Custodian - PT

City Hall, 555 Walnut Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America Req #12
Sunday, September 12, 2021


Under general supervision, perform a variety of manual custodial tasks involved in the house keeping of public buildings.



This position exercises no supervision over other employees.



1.    Sweep and mop floors; vacuum; dust and clean offices and other work areas; polish furniture; collect and remove waste; wash windows and walls; clean restrooms, change burned out lights.


2.    Strip and wax floors.


3.    Move or lift furniture, boxes, and other materials.


4.    Open and close the facility for use and secure facility for closing.


5.    Inventory and pick-up supplies.


6.    Operate buffer to polish floors.


7.    Operate carpet extractor machine. 



Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.



Knowledge of:

Materials, methods, and practices used in custodial operations.


Occupational hazards and safety precautions of custodial operations, proper use and care of a variety of tools, materials, and equipment common to custodial operations.


           Skill to:

Operate a variety of custodial equipment including vacuum cleaner, carpet machine, and buffer.


Ability to:


           Maintain a schedule of cleaning and work with a minimum of supervision.


           Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.


Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.


           Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.


           Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.


Experience and Training Guidelines:


Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:



Experience in custodial work is preferred.



Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. 


           License or Certificate:

A current valid Texas driver’s license, the ability to obtain one within ninety (90) days of employment, or a military waiver is required.


           Special Requirements:


Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

           Ability to sit, stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, and climb.


With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 50 pounds and team lift up to 100 pounds.


           Exposure to noise, outdoors, vibration, and confining work spaces.


           Exposure to chemicals and mechanical and electrical hazards.


           Ability to travel to different sites.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $10.61
  • Max Hiring Rate $13.00
  • City Hall, 555 Walnut Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America