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Custodian I

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Custodian I
Position Number: 02115
Posting Date 07/05/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date 07/19/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Classified
Rate:
Work Week 40 hours per week, 12 month position
Minimum Salary: $2,253.89 per month
Maximum Salary: $3,184.70 per month
Benefits:

Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
•Flex 125
•AFLAC Policy
•Supplemental voluntary life insurance
•403b Tax Shelter Annuity

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.

College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location BC-Main Campus
Basic Function

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform routine day or evening custodial activities at an assigned school campus or other assigned District facility; maintain buildings and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.

Representative Duties:

  • Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school campus or District facility during a day or evening shift; sweep, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors; vacuum rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices and other areas; spot clean and shampoo carpets.
  • Clean classrooms, lounges, offices and other facilities as assigned; empty waste receptacles; spot mop and shampoo spills; remove gum, debris and graffiti as needed.
  • Clean and disinfect drinking fountains and restroom facilities including sinks, toilets and urinals; replenish dispensers with towels, soap, toilet paper and other items; clean mirrors, tile and
    windows.
  • Replace light bulbs and tubes; clean chalkboards and erasers; empty pencil sharpeners.
  • Dust and polish furniture, fixtures and woodwork; perform minor repairs to furniture as needed.
  • Lock and unlock doors and gates as appropriate; maintain security of assigned areas according to established guidelines; set and disengage alarms as appropriate.
  • Report safety, sanitary and fire hazards to appropriate authority; report need for maintenance repairs; respond to emergency custodial requests as needed.
  • Move and arrange furniture and equipment; prepare classrooms, gym and multi-purpose rooms for special events or meetings; set-up chairs, tables, bleachers and other furniture and equipment for special events or meetings; clean up furniture equipment and debris following these events.
  • Operate custodial equipment such as vacuums, mops, small hand and power tools, buffer/scrubber machines, blowers and other equipment.
  • Participate in the thorough cleaning and restoration of campus facilities during vacation periods as assigned.
  • Perform minor grounds maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience

Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Any combination equivalent to: at least six months related experience.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Proper methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in modern custodial work.
  • Modern cleaning methods including basic methods of cleaning floors, blackboards, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Requirements of maintaining District buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
  • Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
  • Proper lifting techniques.

Ability to:

  • Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school site or other District facility.
  • Maintain District buildings and adjacent grounds in a clean, orderly and secure condition.
  • Use cleaning materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Operate a variety of custodial equipment, such as vacuums, mops, small hand and power tools, buffer/scrubber.
  • Maintain tools and equipment in clean working order.
  • Move and arrange furniture and equipment for meetings and special events.
  • Observe and report safety hazards and need for maintenance and repair.
  • Perform minor non-technical repairs.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Meet the essential physical function of this job which is the ability to lift at least 75 pounds.
  • Successful completion of a fitness for duty physical including drug screen.

Working Conditions:

Environment – Indoor and outdoor work environment. Regular exposure to fumes, dust and odors.

Physical demands – Incorporated within one or more of the previously mentioned essential functions of this job description are essential physical requirements.

Hazards – Exposure to cleaning agents and chemicals. Working on ladders.

Salary Grade 31.5
Special Instructions to Applicants First Review of Applications:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on July 19, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
• Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Recruitment Status (tentative):

• Application Screening: TBD
• Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other
  2. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand the above statement.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document (2)