Sky Lodge Seasonal Housekeeper

Unity College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 18, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Part Time

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Facilities Manager

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MR - Moose River

The Housekeeper is a seasonal position for Unity Colleges 150-acre Sky Lodge campus tucked into Maines northwest timber country in Moose River, Maine. This position performs simple manual work necessary to maintain cleanliness, orderliness, appearance and sanitation inside and in the immediate area of Unity College: Sky Lodge buildings and facilities, including the restaurant. Assigned areas may include the lodge, cabins, houses, bedrooms, common areas, and the kitchen. Instructions received may be verbal, written, and electronically. The Sky Lodge campus includes a historic log-cabin lodge with 12 guest rooms and a 50-seat dining room, along with a welcome center, six cabin homes available for rent by the public, an educational facility enjoyed by the local community, and onsite Nordic ski and snowmobile trails.

Unity College is committed to creating a sustainable world through global engagement and destination-based education. The environment and our natural resources are at the forefront of all we do. As a steward of the environment, the Housekeeper maintains the Sky Lodge campus and facilities for outdoor adventure travelers and those who seek to travel and learn with purpose. Within the framework of functional leadership, the Housekeeper supports and is supported by other members of the Environmental Business and Sustainable Ventures team while working with all constituencies to realize the Unity College Mission and Strategic Plan.

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks & projects with attention to detail.
  • Ability to look for, suggest, and implement improved efficiencies.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently as needed.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, safety data sheets, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must possess a positive attitude.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be willing to participate in a learning environment.
  • Must integrate Unity College values throughout all interactions.
  • Ensures compliance with established Unity College: Sky Lodge policies & procedures.
  • Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards as directed.
  • Demonstrates a professional image to all guests, staff, and other members of the College.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management information system .
  • Ability to obtain a valid Maine drivers license with good driving record.
  • Ability to function effectively within a matrix organizational structure, maintaining open lines of communication while being discreet, courteous and well poised.
  • 1 2 years experience.
work schedule / availability requirements

Work hours are specific to the requirements of this position and can include days, early mornings, evenings, and weekends. Working extended hours required as needed. On-call hours may also be required. Must be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling responsibilities and meeting the C olleges needs. Although Unity College employees are generally scheduled to work at their specifically assigned locations, there are times when travel is necessary and employees are required from time to time to attend events, meetings or work temporary assignment at any Unity College location.

This position is considered essential to the college and not eligible for administrative closings.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, it is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is often required to stand and/or walk, reach with arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and climb stairs. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and heavier weights with the use of designated moving equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The use of either hand for repetitive movements such as grasping, grasping and turning, and fine manipulation is required as is the ability to use the telephone for internal and external communications.

Moose River, Maine:
Unity College Sky Lodge, an ecotourism destination, is situated on more than 150 acres in northern Maine. Through educational programming and entrepreneurship, Sky Lodge is an important element of both the Unity College curriculum and the local economy. Amenities include a conference center, contemporary cabins for rental, and hiking trails. Outdoor activities nearby include hiking, golfing, biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, whitewater rafting, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.


Unity College offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package for its faculty and staff. Benefits for eligible employees include:
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Short- and Long-term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision
  • 403B

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