The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation's (DOCCR) Adult Corrections Facility (ACF) is seeking a Laundry Service Operator. This position will instruct and give direction to residents in the operation of laundry equipment, oversee laundry pickup and distribution, unload, receive, and distribute supplies, and provide general support of quality assurance procedures to ensure compliance to industry and safety standards.
Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visitemployee referral program. Location and hours: This position is located at the ACF at 1145 Shenandoah Ln, Plymouth, MN 55447. There is no public transportation to this location. Work hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with rotated weekend schedules.
About this position type: This is a full-time, benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as a Laundry Services Operator. Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
· Assist, instruct, and provide supervision to residents in the operation of washers, dryers, and distribution of laundry.
· Instruct, direct, and provide supervision to residents in the stocking of goods and supplies.
· Assist and direct residents in loading and unloading of delivery vehicles.
· Maintain ACF cleanliness standards in storeroom, dock, and laundry areas.
· Order supplies and maintain records and inventory.
· Deliver supplies to departments within the ACF.
· Oversee machinery and soap distribution to ensure equipment is operating according to manufacture specifications.
· Maintain security in the laundry area.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Two years of general work experience.
o Note: Vocational/technical or college coursework can be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
· Access to reliable transportation.
Nice to have:
· Experience working in a secure facility.
· Basic knowledge and skill in using a computer to access and enter data.
· Ability to:
o Supervise and work alongside of up to eight residents/inmates at a time.
o Manage problems and resolve conflicts between residents.
o Bend, twist, and stretch as needed to perform laundry and storeroom tasks.
o Walk and push a cart for extended periods of time.
o Lift up to 50 pounds while unloading washing machines.
o Work effectively with an increasingly diverse client population.
About the department: The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation's mission is to promote community safety, community restoration, and reduce the risk of re-offense. The department runs institutions, a treatment center, adult and juvenile probation, supervised release, provides mediation in parenting custody disputes, and administers alternative sentencing programs. It is the largest community corrections organization in Minnesota. On any given day, Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation employees collaborate with their criminal justice partners, dozens of community-based organizations, and a dedicated group of volunteers and interns, to supervise and deliver sustainable correctional services to approximately 26,000 adult and juvenile clients. The department's strategic goals for 2019 and 2020 are the following:
· Reduce racial disparities within our practices.
· Sustain foundational evidence-based practices and expand upon them to address clients' overall well-being.
· Build equity into our workforce and support workforce needs.
· Increase the community's input and influence in our practices.
About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (login as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience. Job offer will be contingent on passing a drug test, employment history/reference check, criminal background check including fingerprinting, and driver's license check prior to employment. Under facility licensing requirements, positions at the Juvenile Detention Center are required to undergo a Department of Human Services Background Study (MS 245C.13). Convictions for certain crimes will have an effect on your ability to be hired according to the disqualification schedule listed in Minnesota Statute 245C.15. Individuals convicted for any level of Criminal Sexual Conduct are disqualified from being hired into any position within the DOCCR under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). Other past involvement with the criminal court system will not automatically disqualify you from working at the DOCCR; individual circumstances are reviewed and evaluated confidentially. If you do not know your exact conviction information, you can refer to your sentencing order or contact the county where you were convicted.