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City of Portland - Laundry Machine Operator - Barron Center

Start Date: June 10, 2024 | End Date: September 27, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Other

LAUNDRY OPERATOR – Barron Center, Linen Services
Permanent, Full-time – 37.5 hours per week.
Weekly schedule: Friday - Tuesday 6:30AM-2:30PM.

Health and Human Services Department - Barron Center

The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted - being a part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of the residents of the Barron Center.

Duties may include:

  • Distributing clean linen within the facility.
  • Rubbish removal
  • Loading and unloading commercial washers and dryers.
  • Folding and sorting linen.
  • Picking up soiled linen.
  • Hanging and delivering personal laundry. 


  • Excellent customer service skills are required.
  • Must be able to lift objects weighing over 50 lbs. for an extended period of time.
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperature conditions.
  • Must possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license.
  • Must be able to follow oral and simple written instructions.

Applications accepted until filled

Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and a pre-employment physical exam.



Salary & Benefits:

This is a union position, CEBA Grade 5, starting pay range $17.37- $19.32 per hour

The City of Portland prides itself on its outstanding benefits and collegial and mission-driven work environment.
City benefits include:

  • Thirteen paid holidays
  • Free employee health insurance with the completion of wellness incentives
  • Sick, vacation, and personal leave
  • Life, dental, vision and income protection insurances
  • Choice of retirement plans, including a pension plan
  • Use of City recreation facilities
  • Discount on professional development programs through USM and Thomas College


If you need assistance or accommodation in the application process, please contact Shae Gonzalez (City of Portland Recruiter) at or 207-874-8649

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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