Canada’s thriving hospitality, healthcare, and tourism sectors create a consistent demand for Laundry Attendants. Canada’s hotels, resorts, hospitals, and other establishments rely on Laundry Attendants to maintain cleanliness and uphold high standards of service. Laundry Attendants contribute significantly to the country’s hospitality and healthcare industries, ensuring guests and patients have access to clean linens and garments.
Who is a Laundry Attendant?
A Laundry Attendant is a professional responsible for cleaning, laundering, and pressing linens, towels, and other textiles. They work in various settings which include; hotels, resorts, healthcare facilities, and commercial laundries. Laundry Attendants operate washing machines, dryers, and ironing equipment, ensuring all items are properly cleaned, folded, and stored.
What is the Average Salary and Benefits Enjoyed by Laundry Attendants?
On average, Laundry Attendants can expect to earn between CAD 14 to CAD 18 per hour depending on the type of establishment, location, employer, experience and the job role. Other benefits enjoyed include;
- Potential tips
- Overtime pay
- Flexible work schedule
- Health insurance plans
- Paid leave
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Sorting linens based on fabric type and washing them using appropriate detergents and machines
- Operating dryers and ironing equipment to ensure linens are properly dried and pressed
- Folding clean linens neatly and organizing them for storage or distribution
- Inspecting linens for stains, tears, or damage and ensuring only high-quality items are sent out
- Keeping track of linen inventory, restocking as needed, and reporting shortages to supervisors
- Following safety guidelines and using protective equipment to handle chemicals and machinery safely
Job Skills and Required Qualifications
- High school diploma
- Good physical stamina
- Pay meticulous attention to details
- Effective team player
- Efficient time management and organization skills
- Goal oriented and passionate
- Strong communication skills
- Effective interpersonal skills