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Maintenance Custodian - UniFirst

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Hammond, Indiana

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Our Team is Kind of a Big Deal!

UniFirst is seeking a reliable and hardworking Maintenance Custodian to join our UniFirst community. As a Team Partner in the Maintenance Department, you will be performing housekeeping and cleaning activities of the facility in office spaces, kitchen areas, common areas, plant / production floor, restroom facilities, and parking lots / grounds areas. At UniFirst we have a standard Monday - Friday work week with periodic night and weekend overtime. We have an immediate opening and provide on the job training.

Pay & Benefits:

On the job training & great hourly pay + 401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Direct Payroll Deposit, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.

What’s in it for you? 


Our Team Partners receive quality skills training designed to enhance their performance and assist them with their career potential and advancement.

Career Growth:

You may quickly find yourself on the fast-track to success. We are a rapidly growing company offering significant avenues for personal development and growth.


Our culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that stands out from the rest.


At UniFirst, you'll find an environment packed with different cultures, personalities, and backgrounds. We believe our diversity makes us who we are, and we strive every day to build a culture where everyone feels welcome.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Utilize equipment to perform housekeeping operations, including wet and dry mops, brooms, floor scrubbers, vacuum cleaners, cleaning supplies, towels, steel wool, carts, and trash cans.
  • Ensure restrooms, kitchen, and breakroom areas are cleaned and stocked.
  • Remove trash and place it in the designated area.
  • Maintain window cleanliness.
  •  Uphold furniture by dusting and ensure builders hardware is satisfactory.
  • Relocate light furniture to assigned areas as directed.
  • Replace light bulbs in overhead fixtures when directed.
  • Perform cleaning operations in the office areas, production floor, outside of the facility, and other property areas as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership


What we’re looking for:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age or older
  • Must be 18 years of age or older to work in heights and electricity
  • High school education and/or GED equivalent is preferred.
  • Knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment to ensure safe usage of general cleaning chemicals.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Must be able to operate floor cleaning equipment and other tools as required.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret procedures and instructions in English.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers and managers.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.

About UniFirst
The fabric of UniFirst is woven from its very unique family culture where our Team Partners enjoy a small company feel while taking advantage of the resources and stability that come with being a 2 billion-dollar organization. 

UniFirst is an international leader in the $18 billion-dollar garment services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. We were included in the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s “Best Companies to Sell For” list and recognized on Forbes magazine’s “Platinum 400 – Best Big Companies” list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there’s never been a better time to join our team.

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call to let us know the nature of your request.

UniFirst Recruiters and/or representatives will not ask job seekers to provide personal financial information when submitting a job application. Please be vigilant as such requests for information may be fraudulent.

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