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Laundry attendant Job Description

Laundry attendant Job Description Template

As a laundry attendant, you will be responsible for processing and cleaning linens and garments in a commercial laundry setting. You will ensure that all items are cleaned and pressed to high standards, while adhering to safety and sanitation protocols. A strong attention to detail and time management skills are essential in this role.


  • Sort and separate laundry according to fabric types, colors, and washing instructions
  • Operate and maintain laundry equipment, including washing machines, dryers, and ironing equipment
  • Measure and add detergent and fabric softener to each load of laundry
  • Fold, stack, and store clean laundry in designated areas
  • Inspect and report any damages or stains on laundry items
  • Coordinate with housekeeping staff to ensure timely delivery of clean linens and towels
  • Keep track of inventory and alert supervisor when supplies need to be restocked
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests who have special laundry requests or concerns


  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks
  • Physical stamina and ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to follow instructions and adhere to safety guidelines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with different types of laundry equipment and detergents
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Prior experience in a laundry or housekeeping role preferred

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