Facilities Maintenance Worker, Career Level I- Custodial: UP

at University of Maine at Farmington in Farmington, Maine, United States

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Facilities Maintenance Worker, Career Level I- Custodial: UPDATED WORK SCHEDULE Campus: Farmington Department: Facilities Management – FFAMA Bargaining Unit: Serv & Maint Salary Band/Wage Band: A11, Step 2: $15.64 Location: Farmington ME Statement of Job:

Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town.

The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for the position of Facilities Maintenance Worker, Career Level 1 -Custodial in Facilities Management.

The position reports to the Assistant Director of Facilities for Environmental Services and Grounds.

The facilities maintenance worker performs tasks related to custodial care and cleaning of university facilities; securing campus buildings; reporting needed repairs and equipment failures; floor maintenance; room set-ups; moving furniture and equipment; snow removal and other manual labor. Work is performed according to defined policies, procedures and standards under both written and verbal instructions. Makes decisions that affect the manner and speed in which the elements of an operation are performed.The employee will work with materials and chemicals associated with cleaning. Department employees may apply to same classification positions during their probationary period.

This position is designated as an essential position requiring the individual to be able to work during periods of inclement weather and/or campus emergencies.

A full position description can be found at:

Employees in the University of Maine System are required to comply with the UMS COVID protocols which currently include but are not limited to, being vaccinated, obtaining a qualified vaccination exemption, and/or participating in regular COVID testing. Further information can be found on our Together for Maine ( site.



+ High school diploma or GED

+ Ability to work in adverse weather conditions

+ Ability to work occasional overtime, which may include occasional nights and weekends

+ Ability to work independently

+ Ability to lift, carry and move 50 pounds and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

+ Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions

+ Ability to do manual cleaning and perform manual labor including snow shoveling

This can be a physically demanding position and typically requires: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical assessment is required. Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply for Position.” You will need to complete an applicant profile and application (which includes contact information for three professional references). You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening and a post offer physical.

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.

The University of Maine at Farmington employees are Mandatory Reporters with the exception of UMF’s licensed, clinical medical providers (including athletic trainers) and mental health providers and their clinical interns when working in their capacity as providers.

The University of Maine at Farmington 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 office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, Room 101 Boudreau Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)
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Job Posting: JC221671129

Posted On: Aug 20, 2022

Updated On: Nov 02, 2022