Building Attendant - Library

  • City of McKinney, TX
  • McKinney, Texas
  • Dec 02, 2022
Full Time Building and Safety Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades Library Services
  • Salary: $29,349.22 - $42,556.59 Annually USD

Job Description


Working for the City of McKinney is more than a job. It is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It is also an opportunity to have a hand in the development of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In 2014, our community was named "The #1 Best Place to Live in America." Although proud of that honor, everyone on our team is committed to making McKinney an even better place to live, work and raise a family. That's why we exist.

City of McKinney employees work hard and at a very fast pace. However, we also look after and support one another. All of us are guided by four employee-generated values - Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (RISE). We are also supported by servant-based leaders who foster and support a healthy, family-oriented culture. All new employees are expected to embrace and live by our core values and commit to helping us sustain our exceptional work environment as a high performance organization.

Under general supervision, this position will perform a variety of duties to provide support to the users of the facility. Responsible for general building security, maintenance, and cleanliness of building, including the restrooms, collection areas, staff areas, meeting rooms, hallways, doors, and water fountains. This position is also responsible for performing minor repairs, light grounds keeping, moving furniture and shelving as needed, and daily room set-up and break-down. Performs related work as required.

Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Uses computer for tracking daily logs, work orders, and inventory supplies and usage.
  • Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in city and department attendance policies and procedures.
  • Cleans and vacuums all carpeted areas throughout the facility, including offices, hallways, meeting rooms, and all other carpeted areas.
  • Sweeps, mops, cleans and buffs all non-carpeted areas, including restrooms, locker rooms, common areas throughout the facility and recreational areas.
  • Takes out garbage and recycling daily.
  • Picks up debris on facility grounds.
  • Cleans and sanitizes garbage containers and recycle bins once per month or often as needed.
  • Performs deep cleaning projects as needed: light fixtures, furniture, return air vents, restrooms, etc.
  • Performs minor maintenance and repairs, i.e., replacing lights, vacuum ventilations, paint touch up, equipment, and light machinery.
  • Responds to emergency situations, i.e., spills, incontinence, broken windows, weather elements.
  • Orders, retrieves, and delivers cleaning supplies using the city's established purchasing systems.
  • Uses the city's work order entry system to report minor and major maintenance and/or repair needs.
  • Uses hand tools, dolly, blower, genie lift, ladders, and other types of tools and equipment.
  • Reports equipment malfunctions and facility maintenance needs to immediate supervisor, or utilizing the work order entry system.
  • Assists with special event preparations and daily activities that could involve building, assembling, or transporting.
  • Operate the buffing machine effectively to strip, wax, and buff floorings as needed.

  • Serves as liaison between the library and contract cleaning and maintenance providers
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed.

  • Ability to embrace and embody the City's core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.).
  • Good knowledge of routine maintenance and custodial tasks and duties.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and effective/proper safety standards, practices, and procedures related to cleaning equipment.
  • Skill in the use of personal computer, standard office equipment, janitorial equipment.
  • Strong time management, organization, and prioritization skills.
  • Good knowledge of the materials / equipment needed to perform routine maintenance activities.
  • Skill in operating a floor buffer, carpet cleaner, power washer, and commercial vacuum cleaner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective and professional working relationship with city employees and the general public.
  • Ability to be detailed and accurate with work
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups.
  • Ability to maintain logs, records, work orders, and inventory.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum amount of direction.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and two (2) years of previous full time experience and/or training; OR an equivalent combination of training, experience or education. Must have current CPR/First Aid and AED certificate or must obtain upon employment.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.

  • Experience or training in the care and maintenance of a large public facility, special flooring, and entry level maintenance.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Must have Class C Texas Driver's License

Physical Demands/Supplemental

Tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds). Some tasks require visual and odor perception and discrimination.

There is limited exposure to environmental conditions. Task may require exposure to strong odors and/or smoke, traffic hazards, extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The City of McKinney is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to an alcohol / drug free workplace and to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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