BUILDING ATTENDANT II - NIGHT
Number of Vacancies:
Campus Facilities Operations
Scope of Job:
To perform manual work involving the custodial maintenance of
buildings. Responsible for custodial maintenance and miscellaneous
Description of Duties:
- Participate in the refinishing of floors and in the cleaning,
sweeping, mopping, dusting and scrubbing of tile work, floors,
stairways, hallways, rest rooms, offices, laboratories, locker
rooms and building lobbies.
- Strip, wax and polish floors.
- Clean and maintain rest rooms.
- Wash windows and move furniture and equipment.
- Polish nickel and brass work.
- Empty waste baskets and trash boxes.
- Wash and polish drinking fountains.
- Participate in the preparation of auditoriums and other areas
for meetings, seminars and other student, faculty and staff
- Pick up material to be recycled.
- Assist with new employee training and communication of work
assignments ensuring completion within established time
- Advise employees of department changes of special assignments
or work routines.
- Assist in inventory control and distributes requested
- May be required to have flexible work schedule, to include but
not limited to: working evenings, weekends, Holidays and
- May be required to carry a two-way radio and/or pager and must
be available on an “On call” basis.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
General supervision with detailed instructions on special
Occasionally supervises assigned custodial personnel.
Completion of the 6th grade. Ability to read and write English well
enough to comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on
cleansers, chemicals, and other containers, and to understand work
orders, complete time cards, and receive oral and written work
High School Diploma or GED.
Preferred: As condition of employment this position requires the
applicant to be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle
for Official University Business. Per University of Texas System
Policy 157, applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record
check for their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of
State Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from
their prior State of residence(s).
One (1) year of experience as a Building Attendant I or its
Two (2) or more years experience as a Building Attendant I or its
equivalent in a college or university.
Knowledge of janitorial equipment and its care and maintenance
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Work
schedule: expected to work primarily night and weekends or rotating
schedule including weekends. Usual office building conditions. Some
exposure to inclement weather when moving between buildings and
emptying trash. May be exposed to other hazardous wastes,
chemicals, and/or conditions in research and teaching labs.
Must be physically able to perform all essential functions and
duties of the job. Requires considerable stooping, bending,
kneeling, walking, lifting, and carrying of heavy objects to
perform job duties. Requires moving, lifting, carrying, pushing,
and pulling of heavy furniture, equipment, trash cans, boxes,
files, filing cabinets, and other objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
when working alone and 100 lbs. with help. Must be able to climb
step ladders and maintain balance to clean and wash windows and
lighting. This position will be subject to a pre-employment
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date:
Grant Funded Position:
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to
promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all
individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In
accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any
confidential information from the documents you attach with your
application. The confidential information includes the
Date of Birth
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to
submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding
your application to the department as per your submission. The
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to
discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date
of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three
(3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at
for detailed contact information.
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is
subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval
from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/38538