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Laundry Assistant

Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2021
Requisition ID:  287377

Madison, IN, US, 47250


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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About Madison State Hospital:

Madison State Hospital has served the citizens of Indiana for over a century. In 2005, the Joint Commission accredited hospital moved into its state-of-the-art treatment facility created from an extraordinary blend of historic restoration, renovation and new construction. It was certified as one of the first Leadership in Environmental Energy Design (LEED) psychiatric facilities in the nation. The innovative hospital structure parallels the overall mission to establish exemplary standards of psychiatric care.



About the Job:

As a Laundry Assistant, you will serve 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. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role. 

The job description 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.

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have 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) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour