Laundry Manager

  • Laundry Manager
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
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Class Number: 
2029
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$34,416.00 – $48,852.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,434.00 – $2,035.50
Pay Grade: 
A21

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Definition

This is supervisory and/or administrative work in planning and directing a laundry operation in a state facility.

Job Duties

Plans the operation of a large laundry and assigns work to meet production schedules; may also direct a dry cleaning unit.

Supervises, evaluates, and trains staff, and/or resident or offender workers performing laundry work.

Determines proper washing formulas; conducts bacteria control and related tests.

Performs minor repairs and adjustments to laundry equipment; supervises maintenance of laundry equipment.

Estimates production costs; prepares production and operational reports.

Requisitions supplies and materials required for the operation of the laundry.

Monitors linen usage; ensures adequate quantities of linen supplies are maintained within the facility.

Observes and inspects the laundry process for adherence to safety and sanitation standards.

Develops and reviews policies and procedures for the provision of laundry services.

Receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed through results obtained and efficiency of operation.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
GENERAL SERVICES & MAINTENANCE

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Four or more years of experience in a commercial or institutional laundry, including two or more years with oversight responsibilities for a total laundry operation; and, possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of large-scale laundry equipment, methods, and materials.

Comprehensive knowledge of soaps, bleaches, softeners, starches, and stain removers, and their proper use in laundry operations.

Comprehensive knowledge of laundering requirements of textiles and colored materials and their reaction to soaps, bleaches, water temperatures, and machine washing.

Ability to supervise and instruct staff and/or resident or offender workers.

Ability to plan and organize work to meet production schedules.

Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.

Ability to develop and modify laundry policies and procedures.

Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to laundry equipment.

Ability to work under conditions of high temperatures and humidity.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, residents, and/or offenders.

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