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About Putnamville Correctional Facility
The Putnamville Correctional Facility is a medium security adult male facility located in Putnamville, Indiana (Greencastle address), located on US Highway 40, about halfway between Terre Haute and Indianapolis.
Laundry Foreman 1
Manages operation of a large laundry facility in an adult male correctional facility. Teaches offenders a trade that can be used for self-support upon release from prison.
A Day in the Life
Instruct offenders on proper use of laundry and marking equipment and sewing and mending machines;
Instructs offenders on proper laundering methods and the proper care of various fabrics;
Makes daily work assignments and maintains daily attendance, performance and wage records for offenders;
Assists offenders in achieving acceptable work habits and in overcoming inappropriate behavior patterns;
Counsels and disciplines offenders as needed;
Maintains inventory of, and control over, supplies;
Maintains control and security over volatile and dangerous items;
Assumes responsibility for custody of offenders during hours they are assigned to the laundry;
Orders laundry supplies and makes recommendations for equipment purchases;
Operates all laundry equipment;
Ensures that safe and sanitary conditions are maintained in laundry in compliance with state and federal regulations;
Performs related work as required
What we are looking for
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Willingness to undergo a background investigation.
Ability to pass a drug screen
Four (4) years of full-time paid commercial or institutional laundry experience. Substitutions: Completion of an accredited vocational school course in laundry and dry cleaning may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
Specialized knowledge of the equipment in the laundry and their proper operation as well as of new equipment and supplies available;
Specialized knowledge of, and ability to select, proper cleaning agents needed to launder fabrics;
Practical knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding correct water temperatures, sanitation and safety;
General knowledge of institution regulation, policies and procedures;
Ability to instruct offenders on proper laundering methods and use of equipment and to train them in proper work habits;
Ability to maintain custody of approximately 10 offenders assigned to laundry and to maintain strict control of volatile and dangerous items;
Ability to cooperate with and assist various departments using laundry services in resolving problems and maintaining efficient operation;
Ability to maintain accurate inventory, time, wage and equipment records;
Ability to plan and implement efficient procedures in order to carry out laundry services.
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Choose from four medical plans including RX coverage, vision, dental and a wellness program that allows you to earn discounts on insurance plans.
Health savings accounts include state contributions.
Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector 401 K plan) with employer match along with a choice of two fully funded pension plans
Group life insurance.
$14.52 per hour
Why work for Indiana?
Diversity of workforce and career opportunities.
Paid time off for vacation, personal, sick leave, and 12 weeks of leave to spend with a new child.
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years.
Employee assistance program.
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Putnamville Correctional Facility is a smoke free / drug free work environment. No tobacco products are permitted within the facility.
All applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment background screening, previous employment verifications, and drug screening.
NOTE: Entire work history and experience must be included in the work history section of the online application. A resume' does not substitute for this requirement. Work experience not included in the on-line application will not be considered!
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