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Custodian (Full-Time Temporary)

California State University at Dominguez Hills
Dominguez Hills

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 535404
Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Title: Custodian (Full-Time Temporary)

Department: Facilities Services

** Successful candidates in these temporary appointments may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. Temporary appointments must end on or before the end of the fiscal year, with the possibility of renewal if funds and/or program needs exist.

Classification Salary Range:

The salary range for this classification is $3,505 - $4,715 monthly.

The maximum salary budgeted for this position by the department is $3,505 monthly.

About the Department/Position:

Under the immediate supervision of the Manager, Custodial Services the Custodians provide general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures, and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums, gymnasiums, locker rooms, health, and child care centers, student residences, patios, entryways, walkways, and workshops; participate in campus event set-up and clean up including moving bleachers; load and unload cleaning supplies and materials.

**A motor vehicle such as a truck or electric cart will require the successful candidate(s} to have a valid driver's license.
**The successful candidate{s} will be required to take and pass a physical exam.
**Scheduled shifts are subject to change depending on campus needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience: None Specified

Valid CA Driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent and at least one (1) year of experience in custodial cleaning operations and at least one (1) year of custodial experience working in an institution of higher education.

Certification: Valid driver's license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to follow simple oral and written directions.
  • Ability to use and care for custodial supplies and equipment.
  • Ability to observe and use safe working conditions.
  • Have a general knowledge of methods, materials, chemicals, and equipment used in custodial work and working knowledge of safety and sanitation measures appropriate for custodial work.
  • Ability to perform arithmetic computations where required and also be able to perform job duties in a manner that is highly service-oriented.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Working Material:

The position activities may require the use of the following equipment, machinery, tools, vehicles, or office equipment:

All types of vacuum cleaners, wet vacuums, high-speed buffers, manual floor machines, automatic floor machines, carpet cleaning equipment, trucks and/or electric carts, restroom paper towels, soap dispensers, and chemicals.


  • Cleans and maintains assigned campus-wide buildings and performs
  • Gather and deliver recyclables to areas of central aggregation
  • Load and unload cleaning supplies and materials.
  • Assists with moving tables, chairs, other furniture, and equipment
  • Makes minor building maintenance repairs and adjustments in laboratories and classrooms
  • Assists in setting up, which may include moving bleachers, and preparing for campus-wide events, e.g., Honors Convocation, annual graduation ceremonies, etc.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program.
  • Employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement.

Advertised: 23 Jan 2024 Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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