Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, Inc. Custodian-DDS - (RL23278) in Austin, Texas

Job Description:

COMPANY: Established in 1958, Goodwill Central Texas is a non-profit organization that has transformed thousands of lives through the power of work. We are the leader in workforce development, one of the largest employers in our region, and a cornerstone of the community. Our mission is funded through our donation-driven retail stores, comprehensive business and staffing solutions, service contracts, and generous community support. Our ten-year vision is to transform the lives of 100,000 Central Texans through work.

Work. Empower. Transform. Join the team whose work empowers people to transform their lives.


Custodians work in various settings and are responsible for the general upkeep of a building. They are key members of the custodial team who work collaboratively with Custodial Team leads to provide quality custodial services to our clients. Please note that 75% of the labor hours for our contracts are reserved for individuals with documented significant disabilities. These programs allow people who have significant disabilities an opportunity to gain meaningful employment, lead more independent lives, reduce dependence on government social programs and become taxpayers. We strongly encourage individuals with documented disabilities to apply.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Clean restroom, toilets, sinks floors, urinals, and mirrors, fixtures, using toilet brush, sponge, and disinfectants and cleaning solutions. 2. Spot clean doors, partitions, walls, windows and all horizontal surfaces. 3. Restock paper supplies and empty trash to designated location. 4. Clean floors. If carpeted, vacuum daily and shampoo as specified in contract. Other surfaces sweep and mop daily, strip, wax, and buff as specified in contract. 5. Comply with all safety rules, standards, and regulations. 6. Mix chemical solutions in safe and efficient manner. 7. Display positive attitude and pride in correct, representing the organization in a positive manner. 8. Display the highest ethical standards when making decisions related to our people and business. 9. Participate in all required meetings. 10. Adhere to assigned work schedule. 11. Demonstrate ethics and complies with Corporate Compliance Program. 12. Meet Yearly Mandatory Training requirements for this position.


  1. Support service recipients, supervisors and Custodial Team Leads at assigned contract sites.


This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


  1. One to three months previous cleaning or related experience. Approved custodial training program may substitute for experience.
  2. Ability to lift fifty pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  3. Ability to pass a criminal background check (subject to requirements of assigned site client).
  4. Depending on service contract, may require documentation of a disability.
  5. Required to have a valid driver’s license.


  1. High School Diploma/GED.
  2. One year of previous custodial experience in a federal contract or commercial cleaning site.
  3. Ability to operate a variety of buffing machines.


$8-9/hour depending on experience and qualifications.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color sex sexual orientation gender identity religion national origin disability veteran status age marital status pregnancy genetic information or other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Requisition ID: RL23278

Job Title: Custodian-DDS

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Austin, TX

Post Date: 11/08/2018

JOB TITLE: Custodian

DIVISION: Commercial Services

REPORTS TO: Custodial Team Leader