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Custodian (One or More Positions)
South Orange County Community College District

Date Posted Feb. 16, 2023
Title Custodian (One or More Positions)
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County Community College District, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation


Custodian (One or More Positions)


Job Category:



Job Opening Date:

February 16, 2023


Job Closing Date:



Irvine Valley College


Work Location:

Irvine, CA


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Pay Rate Type:



Work Days:

Monday through Friday


Work Hours:

3:00pm to 11:30pm (Subject to change to accommodate class schedules)


Hours Per Week:



Percentage of Employment:



Months of Employment:




C.S.E.A. Classified Bargaining Unit Salary Schedule, Range 113. Starting Salary at $3,807.00 per month, plus shift differential.


Required Documents:

Resume and Cover letter optional


Job Description:

Initial Screening Date- EXTENDED: March 3, 2023


Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.



Under general supervision from higher level supervisory and/or management staff, performs a full range of custodial duties related to the care, maintenance, and cleaning of assigned buildings and facilities; sets up and removes tables, chairs and equipment for meetings; and performs a variety of general tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

May receive functional supervision, technical training and work direction from a higher-level custodian.



This is the journey level class within the Custodian series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Lead Custodian in that the latter position serves as a lead worker over lower-level custodial staff. Employees at this level are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.



The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.


Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; wash windows, mirrors and walls; clean and sanitize showers; replenish supplies in restrooms; clear minor drain blockages as necessary.


Sweep, vacuum, mop, wax, strip, and polish floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets.


Dust and polish furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment; remove cob webs; clean desks and counter tops; clean chalk boards and white boards; replenish chalk; clean erasers.


Empty, clean and sanitize waste receptacles; pick up papers and other debris; empty pencil sharpeners.


Move and arrange furniture and equipment and set up rooms for conferences and meetings; operate District vehicle to pick up or deliver supplies as requested.


Lock and unlock buildings and facilities as required; disarm and secure alarms; ensure buildings are locked and safeguarded against unauthorized use.


Replace lights and adjust shades and blinds.


Regulate ventilation and temperature; clean air vents as required.


Identify and report building maintenance needs in assigned buildings and facilities.


Remove graffiti from surfaces as necessary.


Assist in maintaining custodial closet; receive, stock, organize and maintain supplies and equipment as necessary.


Perform related duties as required.



The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.


Knowledge of:

Methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work.

Safe work practices.

Methods and techniques of cleaning and preserving floors, furniture, walls and fixtures.

Operational characteristics of cleaning equipment and materials.

Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.

Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.


Ability to:

Perform the full range of custodial tasks.

Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.

Learn to use a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials.

Operate and use a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials in a safe and effective manner.

Perform minor maintenance repairs on assigned equipment.

Use and monitor the need for a variety of custodial equipment and materials.

Work independently in the absence of supervision.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:



Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.



Six months of custodial experience is desirable.


License or Certificate:

A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability may be required for some positions.

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