Laundry Operator

Job Description

Laundry Operators, operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, linens, rugs, and carpets.

Careers Ladder


Formal qualifications are not required to become a Laundry Operator. Successful completion of year 10 is usually the minimum education standard required to work.

Obtain work experience in the field and receive on-the-job training.


  • Autonomy
  • Communicator
  • Interpersonal
  • Flexible
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Self-Motivator
  • Thorough
  • Team Player

Key Skills

  • Physical Stamina
  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Operation & Control
  • Cleaning

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;