Facilities Worker/Janitorial

Facilities Worker

The essential duties of this position are to maintain sanitation and grounds at the University of Maine 4-H Camp at Tanglewood. Tanglewood’s mission is to teach youth and adults to be effective and caring citizens of the earth through affordable environmental education. This positions is part-time seasonal, June-August, located in Lincolnville, Maine.


  • Maintains facilities and grounds which may include mowing; weed removal; trimming trees; picking-up litter;
  • General janitorial, including: cleaning sinks, toilets, and showers on a daily basis as well as sweeping and mopping, and ensuring all soap and paper products are stocked
  • Making minor building repairs; moving furniture and equipment; and/or performing related duties.
  • May work with materials and chemicals associated with cleaning.
  • Reports maintenance issues and equipment failures as appropriate.
  • Maintains inventory levels within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Adhering to safety procedures, including reporting mechanical and/or safety issues.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.). No previous work experience necessary.
  • Ability to follow directions and work independently
  • Providing exemplary customer service
  • 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.

Positions in this class typically require: Ability to perform physical activities that require talking, hearing, seeing and considerable and repetitive use of arms and legs and moving entire body, such as reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, climbing, lifting, bending, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Heavy work: The ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Lifting and exerting forces more than 50 pounds requires assistance by other employee(s) or mechanical assistance. Individual forces must never exceed 50 pounds. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils,


Dates and hours: Part-time, 20 hours per week, May 28-September 6, 2019

Compensation: $11.25 per hour (pre-tax) plus meals day, housing optional


The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).