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Classified – Custodian 2

Shoreline Community College
Shoreline, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Summary

Date Posted: February 15, 2022
Date of First Consideration: May 15, 2022
Salary Range: $32,911 – $42,462 annual salary depending on experience

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

The Facilities and Capital Projects division operates and maintains building systems, interior spaces, and building exteriors across Shoreline Community College’s 26 buildings, including an award-winning automotive training center, a visual arts building, computer centers, laboratories, a student center, a theater, a gymnasium, a child-care center, a multimedia center, and the Ray W. Howard Library/Technology Center. Under the general supervision of the Custodian Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing various housekeeping and custodial-related tasks, including routine, nightly cleaning of assigned areas.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Routine cleaning/sanitation such as sweeping, mopping, restroom upkeep, and trash removal of assigned areas
  • Provide event setup and support, such as arranging furniture, trash removal, and clean-up
  • Maintains inventories and make simple reports for supplies and equipment
  • Attend training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned of a similar level/nature
  • Note: This is a full-time temporary position with funding through June 2023 with possibility of extension depending upon funding.Qualifications


  • Six (6) months of experience in custodial, general or building maintenance, grounds keeping, or semi-skilled carpentry, electrical and/or plumbing repair work
  • Ability to do required work and read and write in English

  • Valid Washington State driver's license; clean driving record (maximum of one [1] moving violation in the last twelve [12] months, no suspension/revocation of license for reckless driving, hit and run, leaving an accident scene, failure to appear, DUI, or other vehicle-related felony in the last five [5] years)
  • Interview finalists will be required to submit a current driving abstract (no more than one [1] month old) to meet the licensing requirement

  • Cleaning methods, procedures, materials, and safe use of all job-related chemicals
  • Proper use of job-related equipment such as custodial/maintenance powered and hand tools
  • Occupational hazards, safety rules and regulations

  • Receiving shift instructions verbally or in writing, requiring communication in both oral and written English
  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competence
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of students, staff, and the public in a friendly, courteous and helpful manner
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Conditions of Employment


  • Duties common to custodial work require physical strength, agility, and endurance to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, bend/reach, lift, pull or push objects weighing up to 75 lbs., climb ladders, and operate machinery.
  • Exposure to cleaning agents, chemicals, dust, and other environmental conditions is expected in custodial work.

    This position is allocated to pay range 32 under the Washington State Department of Personnel Higher Education salary schedule. Salary placement for new employees is determined by the College. This position works 40 hours per week, with schedule dependent upon department needs. Hiring of this position is contingent on available funding as determined by the College President.

    Persons with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodation in all aspects of employment with the College. This includes, but is not limited to recruitment, application, hiring, training, termination, conditions of employment, and any other employer-supported activities. Applicants requesting accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected].

    In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire. In addition, employment for this position requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or documentation of eligibility for a religious or medical exemption as of October 18, 2021 forward. Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment. This position is overtime eligible.

    In accordance with RCW 28B.112.080, applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current or past places of employment.

    This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees - Higher Education Community College Coalition.Required Materials

    To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • NEOGOV online application/profile
  • Letter of interest addressing each qualification
  • Current resume
  • Supplemental Question

  • Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.


  • Please describe, in detail, how you would clean a restroom from start to finish.
  • Do you have six (6) months of experience in custodial, general or building maintenance, grounds keeping, or semi-skilled carpentry, electrical and/or plumbing repair work?
  • *Community Standard Statement"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly ..." -- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Shoreline Community College is a place for students, employees, and the community to pursue excellence in education in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection. We value respectful, dynamic interactions and lively discussion. We strive to create an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Shoreline Community College does not tolerate hateful, violent, or discriminatory actions that target any person or group based on their beliefs, customs, identity, or affiliations. When one of us is diminished, all of us are diminished.
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