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Liz.Mercado@buchanan-lodge.com.
Please email her your résumé and a cover letter indicating the position
you are applying for.

Buchanan Lodge is a Christian health care community striving to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of those we serve through resident-centered compassionate care. 

Position Summary
Under the direction of the Manager of Support Services, or other designated supervisor, the Casual Laundry Worker performs the day-to-day activities of the laundry, including collecting, sorting, repairing, washing, drying, folding, ironing and distributing of personal resident clothing and facility linens, as well as cleaning the Laundry Room.

Responsibilities

- Sorts soiled linen and personal laundry.
- Loads and unloads non-domestic washers and/or extractors; operates same by selecting wash cycles, setting temperatures and switching on and off machine.
- Folds and distributes clean clothing and linen.
- Operates other equipment, such as domestic washer and dryer, iron, label machine, sewing machine, etc.
- Checks machines regularly to ensure safe and effective functioning.
- Notifies supervisor of any malfunction of equipment.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Education and Experience:
Grade 10 equivalent plus one-year recent related experience in a commercial or industrial laundry or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Some knowledge of washing ingredients.
Experience:
• Commercial/Industrial Laundry: 1 year (Required)

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

casual laundry worker

Contact buchanan

The Salvation Army Buchanan Lodge 
409 Blair Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3L 4A4 

Telephone: 604-522-7033 
Fax: 604-522-3689
Email: reception@buchanan-lodge.com

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