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Job Title: Custodian
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 25000
Job Code: 2010 Custodian
Department: Custodial
CompensationClassification: Custodian
Anticipated Hiring Range: $2,600/month - $2,769/month
Salary Range: $2,600/month - $4,074/month
FLSA status: Non-Exempt

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on programs available, please visit
Working HoursDays may vary
10:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
About the PositionThe incumbent of this position will sweep, vacuum, spot carpets, clean carpets, scrub, mop, wax, and polish floors; clean classrooms, laboratories, lavatories, locker rooms, blackboards, white boards, windows, venetian style blinds; replenish lavatory supplies, empty wastebaskets and recycling bins and remove trash/recycling from campus buildings, replace lamps in light fixtures; lock and unlock doors and windows as required; safeguard building or equipment from unauthorized; other duties listed in the Classification and Qualification Standards of the CSU system and the Department Standards Guideline may be assigned in order to meet customer and campus needs. Different shift operational needs may vary to some degree and individual assignments on a given date are determined by available staffing, campus customer needs, and customer expectations.
Minimum Qualifications-Ability to communicate verbally at a level appropriate to the duties of the position
-Ability to follow simple oral and written directions
-Ability to understand chemical/product mixing ratios and ability to label containers accordingly.
License & CertificatesA valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.

Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.
Preferred Qualifications-Six months of full time custodial or service industry experience in an institutional or commercial setting.
-Six months of full time experience with industrial commercial equipment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-General knowledge of methods, chemicals, and equipment used in custodial operations.
-Knowledge of safety and sanitation measures appropriate to custodial operations.
-Ability to work alone and within a team environment.
-Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
-Ability to follow simple oral and written directions.
Posting DateMay 9, 2018
Application ScreeningThis position is open until filled.
Required Application MaterialResume
Complete SJSU Online Employment Application

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Contact InformationOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250




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Posted: 5/10/2019
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