Open: 2021-08-20 -- Close: 2021-09-03

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Position Description

The Laundryman is a Civil Service Mariner (CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve the Military Sealift Command (MSC) onboard naval auxiliaries and hybrid-manned warships worldwide, in peace and war. MSC exists to support the joint warfighter across the full spectrum of military operations. MSC provides on-time logistics, strategic sealift, as well as specialized missions anywhere in the world, in contested or uncontested environments. Incumbent is assigned the overall responsibilities for proper performance and operations of all duties associated with laundry services including equipment safety and operations, quality of laundry operations, and customer satisfaction. Operates all machinery and equipment pertaining to shipboard laundry, such as washers, dryers, flat work irons, and steam presses to launder and press ship’s laundry. Observes safety precautions and operating instructions while operating machinery. Examines, lubricates, and makes minor repairs, checks to see that all gaskets and stuffing boxes are tight, maintains all safety devices (such as interlocks, hand and finger guards, and control buttons) in good condition. Ensures that all machinery and electrical equipment are secured at the end of the workday. Ensures that the ship’s laundry spaces and linen room are maintained properly and that sanitary conditions are met in accordance with existing regulations. Cleans laundry spaces daily and disposes of trash and garbage in accordance with shipboard regulations or instructions. Keeps ironing surfaces, press heads and padding in good operational condition at all times. Ensures only authorized personnel are allowed in laundry spaces. Conserves water, steam and laundry supplies.

Maintains linen storeroom. Sorts, counts, distributes, collects and maintains a record of all linen supplies. Lists and sorts incoming articles. Folds, assembles, and packs finished articles. Masters and Department Heads may add to these duties to clarify specific shipboard tasks. Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of this position. Performs all other duties as assigned.