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Laundry Attendant

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Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 23AC0150
Title Laundry Attendant
Pclass # SS006
Job Summary
Who We Are

We acknowledge that Vancouver Community College (VCC) is located on the traditional unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples who have been stewards of this land from time immemorial.

For over 55 years, VCC has been a leader in innovative, experiential post-secondary learning. We’re one of B.C’s top employers and we are proud to inspire students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce.

At VCC, we respect and celebrate our differences, and are committed to the work of decolonization, accessibility, and inclusivity for all. Be a part of creating an inclusive community that provides equitable opportunities for Indigenous and diverse representation, participation, and success for everyone.

We value lived experience and encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. Come join the VCC community as we shape the future together.

This position is responsible for providing general support in the laundry facilities including washing, drying and folding linen and maintaining accurate records for inventory control.
Job Duties/Responsibilities
1. Checks, records and maintains rotation of incoming laundry from suppliers, utilizing inventory management software. 
2. Receives soiled laundry from students and instructors and replaces with clean garments. 
3. Washes towels and other soiled linen for various programs as required. 
4. Assists in folding clean laundry and stocking clothing racks. 
5. Brings damaged garments to the attention of the Laundry Supervisor. 
6. Assists with the towel exchange. 
7. Assists with inventory tracking. 
8. Attends department meetings. 
9. Wears required uniform. 
10. Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience 
- Completion of Grade 12, including successful completion of Grade 12 English and Grade 11 Math and up to 3 months’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be substituted for the required qualifications. 
Skills and Abilities 
- Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and faculty. 
- Good working knowledge of the English language and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. 
- Attention to detail and ability to maintain concise and accurate records. 
- Good organizational skills. 
- Computer experience and a basic understanding of MS Word and Excel, combined with keyboarding and data entry skills. Experience with inventory software preferred. 
- Ability to handle varying work related priorities at the same time and work to deadlines with minimal supervision, exhibiting initiative. 
- Working knowledge of commercial washers and dryers. 
- Ability to work in a physically demanding environment requiring heavy lifting, reaching, bending and standing for long periods of time.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE
PAYGRADE 14 – $20.43 – 23.34 Hourly
Posting Detail Information

Employment Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Type of Position Casual
Employment Type On Call
Department LAUNDRY
Primary Location - This position may require you to work at all VCC locations. Downtown
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change 08/21/2023
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week Hours may vary
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department.
Eligible for Fortnight No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.
Posting Open Date 08/09/2023
Posting Close Date
Is this a pooled posting? Yes

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Applicant Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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