Custodial Associate • Farm

Position Summary

The Custodial Associate is a full-time position reporting to the Farm Administrative Assistant at the Albion facility. Under general supervision, the Custodial Associate is responsible for general cleaning, light maintenance (replacing light bulbs, small painting projects, etc.), and maintenance/gardening of the entryway flower beds. The hours are Monday through Friday, 10:30am–7:00pm.


  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned work areas
  • Daily cleaning of breakrooms (coffee pots, microwaves, etc.) and bathrooms
  • Empty trash bins and dispose of individual recycling in a business recycling container
  • Dust exposed surfaces in common areas, including high surfaces
  • Clean refrigerators regularly
  • Sweep and wash floors daily
  • Wash all interior glass windows and room separators
  • Daily vacuuming of all mats
  • Keep eye wash stations clean and stocked
  • Keep common areas stocked with supplies (paper towels, coffee, etc.)
  • Conduct light maintenance tasks as needed (changing light bulbs, small painting projects, etc.)
  • Maintain entryway flower beds, window boxes, and hanging plants during the growing season
  • Order cleaning and maintenance supplies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Custodial experience; cleaning in a business environment is a plus

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/procedures
  • Ability to prioritize, focus, and seek help when necessary
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Punctuality and readiness to work
  • Valid Maine driver’s license and reliable transportation\
  • An understanding that the work is being carried out at a research facility, and that the priority is to support our internal departments

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to operate and maintain light equipment
  • Ability to bend, pull, and lift up to 50 pounds


  • Health Insurance (HNO, PPO, HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Profit Sharing
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Discount
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption & Foster Care Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance



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