Job Opening Date:
March 14, 2023
Job Closing Date:
June 30, 2023
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Hours Per Week:
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.
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.
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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE GUIDELINES
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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors and gases; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Positions may be required to work evenings and weekends.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to perform moderately strenuous manual labor; to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; operate assigned equipment; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
SPECIAL COVID-19 NOTICE:
Interviews may be held in-person (following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual format. Employees must reside in California while employed with the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD), even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the SOCCCD.
The SOCCCD is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. Beginning January 8, 2022, all employees and volunteers must be fully vaccinated (as defined by the Centers for Disease Control) against COVID-19 unless approved as exempt due to a verified disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief (as defined in federal or state laws and regulations). More information can be found on our District website by visiting https://www.socccd.edu/communications/covid-19-information.
NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT:
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country. SOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
If you require special accommodations in the application and/or selection process, please notify District Human Resources (DHR) at least two (2) business days prior to the Job Close Date/Initial Screening Date, by either calling (949) 582-4850 or sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
CAMPUS CRIME AND SAFETY AWARENESS:
Information regarding campus crime and safety awareness can be found at www.saddleback.edu or www.ivc.edu. Paper copies are available in the District Human Resources (DHR) office upon request.
A California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) retiree may not accept employment until after the first 180 days of retirement. Anyone retired from CalPERS accepting permanent employment with this District will be required to reinstate as an active CalPERS member. Please contact CalPERS for additional information regarding your retirement status.
Any active vested member of California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS), who accepts employment with the District to perform service that requires membership in CalPERS, is eligible to elect to continue retirement system coverage under CalSTRS.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
The South Orange County Community College District is committed to creating an academic and work environment that fosters diversity, equity and inclusion and equal opportunity for all, and ensures that students, faculty, management and staff of all backgrounds feel welcome, included, supported, and safe. Our culture of belonging, openness, and inclusion, makes our district a unique and special place for individuals of all backgrounds.
Our District and our colleges are looking for equity and inclusion-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to the understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present within our community. When you join our District, you can expect to be part of an exciting, thriving, equity-focused, and inclusive community that approaches higher education with the lens of social justice and collaboration among students, faculty, staff, administration, and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position with our District, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our District’s mission and goals for EEO, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
SOCCCD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Important: You must make sure that you have completed your application for a posting by 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time, on the posting's Job Close Date, along with any required documents, in order to be considered for the position.