Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Apr 27, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Facilities Management

Job Opening ID: 17898

Reports To: Assistant Superintendent

Working Title: Senior Custodian

Department: Facilities Management

Bargaining Unit: SX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 005116

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8:30pm - 5am Sun to Thurs

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. Facilities Management is proud to support the campus mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future by creating a physical environment that allows our students, faculty, and staff to thrive. Our goal is to provide safe, reliable, and clean spaces through high quality maintenance, operation, planning, and renovation services for our 1,475-acre main campus. We accomplish this with our dedicated skilled staff who strive to provide excellent customer service and responsiveness.

Under the direction and supervision of the Custodial Supervisor performs various skilled and semi-skilled custodial duties on the UCI campus. Operates cleaning equipment and ensures area is clean. Responsible for the security of area and possession of master keys. May serve as work leader for a small group of custodians.

Compensation Range:

Hourly: $18.17

Department Website:


Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Ability to use all cleaning equipment: Floor machines for stripping and waxing of hard floors, buffing, and polishing. Carpet machines used for bonneting, extraction, and encapsulation.

Upholstery machines, tank vacuums, upright and backpack vacuums, wide area vacuums, mops and brooms, extension poles, short ladders, automatic scrubbers.

Ability to learn and implement security measures.

Ability to read, write, give, and follow oral and written instructions in English.

Ability to communicate effectively with students, co-workers, and supervisor.

Experience in specialist janitorial operations and previous general custodial experience.

Substantial experience in Carpet and Hard Floor Care. Ability to follow blueprints and diagrams.

Ability to prepare repair orders.

Cleaning Skills: Able to sweep, vacuum, mop, dust, polish, perform overhead cleaning, wash walls & windows, clean bathrooms, kitchens, office areas and other building surfaces.

Understand emergency preparation and response plan.

Basic knowledge of cleaning chemicals, ability to select appropriate chemical for the job, ability to mix and dilute chemicals appropriately, and handle chemicals safely.

General knowledge of safety precautions in the use of equipment, chemicals, lifting, customer traffic, etc.

Ability to read and understand labels or instructions for cleaning solutions utilized in housekeeping as well as basic work instructions from supervisor.


Knowledge of Campus and Campus Infrastructure. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills. Experience on a graveyard shift.

Special Conditions Preferred:

Must accept a 5-day workweek beginning at 8:30pm and ending at 5:00am, including occasional overtime assignments. Schedule to be determined by management.

Workweek and times are subject to change.

Must possess a valid California Driver License and participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program.

Must be able to operate a Facilities Management vehicle.

Must be able to outside regularly scheduled shift.

Must be able to wear PPE.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 4/30/2033
Work Type: Full Time