Custodian Substitute (Pool)
Custodian Substitute (Pool)
Mt. San Antonio College
Job Category: Classified Unit B
Time (Percent Time):
Current Work Schedule (days, hours): On call as needed. Up to 40 hours/week to be mutually agreed upon.
Salary Range: 34
Salary: $18.25 per hour
Health & Welfare: N/A
Department: Custodial Services
Open Date: 01/16/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Under general supervision, performs the full range of custodial duties and responsibilities to maintain a clean, healthy, and productive learning and working environment. Specifically, performs work related to the care, maintenance, and cleaning and sanitizing of assigned buildings and facilities; adjusts furniture and equipment as necessary; interacts with and provides basic information and assistance to the public.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives general supervision from the Supervisor, Custodial. Provides basic instructions or training to subs and/or inexperienced staff.
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is the journey-level in the custodial class series that performs the full range of duties required to ensure that District buildings and facilities provide the highest level of safety for public and staff use. Work is often performed in an assigned area and may involve working around other District staff and/or the public, depending upon assignment. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This class is distinguished from Lead Custodian in that the latter is responsible for technical and functional supervision of assigned custodial staff and is capable of performing the most complex duties assigned to the function.
Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
•Performs custodial activities within assigned areas; sweeps, scrubs, mops, strips, waxes, and polishes floors; vacuums rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other work areas; spot cleans and shampoos carpets.
•Cleans classrooms, cafeterias, gymnasiums, auditoriums, lounges, offices, locker rooms, hallways, and other facilities as assigned; dusts and polishes furniture and woodwork; empties waste receptacles; spot mops spills; removes gum, debris, and graffiti as needed.
•Cleans and disinfects drinking fountains and restroom facilities, including sinks, toilets, and urinals; fills dispensers with towels, soap, toilet paper, and other items; washes mirrors, tile, walls, and windows with standard and specialized cleaning equipment; unclogs drains and toilets.
•Picks up paper and other debris from District grounds, walkways, and areas adjacent to District facilities; sweeps concrete surfaces adjacent to District buildings.
•Operates custodial equipment such as vacuums, mops, small hand and power tools, buffer/scrubber machines, automatic scrubber (both ride on and walk behind), pick-up machine, extractor, steamer, bonneting, high pressure washer, forklift, cardboard baler, and other equipment as assigned.
•Performs minor maintenance to buildings and adjacent grounds; replaces light bulbs and tubes; cleans chalkboards, white boards, trays and erasers; empties pencil sharpeners; cleans tables, chairs and floors; operates and adjusts heating and ventilation equipment.
•Moves and arranges furniture and equipment; prepares classrooms, gymnasiums and other facilities for special events or meetings as assigned; sets up and assembles chairs, tables, and other furniture and equipment; cleans up furniture, equipment, and debris following events.
•Locks and unlocks doors, gates, and windows as appropriate; turns lights on and off as needed; maintains security of assigned areas according to established guidelines; sets alarms as appropriate.
•Reports safety, sanitary, and fire hazards to appropriate personnel; reports need for maintenance and repairs to appropriate authority, and reports unauthorized individuals, as necessary.
•Participates in the thorough cleaning and restoration of campus facilities during student semester break periods.
•Interfaces with the public in a non-disruptive manner; answers questions and provides standard information to the public.
•Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.
•Operates a variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work assignment as instructed.
•Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly condition, including securing equipment at the close of the workday.
•Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees
•Maintains records of maintenance and cleaning activities; maintains inventory of equipment and supplies.
•Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
•Maintains up to date knowledge of District sanitation and cleaning practices.
Perform related duties as assigned.
•Methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work and basic and preventative building maintenance.
•Proper cleaning methods and the safe usage of cleaning materials, disinfectants, custodial tools, and equipment.
•Proper use and minor maintenance of hand and power tools, blowers, and equipment used in custodial work.
•Basic facility maintenance techniques and materials.
•Basic principles and procedures of record keeping.
•Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work.
•Safe driving rules and practices.
•English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
•Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.
Skills and Abilities:
•Use and operate a variety of custodial equipment, including high-pressure washer, vacuum cleaner, wet/dry vacuum, carpet extractor, buffer, mop, broom, and window washing equipment.
•Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.
•Travel to different sites and locations on and off campus.
•Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public.
•Use a variety of small hand tools.
•Maintain basic records.
•Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
•Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
•Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
•Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
•Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
•Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
•Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. Any combination equivalent to: sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above.
License(s) & Other Requirements:
The incumbent may periodically be required to travel to a variety of locations. If operating a vehicle, employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.
Employees work in buildings and facilities and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, controlled temperatures, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Must possess mobility to work in various District buildings and facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, to operate a motor vehicle, and to operate varied hand and power tools and related equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 50 pounds.
Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:
Conditions of Employment:
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.
Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.
As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: https://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/asr_2018.pdf
The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
Typing Certificate Requirements:
This opportunity is temporary, hourly as needed without permanent employment status.
The Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources Office is creating a pool of temporary, intermittent hourly employees who are available to work on an as-needed basis in the classification of Custodian. Qualified persons will be placed in a pool to be called in on an as-needed, day-to-day basis.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Completed application packet must include:
• A Mt. San Antonio College online application
• Cover Letter
• Two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).
Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].
DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.
TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].
This opportunity is temporary, hourly as needed without permanent employment status. The Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources Office is creating a pool of temporary, intermittent hourly employees who are available to work on an as-needed basis in the classification of Custodian. Qualified persons will be placed in a pool to be called in on an as-needed, day-to-day basis.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.
Letters of Recommendation
Confidential letters of recommendation are not accepted for this position. All letters of recommendation must be uploaded to the application.
It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.274.4225. Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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To apply, visit: https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/
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