Custodian (Substitute) - 2018-19

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Posting Details Posting Number: 0000398 Job Title: Custodian (Substitute) - 2018-19 Discipline or Department: Facilities Position Type: Staff/Classified Working Title: Custodian (Substitute) - 2018-19 Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: $21.12 per hour Type of Benefits: Enrollment in a retirement system. Full Time or Part Time? Part-Time Months Per Year Working Hours: Substitute custodian assignments are on-call as needed, with working hours anytime between Monday through Thursday, 10:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m., and Friday, 3:00 - 11:30 p.m. (hours subject to change when school is not in session) at any of MiraCosta College's work sites. Contract Days
(Faculty Positions Only) Special Instructions to Applicants: We strongly advise you to read the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) and the information on "How to Apply" before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following item:

1.Application for Classified Employment on which you list all relevant work experience. Special Instructions to Applicants: Continued Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon the following: successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and fingerprint clearance.

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources office at least five days prior to the application deadline.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position. Basic Function and Other Details: Under direct supervision, clean, sanitize and maintain an assigned area or building including classrooms, restrooms, offices and related facilities; perform minor maintenance and repair to furniture, fixtures and facilities; assist with event setup and cleanup; and perform related duties as assigned. Basic Function and Other Details Continued: Representative Duties:

1.Sweep, scrub, mop and wax floors; vacuum and shampoo rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other work areas; wash windows, chalkboards and walls; strip, wax and buff floors including those in the gym and dance studios.

2.Dust, polish and disinfect counters, student desks, teacher stations, file cabinets and bookcases.

3.Empty and clean waste receptacles and pencil sharpeners; pick up paper; pick up trash containers and empty into large bins.

4.Clean and sanitize restrooms, showers and water fountains; restock restrooms; polish metal fixtures.

5.Perform minor non-technical repairs to buildings and fixtures; replace fluorescent light tubes and bulbs; clean and adjust shades and blinds; adjust clocks, desks and other furniture; report other repair and maintenance needs and assist others in making repairs as required.

6.Assist in the preparation of classrooms, rooms and facilities for special events and meetings; set up stage for concerts, lectures and other events; move and arrange furniture and equipment.

7.Make emergency clean-ups in classrooms including cleaning contagious spills and bodily fluids.

8.Clean, sweep and maintain safety of parking lots, sidewalks and table areas; clean litter from surrounding grounds.

9.Gather and disposes of rubbish, paper, leaves and debris; empty garbage cans and other refuse containers.

10.Follow label instructions to mix and dilute cleansers, disinfectants and cleaning agents to ensure proper strength for use.

11.Operate and maintain cleaning tools and equipment.

12.Make oral and written reports for work performed; complete and submit work orders and timesheets; attend meetings; participate in safety training.


1.Open/unlock buildings and turn off alarms; close and lock doors and windows.

2.Report vandalism and remove and the need for maintenance and repairs; may input work requests.

3.Assist with minor plumbing work such as unclogging toilets and sinks.

4.Assist with inventory including monitoring and reporting need to reorder cleaning supplies and tools as needed.

5. Perform related duties as assigned. Representative Duties Continued: Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF:
1.Proper cleaning methods.
2.The operation and maintenance of a variety of hand and power janitorial tools and equipment.
3.Proper mixing and diluting of cleansers, disinfectants and cleaning agents.
4.Basic English.
5.Basic computer operations.
6.Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.

1.Complete custodial assignments independently without immediate supervision.
2.Operate and maintain tools/equipment used in custodial work.
3.Observe and report need for maintenance and repair.
4.Perform minor maintenance repairs as assigned.
5.Prepare and maintain basic records accurately.
6.Operate a computer related to area of assignment.
7.Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
8.Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
9.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work. Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for this position, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:

1) graduation from high school or GED equivalent; and
2) one year of work experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

(NOTE: a "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.) Minimum Qualifications Continued: Desirable Qualifications: Licenses and Other Requirements: A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district's vehicle insurance program. Physical Effort: The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Heavy physical labor with constant standing and walking for extended periods; walking over rough or uneven surfaces; frequent pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying of heavy objects weighing up to 75 pounds; frequent bending, stooping and kneeling; repetitive use of upper extremities on a regular basis; manual dexterity to safely operate motorized equipment and vehicles; ability to operate an electric cart to pick up/deliver supplies to campus locations; ability to travel to various locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business. Emotional Effort: Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to effectively work alone or as a crew member; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities. Working Conditions: Work can be either in an indoor environment or outside (with exposure to inclement weather during work and/or during travel to and from assigned work areas); work while wearing personal protection equipment; exposure to fumes from commercial cleaning products and noise from vacuums and other cleaning equipment; occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and biological hazards; frequently exposed to loud or prolonged noise from equipment; may be required to work at any district location during day and/or evening hours including weekends and/or holidays on an as-needed basis. Posting Date: 07-29-2014 Closing Date: Open Until Filled First Screening Date: Human Resources Contact Information [email protected] or 760.795.6854 EEO Statement: MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment which affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The college's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at About MiraCosta: MISSION STATEMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL GOALS:
The MiraCosta Community College District mission is to provide superior educational opportunities and student-support services to a diverse population of learners with a focus on their success. MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career- and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.

Goal I. MiraCosta Community College District will become a vanguard educational institution committed to innovation and researched best practices, broad access to higher education, and environmental sustainability.

Goal II. MiraCosta Community College District will become the institution where each student has a high probability of achieving academic success.

Goal III. MiraCosta Community College District will institutionalize effective planning processes through the systematic use of data to make decisions.

Goal IV. MiraCosta Community College District will demonstrate high standards of stewardship and fiscal prudence.

Goal V. MiraCosta Community College District will be a conscientious community partner. About MiraCosta: (contd) THE DISTRICT, STAFF AND STUDENTS:
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton. The single college district is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees who are elected from each of the district's seven communities.

MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.

The college's fee-based Community Education program provides a wide variety of classes, workshops, and excursions. Tuition-free, noncredit classes also present a variety of learning opportunities at the Community Learning Center and throughout the community. In addition, the college partners with the North San Diego Small Business Development Center and hosts the Veterans Business Outreach Center.

MiraCosta College employs 204 full-time faculty, 368 regular classified staff, 13 classified administrators and 16 academic administrators. An additional 673 associate faculty work in the credit and noncredit programs, and about 150 educators or contract staff provide community education and workforce development activities. The Sites: The district operates two campuses and two centers.

The Oceanside Campus (OC) moved to its 121.5-acre site in 1964 and houses a comprehensive public community college offering credit, fee-based, and noncredit courses. In the 2016-17 academic year, the college offered general education credit courses that applied toward 66 associate degrees, 50 Certificates of Proficiency, and 61 Certificates of Achievement. Some noncredit classes and community services courses are also offered on this campus. Approximately 10,500 students, the majority of the district's students, attend the Oceanside Campus.

The San Elijo Campus (SAN) in Cardiff is positioned as the district's transfer-focused site and offers a wide range of credit courses leading to transfer and almost 40 associate degrees and career certificates. Each semester, more than 200 sections are offered on this campus to a student body of more than 3,000 students, with support networks in tutoring, counseling, library, well-being, and student activities. A rich variety of community events and workshops are also offered year-round at the San Elijo Campus.

The Community Learning Center (CLC) opened in fall 2000, serves approximately 2,500 students, and is located on 7.6 acres in downtown Oceanside. The CLC hosts a wide variety of noncredit programs, including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, classes for older adults, health classes, parenting classes, and classes for those who are physically and mentally challenged. The center also houses the Cisco Networking Academy, which prepares students for computer industry certifications. Credit courses that fulfill general education requirements are also offered at this site and are intended to support students' transition from noncredit to credit enrollment.

MiraCosta College's Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of MiraCosta College's Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs. From enrichment classes to job training programs, the TCI provides the types of classes that make it easy for students to reach their goals, no matter what age. All of the programs and classes at the TCI are fee-based and not-for-credit. The TCI offers classes and certificate programs to skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. Accreditation: The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.

MiraCosta College began offering online courses in 1995. The district typically offers approximately 275 fully online class sections each semester, with another 170 sections offered partially online.

MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415.506.0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education and approved by the California State Department of Education Office of Private Post-Secondary Education for training veterans and other eligible persons under the provisions of the GI Bill of Regulations. The University of California, California State Universities, and private universities of high rank give credit for transfer courses completed at MiraCosta College.

Specific MiraCosta College programs have additional accreditation through their respective agencies: California State Board of Registered Nursing, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, State Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians, California Department of Public Health Aide and Technician Certification Section, Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (Adult High School). The Area Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Interstate 5, Amtrak, and Carlsbad regional airport provide easy access to either metropolis and to Mexico. The district, which extends 25 miles along the Pacific Ocean from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base to the city of San Diego, attracts diverse ethnic and socioeconomic populations who live in urban and suburban communities. The intellectual environment is enhanced by the college's proximity to the University of California San Diego, California State University San Marcos, and other institutions of higher education. Along with numerous theaters, galleries, and museums, residents enjoy a moderate, year-round climate, which provides many opportunities for outdoor activities. Clery Act: As per the Clery Act of 1998, the campus security report can be found at Required Applicant Documents: Additional Applicant Documents: Quicklink for Posting: function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;}




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Posted: 12/25/2018
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