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Washington State Laundry Worker 1 in Port Orchard, Washington


The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the recruitment for a *part-time *Laundry Worker 1 position at our Washington Veterans Home (WVH) located in Port Orchard.

This posting is for multiple shifts: 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday off 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with Saturdays and Sundays off

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is comprised of more than 800 dedicated staff who strives to fulfill WDVA's mission of "Serving Those Who Served." To achieve this mission, WDVA provides critical services to veterans and their families, both in the community and among four veterans' homes within the State of Washington. WDVA is a national leader in the quality of and advocacy for veterans claims submitted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, reaching out to Washington's more than 600,000 veterans.

WDVA operates four Medicare/Medicaid and Federal VA Certified Veterans Homes in Port Orchard, Orting, Spokane, and Walla Walla providing nursing care for honorably discharged veterans, to include, in some instances, their spouses, widows or gold star parents.

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_Some of what you will be doing: _ This position directly and indirectly impacts the WVH mission by providing linen and resident personal laundry services for the WVH and WSH.

Key Responsibilities: Sorting, weighing, marking, washing, drying, folding, hanging, and loading carts for distributing linen and personal resident clothing to designated areas.

Operate washing machines, dryerss marking machines and presses.

Cleans and disinfects laundry carts on a daily basis.

Load full clean and dirty linen carts into laundry truck and deliver to laundry.


_Required Qualifications: _ Read and understand verbal and written instructions, directions and procedures.

Make simple math calculations.

Ability to stand, bend, reach, twist, lift and work overhead for long periods of time.

Follow safety policies, procedures and practices.

Supplemental Information

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Must comply with health screening requirements by undergoing a tuberculosis skin test.

Must pass a criminal background check.

Applications submitted will contain the following: 1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications. 2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and education. 3. A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers. _ NOTE: Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information please contact us at: _ The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183 or toll free (800) 562-0132 and select option 5. For questions about this recruitment, call (360)725 -2183. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service. _

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location: Kitsap County - Port Orchard, WA

Job Type: Part Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Job Number: 2020-06695

Agency: State of Washington

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