CAW - Linenkeeper - Residences

Revision Date: October 2001
Classification: Linenkeeper - Residences
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


This job revolves around the receiving, checking, storing, and distribution of linen for use at the residence halls, and includes some routine housekeeper duties as required. The Linenkeeper-Residences works under the general supervision of the Household Manager.


  • Daily receives clean linen: opens, checks, and stores in linen rooms.
  • On appointed days, exchanges soiled linen for clean linen from students in each room of the Residences.
  • Checks soiled linen, bags and tags for pick-up.
  • Makes repairs to housekeeper uniforms or linen as required.
  • Makes ironing board covers and shower curtains.
  • May be required to perform duties of housekeeper in other areas as assigned.
  • Supplies required linen for Speechly Hall to the Supervisor, Housekeepers and Washroom Attendants on appointed days, for each floor.
  • Ensures the cleaning of blankets and bedspreads periodically.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • Education to an acceptable level.


  • Acceptable related experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to maintain general records on linen sent and received.
  • Demonstrated sewing and mending ability.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.

"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students. 

Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period.  Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."

Questions or Comments? Contact Jindra Vancura at (204) 474-8288