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Each summer, RMBL has several full-time and part-time staff positions in the kitchen, physical plant, administrative office as well as in environmental education or research related areas.

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Custodian (Seasonal Position)

Last Updated: June 22, 2020

The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, founded in 1928 as an independent nonprofit organization, is a biological field station located near Crested Butte, Colorado. Our primary mission is to advance the scientific understanding of nature that promotes informed stewardship of the Earth. RMBL provides scientists and students access to diverse habitats, research and education infrastructure, a collaborative and internationally recognized scientific community, and a broad base of knowledge about the ecology of mountain environments. A deeply understood place and supportive research community make it ideal for training the next generation of field scientists. You can learn more at

The Custodian is a seasonal position, based in Gothic, with primary responsibility for cleaning and sanitizing facilities during the coronavirus pandemic. Appropriate PPE – as recommended by public health officials – will be provided.

Responsibilities include:

Cleaning and disinfecting toilets, outhouses, showers, and high-touch surfaces

Taking out trash

Sweeping and mopping floors

Stocking cleaning supplies in common areas and outhouses

Delivering packages, supplies and meals to cabins in Gothic


This is a physically demanding job. The custodian must be in good physical condition and strength. Must be able to use cleaning chemicals to disinfect the facilities.


Seasonal position – May through September 15

Hourly, full-time position (40 hours per week), eligible for overtime compensation

Some evening or weekend hours will be required.

Meals for employee when dining hall is open.

Housing available.


Send resume and three references to Brett Biebuyck, Director of Administration:


RMBL is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other status which may be protected by law.

Open Until Filled

Please note:

  • No pets are allowed at RMBL at any time.
  • The RMBL campus is smoke-free, and there is no smoking allowed within the RMBL fenceline. Smoking is allowed on the county road only.

The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) as a recipient of Federal financial assistance is subject to the provisions of Title IX.

RMBL provides equal opportunities in science and education and is committed to a policy of non-discrimination in relation to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status or disability in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.

RMBL is required to comply with all Federal and State Laws related to verifying employment opportunity. To comply with these requirements, upon employment, RMBL will need to make copies of either your passport or both your driver’s license and social security card.