Employment Opportunities

Counter Clerk
University Cleaners
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


The Counter clerk is responsible for taking money in the form of cash, check, or credit card from patrons in exchange for dry cleaning services. Tag and bag items, provides change, balances drawer, and processes card/cash transactions. To ensure excellent customer service and assist with the garment handling before and after the garments are cleaned and pressed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle cash/credit transactions with customers using cash registers

  • Receive items from customers and mark them with codes or names

  • Any other duties as assigned by management including operating dry cleaning machines

  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours or more) and flexible shifts including Saturdays and some holidays.


High School Diploma or equivalent, Mathematical skills, Basic PC knowledge and familiarity with electronic equipment (e.g. cash register, scanners, money counters, etc), Must be able to pass a drug test and background check.

Essential Physical Requirements:

1. Ability to stand in warm/hot environments

2. Ability to freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, stock area, and register area.

3. Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store.

4. Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-20 pounds.


  • Customer-service skills.Laundry and dry-cleaning workers interact with customers who drop off and pick up their clothes. Workers may need to respond to customers who are unsatisfied with the quality of the cleaning.

  • Flexibility- will also be used as a floater when needed. Ability to learn all positions in Cleaners and preform them when asked.

  • Stamina- laundry and dry-cleaning workers often spend many hours standing in a warm or hot environment.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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