Careers with Facilities Services

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You belong at The University of Texas at Austin! Be a part of changing the world! UT is one of the largest employers in the great city of Austin, offering thousands of career opportunities in a wide variety of fields. Deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a talented workforce, the University offers competitive salaries, full benefits, an extensive support network, and above all, an enriching and highly collaborative working community that is deeply passionate about our vision for higher education and public service.

The Facilities Services department is proud to support the mission of the University. We offer competitive compensation and the following excellent benefits:

  • Staff Tuition Assistance Program (STAP)— covers the cost of tuition and fees for three undergraduate or graduate hours
  • Overtime pay paid for hours in excess of 40/week
  • Equipment and uniforms provided
  • Teacher’s Retirement System
  • Paid holidays, see the Holiday schedule
  • Paid vacation starting at 12 days per year
  • Sick leave 8 hours/month, unlimited accrual
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance
  • Automatic Health Insurance Package (includes UT Medical Plan, prescription drug coverage, life insurance, hospitalization insurance, and accident insurance)

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Expand the sections below to learn more about the recently posted positions available with Facilities Services.

Building Maintenance

These are maintenance-related and technical trade positions that support the operations of the department.

Below are some of our recently posted positions:

  • HVACR Tech I (R_00021810)
  • HVACR Tech I Swing Shift (R_00028620)
  • Instrumentation & Controls Tech I (R_00028674)
  • Instrumentation & Controls Tech II (R_00030667)
  • Maintenance Worker II (R_00029073)
  • Maintenance Worker III (R_00029354) 
  • Mechanical Maintenance Tech (R_00029050) and (R_00030404)
  • Plumber (R_00029078)
  • Technical Trades Crew Leader (R_00030871)
  • Swing Shift Carpenter (R_00030271)
Client Services

These are positions that process facilities-related and other (events and moving) service requests and client inquiries that come through the Facilities Service Center.

  • Work Control Specialist (R_00025658) and (R_00026002)
Custodial Services

These are positions that pertain specifically to providing custodial services on behalf of the department.

  • Building Attendant II (R_00020542), (R_00017754), (R_00020543), and (R_00030539)
Events & Moving, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Warehouse Services

These are positions that provide operational services for events, moving, solid waste & recycling, and surplus property warehouse and store operations.

Below are some of our recently posted positions:

  • Materials Handler (R_00024436) and (R_00013486
  • Materials Handler, Surplus (R_00024436) and (R_00029768)
Landscape Services/Irrigation

These are field operations and technical positions pertaining to landscape services, irrigation and pest control.

Below are some of our recently posted positions:

  • Gardener (R_00031037)
  • Groundskeeper (R_00022853
  • Landscape Services, Crew Leader (R_00030618)
  • Pest Control Technician (R_00030498)
  • Temporary Groundskeeper (R_00030102)
Safety and Security

These positions specialize in providing safety programs, lock and key services, and fire safety systems services, including systems testing and maintenance.

Below are some of our recently posted positions:

  • Electronic Technician I, Fire Saftey (R_00030435)
  • Fire/ Life/ Saftey Systems Technician (R_00028672) and (R_00030460)

Facilities Services offers a wide range of positions, including the additional job categories listed below. Search the UT Jobs Page (External ApplicantsUT Applicants) for additional career opportunities with us:

Administrative Services

These are administrative positions that support the management and operations of the department.

Analytics, Communications, Training, and Program Coordination

These are positions that provide business or financial analysis, communications services, training services, or coordinate comprehensive programs on behalf of the department (employee engagement or resource recovery/zero waste).

Events & Moving, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Warehouse Services

These positions specialize in providing safety programs, lock and key services, and fire safety systems services, including systems testing and maintenance.

Building Operations

These are technical positions that support the building operations (building automation systems, facilities monitoring, and optimization) provided by the department.

Senior Leadership

These are the senior leadership positions for the department.

We’re available to help you with the application process or answer any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have questions regarding a specific job posting or working for Facilities Services, contact us: 
FS-Recruiting@austin.utexas.edu 
Phone: 512-475-7097

If you have general questions about working at UT Austin or how to apply for a position please contact hrsc@austin.utexas.edu or visit Applying for Employment.