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LAUNDRY TECHNICIAN in Milton, FL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/1/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Milton, FL
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/1/2022
  • Job ID:
    32422/35572/203750

Job Description

Facility: Blackwater River Correctional and Rehabilitation Facility

Pay: $11.00 hr.

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation. 

Who We Are: 

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes. 

Why Work for GEO: 

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success. 
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things. 
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful. 

Summary

Performs duties and tasks related maintaining the facility’s laundry operations to include control and supervision of workers and the safe operation of the equipment used. A through knowledge of facility operational procedures, facility emergency plans and other directional memoranda issued by authorized staff is required to perform the assigned duties of this position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitors daily usage and inspects the industrial washers and dryers, in addition to all other equipment in the laundry facility.
  • Adjusts valves, switches and levers to start, operate, and stop the machinery, in addition to controlling the temperature of the water.
  • Ensures that laundry equipment is checked on a regular basis and that any problems noted are reported to the property authority. Performs basic maintenance and repair of laundry equipment using manuals and their past history.
  • Re-issues and exchanges worn-out clothing.
  • Maintains security measures by counting and making rounds through the laundry on a periodic basis. Makes random searches of the laundry. Ensures that no ironing or starching is done on unauthorized clothing.
  • Ensures sick-outs are called in to the Control Center during counts.
  • Maintains an updated inventory of all clothing in the building such as, but not limited to clothes to be repaired, blankets, and uniforms. Ensures that the proper amount of cleaned clothing is returned to the delivering officer.
  • Ensures that the building, as well as the outside area designated for laundry, is kept clean and secure.
  • Accounts for all tools assigned to the laundry. Notifies immediate supervisor if tools are missing.
  • Controls, issues, and accounts for all chemicals and hazardous materials used in the laundry operation. Ensures that all materials are in accordance with all safety and ACA Standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

 Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience in the use of industrial machinery.
  • Must be mature, flexible, cooperative and empathetic to the total needs of the facility.
  • Ability to work under policies and regulations.
  • Must be in good physical condition and of good moral character.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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