Facilities Staff

Lowell, MA
Full Time

Job Title: Evening Facilities Staff

Reports to: Facilities Manager

Type: Full-Time 

Category:    Facilities 

Background on UTEC, Inc.

UTEC’s promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of our most disengaged youth to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success. UTEC’s outcomes-focused model begins with intensive street outreach, reaching proven high-risk youth where they’re at. UTEC engages youth in workforce development and educational programs and provides mental health services and intensive case management. Social justice and civic engagement are embedded in all programming. For more info, please visit www.utecinc.org.

UTEC is committed to its vision for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion which pledges to honor the lived experiences and expertise of individuals; create community and celebration of cultures; challenge all forms of oppression; and embody a culture that leans into discomfort and recognizes it as a growth opportunity. UTEC is dedicated to fair and equitable compensation practice, the health, mental health, and overall well-being of young adults and staff and to creating an environment that supports work-life balance and the individual and professional growth of all.


Job Summary

We are seeking a dedicated and meticulous facilities staff member to support the evening cleaning of our Lowell buildings. The facilities staff member will be responsible for ensuring that our facilities remain clean, sanitized, and presentable for employees, clients, and visitors. This role requires attention to detail, reliability, and the ability to work independently . The facilities staff member will play a crucial role in maintaining a clean and organized environment, contributing to the overall satisfaction and well-being for our young adults and staff. 



  • Perform general cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming all offices and common areas
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, including toilets, sinks, and mirrors
  • Empty and clean trash receptacles and replace liners
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches, and handrails
  • Replenish supplies such as toilet paper, paper towels, and hand soap
  • Notify management of any damages, repairs needed, or supply shortages
  • Follow established safety procedures and guidelines while performing cleaning tasks
  • Adhere to company policies and regulations regarding cleanliness and hygiene standards
  • Maintain a professional and courteous demeanor when interacting with young adults, employees, and visitors
  • Keeps a building in clean and orderly conditions by performing a combination of activities including cleaning assigned areas
  • Support other facility team member with other duties as needed

Required Skills/Abilities 

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently
  • Strong attention to detail and thoroughness in cleaning
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good physical stamina and the ability to perform repetitive tasks
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to follow instructions
  • Have a strong work ethic with reliability and dependability
  • Ability and desire to jump in and assist with other community projects
  • Enjoy working with others and taking direction when needed
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Professional attitude and demeanor

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years as a cleaner or facilities workers

Physical Requirements 

  • Ability to perform outdoor work for prolonged periods of time during inclement weather conditions
  • Frequent climbing, bending, stooping, and reaching
  • Occasional work in restricted spaces
  • Frequent carrying/transporting heavy loads up to 50 lb.

Salary/Benefits: This is a full time position with a pay rate of $20-$22 per hour, plus benefits. UTEC offers a competitive benefits package that starts with 4 weeks of vacation (3 standard for all new employees and a week of agency-wide wellness closure between the Christmas and New Year holidays), 12 holidays, 10 sick days, 2 personal days, and health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer life insurance, first time homeowners support, an annual cost of living increase, a 401-K retirement plan, a $1,200- $1,800 annual wellness fund, and professional development support. With time, benefits grow to include up to 6 weeks of vacation, 80% coverage of employee health and dental insurance costs and availability for a 3 week sabbatical. 

UTEC also stresses the importance of work-life balance and offers several wellness opportunities including additional time off (i.e. for the past two years we have closed at 3pm on Fridays during the summer months), an employee assistance program, down payment assistance for first time home buyers, parental leave, bereavement supports and unlimited free coffee! See more about our benefits here. 


UTEC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, UTEC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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