Maintenance Worker I, (Part Time, Temporary)

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We’re seeking a flexible and dependable person to join our fun-loving, hard-working facilities team in part time, seasonal capacity. You’ll be tasked with keeping the Wildflower Center safe, beautiful, and ready for our guests.

Essential Functions

Performs maintenance and repair work in the performance of a variety of tasks in one or more craft areas independently or with others. Task areas include HVAC maintenance (adjusts thermostats, changes filters, etc.), plumbing maintenance (repair clogged commodes, sinks, urinals, etc.), electrical maintenance (replace light bulbs/fixtures), painting and carpentry repairs. (15%)

Performs set-up and take-down of tables, chairs, and other equipment for the Wildflower Center or privately sponsored events held on-site. (15%)

Sweep, mop, vacuum, dust, and remove trash throughout the facility, including cleanliness of areas outside buildings (picnic areas, patios, water stations, etc.) Keep closets organized, stocked, and clean. (60%)

Secure buildings and rooms on schedule and or after cleaning. Secure campus site and boundary fence gates. Follow correct unlocking, locking, and alarm procedures. Interacts with visitors, volunteers, and staff in a professional, courteous manner. Drives golf cart to perform duties in remote locations of the property. (10%)

Other related functions as assigned. Occasional schedule shifts or overtime for mission related events.


Thursday – Sunday, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.

This position is temporary/seasonal, part time and benefits exempt.

A criminal history background check is required for all candidates under consideration for Wildflower Center positions. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

To Apply:

Email your résumé to to [email protected].

Please, no phone calls or drop-ins.