Article Title: Facilities Technician – Custodian

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Join our Team! Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, is currently seeking a full time Facilities Technician (Custodian) with duties of cleaning at the office and travel (utilizing an agency vehicle) to other facilities in Bucksport, Dover-Foxcroft and Hampden to clean. This full-time 40 hours per week (benefit eligible) position requires someone who is flexible and able to work some daytime hours but primarily in the evening.

Location-Bangor, Maine

Custodian Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; basic reading and writing skills; and computer literacy.
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing and may require reliable insured transportation.
  • Light building maintenance such as changing light bulbs, changing ceiling tiles, shoveling snow and moving small equipment and furniture.
  • Removing trash and recycling, sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floors, cleaning carpets, cleaning restrooms, dusting and washing windows.
  • Provide basic ground maintenance at centers, including grass mowing, raking, pruning of shrubs, removal of snow, sanding, salting, and general upkeep.
  • Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds.
  • Must be willing to work varied schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.

Excellent Benefits Package: (benefit eligible)

  • 14 Paid Holidays (Including your Birthday!)
  • Paid Time off-3 Days upon hire
  • Paid training for all required certifications
  • Dental/Health/Vision
  • Retirement Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program

The rate of pay for this position starts at $16.41 per hour, and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework.  Join our team by applying on line at or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at  to request an application and job description. Apply online by clicking the “Apply Today” button below.

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace.

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