Custodian - Part Time

City Hall, 555 Walnut Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America Req #755
Friday, September 29, 2023


Under general and limited supervision, perform a wide variety of custodial maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment in public buildings. Performs cleaning, housekeeping, and light maintenance of assigned space.


This position exercises no supervision over other employees.


Sweep and mop floors; vacuum

Dust and clean offices and other work areas

Collect and remove waste

Clean & restock restrooms

Strip and wax floors

Move or lift furniture, boxes, and other materials

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

Operate carpet extractor machine; buffers to polish floors

Daily operate a City vehicle or personal vehicle to travel between City facilities in order to complete assigned work.


Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned


Knowledge of:

Tools, chemicals, materials, methods, and best 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.

Perform as a team member in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission

and treat team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.

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 preferred.

Special Requirements:

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

Exposure to chemicals and mechanical and electrical hazards.

Ability to travel to different sites.

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

With or without accommodation, the “X” indicates the overall strength demand of the position during a typical workday:

___ Sedentary – lifting of no more than 10 pounds

___ Light – lifting no more than 20 pounds; carrying up to 10 pounds

X Medium – lifting no more than 50 pounds; carrying up to 25 pounds

___ Heavy – lifting no more than 100 pounds; carrying up to 50 pounds

___ Very Heavy – team lifting over 100 pounds; carrying more than 50 pounds

Physical Demand Codes: The following describes whether or not the position is expected to exert the physical demands listed during a typical workday as well as the overall frequency of the task:

Codes for how often:

N = No

E = Extensive (100 – 70% of the time)

M = Moderate (60 – 30% of the time)

I = Infrequent (20 – 10% of the time)

A = Almost Never (<10% of the time)

Code / Task

E Standing

I Sitting

E Walking

M Lifting

M Carrying

M Pushing/Pulling

I Overhead Work

I Fine Dexterity

M Kneeling

M Crouching

I Crawling

M Bending

M Twisting

I Climbing

M Balancing

M Vision

M Hearing

M Talking

___ Other: _____________________

Other details

  • Job Family Custodian - PT
  • Job Function 15. OTHER
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $12.39
  • Max Hiring Rate $14.87
Location on Google Maps
  • City Hall, 555 Walnut Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America