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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleCustodianDepartmentDAL-Facilities & Gen Services-533000Job LocationDallasFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary Commensurate with ExperienceDepartment Summary

UNT Dallas is a growing presence in southern Dallas. The UNT Dallas Facilities Operation and Maintenance department is a service organization. The department is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the UNT Dallas Buildings located at 7300 University Hills Boulevard in Dallas and 106 S. Harwood street in Downtown Dallas. The Department is responsible for most of the services needed to maintain and operate the buildings on campus. Our goal is to provide world class support for the UNT Dallas by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility services delivered with outstanding customer services and effective stewardship of resources and the environment.

Position Overview

This is cleaning work and custodial care of University buildings. Work involves the performance of cleaning and sanitation work in an assigned building or work area, and occasional special project work. Work requires the application of proper cleaning methods and materials. Employees work under general supervision of assigned supervisory staff in accordance with established routines. Work is reviewed and evaluated through inspection of work performed. Specific duties may vary depending upon the type of facility to be cleaned.

Minimum Qualifications

There are no minimum education or experience requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Ability to follow oral and written instructions ability to read and understand labels on chemicals.
•Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: measuring and mixing chemicals).
•Sufficient knowledge of cleaning methods and the proper use of cleaning equipment.
•Ability to operate vacuum cleaner, floor-waxer, floor buffer, and other cleaning equipment.
•Physical ability to perform work involving standing, stooping, operating cleaning equipment, and lifting of materials and equipment.
•Ability to recognize and to report maintenance needs in buildings.
•Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Preferred QualificationsRequired License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

M-F 2pm to 11pm

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleCustodianPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Cleaning, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking Job Duties


Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, waxes, and buffs floors, hallways, and stairways


Cleans and vacuums carpets and rugs.


Cleans and dusts furniture, walls, ceilings, windows, windowsills, woodwork, and other building surfaces.


Cleans and sanitizes rest rooms, baths, commodes, urinals, lavatories, drinking fountains, and other fixtures.


Picks up and removes trash and other waste from building and cleans waste receptacles.


Unlocks building doors as required for building functions and programs.


Moves furniture for cleaning purposes.


Replaces burned-out light bulbs and fluorescent lamps.


Transports recyclable materials to drop off point on a scheduled basis.


Reports building conditions and situations requiring the attention of Facility Technicians to Work Control.


Observes safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Posting NumberS954PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references




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    Job No:
    Posted: 8/27/2020
    Application Due: 9/20/2020
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