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Building Attendant I

Job Description

TITLE: Building Attendant I

JOB CODE: 6226



EEO6 CODE: 7 = Service Maintenance

GRADE: Pay Grade 1

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 15,080.00
midpoint 17,134.00
maximum 19,188.00

PURPOSE: 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.

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.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Work is performed under supervision of Building Attendants II with detailed instructions given on special assignments. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: None.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: None. High school graduation or GED.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 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. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.