Temporary – Facilities Maintenance Worker CL1 (Custodial) – 2 positions (id:81262)

University of Maine


Temporary – Facilities Maintenance Worker CL1 (Custodial) – 2 positions (id:81262)


Facilities Management – OFM



Orono ME

This position is responsible for the cleaning of campus E&G buildings to include daily, weekly, monthly and other cyclical tasks according to a managed cleaning task specific program that is assessed on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to ensure the target cleanliness ratings are maintained. The position plays an important role in ensuring the health and safety of the campus community. It is part of the Facilities’ team that is responsible for making the campus presentable for current and future students, faculty, staff and visitors. Temporary, full-time, 40 hours per week, 5 days per week. Current schedule is to be determined. Starting pay for these positions is $15.64/hr.


Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Using cleaning machines and equipment.
  • Cleaning assigned rooms and/or buildings by following defined instructions.
  • Performing facility set-ups and take downs as directed.
  • Monitoring materials and supplies of assigned cart or area, notifying lead worker and supervisor as needed.
  • Removing snow on sidewalks and around building using shovel.
  • Utilizing equipment to perform seasonal or regular maintenance.
  • Adhering to safety procedures, including reporting mechanical and/or safety issues.

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System’s flagship institution. UMaine  is the state’s public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at umaine.edu . 


The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits  for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.


UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here .


  • Customer service principles;
  • Safety principles;
  • Equipment use and troubleshooting;
  • Basic inventory principles.
  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.).
  • Performing manual labor;
  • Ability to understand Material Safety Data Sheets;
  • Ability to pass required safety training;
  • Monitoring and maintaining inventory;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:


1.) a resume with contact information for three professional references


You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Jodi Munster at [email protected] or 207-581-2720.


The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening and post offer physical.


In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5748 Boudreau Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207-581-1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).


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