[40 hours per week, benefits eligible]

10:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. daily shift

The Carroll Center for the Blind seeks a responsible Custodian/Maintenance Worker to perform general daily housekeeping and custodial activities in the campus buildings and on the property to maintain a clean and safe work environment. The Custodian/Maintenance Worker will also provide maintenance and grounds support and complete tasks as assigned. Reporting to the Facilities, Safety and Security Administrator, the Custodian/Maintenance Worker will provide skilled work in maintenance, construction, alteration and repair of the building, equipment and provide assistance to skilled maintenance staff. This position may be required to respond to any emergency on a 24- hour basis.

Each year, The Carroll Center for the Blind helps more than 4,000 blind or visually impaired children, adults, and senior citizens gain the skills they need to live active and fulfilling lives. The Carroll Center serves all ages and stages of vision loss by providing campus-based rehabilitation, technology instruction, community orientation and mobility as well as itinerant education and mobility services to children.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, prior cleaning experience a plus.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and work autonomously.
  • Possess good verbal and written, organization and attention to detail skills as well as basic computer knowledge preferred (email, internet, word documents).
  • Maintains a professional appearance and interacts positively with clients and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds required and push housekeeping cart with supplies.
  • Successful background check and reference required.


We offer a generous benefits package to include health and dental coverage (70% employer paid), vision, Flexible Spending Account, 3 weeks accrued vacation, personal day, 12 accrued sick days, 11 holidays and retirement program (403b) with up to a 3% employer match.

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and a completed application (found below) to

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The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency located in Newton, Massachusetts that serves persons of All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss. We are close to Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley, Watertown, Waltham, Allston/Brighton, and on public transit routes.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Carroll Center for the Blind (CCB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and always fosters acceptance for everyone. We offer fair opportunities to all qualified persons in recruitment and selection, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, transfers, promotions, social activities, and the use of CCB’s facilities. CCB welcomes all qualified applicants and ensures that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, military, or veteran status, political or union affiliation, or any other categories protected by Federal or State law.

The CCB culture embraces both the law and a work environment that is safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all. Our mission and impact shines bright on all.