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Laundry Custodian

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Department Of Defense Quantico , VA 22134

Posted 3 months ago

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Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.

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Sorts and counts all items to be laundered according to the proper classification, and recording quantities on the laundry inventory sheets. Maintain inventory sheets in sequence for reconciliation of quantities received, issued to housekeepers and of stocked items.

Ensures records are updated, reconciles records monthly, initiates transactions to re-stock items. Operates commercial type laundry washers and dryers according to instructions. Loads, balances articles in washer evenly, selects proper amount of detergent, proper temperature and timing.

Sets controls for drying time and cooling temperatures. Exercise judgment in removing worn, faded or overly soiled items and replacing the linen one-for-one from stock. Places items into stacks of prescribed numbers and types.

Stacks and stores linens on proper shelves. Keeps work areas clean, sanitized and otherwise free of debris and unsafe conditions. Services equipment by keeping it clean and safe by performing operator's preventive maintenance.

Reports all damage or problems with equipment to supervisor. Maintains inventories of detergents and cleaning solutions required for laundry. May prepare requests to replenish supplies sufficiently in advance to ensure adequate stock is always on hand.

May assist supervisor with inventories of linen rooms. Maintains up-dated files on Material Safety Data Sheets on all chemicals and hazardous materials used.

Cleans lobby and front entrances by sweeping, mopping, buffing and vacuuming floors, carpets, shampoo carpets, runners and mats. Cleans glass areas of doors and ensures fingerprints and/or smudges around handles and knob areas are clean and polished.

Cleans public restrooms, ensuring all fixtures, dispensers and lights are stocked and in working condition. Removes waste from common areas including ashtrays and trash containers, replacing liners as needed. Dusts furniture, fixtures, lobby telephone; polishes drinking fountains; spot-clean walls and wall fixtures.

Cleans ladder wells in all locations. Assists housekeepers in removing trash from building. Submits requisitions for cleaning supplies to supervisor as needed.

Delivers cleaning supplies, linens and other equipment to all buildings and picks up dirty linen. May be required to drop off and pick up housekeepers from outer buildings.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.

Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards.

Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel Required
25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)
    7305 Laundry Machine Operating

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SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Skill to work independently and to determine what type of equipment is needed at each part of each sequence to process a variety of different fabrics. Skill to safely clean and remove stains from any type of fabric.

Skill to identify defective or malfunctioning parts by visual inspection and from operational sound. Must be able to read and follow operating instructions on assigned equipment. Must be able to read and follow directions on labels affixed to chemicals, detergents and on Material Safety Data Sheets.

Knowledge of operating a calculator to do simple mathematical computations. Valid Driver's License is required and must have the ability to obtain a government's drivers license.

RESPONSIBIITY: Routine work is performed with considerable independence using established methods and procedures.

Work is periodically spot-checked by supervisor or higher graded employee. Follows manufacturers' instructions for use of machinery and methods of laundering various fabrics.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Continuous standing, stooping, bending and walking.

Constant movement of arms and hands. Lifts and carries objects up to 45 lbs independently and objects over 45 lbs with assistance.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Environment is extremely noisy, hot and humid.

Exposed to the possibility of bruises, strains, sprains and skin irritations from use of cleaning solutions. Work is performed primarily indoors, however some duties may be required outside exposing personnel to varying types of weather.


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Laundry Custodian

Expired Job

Department Of Defense