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About Unity:
At Unity Environmental University we are on a mission to make environmental education accessible and affordable to all. Our unique model combines a functional hierarchy and project-based structure through our four Sustainable Education Business Units (SEBUs) to promote collaboration and innovation (Distance Education, Sustainable Ventures, Hybrid Learning and the Technical Institute for Environmental Professions). We prioritize our students' needs above all else, offering a variety of modalities, including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online. Our innovative and inclusive culture prepares students to tackle real-world challenges and cultivate the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders who can make a positive impact on our world.

Our Mission:
We are dedicated to delivering quality education and experiences that produce outstanding environmentally competent professionals and inspire individuals from all walks of life to steward sustainable ecosystems.

About Sustainable Ventures:
Sustainable Ventures represents the real-world application of Unity Environmental University's curriculum through a range of lifestyle brands, including hospitality, retail, agriculture, and other environmentally and socially conscious businesses. We also offer curated learning opportunities in the form of non-degree, non-credit courses, upskilling programs, workforce training, and micro-credentials that serve the needs of employers and businesses. We believe that sustainability is key to long-term business success and tailor our messaging to each location and Venture. At Unity Environmental University: Sustainable Ventures, we serve as an incubator for products and services designed to appeal to a broad audience, helping to maximize non-tuition revenue and generate diverse income streams. Our goal is to demonstrate that sustainability and profitability can go hand in hand, creating a better world for all.

The Opportunity:
The Housekeeper position performs simple manual work necessary to maintain cleanliness, orderliness, appearance and sanitation inside and in the immediate area of Unity Environmental University : 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 Housekeeper supports and is supported by other members of the Unity Environmental University : Sky Lodge work unit and works with all constituencies to realize the Unity Environmental University Mission and Strategic Plan.

Unity Environmental University Sky Lodge is a historic cabin resort and campus on more than 150 acres in picturesque northern Maine. The lodge providesrusticelegance with sweeping views of the mountains and is the largest fully log lodge east of the Mississippi River. Moose River and Jackman, ME offer year-round activities for every interest and season, from snowmobiling to golfing to canoeing. The beauty of Sky Lodge is matched only by the authentic hospitality of our seasoned staff and energetic students. In addition to being a full-service resort for our guests, Sky Lodge is a living and learning classroom, offering students the opportunity to learn and practice the practical implementation of their classroom theory.

Day to day responsibilities:
  • Works to establish safe and healthful environments for guests, students, staff, and faculty.
  • Upholds green cleaning standard operating procedures.
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs, office space, cabins, houses, bedrooms, and common areas.
  • Makes beds and changes out towels as needed.
  • Picks up and empties waste receptacles, and replaces liners as needed. Recycles and composts in accordance with local and state guidelines.
  • Is a champion for the Unity Environmental University and Sky Lodge when interacting with guests
  • Changes light bulbs.
  • Shovel’s snow and debris from sidewalks and emergency exit doors; salts as needed.
  • Cleans screens, washes windows, trashcans, and other equipment.
  • Cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies.
  • Cleans BBQ and outdoor areas of cabins.
  • Cleans and dusts floors and furnishings.
  • Does laundry for all rooms as required.
  • Waxes floors as required/directed.
  • Washes walls as required/directed.
  • Vacuums and shampoos carpeting.
  • Assists with moving furniture as needed/required.
  • Maintains cleanliness of kitchen.
  • Ensures all dishware, utensils, trays, and pots are clean and sanitized in a timely manner.
  • Distributes clean dishware and utensils into designated areas in the server and dining area and arranges them in an orderly manner.
  • Ensures clean trays and pots are always available to production staff.
  • Ensures that work area is always clean, and floor is free from grease and debris.
  • Occasionally supports staff as needed by ensuring proper storage of clean items and polishing or cleaning silver and glassware.
  • Maintain confidentiality of guest and proprietary information, protecting company assets.
  • A passion for the environment and creating a sustainable world.
  • Maintain appearance and uniform standards.
  • Works hours as assigned including but not limited to nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Supports special events as required.
  • Pro-actively communicate challenges, successes, and failures with leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Do you have the skills?
  • 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 Environmental University values throughout all interactions.
  • Ensures compliance with established Unity Environmental University : 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 University.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel,PowerPointand Outlook.
  • Knowledge ofcomputerized maintenance management information system.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Ability to function effectively within a matrix organizational structure, maintaining open lines of communication while being discreet,courteousand well poised.
Preferred skills:
  • 1 - 2 years’ housekeeping or custodial experience.
Are you contemplating the job but uncertain if you should apply? We encourage you to reach out to us regardless. At our company, we acknowledge that not everyone begins their professional journey with equal advantages, opportunities, or privileges. Therefore, we value your unique skills and experiences. Take a chance and submit your application; you may be precisely the individual we're searching for!

Work Schedule:
Work hours are specific to the requirements of this position and can include days, evenings, weekends. Working extended hours may be required as needed and Unity Environmental University employees must be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling their responsibilities while meeting the Universities needs.

Although at Unity Environmental University Enterprise employees are generally scheduled to work at their base location, 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 Environmental University location.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, it is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. 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.

Company Perks:
Unity Environmental University offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package for its faculty and staff. Benefits for eligible employees include:
  • Paid holidays off
  • 4 weeks of PTO
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short- and Long-term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan with up to 8% match
  • Relocation Assistance

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