmates in safety awareness.
  • Completes maintenance inspections, end-of-shift reports, weekly inventories, cost per-load documentations and other required reports.
  • Performs required inspections of industrial washers and dryers.
  • Routinely inspects clothing, laundry bags, towels and linen for repair and/or disposal.
  • Orders supplies based upon approved facility lists. Plans for purchasing supplies from the development of an organized purchasing system.
  • Maintains an inventory system that accurately determines quantity on hand, purchased, and sold.
  • Provides staff with an up-to-date list of items stocked in the warehouse. Receives and properly stores all supplies and ensures appropriate housekeeping standards are met.
  • Assists in conducting periodic inventories. Distributes supplies when required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Two (2) years of laundry experience in a large commercial establishment in the operation of laundry equipment and machinery, one (1) year of which shall have been in a lead worker capacity.
  • Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and equipment used in receiving, sorting, washing, ironing, finishing, and distributing laundry in large quantities
  • Knowledge of laundry sanitation and safety measures used in operating, cleaning, and care of equipment and machinery.
  • Knowledge of preparing and using bleaches, soaps, starches, and disinfectant compounds.
  • Knowledge on methods used to remove stains from various materials.
  • Knowledge on the maintenance and repair of laundry equipment and machinery.
  • Knowledge on the of purchase orders for equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to motivate and lead teams.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Application Instructions

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