Linen/Clothing Specialist I at State of Oklahoma in Claremore, Oklahoma

Posted in General Business 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting Title

Linen/Clothing Specialist I



Supervisory Organization

Claremore Veterans Center

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)


Full time

Job Type



$12.11 per hour

Job Description

Basic Purpose

Positions in this job family perform tasks involving laundry work, sewing, alterations, and mending at a state institution, school or facility. This includes sorting, washing and maintaining clothing, linens, and draperies.

Typical Functions

  • Operates washers, dryers, mangles, pressers and irons.

  • Sews by hand or machine, mends, alters and repairs clothing and linen articles; constructs, maintains and hangs draperies.

  • Places clothes on hangers, wraps bundles in paper with identifying tickets, and prepares for delivery.

  • Performs minor machine maintenance and repair; cleans and oils machines; and maintains cleanliness of work area.

  • Maintains adequate level of sewing materials, clothing and linens for an assigned area; collects, weighs and counts laundry.

Level Descriptor

This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for performing routine entry level work in a training status to build their skills in washing clothing and linen, operating laundry and sewing equipment, and sewing, altering, mending, repairing and maintaining clothing, linen, draperies and miscellaneous items. In this role they will load and operate washers, dryers and other laundry equipment, sort clothing to be cleaned, fold items after washing or repairing, and prepare items for delivery. They will also sew by hand or machine, following patterns, cutting garments, and altering and repairing clothing and other items.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience: None required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of sewing techniques. Ability is required to operate a sewing machine; to fit and alter clothing; to operate various laundry equipment; to follow written and oral instructions and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Special Requirements

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.Applicants must be willing to be subject to call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.Some positions may require the experience or education to be in a specific area. Some positions may require possession of the qualifications to be a Qualified Mental Retardation Professional.The Office of Juvenile Affairs has determined that some positions in this job family are safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8.

Additional Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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