State of Utah
Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find fulfillment while you help with the laundry needs of intellectually disabled individuals residing at the Utah State Developmental Center. Enjoy making a difference in the lives of these special individuals.
Specifically, the Laundry Worker will be:
Performing general maintenance on commercial washer and dryer.
Sorting, washing, drying and delivering clothes and linens to appropriate apartments/locations.
Maintaining, organizing supplies in the laundry area.
The Ideal Candidate
An ideal candidate for this position will be able to:
Stay on task with little supervision
Be dependable and reliable
Be a team player to accomplish the demanding needs of laundry
Display excellent communication skills and a positive attitude
Lift 50 pounds with or without an accommodation
Why You Should Join Our Team
The selected candidate will have the ability to work independently, at your own pace, and with a flexible work schedule. You will have opportunities for advancement and an excellent benefits package. A positive work-life balance is promoted through paid time off allowing you to spend more time with your family.
The Laundry Worker will help support the mission of the Utah State Developmental Center which is to serve as a statewide resource center for people with disabilities while promoting opportunity through choice and outcome based support. Click on the following link for more information: https://usdc.utah.gov/
Example of Duties
Assisting in marking the clothing and linen items to prevent loss of property.
Driving a vehicle for pick-up or delivery of laundry.
Performing laundry production operations in a high risk environment to include sorting, loading, washing, drying, sanitizing, folding, counting, weighing, recording production quantities and using industrial laundry equipment.
Operating, maintaining, and cleaning dryer vents, and washer drains.
Keeping laundry area clean and organized, notifying supervisors of needed repairs.
Inspecting facilities, machinery, equipment, systems, etc., to verify safety, maintenance, conditions, functions, and quality.
Inventorying supplies needed for the machines.
applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
obtain and see to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to perform a task
operate applicable specialized equipment
use cleaning agents, products and equipment
machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance
use professional laundry equipment
run, maneuver, navigate, or drive vehicles or mechanized equipment
potential risks involved with handling clothes and linens contaminated with body fluids
sort, load, wash, dry, sanitize, fold, count, and weigh clothes and/or linens
blood borne pathogens (BBP) and appropriate safety procedures if cross contamination occurs
follow oral and written instructions
Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. being subject to possible physical attack, etc..
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, defending oneself and/or others against physical attack.
Depending on area of assignment, a valid driver’s license may be required.
The USDC is a smoke free environment. No tobacco use is allowed on the campus grounds.
You must successfully pass a criminal history check.
You must be determined eligible for direct patient access to provide services to a vulnerable adult in accordance with U.C.A 26-21 and R432-35. To see what would exclude you from receiving direct patient access please click on the following link and read section R432-35-8.
Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotion and transfer apply to current state employees.
We are hiring for the following shift:
Unit III Laundry – Part Time
Work Fri/Sat/Sun, any
Shift Supervisor: Amanda Buxton
To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.