Job Vacancy Building Maintenance/Custodial Crew Leader City of Bastrop (TX)

Job title: Building Maintenance/Custodial Crew Leader

Company: City of Bastrop (TX)

Job description: At the City of Bastrop, we are seeking people who are driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged, and are committed to public service. want to be a part of an exceptional team that makes a difference in the everyday life of the Citizens of Bastrop. Our employees strive to embrace progress and diversity, while preserving the history and character of our unique environment. If you want to make a difference in the everyday life of the Citizens of Bastrop, come join our exceptional team as the Building Maintenance/Custodial Crew Leader.

Under general supervision of the Superintendent of Streets and Drainage, the Building Maintenance/Custodial Crew Leader performs a range of responsible supervisory custodial work and building maintenance for various buildings of the City. Employees in this class exercise appropriate safety precautions in handling chemical agents to ensure personal, public, and personnel safety. Performs related work as required.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Primary Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates various types of equipment in construction, maintenance, cleaning, and repair of City buildings.
  • Performs building maintenance tasks, i.e., replacing light bulbs and air filters, repairing door components, and any other building maintenance needs.
  • Performs custodial tasks, i.e., emptying and cleaning waste receptacles; mopping and cleaning floors; washing windows; dusting furniture; cleaning vents, fans, walls; cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, kitchen facilities, office areas, and public meeting rooms.
  • Uses appropriate chemicals and cleaners safely and productively according to instructions to ensure personal, public, and personnel safety.
  • Schedules custodial staff work assignments.
  • Responds to work orders in a timely manner.
  • Communicates through email, verbal, and in writing.
  • Moves furniture and other equipment, as needed, in the performance of duties.
  • Cleans equipment and tools after use and maintains cleanliness and order in storage areas.
  • Reports facility maintenance needs upon detection to immediate supervisor.
  • Performs daily maintenance checks on all facilities, orders custodial supplies and equipment, and services equipment such as vacuum cleaner belts, etc.
  • Communicates effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and others (internally and externally) in order to provide, exchange, or verify information, answer inquiries, address issues, or resolve and/or report problems or complaints.

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs non-cleaning tasks in general facility maintenance, i.e., changing light bulbs, filling dispensers, changing doorknobs, assembling chairs, desks, etc.
  • Follows City and Department policies and procedures and supervisor’s instructions.
  • Uses good judgement and makes good decisions in matters related to the job.
  • Safeguards City property and recognizes needed repairs.
  • Maintains confidentiality with regard to all City business.
  • Be punctual on a regular basis.
  • Performs related work as directed.


  • Must be available to work holidays, weekends, night callouts, or after hours for special projects, special events, meetings or during emergency situations as required.
  • Required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man-made disaster, as directed by the City Manager.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.
  • Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements


Education, Training and Experience:

High school diploma or GED equivalent is required, with demonstrated ability to read and comprehend standard English; with at least 2 years of supervisory experience, including any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certificates:

Valid Texas driver license to be maintained throughout employment with an acceptable driving record.

Other Qualifications:

  • Must successfully pass pre-employment background check, physical exam, and drug screening.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


(Note: Must possess the following qualifications and abilities with or without reasonable accommodation.)

  • Good working knowledge of all phases of supervisory custodial work and building maintenance, including but not limited to vacuuming, sweeping, dusting, mopping, sanitizing, minor electrical/water repairs, record keeping, preventative maintenance schedule, etc.
  • Working knowledge of appropriate safety measures and precautions to exercise in handling chemical cleaning agents, power and carpentry tools.
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with co-workers, other City personnel, contractors, vendors, and citizens with whom position interacts.
  • Ability to read and comprehend standard English in order to follow instructions on the containers of cleaning agents, including the ability to mix portions according to instructions.
  • Ability to work independently by getting quotes from various contractors to perform maintenance and repairs such as plumbing, HVAC, and electrical work.
  • Must be able to work as part of team, but independently, with limited supervision.
  • Have a service orientation, i.e., actively look for ways to help the public and co-workers.
  • Ability to recognize a problem, i.e., tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce logical solutions.
  • Good judgement and the ability to solve problems and assist co-workers and others with solutions to problems.
  • Ability to work overtime and attend meetings as needed.
  • Ability to be flexible so as to handle other assignments by supervisors.


(Note: In order to successfully achieve the goals of the City, the Custodian must possess the following physical, mental, and sensory requirements with or without reasonable accommodation.)

  • Ability to understand, learn, remember, and communicate information about the job.
  • Ability to understand the meaning of, and use and speak words understandably and effectively in the English language.
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet).
  • Some tasks involve frequent walking, standing; bending, twisting, reaching, or frequent lifting and carrying light weight (5-10 pounds); or minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of shop or office equipment; may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
  • Some tasks involve frequent walking, standing; bending, twisting, reaching, some lifting and carrying of moderate weight (12-20 pounds); and/or the operation of vehicles, office, shop, or hand tools and/or productive operations in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe and/or productive operations.
  • Some tasks involve the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces, and lifting or carrying heavy (20-50 pounds) items and occasionally heavier (100 pounds +) items.
  • Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.
  • Some tasks require perception and discrimination.
  • Some tasks require oral communications ability.
  • Good hearing and listening abilities, i.e., must be able to hear spoken words from co-workers, supervisors, and others.
  • Good motor coordination skills, i.e., must be able to coordinate eyes, hands and fingers rapidly and accurately in order to clean floors, windows, walls and bathrooms, and in order to operate a vehicle, office, shop or hand tools safely and/or productively.
  • Make/use repetitive hand motions over an extended period, i.e., when scrubbing, polishing, cleaning floors and furniture.
  • Sitting – 0%


  • Some tasks may require exposure to adverse environmental and weather conditions (e.g. dirt, cold, rain, sleet).
  • Some tasks may require exposure to strong odors, fumes, and/or smoke.
  • Some tasks may require exposure to strong and/or toxic chemicals.
  • Some tasks may require exposure to dust and pollen.

Supplemental information

The City of Bastrop is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO) and values diversity in its workforce. As an EEO employer, the City will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, veteran status or disability.

Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment drug testing and criminal background investigations.

Expected salary: $16.69 – 19.87 per hour

Location: Bastrop, TX

Job date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 03:29:37 GMT

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