Careers at Pratt Abbott

Join our happy team of dry cleaning professionals

Pratt Abbott StaffPratt Abbott offers a range of career opportunities, including customer-facing retail positions and behind-the-scenes dry cleaning production. Most positions require little-to-no experience and we provide on-the-job training. 

From entry-level to management, all of our positions feature: 

  • Competitive starting pay
  • Full benefits, including health, dental, and 401K for qualified employees
  • Paid time off 
  • Uniforms provided and cleaned for you
  • Potential for growth and advancement 

Pratt Abbott is a family-owned company

When you join our staff, you join our family. Many of our employees have been with the company for 20 years or more! Find out why they love working for Maine's largest and greenest dry cleaning company. 

If you're looking for a reliable job with a great company that promotes from within, apply for a job at Pratt Abbott today. 

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Current Openings


Customer Service / Counter Help

Pratt Abbott has several openings for full or part time Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) at our 12 locations across Southern Maine.  As a CSR, your primary role will be to take in customers’ dry cleaning, return their clean clothes to them at pick-up, collect payments, and answer any questions or concerns they may have.

Because you are interacting with customers, it is important to be friendly and welcoming, with a positive attitude. But don’t worry, Pratt Abbott has the best customers in the world! This is a fun, fast-paced job that is never boring. No experience is necessary, we will train you for this position.

Job Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have basic computer skills (for data entry, looking up customer information, etc.)
  • Be able to read and speak English (to communicate with customers and understand clothing labels)
  • Be comfortable working with the public

This job offers a competitive hourly wage and great benefits.  

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Dry Cleaner - South Portland

We are looking for a Dry Cleaner at our South Portland plant. In this position, you will be responsible for operating, cleaning, and maintaining dry and wet cleaning equipment. (All of our dry cleaning is done using safe, eco-friendly solvents.) You will also inspect garments for spots and minor repairs, and forward clean items to a press operator for finishing. 

Dry cleaning experience is preferred, but we're willing to train the right person for the job. 

Job Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be able to read and write in English 
  • Be able to perform basic math
  • Be able to distinguish between colors and fabrics
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Be efficient and quality-minded

If you are an experienced dry cleaner or want to start a career in fabric care, this is a great opportunity to join a successful and caring company. 

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Quality Control Inspector - South Portland

As Quality Control Inspector, you're in charge of making sure that all cleaned and pressed items are "customer ready." Working in our South Portland plant, you will inspect all processed items for proper finishing and overall acceptable appearance. If items don't meet our quality standards, you'll send them back to production for touch-up or redo. If they pass your inspection, you will package them, verify that orders are complete, and send them on to the customer. 

Job Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be able to follow written instructions (in English)
  • Be able to count, sort, and package items
  • Be able to distinguish among colors 
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Have excellent attention to detail

This role is a critical part of our process and ensures that we delight our customers with excellent service.  If you love the satisfaction of a job well done, you're a perfect fit for this position. 

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To download and print a paper application, please click here.  To apply for a position with our Uniform & Linen division, browse job openings here

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