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Laundry Manager

Location: Cleveland, TX
Job ID: 46735
Facility: Corrections

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Begin a meaningful career in corrections with Management & Training Corporation at the Oliver J. Bell Unit located in Cleveland, Texas. At Bell, our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring about others, giving back and making a social impact. We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping an at-risk population receive the tools necessary for success on their road back to a healthy, productive life. In addition to competitive wages and an opportunity to impact lives.

MTC team members enjoy a variety of benefits including:
  • Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance

Position Summary:

Reports to the major. Directly supervises the assistant laundry manager and offender laundry worker. Responsible for planning laundering schedules, proper use and maintenance of equipment and maintaining records of operations in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Essential Functions:
1. Plan work schedules to meet all production requirements.
2. Provide staff training; evaluate staff performance and implement organizational and personnel changes as approved by the warden.
3. Create time reports and records of all staff and offenders assigned to the laundry.
4. Supervise operation of laundry equipment; perform routine and preventive maintenance on equipment.
5. Perform test on wash formulas.
6. May perform various laundry duties which requires, lifting, bending squatting, and long periods of standing. Push and pull laundry carts. Perform security functions including “pat” and “strip” searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
7. Train and supervise an offender work force in the laundry/necessities operation and conduct safety training for offender workers and laundry services employees to include Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
8. Supervise the receipt, storage, repair and issue of offender necessities; implement inventory control procedures.
9. Supervise maintenance of related records and preparation for related reports.
10. Regular and predictable attendance is required.
11. It is expected the incumbent will work overtime when directed to do so. 12. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
13. Maintain accountability of staff, offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. One (1) year full-time, wage-earning experience in the operation of a commercial or institutional laundry. ---OR---
One (1) year full-time wage-earning experience in supply to include purchasing or inventory and stock control. Thirty (30) semester hours from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education (CHEA) or by the United Stated Department of Education (USDE) may be substituted for six (6) months of the required supply experience.
Eighteen (18) months full-time, wage-earning correctional custody or law enforcement experience. Experience in the supervision of staff preferred. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:
Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements to include physical agility testing and pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by TDCJ

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