The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Closed

Building Attendant II

Hiring department Div of Housing & Food
Monthly salary $1,907+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 730AM to 430PM
Posting number 13-02-07-01-6225
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 2
General Notes

Normal work schedule is Monday thru Friday. Rotating weekend schedule. Location and hours may change based on staffing needs of the Division of Housing and Food Service. Position requires stair climbing due to some buildings not having elevators. References must be professional references able to verify previous work experience. Selected candidate must provide verification of experience/education.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To perform work of custodial maintenance in Division of Housing and Food Service Residence Halls.

Essential Functions

Clean, dust and service bathrooms, lobby areas, stairwells, hallways and student rooms. Transport and carry supplies, linen, and other items as required. Respond and follow through with written and oral University and Division of Housing and Food Service policies, procedures, and work related instructions from supervisors and team leaders, communicate with co-workers and residents. Remove trash from building and take to trash compactor/container outside. Vacuum, shampoo, and extract carpets. Strip, mop, and wax floors. Move and arrange furniture. Work in a diverse environment, encourages and promotes diversity.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Six months experience in custodial maintenance. Experience following basic work instructions. Six months experience using carpet care equipment. Six months experience with floor care. Six months experience using custodial equipment. Six months experience in building cleaning and custodial work. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduation or GED. More than one year of janitorial experience in a large institution. More than one year of experience with vacuum cleaners, buffers, and floor machines. More than one year of experience stripping and refinishing vinyl tile floors. Experience in building services at the University of Texas. Experience working in a conference setting. Demonstrated ability to receive, respond, and follow through with verbal work related instructions from supervisors, customers, and co-workers. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around chemicals Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Pushing, pulling and moving up to 80 pounds. Lifting and moving up to 62 pounds. The successful candidate must successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment.

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