Laundry Attendant - Full Time: NA-7304-02

**Open Until Filled**

**Four Vacancies** 

This position is located at the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites operation at NAS Key West. The purpose of this position is to provide laundry services to the lodging operation.


Ensures security of all guests is maintained at all times. Ensures guest privacy is maintained at all times. Must possess a welcoming manner and positive attitude; demonstrate effective communication skills; professionally interact with guests; answering guest questions concerning hotel facilities; and provide information about local attractions. Provide assistance in handling customer complaints, involving management as necessary. Sorts, washes, dries, folds, bundles, wraps, and issues linen in accordance with established instructions and/or as directed by the Leader/ Supervisor. Operates commercial washers, dryers and ironing press; paying special attention to detail while working with the laundry to prevent staining, over—bleaching, or over—starching. Picks up and delivers laundry to various facilities. May be required to load, unload, attach/ detach laundry chemicals as needed by hand or using carts, dollies, hand trucks, golf carts or similar lifting/ carrying devices. Inventory laundry to detect missing and/or damaged items. Maintains inventory, records damages, and issues requests for replacement items to sustain par standards set by management. Reads and follows written directions from manufacturer and/or supervisor on the proper use of all equipment and chemicals. Cleans filters, equipment, and notifies supervisor of any malfunctions. Sweeps, mops, dust, and empties trash in order to maintain cleanliness of laundry facility and linen storage areas. Maintains documentation of work basis.


Able to apply general knowledge of processes, chemicals (including MSDS), and equipment associated with laundry services. Adherence to basic safety policies is required. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing in English. Must possess basic math and reading skills.


The Housekeeping Manager and/or Supervisor provides continuing or individual assignments by indicating generally what is to be done, the limitation, quantity, and the priority or deadline of assigned work tasks. Recurring assignments are carried out independently without specific instructions. Situations involving unfamiliar problems not covered by instructions are referred to the supervisor for resolution. Completed assignments are reviewed to assure that work practices, techniques, records, and other functions are technically accurate and in compliance with instructions.


The incumbent works under normal supervision. Incumbent is expected to perform daily work on own initiative and carry out assignments in accordance with DOD and Navy regulations. The supervisor will provide suggestions for handling unusual situations.


The operation conducts business 24 hours a days, 365 days a year. Customer service is of the foremost importance in this position. Laundry attendants may work various shifts. The incumbent, over a period of time, will be required to work each shift and must be trained to accomplish a variety of tasks.


The purpose of the work is to provide laundry services. The work directly contributes to the military members, retirees, civilians, and family member's quality of life, mission readiness, and contributes to job satisfaction and retention of valuable members


Contacts include regional staff, all department heads, lodging staff, and tenant commands, especially those tenant commands with personnel residing in the lodging facilities. Some contact with contractors, vendors, and representatives of private industry.


Contacts are made to coordinate and/or obtain information relating to the laundry operation.


This position is required to do considerable standing, bending, walking, pushing, pulling, and climbing. Must have ability to perform moderately strenuous physical labor as unassisted lifting, moving and carrying of supplies and equipment weighing up to 45 pounds is required. Assisted lifting, moving and carrying in excess of 45 pounds may be required. May be required to climb/descend stairs and properly placed stepladders.


Work is primarily performed indoors in areas that normally have adequate heat, light, and ventilation; however, it is not unlikely that conditions may be very hot due to heat from the dryers and presses. Some facilities will require exposure to outdoors. The incumbent may be exposed to dirt, disagreeable odors, and skin/ eye irritants from strong cleaning solutions. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided and must be worn.


As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with CNIC, if after November 22. CNIC will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of CNIC a legally required exception from this requirement.

This position may be designated ALPHA personnel for inclement weather or in the interest of national security and may be required to report for work when other employees are excused. This position is subject to the possibility of workdays on weekends and holidays, as well as, rotating shifts, often consisting of other than normal duty hours. The staff member may be recalled to duty and/or required to work overtime, including on an emergency basis. In order to verify fitness for duty, a complete physical examination may be required. May be required to possess a valid state driver license, as travel to other facilities may be required within the normal scope of duties. Applicants will be notified when this is a requirement for appointment. This position is subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NAC). The incumbent is expected to attend all training and obtain any applicable certifications for laundry workers within 6 months of employment, as well as, any other requirements outlined in the Lodging Career Path Guide.




You may attach any other information that you wish to be considered (training, certifications, etc.).  Completed applications and information may be submitted via any option listed below:

SUBMIT IN PERSON (w/ base access):

MWR Personnel Office

BLDG A-711                             

NAS KEY WEST, FL 33040                  

SUBMIT IN PERSON VIA DROP-BOX (w/o base access:)

 Drop Box is located inside the Pass & ID Office outside the main gate at Boca Chica.

SUBMIT VIA U.S. MAIL:                 

MWR Personnel Office                  

P.O. BOX 9027

NAS Key West, FL 33040