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Laundry Worker
Job Code:2019-SAL-013
Company:Starr Textile Services LLC
FT/PT Status:Regular Full-Time

Starr Textile Services of AL
, a commercial laundry facility in Foley, AL. We process hospitality linens for hotels, restaurants, and casinos along the Gulf Coast and are currently seeking Laundry Workers for positions within our Sort and Soil Department.

Under general direction from the Laundry Supervisor and/or Production Manager, Laundry Production Workers in Sort and Soil are required to sort linen by item, color and classification across a conveyor to the appropriate E-rail bag.  Must consistently monitor linen for damage or tears; separate torn and/or usually heavy stained items and place in the appropriate cart. 

  • Position involves exposure to heat, humidity, and noise.
  • Must be able to continuously push, pull, and lift laundry repetitively; stand for hours at a time; detect problems with the      operation of laundry equipment; and stoop, crawl, and crouch when needed.
  • Must be able to work at a productive pace and meet production standard requirements.
  • Weekends and holidays required
  • Subject to pre-employment drug and background screens.

Health Benefits available 60 days after start. Full Benefits available after 90 days.

Job Description:
 Essential Job Duties:



  • Required to sort linen by item, color and classification.
  • Distribute separated linen across conveyor to appropriate E-rail bag.
  • Consistently monitor linen for damage or tears.  Separate torn and/or usually heavy stained items and place in appropriate cart.
  • Responsible for ensuring linens do not fall on floor.
  • Required to observe established safety guidelines at all times.
  • Required to wear safety equipment/protective gear as required.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.




  • Required to lift linens from cart and place neatly on feeding board or lift/pull sheets from cart and place selvage edge deep into spreading device.
  • Place corner of sheet on feed board of the iron.   Required to keep side of sheet tight as sheet enters the iron.
  • Required to briefly inspect for tears and/or stains.   Press button to cull items as needed.
  • Consistently monitor machines for jams.  Do no attempt to remove items without supervision.
  • Responsible for ensuring linens do not fall on floor.
  • Required to clean vacuum box at end of each batch of linen produced.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.




  • Required to set proper adjustments on folding machine for each type of towel to be produced.
  • Responsible for lifting towels from cart and briefly inspect for tears or stains.
  • Responsible for feeding towels on center of the feeding board of the feeding machine.
  • Required to maintain an accurate, complete and legible production log.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to identify items by customer.
  • Knowledge of customer preference for processing, loading, finishing and presentation of items
  • Ability to work individually and/or in a team environment with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to verbally communicate read and write legibly.
  • Ability to focus and have strong attention to detail.
  • Strong coordination and manual dexterity skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to multi task in fast paced environment.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and carry out responsibilities on evenings, weekends during peak season and holidays as needed.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.




  • Previous experience in commercial laundry setting preferred.



Physical Requirements:


  • Medium work which requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Employee is subject to coastal climate conditions; extreme heat for up to 8 hours or more. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of 8 hours or more.   Employee may be exposed to other conditions such as wind and high humidity.
  • Employee is subject to vibrations and exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
  • Employee is subject to prolonged standing in one spot and walking on hard surfaces, to include concrete flooring for up to 8 hours or more.
  • Employee is subject to hazards which may include physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current and high places, work in small crawl spaces, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • Employee is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: odors, dusts, mists or poor ventilation.
  • Employee may be subject to moderate levels of noise.
  • Employee must be able to extend hands, arms in any direction, move about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Employee must be able to raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. 
  • Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Must be able to consistently bend, stoop, reach, climb and descend multiple stairs and/or stairwells.


Special Requirements:


  • Subject to pre-employment and/or random drug screening.
  • During peak season, required to work weekends and holidays.