Laundry Worker

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberS02916PWorking TitleLaundry WorkerDepartmentCont Ed Aux Oper - HotelAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is hiring motivated, dependable, and team-orientated individuals for jobs that advance UGA’s mission of Public Service and Outreach. The Georgia Center, located on campus across from Stegeman Coliseum, is the campus hub for the development and administration of non-credit professional and continuing education courses as well as home of the only on-campus hotel.

College/Unit/Department websitehttps://www.georgiacenter.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

40.0 hours per week. Normal work hours are 12:00-8:30pm, Monday – Friday; 1:00-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday. Must be able to work any day of the week, including weekends and holidays. The work schedule may change for football and special events.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with experience; minimum $24,500Posting Date04/11/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date05/01/2019Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a physically demanding position. May be required to work when the University is closed.

Tobacco use is prohibited in the facility.

Communication about this job will be handled through email. Please check your email for information and interview requests.

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleService/Maintenance WorkerPay Grade027FLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyBuilding OperationsFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualificaitons.

Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma or GED
Laundry experience
Customer service/guest interaction experience

Position Summary

A laundry worker ensures that guests always have clean, fresh linen and terry. This position is responsible for sorting, washing, drying, and folding linen and towels, maintaining the laundry facility, and stocking housekeeping closets. This position is responsible for providing outstanding customer service and contributing to the success of the housekeeping department.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Dependable, responsible, honest, strong work ethic, positive attitude, work independently and as part of a team; work under time constraints and in a fast-paced environment; Understand and speak English; Stability in past employment; Attitude, initiative and interest in job details will be considered on an equal basis with related experience.

Physical Demands

Employees stand/walk for long periods of time; climb stairs; reach, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, and work with hands; see dust, hair lint, and dirt; smell odors to identify the source to clean; work in small/tight spaces (between beds and walls in hotel rooms, storage closets, etc.); lift or move at least 30 pounds; and push/pull wheeled carts weighing up to 75 pounds.

Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment.Does this position have financial responsibilities?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Sort, wash, dry, and fold linen and terry. Remove dirty linens and trash from hotel rooms, housekeeping carts, and hallways. Serve as a lead person on assignments and may assist in training.

Percentage of time80 Duties/Responsibilities


Assist with other departmental duties such as houseperson, hotel cleaning, and public areas.

Percentage of time5 Duties/Responsibilities


Maintain the laundry equipment and facility.

Percentage of time10 Duties/Responsibilities


Participate in training sessions and departmental meetings, and other duties as assigned.

Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 4/11/2019
    Application Due: 6/10/2019
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