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Custodian NNEES

Company: Goodwill Northern New England
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The AbilityOne - Program is a federal initiative and the largest source of employment for people who are blind or have severe disabilities. Through a national network of more than 550 nonprofit agencies, the program provides the federal government with products and services at fair market prices.
The AbilityOne Program is committed to producing quality products while enhancing employees' personal independence and quality of life. Employees learn job skills that allow them to grow within their communities and build successful careers in public and private-sector jobs.
Contracts under the AbilityOne Program offer federal customers high-quality products available through various distributors at reasonable prices and delivered when needed. AbilityOne service contracts offer a stable workforce dedicated to quality and customer satisfaction.
Job Summary:
Cleaning and sanitizing restrooms. Sweeping and mopping hard surface flooring. Vacuuming carpets. Cleaning stairwells. Disinfecting touch points and surfaces. Cleaning window glass on entry doors and office windows. Cleaning employee lunch rooms. Dusting. Emptying trash receptacles and shredding machines.
Rate of Pay: $16.20 per hour and $4.41 per hour Health and Welfare rate
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 5 pm to 9 pm OR Saturday and Sunday, 5 pm to 9 pm. The candidate will work independently.
Location: Portland, Maine
Is additional clearance required? Yes, along with the agency background check, employees must apply for clearance and badging through the Government agency Department of transportation. This includes fingerprinting, PIV badging, and their background process for clearance and PIV card to gain entry to the FAA facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine custodial duties, including dusting, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, and restocking paper and soap supplies.

  • Performs routine maintenance of custodial equipment and supplies.

  • Empties trash receptacles and dispose of trash into compactors and/or dumpsters and bags trash for proper disposal.

  • Unlocks doors, ensuring doors are locked after cleaning areas.

  • Reports needs and concerns to Project Manager, including checking supply levels.

  • Ensures proper care in using and maintaining equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

    Minimum Job Requirements:

    • Less than high school; no previous experience required.

    • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

      • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.

      • Ability to operate vacuums and other related equipment.

      • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.

      • Ability to read, understands, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

      • Ability to understand written and verbal communications.

        Conditions of Employment:

        • Must meet program eligibility requirements

        • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.

        • Must pass a government background to acquire a PIV access badge.


          • Lifting (

          • Use of power scrubbers, waxers and buffers: Novice

          • Knowledge of Custodial/cleaning practices: Novice

          • Documentation: Novice

          • Cleaning: Some Knowledge

          • Ability to multitask: Some Knowledge

          • Communication - verbal: Intermediate


            • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

            • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

            • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well


              • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help


                • High School Diploma/GED or better

                  Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
                  The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Goodwill Northern New England, Portland , Custodian NNEES, Other , Portland, Oregon

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