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Route Apprentice-Polk City Tues-Friday No Weekends!

Route Services | Polk City, IA | Full Time

Job Description

CITY Laundering, a company with 113 years of proven success, has an immediate full-time opening for a Route Service Apprentice.   This is a non-seasonal, full time position, which offers rapid advancement to a Route Service Representative. As a member of our Service team you will learn our invoicing and insure accuracy in loading route trucks. As a Route Apprentice, you will provide products and services to our customers while presenting additional opportunities including rental services and direct sales. As someone who will develop strong relationships with clients, you will be a crucial partner in our growth and success.

With opportunity for professional growth, this is a great position for someone who enjoys people and who likes to be out in the community rather than behind a desk or in a factory. Your day will begin early, loading your truck with fresh linens for delivery and will require you to work 10-12 hours a day. Route delivery or sales experience is preferred, but we are willing to train someone with talent and place the highest emphasis on exceptional customer service skills. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply. To the qualified person we offer:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Flex Benefits
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Enrollment in 401K plan
  • Supplemental Insurance

For generations CITY Laundering has helped thousands of businesses look good by supplying textile rental services. These services include uniform rental, towel rental, dust control services, mats, restroom supplies and safety apparel. Throughout the years our commitment has remained the same - to provide high quality products and superior customer service.  To learn more about us, check us out online:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep notes for personal use while running vacation routes
  • Load trucks with product and check invoicing
  • Develop positive personal relationships with principal customer contacts; maintain enthusiasm and professional attitude
  • Maintain open communication at all times with  Supervisor to keep lines of communication open and for troubleshooting
  • Maintain clean driving record to ensure eligibility for coverage with insurance carrier
  • Maintain product knowledge: pricing types, colors, sizing, inventory control, availability, product application
  • Manage paperwork: garment orders, manuals, invoice accuracy, credits, collections
  • Product management: loose load sheets, inventories, quality (stains, damage of garments), linen supply


  • Be able to continuously stand, bend, push carts loaded with product,rotate trunk, reach, lift, walk, climb and grasp
  • Be able to lift up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Hold a clean driving record and valid driver's license
  • Obtain State of Iowa Class D: Chauffeur license upon hire 

Post offer physical and substance testing is required. EOE
Selected candidate must also pass criminal background screening.

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