University of Texas at Arlington Building Attendant I (JOBPOST0011703) in Arlington, Texas

Posting Number JOBPOST0011703

Position Title Building Attendant I (JOBPOST0011703)

Department Facilities Mgmt_Custodial

Location Arlington

Job Family Facilities/Construction

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p,m, Monday – Friday

Open to External and Internal


Salary $1,560

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Monthly

Benefits Eligible Yes

Job Summary

This position will provide routine manual work involving cleaning and housekeeping duties in University buildings, dormitories and food service units. Responsibilities include janitorial and housekeeping duties in accordance with established work routines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs a combination, but not necessarily all, of the following duties; Sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors. Vacuums and cleans rugs. Dusts and waxes furniture. Scrubs, cleans and polishes lavatories, fixtures and mirrors. Replenishes lavatory supplies. Changes bed linens. Carries out and disposes of garbage and trash. Washes and dries dishes and cooking utensils. Cleans tables of soiled dishes. Assures energy conservation by ensuring all non-necessary lights are turned off (classrooms, offices, etc.). Makes an identification of all problems requiring a work order for correction, such as (light bulb replacement, lock adjustment, carpet repair, broken glass, holes in walls, ceiling tile replacement, tripping hazards, termites, etc). The Custodians should be identifying obvious facility deficiencies that are observed during Performs related duties as required.

Required Qualifications

High school graduation or GED.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of cleaning and janitorial methods and materials. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor. Ability to read English. Knowledge of, and the ability to use, janitorial equipment and supplies. Ability to accurately perform all phases of duties assigned. Proficient in the use, care and maintenance of basic janitorial equipment including buckets, mops, automatic floor scrubbers, floor buffers, shop vacuums, and upright vacuum cleaners.

Working Conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished). May work in all weather conditions. May work around chemicals. Use of manual dexterity.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 10

Desired Start Date 09/01/2017

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Do you have the ability to read and understand English?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have the ability to perform moderately heavy physical work?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have knowledge of and ability to use janitorial equipment and supplies?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have a valid Texas class C operator's driver's license (or other states' equivalent for driving a personal vehicle) or higher?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have a high school diploma or GED?

  • Yes

  • No

  • How much experience in custodial maintenance do you have?

  • None/less than 6 months

  • 6 months to 1 year

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 4 or more years

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

Optional Documents