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Laundry Assistant - Re-Announcement
Job Announcement Code(s): 20-00551

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LABORER 20-00551
    Laundry Assistant

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
The starting pay will be $12.24 per hour, plus excellent benefits. The pay schedule/range is 03/08. A 12 month probationary period is required. Pay for current state of WI employees will be based on the compensation plan in effect at the time of appointment.
Nicole Lee, Human Resources Specialist,
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Deadline to Apply:
The previous deadline date was 08/03/2020.
Assessment Information:
91300 -  017  LABORER 
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The Department of Health Services (DHS); Mendota Mental Health Institute (MMHI) in Madison, WI is currently recruiting for a Laborer.

MMHI is conveniently located on the north side of Madison and offers a beautiful campus environment, convenient free parking and an onsite workout facility. MMHI is an inpatient psychiatric facility, with one outpatient program. MMHI is an integral part of the entire Wisconsin mental health service delivery system. Our overall service delivery goal is to provide specialized services in treatment, research, training and consultation.

State of Wisconsin benefits include 3.5 weeks of vacation, 9 paid holidays, ample sick time, a top rated health plan, low cost insurance options starting at $31/month for single plans and $78/month for family plans after two months of state service, and an exceptional retirement plan. 

This position will typically work Monday-Friday with daytime hours, but may be required to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.

Position Summary:   

The Laborer is responsible for general labor type duties, such as distribution of laundry, including sorting, filling orders and maintaining inventory. Additionally, general custodial duties, delivery tasks, moving furniture and appliances, and grounds-related activities will be required.

Special Notes:   

Due to the nature of this position, all applicants will be required to allow DHS to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any convictions may be related to the job being filled.

This position has physical requirements which may include but are not limited to lifting up to 75 pounds, bending, stooping, twisting, crawling, and working on the applicant's feet for long periods of time. Applicants will be required to pass a physical evaluation to assess these requirements.

All appointees will be required to receive a TB test, which will be administered by Mendota Mental Health Institute or medical personnel approved by the facility prior to their start date.


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Ability to work scheduled hours as needed, which may include weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and able to accept work assignment changes as needed.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driverís license and meet the requirements of the State of Wisconsin Fleet Vehicle Policy ** to drive a state vehicle.

Well qualified candidates will have:

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and using problem solving processes.

**State of Wisconsin Fleet Vehicle Policy:

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Minimum of two year's driving experience.

  • Must be 18 years of age of older.

Additionally, the driving record must not reflect the following conditions:

  • Three or more moving violations and/or at fault accidents in the past two years.

  • An OWI or DUI violation within the past 12 months.

  • A suspension or revocation of the driver's license.

How To Apply:   

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position has been filled. Click on the Preview Assessment link near the top of this announcement to view the qualifications that will be evaluated in the initial part of the selection process.

After you have previewed the assessment, interested applicants who would like to apply for this position will apply on-line via Wisc.Jobs. Click "Log In" to access your existing account or to create a new account if you do not already have an account in the system. After you have logged in, click "Apply Now." You will be asked to provide your personal information. Attach your current resume (in a Word or PDF compatible format). To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online process. Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an incompatible format, an email, as a hard copy, or a fax.

Applicants deemed eligible may be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the HR Specialist on this announcement.

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees as a reinstatement) must complete the online application process to apply.

Please Note: Important communication regarding this recruitment will be sent via email.

DHS is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. Veterans are encouraged to apply. For complete information on veterans' hiring programs that may benefit you, please visit the Employment Assistance Page on the WDVA Website.

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