(Full-time) Custodian

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Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities

The Shasta College Physical Plant department is seeking to build a pool of qualified applicants for permanent custodial work. We will respond to applicants based on our current needs.

To perform general cleaning custodial functions at assigned campus classrooms, buildings, and/or other facilities. Employees in this classification receive general supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures. Employees in this job class exercise responsibility for the general cleanliness of assigned campus areas.

CLASSIFICATION: Range 24 on the Classified Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, Work assignment hours are to be determined, 12 months per year.

SUPERVISOR: Director of Physical Plant or designee

BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalPERS Retirement and an employee assistance program (EAP).

Employees have the option to contribute to:

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
  • Disability Income Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Only Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view the Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement. Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability

Essential Functions:
Performs general janitorial and custodial functions at assigned campus areas. Washes, scrubs, mops, and disinfects restrooms. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, waxes and buffs linoleum, tile and wood floors. Cleans, vacuums, extracts, and shampoos rugs and carpets in school plant offices and rooms. Cleans, dusts, and polishes walls, furniture, woodwork, and office equipment. Cleans blackboards, empties pencil sharpeners, and cleans classrooms in routine manner. Cleans and polishes metal work such as door panels and hand-railings. Sweeps sidewalks, entrances, and breezeways. Empties and cleans waste containers, picks up paper and other refuse on grounds in immediate area of assigned buildings. Washes and cleans windows and glass doors. Operates cleaning equipment such as vacuums, floor cleaning and polishing machines, scrubbers, etc.

Marginal Functions:
Assists in moving or rearranging chairs, tables, desks, furniture, and other equipment. Cleans light fixtures and replaces light globes. Reports safety, sanitary, and fire hazards. Locks and unlocks doors and gates to ensure security of buildings and related areas. Performs other duties similar to the above in scope and functions as required.
Knowledge of:
Modern cleaning methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Safe use and operation of equipment and chemicals used in janitorial and custodial work.

Ability To:
Understand and follow oral and written instructions of daily tasks to ensure productivity and timelines are met. Safely and effectively use floor strippers, extractors, buffers, vacuums, and various cleaning chemicals and follow floor care procedures. Meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform required duties. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Experience/Education

One year of experience in custodial work and High School diploma or the equivalent.

Possession Of: A valid and appropriate California Driver's License.

Additional Information

Online Application with Additional Preferred Materials to be attached to application:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
Attention Internal Applicants:
  • Internal candidates must also apply online and submit all required materials to be considered.
  • Permanent Internal candidates cannot attach evaluations OR letters of recommendation from administrators or Board of Trustee members.
After formal application has been made, all application materials will be screened.
  • Interviews will be by invitation only.
  • Interviews are held on campus. No Skype or phone interviews.
  • The District does not provide expense/travel reimbursement for expense/travel costs incurred during the interview process.
New Classified Appointments will be placed at Step 2 on the Classified Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st if the hire date is before April 1, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum sixth step.

Longevity pay in accordance with Section 8.8 of the
Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking




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Job No:
Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 2/5/2019
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