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Laundry Assistant

Date Posted:  Nov 23, 2022
Requisition ID:  407301

Knightstown, IN, US, 46148


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.


This position typically starts at an annual salary of $26,312, but may be commensurate with education and experience.

Role Overview:

The mission of the Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy (HYCA) is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of at-risk youth to produce program graduates with the values, skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as adults.  You will serve as the primary Laundry Assistant in the laundry area of the Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy cleaning, preparation and drying of Cadets Clothing and linen. 

About the Job:

As the Laundry Assistant, you will be responsible for serving in the laundry area of a state facility to assist in cleaning and drying of clothing and linen. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential elements of the job duties: 

  • Operate flatwork iron, steam tunnel, shirt presses, pants presser, dry press, steam press, towel and sheet folder and marking machine.   
  • Sort and shake out laundry according to further processing needs. 
  • Fold and load all clothing and linens for distribution. 
  • Perform general clean up and simple maintenance of equipment. 
  • Stamp new clothing and linens with facility identification 
  • Mend clothing and linens. 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.  

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Two (2) years of full-time experience in laundry services or related area.  
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to operate a variety of laundry equipment.  
  • Ability to perform simple maintenance on all equipment located in laundry area.  
  • Ability to shake out, rack, press and fold clothing and linens. 
  • Ability to sew and operate sewing machine. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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