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UniFirst – Why Work For Us?

UniFirst is one of North America's largest workwear and textile services companies. We rent, lease, and sell uniforms, protective clothing, custom corporate workwear, floorcare, and other facility services products to all kinds of businesses.

UniFirst's Corporate Mission is to be recognized as the quality leader in our industry. Our careful focus on serving each Customer's special needs and providing total satisfaction enables us to grow, to provide an equitable return on investment, and to create opportunities for all of our employee-Team Partners.

We serve more than 250,000 customer locations from sites in Canada, the United States, and Europe. And we operate nuclear decontamination facilities, cleanroom laundry operations, first aid service locations, product distribution centers, and our own manufacturing plants.


A message from our CEO

Ronald D. Croatti


In our eighth decade servicing North American businesses, all of us at UniFirst are working hard to maintain our Company's commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction.

We recognize that staying on top depends on the level and quality of our service, and we know to excel, we must be seen as exceptional by every Customer we serve. Each UniFirst employee-Team Partner understands this and it's their dedication and effort that is the driving force behind our continued success. 

- Ronald D. Croatti, UniFirst President and CEO


A UniFirst career can take you as far as you want to go. The truth is, uniform service is big business, and for the individual who is looking to roll-up their sleeves and get to work, a career with UniFirst can and will be tremendously rewarding. If you have the confidence and know-how to take a job from start to finish, you may quickly find yourself on the fast-track to success. The bottom line is, you'll control your own advancement opportunities. And we’ll make sure those opportunities are in abundance.

We are looking for bright, talented, energetic individuals who want to apply what they've learned in a dynamic and challenging environment. This is a chance to grow both personally and professionally in a company that has historically outpaced both the national economy and our own industry group in growth.

Many members of our management team have been with us for much of their careers, and through hands-on training and management practices, have become recognized leaders within our company and throughout our industry.

The fact is, it takes many different kinds of people to make UniFirst the success that is. Are you ready to do your part? Find out just how far a career with us can take you.


 There’s a reason we’ve become the billion dollar industry leader we are—because we’ve managed to attract and retain top talent. One of the many ways in we which do so is through our outstanding benefits package:



  • Job stability
  • Year-round employment
  • Continually growing company
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Quality reputation
  • Nationally recognized company
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Learning experiences, team spirit
  • Involvement in decision making
  • Skill enhancement incentives
  • Knowledgeable mentors
  • Investments to facilities, equipment and technology ($40-$45 million annually)
  • Safety focused work environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Open door policy
  • Participation programs (1st Teams, CAT teams)
  • On-the-job training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid suggestion programs
  • Bonuses and incentives for performance
  • Attendance reward program
  • Caring management team
  • Job posting system
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Termination appeal process
  • No weekends
  • Drug-free workplace
  • 401K company match
  • Self-managed profit sharing
  • Direct payroll deposit
  • Discounted employee purchase program
  • Free uniforms
  • Long-term disability
  • Major medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Prescription drug card
  • Paid vacations
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid bereavement
  • Paid life insurance
  • Paid short-term disability
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid military leave
  • Casual dress days
  • Summer and Winter get-togethers


UniFirst is a rapidly growing company with opportunities available throughout its core business operations. All afford significant avenues for personal development and growth and provide for continuing career progression. Our Team Partners get top quality skills training, designed to enhance their performance and assist them with career advancement.

UniFirst Corporation has a strong history of promoting from within. In fact most of UniFirst’s senior managers have grown with the company.

Opportunities are abound for those individuals who possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to quality, and above all else, a passion for customer service.

At UniFirst, we believe that our employees should be as diverse as the customers we serve. So in addition to being an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, UniFirst encourages and supports diversity among its employees throughout North America and beyond. Here, you’ll find an environment brimming with different cultures, personalities and backgrounds. Not just because it is right, but because UniFirst believes a diverse workforce makes us a stronger company and allows us to better serve and understand our customers—people just like you.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marysville, WA
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    I have been working at UniFirst full-time (More than 8 years)


    Excellent Benefits, Family Culture, Great opportunity for anyone looking to develop skills needed for future opportunities.


    If you consider giving it your all everyday, a con, then this is not the place for you!

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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at UniFirst.


    Recruiter called and I had a phone interview. Then I had an in person interview. The interview lasted an hour and then I had an interview with the regional sales manager. Then I had to do a presentation and field experience. It was a lot of work to ask for an applicant.

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UniFirst Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies , Forbes, 2009
50 Best Companies to Sell For , Selling Power Magazine, 2012
Sales Department of the Year (Services Category) , Stevie Awards, 2010
Platinum 400: Best Big Companies in America , Forbes Magazine, 2011
50 Best Companies to Sell For , Selling Power Magazine, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.unifirst.com
Headquarters Wilmington, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1936
Type Company - Public (UNF)
Industry Consumer Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Think removing lipstick from your collar is tough? Try cleaning radioactive clothing and equipment like the folks at UniFirst. The company makes, rents, launders, sells, and delivers industrial uniforms and protective clothing (shirts, pants, coveralls, jumpsuits, lab coats, smocks, and aprons), as well as non-garment items (such as floor mats and mops) from about 200 locations throughout North America and Europe. UniFirst also decontaminates and cleans garments that have been exposed to radioactive materials in nuclear facilities. Another segment of the company provides ... More

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