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Custodian II, 20 hrs./week

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Custodian II, 20 hrs./week
Position Number: 02141
Posting Date 08/15/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date 08/29/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Classified
Rate:
Work Week 20 hours per week, 12 month position
Minimum Salary: $1,275.04 per month
Maximum Salary: $1,801.60 per month
Benefits:

The Kern Community College District provides a prorated contribution of the existing premium cap to an excellent health and welfare benefits plan. The employee pays a prorated amount of the existing premium cap in addition to their selected plan employee contribution cost.

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: Porterville College
Location PC-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.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

The Custodian II classification is the more experienced class in this series. Incumbents may be assigned lead responsibilities over other custodial personnel in the absence
of the supervisor. Incumbents in the Custodian I classification perform a variety of routine custodial duties in maintain an assigned school campus or other assigned District facilities in a safe, clean and sanitary condition.

Representative Duties:

  • Train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned custodial staff, student workers and community service workers; inspect work in progress and assure that work is performed in compliance with instructions and quality standards.
  • Perform a variety of 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.
  • 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.
  • Inventory, order, receive, distribute and store custodial supplies and equipment; estimate need for supplies and equipment; perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance to custodial equipment; maintain related records.
  • 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.
  • Operate custodial equipment such as vacuums, mops, small hand and power tools, buffer/scrubber machines, blowers and other equipment.
  • Operate a District vehicle as assigned.
  • 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

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years experience in custodial or maintenance work.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

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.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques.
  • Basic inventory methods and practices.
  • Principles of training and providing work direction.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

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.
  • Estimate and order required custodial supplies and equipment.
  • Plan and organize work
Salary Grade 34.0
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 August 29, 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. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document