The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Building Attendant I

Hiring department Briscoe Center
Hourly salary $11.01
Hours per week 19.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-02-01-01-6226
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Texas, not Austin
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Position located in Bonham, Texas.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Responsible for performing a variety of cleaning and housekeeping tasks for the Sam Rayburn Library and Museum, as well as basic maintenance procedures.

Essential Functions

Perform housekeeping duties in all rooms at the Sam Rayburn Library and Museum such as dust furniture and artifacts, vacuum carpet, sweep, mop and wax floors, clean windows and blinds, or other cleaning required. Adhere to specific cleaning instructions and guidelines for historical items. Climb ladder to change lightbulbs in building and on grounds. Maintain cleanliness of all restroom facilities including cleaning toilets, sinks and mirrors. Ensure that all facilities are stocked with sufficient supplies for daily use and events. Maintain inventory of supplies and submit request for supplies when needed. Empty all trash cans. Sweep and clean outside porches, ensuring the surface is clean and free of slipping or tripping hazards, as well as free of pests and spider webs. Set-up and clean-up of the facility for special events held through the year. Maintain clean and organized janitorial closets and maintenance shed, discarding items as needed. Other duties will include special projects such as painting and touch up, moving exhibit cases for new exhibit or event set-up, special cleaning projects to discard unused items or other special projects as needed.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Experience following basic work instructions. Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 40lbs. Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and collaborative manner, and to meet challenging situations with flexibility and tact. Proven ability to work in fast paced environment, prioritize work projects and multi-task while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail. Ability to work both as a team member and independently, taking initiative to complete tasks required to meet the goals of the department.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience performing duties similar to the essential functions.

Working conditions

May work around chemical fumes May work around chemicals Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Lifting and moving items weighing up to 40lbs. Will work with cleaning chemicals and supplies. Will be exposed to book dust, book mold and other air borne allergens.

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