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Jail Laundry Clerk

Application Deadline: June 19, 2023 17:00
Oral Board Date: June 28, 2023

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $38,350







Jail Laundry Clerk

Bargaining Unit


Pay Grade

JC03 - $38,350



Job Class





Civilian - 1000


 Support Services

FLSA Status

Non-exempt (FLSA Code)

EEO Category

   Administrative Support


Safety Sensitive position


Special Assignment

A Laundry Clerk works in coordination with the Housing Units, Warehouse, and other sections of the facility to assure that cleanliness standards are met.  This includes washing and drying large quantities of various materials to include blankets, sheets, uniforms, and other items as required.  This position is required to assure that materials that are received for cleaning are counted, and appropriate number of items are returned or given to the warehouse for re-stocking.  

Examples of Duties
  • Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of work areas. 
  • Rotates linen stock in accordance with standard procedures or as directed. 
  • Operates transporters, two-wheel carts, and other material handling equipment incidental to performance of duties. Makes minor adjustments or repairs to articles carried in stock. 
  • Performs other cleaning and inmate management related duties as assigned. 
  • Supervises inmate workers while re-supplying laundry and the washing of facility laundry. 
  • Documents information relating to receipt, storage, or distribution of materials. 
  • Maintains inventory records.
  • Liaison's housing and warehouse.
  • Creates inventory requests as needed for materials associated with laundry to include bleach, soap barrels, and various other chemicals.
  • Documents incoming and outgoing materials and supplies. 
  • Inventories all facility laundry and cleaning supplies and all expendable property. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position. 
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures. Ability to become duly qualified to hold a Notary Public appointment. 
  • Ability to operate all equipment listed in the EQUIPMENT USED section. 
  • Ability to accurately inventory supplies and equipment. 
  • Ability to use initiative and independent judgment. 
  • Extensive knowledge in inventory methods, tools and laundry equipment. 
  • Ability to keep receiving, shipping and inventory records and prepare simple reports.
  • Ability to rapidly learn and apply CCSO inventory, procurement, procedures and supply functions. 
  • Ability to plan and forecast supply needs of routine items. 
  • Ability to make mathematical computations.
Education or Equivalent Experience Required
  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Prefer two (2) year degree from accredited college or field. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Two years clerical experience which includes direct public contact and experience in data entry. 
  • Must not be on any disciplinary or performance (PIP) probation. 
  • Must remain in the position for one year based on the needs of the agency. 
Equipment Used

Computer and Related Software / Calculator and Related Software / Copy machine / Telephone / Fax machine / Laundry Equipment / Typewriter / Cameras / Fire Extinguisher / Various Moving Carts / Office Vehicles / Other Standard Office Equipment as Required

Physical Effort Required

Sitting for long periods, walking, standing, repeated bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, and lifting. Carrying and/or lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. of materials or equipment. Good physical condition and coordination to permit the carrying/lifting of heavy objects.

Working Conditions

Typical office or similar setting, which is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Some possible exposure to verbally abusive and physically threatening individuals. The noise level ranges from quiet to loud but is usually moderate. Work may require shift work, flexible hours, days, and holidays which may include nights and weekends. Direct inmate contact. 
NOTE: All employees who have direct inmate contact are required to have a medical exam/screening which includes a PPD (TB screening) prior to job assignment. Any positives on the PPD will require further evaluations by the Health Department. Re-examination shall be given according to a defined need or schedule. This requirement is to protect the employee, the agency and the inmates from any physical condition that might impact the ability of the employee to perform their job in a safe and efficient manner.

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), religion, Veterans Status, age (40 or older) disability or genetic information in employment or the provision of services.


Date posted: May 12, 2023

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