Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Southwestern College

RESPONSIBILTIES: Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities, Operations, and Planning, plan, organize, schedule, supervise, inspect and evaluate the performance of day, night, off-campus, weekend custodial staff, substitutes and student workers; direct and participate in the cleaning maintenance of College facilities. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Plan, organize, direct and schedule the operations and activities of custodial services functions; train, assign, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; inspect and supervise the work of day, night, off-campus, weekend and extensions campus custodial staff, substitutes and student workers to provide clean, sanitary and health facilities; assign regular work schedules to assure the cleanliness and safe conditions of buildings; inspect the cleanliness of the classrooms, offices, gym locker rooms, cafeteria, restrooms and showers; assure adequate staffing levels to provide proper custodial coverage; obtain substitutes or adjust workloads as necessary accord to established policies and procedures; drive a District vehicle to other campus sites to assure compliance with District Custodial operations; prepare and maintain custodial safety practices and assure compliance; evaluate products and equipment for safety; conduct periodic safety training in proper use and handling of disinfectants and other potentially dangerous chemicals; maintain required Material Safety Data Sheets according to regulations; establish schedules and methods in District's Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) program to provide custodial services; identify resource needs; review needs with appropriate management staff; allocate resources accordingly; inspect classrooms and offices for security and safety; determine and report dangerous conditions and needed repairs to maintenance personnel perform minor repair to custodial equipment and facilities; respond to emergency alarms; check working order of alarms; confer with administration, faculty and staff users to coordinate set ups and special events both on and off campus; coordinate and participate in the moving of furniture and equipment and to set up for meetings and special events; operate District vehicles, electric carts, forklift and equipment related to the custodial department; coordinate with Facilities Office the use of both on and off campus facilities; meet with organizations related to the use of the facilities; respond to questions, concerns and problems related to potential facility usage and violations, capacities or other related subjects; implement the District recycling program and related activities; purchase, install and maintain containers in appropriate campus locations; schedule the pick-up of recycled materials; coordinate with safety officer the removal from campus of hazardous or infectious material; respond to complaints regarding heating, cooling, electrical, plumbing, water, door locks and audio-visual equipment; perform minor repairs as necessary; notify the appropriate maintenance personnel of problems, repairs and status of equipment; perform related duties and responsibilities as required; pass the pre-employment physical if selected for position.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: MUST HAVE KNOWELDGE OF: Principles and practices of supervision and training; applicable health and safety codes; methods of organizing, scheduling and prioritizing workloads; proper methods, techniques, material, tools, and equipment used in modern custodial work; requirements for maintaining District buildings in a clean, safe and orderly condition; proper methods of cleaning and disposing of hazardous material; appropriate safety precautions and procedures; inventory methods; record-keeping techniques; hazardous material requirements. MUST HAVE ABILITY TO: Direct, schedule, inspect and supervise the work performance of day, night, weekend and extension campus custodial staff, substitutes and student workers; schedule, maintain, and oversee work request; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; estimate, order and maintain budget for required custodial supplies and equipment; maintain tools and equipment in a clean and proper working condition and provide proper security; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action including emergency and late night situations; understand and follow oral and written directions; maintain records and prepare reports; work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural 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: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and four years of increasingly responsible custodial experience, including at least two years in a lead or in a supervisory capacity.

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 an outdoor environment; travel from site to site; exposure to potentially hazardous cleaning chemicals and materials. PHYSICAL: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; walk and stand for prolonged periods of time; frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and twist; push, pull, lift, and/or carry moderate to heavy amounts of weights; 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.

Range 12, Step 1-6, $4,289.00-$6,102.00 per month; includes two ranges for evening increments. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents. This position is a classified exempt position in accordance with the Fair Labor Standard Act and California Education Code Section 88020. The employee holding this position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Monday-Thursday: 10:00 p.m.-6:30 a.m. AND Friday: 5:00 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.

STARTING DATE: As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be received on-line at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review. Extended deadline date of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials on-line:

Letter of application (cover letter)
On-line application
Unofficial copies of college transcripts showing supplemental coursework

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for.

All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.


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