Laundry Worker - Temporary at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

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Laundry Worker - Temporary


PSO-Cont Ed-Aux Oper-Hotel

About 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 15 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 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.

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Additional Schedule Information:

Up to 40 hours per week based on business needs. Must be able to work any day of the week, including weekends and holidays. Normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm and Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5:30pm but may change for football and special events. May be required to work when the University is closed.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience, $15.40 per hour minimum

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

*This is a temporary position that will last less than 12 months and is not eligible for benefits. Temporary employees will be considered for full-time positions when they are available.

The University of Georgia is a nonsmoking campus.

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

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit or call (706) 542-2222.


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.

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Maintain the laundry equipment and facility.

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

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

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Classification Title:

Temporary Service/Maintenance





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.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Dependable, responsible, honest, strong work ethic, positive attitude, work independently and as part of team; work under time constraints and in a fast-paced environment; Understand and speak English; 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 a 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.

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Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Leta Salazar

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