The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Building Attendant II

Hiring department Housing & Dining
Monthly salary $2,036+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 18-02-20-01-6225
Job Status Open
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 1
General Notes

Work days, area and work hours may also vary based on the needs of the Unit, the University and Housing and Dining. Candidate selected must provide verification of education and/or experience.

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


Responsible for cleanliness and appearance of unit facility. Duties to include dish washing, sweeping and mopping, emptying trash, cleaning dining facility, outdoor patio, back dock, restrooms and break room. Stocking and organization of storage rooms. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Ensure than all food service sanitation practices, policies and procedures are followed. Assist with the processing of dishware, sort silverware, scrape and stack dishes. Clean dining area, kitchen, bathrooms, trash cans and remove trash from building and/or operate commercial cleaning equipment and/or dish machine. Assist in providing oversight and direction to the activities of building attendants/dish room attendants as assigned by the supervisor and/or leader. Respond and follow through with written and oral University and UHD policies. Ensure the completion of daily, weekly and monthly cleaning tasks. Ensure proper sanitation and safety techniques while maintaining an exceptional level of productivity in the area. Oversee use of chemicals, equipment and sanitation as well as proper maintenance and storage. Monitor proper inventory levels of chemicals and supplies. Maintain chemical room according to proper standard procedures; maintain closet for mops and brooms. Clean floor surface, including sweeping, mopping, spotting, wet extraction, stripping, and waxing, etc. Remove trash periodically throughout shift, clean and line trash cans for next shift. Assist in inspection of building for sanitary, fire safety, and maintenance needs. Report emergencies as well as needed repairs for building or equipment.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Six months commercial cleaning experience. Six months experience working with commercial cleaning equipment such as commercial dish machines, carpet care or floor care equipment. Experience following basic work instructions. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduation or GED. More than 1 year of experience in janitorial services including dishroom and commercial equipment. Over 1 year of experience in front of house cleaning and restocking. Experience working in a large food service operation. Six months experience working in a team environment. Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal communication skills and time management skills. Ability to train and guide staff in their duties. Ability to work independently, oversee general upkeep of facility and report discrepancies to management. Demonstrated ability to receive, respond, and follow through with written and oral University and Housing and Dining policies, procedures and work related instructions from supervisors, customers, and co-workers. Previous work experience in a fast paced environment. Have and maintain a current ServSafe Certificate or a current Travis County Food Handlers Card. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.

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 biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Pushing, pulling and moving up to 50 pounds; Lifting and moving up to 62 pounds. Must successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment.

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