Commercial Cleaner

  • Employee Status:  Seasonal
  • Start & End Date: May 1st - Oct 31, 2023
  • Salary Range:  $18-21/hour
  • Work Schedule: Part-time, evening hours (Friday - Sunday, 7pm - 10pm)

Who We’re Looking for

At Shelburne Farms, we host many on-site programs and services and are looking for a commercial cleaner as we wrap up each event and prepare for visitors the next day. We’re on a mission to inspire and cultivate learning for a sustainable future through our historic campus and living classroom, and look to you to help us foster a place of learning by cleaning and clearing our events space, common areas, kitchen and restrooms.

What You’ll Do

  • Working quickly and efficiently, you’ll clean all common spaces at the Farm Barn, which includes:

    • Breakdown event tables, chairs, and any other items after an event to clear the space.
    • Remove rubbish, recyclable materials, and compost.
    • Sweep, mop, and vacuum floors.
    • Sanitize and dust all surfaces.
    • Clean and disinfect restrooms and eating areas.
    • Take inventory of and alert managers if low on cleaning supplies.
    • Learning and following proper care of special woodwork and floors.

Core Qualifications

Equivalent education/experience can substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

  • Commercial or residential cleaning experience.
  • Ability to work the required hours outlined above.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Seasonally demanding work schedule
  • Ability to be physically active for extended periods of time
  • Indoor spaces lack conventional heating and cooling
  • Ability to lift, squat, bend and carry up to 40 pounds unassisted.


  • 30% discount on Farm products.
  • Six (6) days (48 hours) of paid Sick Time for all seasonal employees.

To Apply

  • Please submit a resume and response to the questions listed below to our hiring team at with “Commercial Cleaner” in the subject line.
  • All submissions will be acknowledged and are confidential.
    • Tell us about a time when you felt best supported by your leadership team (can also apply to experience in school). We want to know how we can help you thrive and grow in our work environment!
    • How did you hear about this role?
  • Please also include contact information for 3 references

Shelburne Farms is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and lived experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. The duties and responsibilities described herein are not intended to be a complete and comprehensive list; additional tasks may be assigned to this position from time to time, and the scope of the position may change based on operational demands.

Part Time
Date Posted: May 3