Custodian - Lead

Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

invites applications for the position of:

*Custodian - Lead

SALARY:	$2,580.00 - $3,302.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE:	08/22/17
CLOSING DATE:	Continuous

Under direct supervision from the Custodial Evening Site Supervision, perform routine cleaning and custodial functions in an assigned building area. Receive limited supervision within a broad framework of standard policies and procedures. Coordinate workflow and station assignments at the request of Supervisor. Perform general cleaning and custodial tasks in buildings as assigned.

Essential Functions
Adjust/coordinate schedules as necessary to cover work areas of absent custodial staff; distribute custodial supplies and equipment as necessary for cleaning tasks assigned.

Perform routine janitorial and custodial functions at an assigned workstation.

Clean classrooms, restrooms, showers, locker rooms, shops, cafeteria, gymnasium, library, offices and related facilities as assigned.

Clean stations where regularly assigned staff is absent.

Sweep, mop, scrub, wax and polish concrete, linoleum, tile and wood floors, floor panels and hand railings.

Wash windows, walls, and clean chalkboards and trays.

Move and arrange furniture and equipment in classrooms and offices in preparation for campus functions, classes and special activities.

Clean and maintain rugs and carpets; replace light bulbs and lighting tubes up to 8 feet high; perform minor repairs as needed.

Lock and unlock doors and gates, buildings and windows.

Report safety, sanitary and fire hazards to appropriate authority; report the need for maintenance repairs to appropriate authority.

Pick up paper and debris; sweep, clean stairs, walkways, and entrances.

Operate and maintain cleaning equipment such as vacuums, floor cleaning and polishing machines; clean tables, chairs and floors as needed.

Upon completion of custodial duties for absent staff, perform heavy-duty/periodic cleaning such as carpet shampooing, wax stripping, power floor scrubbing, in-depth cleaning of problem areas, exterior windows, stairways, decks, courts, entryways and walks, scheduled cleaning of labs and private offices.

Respond to callbacks and overtime duties as necessary.

Other Duties
Perform minor repairs as needed.

Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Any combination of training and experience, which would indicate possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities listed herein. For example, a high school diploma or equivalent and some experience related to the care and cleaning of buildings and facilities.

Knowledge of: current efficient cleaning methods, materials, tools and equipment; safe use and operation of equipment and chemicals used in janitorial and custodial work; safe working methods and procedures.

Ability to: safely, efficiently and effectively use cleaning materials; read and write at a level sufficient to successfully perform required duties; understand, follow, and convey written and oral instructions; meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the required duties; quickly learn and successfully use new technologies and products as directed; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties; work effectively under workload pressure, demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to, and appreciation for, the diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, disability and gender diversity of a students and staff attending or working on a community college.

Moderate physical effort which may include: frequent standing, walking, and lifting or moving heavy parcels, machines or equipment of up to 50 pounds; working from an 8' ladder; frequent activities requiring full body exertion. Indoor/outdoor work environment with some exposure to weather extremes.
Work Schedule
40 hours per week, 12 months per year
Monday - Friday, 5:00 pm - 1:30 am
*Management reserves the right to change schedules as needed

$2,580 (Step A) - $3,302 (Step F) + Shift Differential $65.00 + GREAT BENEFITS

How to Apply
Visit and select "classified and other positions." Here you will find the announcement and the "apply" button in the upper right hand corner. You will be asked to log-in or create a new user account.
	•	Complete all required fields of the application
	•	Attach a .pdf of your cover letter which describes your interest in and qualifications for the position.
	•	Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your resume
	•	Answer any required supplemental questions, if prompted
For any questions or concerns, please contact:

Maddison Burton
Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Human Resources does not accept additional materials such as: letters of reference, test scores from other institutions, certificates of courses/programs completed, letters of commendation from schools, or transcripts with your application. Such items, if included, will not be forwarded to the selection committee. If you are a finalist, HR will request any reference information that is required.
Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close or continue the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must sign the Oath of Affirmation of Allegiance, and submit fingerprints for California Department of Justice clearance. California School Employees Association Membership or an approved alternative is required.

NOTE Organizational Security: This is a classified position and California School Employees Association membership or an approved alternative is required in accordance with our agreement with the employee organization. As a condition of employment, you will have 30 days from the date of hire to join the union (paying union dues), or authorize a salary deduction of appropriate fees.

NOTE Smoking Policy: Smoking on campus is limited to designated smoking areas.

The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation

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