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.Knowledge of:
Methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work. Ability to:
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. Education and Experience Guidelines:
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. Education/Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Experience:
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.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 toWork Environment:
perform the essential job functions.
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 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.Duties and Responsibilities
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.
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.