TPWD - Custodian I (Fluctuating Hours), Rockport, Texas

Created 05/14/2022
Reference 520359
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Rockport

To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment (month/year) and hours worked per week, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application will be considered incomplete. Applications with "See attached" or "See resume" will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state 'unknown' for any incomplete fields. If education is used to meet the minimum requirements of the job posting, a copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be provided if you are selected for an interview.

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VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at

FOR NEW HIRES/REHIRES: Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.

TO APPLY: Application must be completed at:

HIRING CONTACT: Victor Canion, (361) 729-2858

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Goose Island State Park, 202 S. Palmetto, Rockport, Texas 78382


Performs entry-level custodial work. Under the direction of the Lead Ranger, this position is responsible for performing custodial duties and assisting with the operation and maintenance of Goose Island State Park. Duties include cleaning, maintenance and repairs to facilities, equipment and grounds. Performs mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, and trash disposal. Monitors and maintains grounds and public uses areas for litter. Prepares various reports. Provides assistance and information to visitors concerning park rules and regulations. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.

NOTE: Temporary position contingent upon funding with fluctuating full-time/part-time hours based on operational needs.




Completion of 8th grade.


Experience in areas such as general building cleaning and maintenance.


If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license.



Experience working with the public.


Knowledge of general repair techniques to facilities and grounds;

Knowledge of grounds maintenance;

Knowledge of general cleaning techniques;

Knowledge of basic mathematics;

Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;

Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;

Skill in using a personal computer;

Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

Skill in the use of custodial equipment;

Skill in making independent, sound, and timely decisions;

Skill in cleaning and sanitation of bathrooms using chemicals in accordance with directions on labels;

Skill in the use of custodial materials and chemicals, and in the operation of custodial equipment;

Ability to safely operate mowers and weed eaters;

Ability to accurately follow instructions;

Ability to work as a member of a team;

Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;

Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

Ability to maintain written inventory of cleaning supplies, linen supplies, furniture, and appliance items and repair requests;

Ability to safely mix, use, and dispose of cleaning chemicals;

Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.


Required to work in a high visitation park with overnight camping;

Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days of other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;

Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;

Required to adjust to changing schedules;

This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accrued, eligibility for longevity pay, and health insurance rates;

Required to respond to emergency and on-call situations;

Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;

May be required to operate a State vehicle;

Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;

Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles


Closing Date: May 27, 2022, 4:59:00 AM

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