Job opening: Laundry Machine Operator
Salary: $18 - 22 per hour
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Supporting the Medical Center and Environmental Management Service processing, repairing, issuing, and storage of employee uniforms.
Operates and performs minor maintenance on Wash-on-Hanger machines, Washer Extractor and Rotary Uniform Rack.
Assists in linen operations as time permits.
Operates all equipment related to the processing, repair, issuance and storage of uniforms; i.e., Wash-on Hanger Machine, Washer extractor and Rotary Uniform Rack.
Must be capable of mixing various chemicals used in the laundry process and must be able to identify and properly treat many types of fabric soilages.
Performs minor maintenance and repairs of the various pieces of equipment, performs visual and normal operator maintenance, checks for operability and provides equipment servicing such as cleaning, oiling, lubricating and checking hoses, belts, clamps, cleaning filters and other equipment components.
Inventories chemicals used in conjunction with machine operations.
Ensures that all government owned uniforms are properly maintained.
Receives and inspects of all government-owned uniforms, and for sending those uniforms requiring mending to the Sewing Room.
Work Schedule: Varies based on the needs of the service.
Position Description Title/PD#: Laundry Machine Operator/PD2543
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/12/2024.
EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.
SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Dexterity and SafetyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (mobile equipment operations)MaterialsOperation of Equipment/MachineryTechnical PracticesWork Practices
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
The incumbent is required to pull heavy racks of linen in the Linen Room.
The incumbent is required to be on his/her feet the majority of the time, and must be able to bend, squat, lift, and push, pull and climb ladders.
Must possess strength and stamina for doing heavy physical tasks for long periods, e.g., pulling wet laundry from washer, pushing heavy carts of wet laundry, and lifting bundles weighing over 50 pounds. Stand and walk continuously on concrete floors.
Laundries are very noisy and usually hot and humid. Workers are constantly exposed to the possibility of bruises from moving carts.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address Jerry L Pettis Memorial Veterans Hospital
11201 Benton Street
Loma Linda, CA 92357
- Name: Erin Youngman
- Phone: (480) 492-0605
- Email: [email protected]