Custodian, Campus

Austin Community College

Austin Community College,

ID: 7134860 (Ref.No. R-1378)
Posted: March 17, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

Custodian, Campus

Job Description Summary:

To maintain the cleanliness of the assigned facility (Quad).

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

1) Cleans buildings by sweeping, dusting, mopping, scrubbing, sealing, buffing, vacuuming, washing surfaces, etc., as assigned.
2) Assignments may include cleaning bathrooms, picking up trash, cleaning doors, moving furniture for cleaning and set up, washing chalk/white boards, removing gum, cleaning drinking fountains, cleaning and emptying trash cans, checking/cleaning equipment and other custodial related duties.
3) Performs floor and carpet maintenance tasks; power washes sidewalks, stairs, entrances, and patio areas.
4) Performs set-ups or break-downs for special campus events.
5) Responds to service calls which may involve emergency spills, plumbing backups, transporting miscellaneous packages and items within campus environment, unloading supplies and equipment delivery.
6) Moves and/or relocates furniture for cleaning, including office and/or classroom moves.
7) Depending on area of assignment, may sanitize and maintain health science labs and/or child care areas.
8) Notifies Specialist of maintenance issues.


* Cleaning equipment, products, techniques, and standards.
* Able to read product labels and emergency safety guidelines.


* Maintaining an established work schedule.
* Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.
* Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
* Following written and verbal instructions.
* Using cleaning products and equipment including, but not limited to, hand tools, carts, dollies, vacuum cleaner, scrubber, buffer, wet and dry mops, and brooms.

Technology Skills

* Use basic computer skills such as accessing and sending emails, locating Internet sites, and completing time sheets.
* Use required custodial technology for logging and documenting work area response.

Required Work Experience

* Six months related work experience.

Preferred Work Experience

* One year custodial experience.

Required Education

* High school diploma or educational equivalent or demonstrated literacy.

Special Requirements

* May be assigned to day or night shift; may be assigned to various campuses.

Physical Requirements

* Work is performed in a variety of settings.
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling, and at times subject to stooping, crawling, and climbing.
* Routine exposure to hazardous chemicals, inclement weather, and/or varying temperatures.
* May need to lift heavy objects of up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
* Able to climb ladders and stairs and stand/walk for prolonged periods of time.
* Able to wear backpack vacuum daily.


* Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

EEO Statement

The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.