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Department of Veterans Affairs
Laundry Worker - Limited-term Employment at Veterans Home 
Job Announcement Code(s): 19-03112

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  Job Working Title:
    Laundry Worker

Type of Employment:
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
The wage is $12.24 per hour. The job does not include benefits.
J Lea Roberts, Human Resources Specialist-Senior, 608-266-3344,
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Applications will be accepted until the needs of the Home are met.
Assessment Information:
86501 -  020  LAUNDRY WORKER 
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Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA)
"Making a difference in the lives of Wisconsin veterans"

The Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove (WVHUG) is currently recruiting for multiple limited-term employment (LTE) Laundry Worker positions. WVHUG is a skilled nursing, long-term care facility that specializes in providing comfort, support, and professional medical services to elderly or disabled veterans and their spouses. The Home is located a short drive from Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha and other key locations throughout southeastern Wisconsin.

For general information about positions in Wisconsin State Government click here.

Veterans are encouraged to apply. For complete information on veterans’ hiring programs that may benefit you, go to the Employment Assistance page on WDVA's website.

LTE jobs are limited to 1039 hours in a 12-month period and do not include benefits.

Position Summary:   

This position is responsible for sorting, washing and folding laundry; operating laundry-processing equipment; restocking bed and bath linens; and returning all members' personal items. The position also maintains a clean work area.

Job duties include lifting and moving laundry bags weighing up to 70 pounds; moving laundry carts weighing between 80 and 200 pounds; and standing for prolonged periods of time.

For a copy of the full job description, click here.

Special Notes:   

Per Wisconsin Statute 230.26, Wisconsin residency is required for LTE appointments.

Due to the nature of the position, WDVA will conduct criminal background checks prior to a job offer.

Employment in this position is contingent upon passing a pre-employment tuberculosis (TB) test.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (e.g., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without WDVA sponsorship) at the time of application.


Minimally-qualified applicants will have experience:

  • Performing manual labor (e.g., loading, operating and unloading commercial washers and tumble dryers; folding clothing and linens; picking up laundry loads; bundling clothing, etc.); and
  • Following safety rules and guidelines; and
  • Following instructions and procedures

How To Apply:   

To be considered for the job, you need to complete the online application process. For instructions, refer to the following link: How Do I Apply Online and Take an Online Assessment? You will be required to attach a resume and answer one question to confirm that you want to apply. To ease the application process, upload your resume to WiscJobs prior to attaching it.

If you are unable to complete the materials due to a disability or have questions regarding the application process, contact J Lea Roberts at or 608-266-3344.

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