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Laundry Assistant

Date Posted:  Aug 6, 2022
Requisition ID:  378123

Logansport, IN, US, 46947


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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.


About Logansport State Hospital:

Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness.  Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community. 

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 part-time employees which includes: 

  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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