Linen Room Attendant

Store, inventory, issue or distribute bed linens and uniforms.
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Quick Stats


Outlook
Good

Salary Range
$16,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Linen Room Attendants do?

Stores, inventories, and issues or distributes bed and table linen and uniforms in establishments, such as hotels, hospitals, and clinics: Collects or receives and segregates, counts, and records number of items of soiled linen and uniforms for repair or laundry, and places items in containers. Examines laundered items to ensure cleanliness and serviceability. Stamps items with identifying marks. Stores laundered items on shelves, after verifying numbers and types of items. Counts and assembles laundered items on cart or linen truck, records amounts of linens and uniforms to fill requisitions, and transports carts to floors. Conducts monthly and yearly inventories to identify items for replacement. Keeps linen room in clean and orderly condition. May mend torn articles with needle and thread or sewing machine or send articles to SEWER, LINEN ROOM 787.682-030.


Should I be a Linen Room Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Linen-Exchange Attendant, Linen-Room Houseperson, Pattern Room Attendant, Stockroom Attendant, Storeroom Attendant

    How to become a Linen Room Attendant

    Linen Room Attendants generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Linen Room Attendant-related education!
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