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Maintenance Worker I (Temporary/Part-Time)

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Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Maintenance Worker I (Temporary/Part-Time)
Job Requisition Number COA077520
Position Number T93008
Job Type Part-Time
Division Name Parks & Recreation
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
18 yrs. of age and one (1) year experience in the assigned area.

Notes to Applicants
  • The General Maintenance/Custodial Worker is a temporary position.
  • Resume will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online Employment Application.
  • Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant’s qualifications – minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting.
  • Applicants must include on their Employment Application all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this job posting – up to 10 yrs or more.
  • Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application – Statements such as “See Resume” will not be accepted.
  • Employment history dates must include month and year.
Pay Range

$13.50 per hour


Monday – Friday 9am-9pm
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

Job Close Date
Type of Posting External
Department Parks & Recreation
Regular/Temporary Temporary (No benefits)
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location Gustavo"Gus" Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 E Rundberg Ln
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience in the following:

  • Experience in building and custodial maintenance.
  • Experience maintaining cleanliness of public/customer service areas, storage areas, and parking lot.
  • Experience operating and maintaining small equipment; and in using cleaning chemicals and the safe operation of power cleaning for all equipment used.
  • Experience in minor building repair

Physical Requirements:
Tasks involve bending, lifting, pushing, pulling walking, carrying or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following:

  • General custodial duties, including cleaning floors, restrooms and offices
    Mix, stir, and pour cleaning chemicals
  • Mop, sweep, scrubbing and vacuuming floors
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms
  • Gather and remove trash and recycling
  • Perform grounds maintenance
  • Perform minor building maintenance and repair
  • Operate and maintain assigned cleaning equipment
  • Maintain inventory of materials and supplies, submit purchase orders when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of equipment used in janitorial, grounds keeping, or other related work.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment; including power tools and vehicles.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
  • Ability to mix solutions according to manufacturer’s suggested labels.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull equipment or materials (up to 50 lbs.) applicable to the work being performed.
  • Ability to bend at the waist or knees to carry out duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to assess needs and work under light supervision.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and write English.

Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position requires a criminal background investigation

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you at least 18 years old?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If identified as the top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * This position requires One (1) year experience related to janitorial or grounds keeping services. Do you meet this minimum qualification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of custodial/janitorial and/or building maintenance experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 3-4 years
    • More than 4 years
  5. * Please describe your custodial/janitorial experience, as well as equipment you have used.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume