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FirstService Residential Porter/Janitor in Austin, Texas

Job Overview:

The Porter is responsible for cleaning projects requiring advanced training and demonstrated skill. The incumbent will inspect work performed in assigned building/property(s) and submits reports to the Supervisor.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of cleaning / maintenance duties as assigned including but not limited to power washing, sweeping, mopping, shampooing, dusting, polishing, trash disposal, replacing light bulbs and window cleaning.
  • Responsible for maintaining the appropriate level of sanitary and cleaning supplies for assigned areas as well as all cleaning solutions in accordance to OSHA requirements for hazardous chemicals.
  • Ensure that all security procedures and safety precautions are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensuring packages are delivered to residence in a timely manner where applicable.
  • Practice and adhere to FirstService Residential Global Service Standards and respond to all calls by the end of the next business day.
  • Conduct business at all times with the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct.
  • Perform or assist with any operations as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules.
  • Notify supervision of unusual equipment or operating problems and the need for additional material and supplies.
  • May participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, policies, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Perform any range of special projects, tasks and other related duties as assigned.
  • Drive fleet vehicle to various locations dependent on route.
  • Routinely inspect vehicle and notify supervisor of any deficiencies, damage, and/or check engine lights.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years previous custodial/make ready experience preferred.
  • Strong customer service, communication and interpersonal skills required.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalency preferred.
  • Valid Driver's license Required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to crawl in small and tight spaces.
  • Ability to work in different environmental working conditions( i.e. heat, cold, wind, rain)
  • Ability to walk and climb stairs.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

Tools & Equipment Used

  • User-Moved aids—wheelbarrows, dollies, hand – trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, step ladders, full ladders, double ladders, pressure washers, etc.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Hours over and above normal office hours will occur, including evenings, holidays, and some weekends. Schedule is subject to change based on business needs.

Compensation: $22 / hour

What We Offer:

As a full-time non-exempt associate, you will be eligible for full comprehensive benefits to include your choice of multiple medical plans, dental, vision. In addition, you will be eligible for time off benefits, paid holidays and a 401k with company match. Occasional travel may be required to attend training and other company functions.


This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.