State of Washington Classified Job Specification
LAUNDRY WORKER 2
Schedules, coordinates and performs laundry processing tasks and washroom operations.
Under general supervision, leads subordinate laundry workers on a regular basis; or has primary responsibility for the coordination and completion of all phases of laundry activities.
Regularly assigns, instructs and checks the work of employees;
Inspects and produces processed laundry to meet user requirements;
Instructs students, patients or inmates in routine laundry work;
Directs and performs loading, unloading and operation of washers, extractors, tumblers and other washroom equipment;
Verifies laundry lists, checks and counts user orders, coordinates production to meet work orders and maintains laundry operations records;
May coordinate laundry processing activities to meet user requirements and production standards;
Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: use of bleaches, soaps, and starches.
Ability to: operate washing machines, mangles, extractors, and presses; supervise and train students, patients or inmates in operating laundry equipment and in doing routine laundry work; follow written and oral instructions.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Six months of experience as a Laundry Worker 1, or equivalent, in a large commercial or large institutional laundry. Completion of a training course in laundry operations may substitute for three months of required experience.
Class Specification History
New class, consolidates 4132 Washroom Equipment Operator II and 4141 Laundry Operator II; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.