Portland Community College
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CustodianRequisition IDreq1183DepartmentFacilities Management ServicesCampusVarious Shifts and Locations
Employment TypeClassified-Full TimeClose DateApply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.Position SummaryVariousshifts and locations will be available throughout the district.
First Shift - 4 am to 12:30 pm
Second shift - 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Under the direction of facilities service management, performs assigned cleaning and maintenance tasks in college buildings. Uses a variety of equipment and supplies to maintain a clean and safe environment. Work results impact the accuracy, reliability and accept ability of further results beyond the immediate work section. Incumbent's services impact others who make a broader contribution to the final service provided the customer. Job requires ordinary verbal skills to exchange routine information. Responsible for performing journey-level work output on an independent basis subject to supervisory direction and review.

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate ProfileThese qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Demonstrated experienceperforming custodial tasks in an industrial/campus setting.
  • Experience using industrial vacuum cleaners, buffers, extractors, autoscrubbers, shampooers and other assigned equipment.
  • Experience working with cleaning agents (solvents, disinfectants, detergentsand polishing agents).
  • Experience operating under established safety guidelines.
  • Experience performing preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Experience performing basic maintenance to keep toilets, sinks, floor drainsand roof drains operational.
  • Experience with basic computer use (email and internet).

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

High school diploma or equivalent and minimum six months of custodian experience required. Past experience in standard custodial practices, procedures and techniques in an organization with extended hours of operation and multiple high-traffic areas is required.

Position Grade12Starting Salary ExpectationsThe first two steps of the range are: $31,486 to $32,411 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.Position Grade Salary Range$31468 to $50492 Annual SalaryFTE1PCC BenefitsPCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)

  • Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year
  • 11 Paid holidays

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work environment is primarily inside PCC facilities and sometimes outside, both of which may include working in high places. Custodians are exposed to dirt, dust and cleaning solutions. Work may require periodic use of respirators. Physical skill and sustained physical effort may be required for some of the custodial responsibilities; i.e., operating equipment, shoveling snow, etc. Job requires moderate strength and agility and typically requires balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and repetitive motions. Lifting and carrying materials weighing up to 50 pounds occurs with varied frequency.

Background Check RequiredYesPortland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.


From training our community's workforce to preparing students for four-year schools to leading the way in educational success and completion, the work we do at Portland Community College today is at the heart of our region's success tomorrow.

As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves nearly 90,000 full-time and part-time students. We fill a unique role, one that offers high quality education and opportunities for our students, which in turn contributes to the vibrancy of Portland's economic community.

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We welcome your interest in PCC - as a potential student, donor, or community partner. With your support, we can strengthen our region's economy by educating a skilled workforce, prepare students to successfully transfer to four-year colleges and universities, enrich the community through lifelong learning, build a greener workforce while shrinking our carbon footprint, and maintain our responsibility to be a sound financial steward of public dollars.

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