Janitorial & Maintenance Specialist

Job Description

Help us redefine what is possible and make a positive impact in the lives of individuals with Autism! Bittersweet, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides residential, vocational, and recreational services to individuals with autism.

Bittersweet Farms, a world-renowned leader in serving adults and adolescents with autism located in Whitehouse, Ohio, is seeking a Janitorial & Maintenance Specialist. This position customarily works first shift hours (8AM-4PM) however, needs may arise outside of regular hours, such as snow removal needs or maintenance emergencies. This full time position will perform various janitorial, maintenance, and grounds keeping functions within the facilities of Bittersweet while assisting in the maintenance department as needed. This position requires a valid Driver's License and Auto Insurance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Janitorial responsibilities to ensure cleanliness of all areas of Bittersweet including deep-cleaning projects and sanitizing in residential homes and office buildings
  • General cleaning duties will include cleaning floors, bathrooms, disinfecting, dusting, polishing, trash removal, laundry, furniture cleaning, windows, walls, doors, ceilings, kitchen area and appliances, carpets and other areas as identified
  • Assisting the Physical Resources Director & Maintenance Manager with any maintenance projects/paperwork and perform preventative maintenance as requested
  • Light maintenance duties will include upkeep of pool, snow removal, painting, ability to operate power tools and motorized equipment, and general building maintenance.
  • Order and maintain janitorial supply inventory
  • Make rounds throughout the shift to ensure public areas are clean and tidy
  • Meet and exceed cleaning standards required for yearly state Medicaid/state inspections and health department inspections
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude toward co-workers, individuals served and visitors


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Driver's license with eligibility to be insured
  • Two years of experience with housekeeping/janitorial related work
  • Two years of general maintenance experience
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 80 pounds
  • Ability to bend, crouch, twist, and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk 5 miles per day
  • Actively demonstrate compute skills in regards to Microsoft Office Suite
  • Operate variety of household appliances and power equipment

Full benefit package offered including medical, dental, vision, life, 401K, short term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, and Employer Resource Network (ERN) assistance

Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 to $19.00 per HOUR

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Bittersweet, Inc.

Help us redefine what is possible with Autism. Bittersweet, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides residential, vocational, and recreational services to individuals with autism in a farmstead setting. For the past 34 years, we have found that a farm setting offers rich, varied, and abundant opportunities for self-paced, distraction-free activities that are perceived as immediately meaningful by our participants.

We are seeking full-time and part-time employees to help enrich lives and make a difference. Our employees positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities through teaching, mentoring, and partnering in meaningful activities and positive social interactions.

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