Under direction from higher level supervisory and/or management staff, leads, oversees, and participates in the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for performing custodial duties; trains and reviews the work of custodial staff; performs the 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.Knowledge of:
Operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive custodial program. Ability to:
Principles of lead supervision and training.
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.
Lead, organize, and review the work of staff. Education and Experience Guidelines:
Independently perform the most difficult custodial functions.
Interpret, explain, and enforce department policies and procedures.
Train staff in the safe and effective use of custodial equipment, supplies, and materials.
Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.
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.
Estimate time, materials, and equipment required for jobs assigned.
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.Education/Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.Experience:
Three years of increasingly responsible custodial experience including two years of experience at the level of Custodian.License or Certificate:
A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability may be required for some positions.Conditions of Employment:
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.Work 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, nights, and weekends.Physical Demands:
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.Additional Position Information:
NOTICE: THIS RECRUITMENT HAS A CLOSING DATE OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2021
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Interested applicants must complete the online application, apply for the position, and attach the specified “REQUIRED” documents.
To be considered, each section on the application must contain the requested information (do not state “SEE RESUME” or leave blank). Included on the application, applicants must provide (on the application) at least three (3) professional references, preferably from current supervisors, previous supervisors (from the past five years), colleagues or coworkers who can address professional competency and appropriate practical skills, or other professional references. The Office of Human Resources (OHR) may request additional references.
In addition to a full complete application, applicants are required to attach all “REQUIRED” documents. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.
Applicants bear sole responsibility for ensuring that their applications are complete and “REQUIRED” documents are attached prior to the “CLOSING DATE.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submitted materials become the property of the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD), will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. Any supporting documents submitted must reference the Job Opening ID numbers and may be attached online, faxed to 949-340-8007, mailed via U.S. Mail under separate cover, or hand delivered to the District offices.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
This recruitment will remain “OPEN UNTIL September 29, 2021.” For guaranteed consideration, a complete application, and all “REQUIRED” documents are required to be submitted electronically by the “CLOSING DATE.” Applications submitted via facsimile or electronic mail will not be accepted.Duties and Responsibilities
Lead, plan, train, and review the work of staff responsible for performing the full range of custodial duties related to the care, maintenance, and cleaning of assigned buildings and facilities; train assigned employees in their areas of work including cleaning, sanitizing and general maintenance methods, procedures, and techniques; schedule, monitor and review work activities to ensure that work is completed in a timely and efficient manner; perform the most complex custodial duties.
Supervise the use, care, and operation of cleaning chemicals and various cleaning equipment including floor buffers, pressure washers, ladders and carpet extractors.
Verify the work of assigned employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and specifications; ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
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.
Estimate time, materials, and equipment required for jobs assigned; requisition materials as required; maintain custodial closet.
Perform related duties as required.
At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.