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Custodian- (Custodian) - HDCS Facilities Custodians

San Francisco State University
San Francisco

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 536315
Work type: Staff
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

*Housing, Dining & Conference Services and Human Resources will not be accepting paper applications for this position*

Working Title


Positions Available

25 Positions Available

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

Applicants may visit for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing

San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Housing, Dining & Conference Services (HDCS)- Facilities Custodians

Appointment Type

Temporary: Position will begin on or before May 1, 2024 and end on or before August 29, 2024. Permanent status cannot be earned in this position.

Time Base

This is a hourly, intermittent, position with an anticipated 40 hour work week.

Work Schedule

To be Determined at time of Hire

Anticipated Hiring Range

$20.22 per hour

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, it is the primary responsibility of the Custodian to clean and sanitize assigned areas, including both public and private locations of the properties managed by Housing, Dining & Conference Services. The Custodian will clean restrooms facilities, shower areas, common spaces, prepare rooms, apartments and conference areas. The Custodian will also clean and maintain public areas of the housing facilities which includes shampooing carpets, sweeping, mopping, waxing and polishing floors. In addition, the incumbent will vacuum carpets on a regular basis, clean windows and glass surfaces as needed, remove trash from buildings and re-arrange furniture to provide a clean, polished and complete look.

Temporary: Position will end on or before August 29, 2024, permanent status cannot be earned in this position.

Position Information

Clean and sanitize interior areas of the properties managed by Housing, Dining & Conference Services
1. Identify and organize necessary work materials and equipment2. Operate and maintain appropriate hand and powered equipment and tools, supplies, and materials3. Sweep, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors. Window washing in designated areas. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; follow verbal and written instructions to ensure safety; operate and care for custodial equipment and supplies applicable to the position; use custodial systems such as those used to track work orders and two-way radios for communication; observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required; perform work involving regular physical activity; and establish and maintain cooperative work relationships. Some positions may require ability to move up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have a general knowledge of the methods, materials, chemicals and equipment used in custodial housekeeping services. Minimum of two years demonstrated custodial or housekeeping experience is required.

- Experience in hotel housekeeping positions.


Able to move up to 50 pounds is required. Position is required to wear uniform provided by the department and the ability to carry a department provided mobile phone and answer calls during the work schedule. May be required to work on weekends and/or holidays. Work schedule may change depending on the needs of the organization.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.

Additional Information


Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU). CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

CSU strongly encourages faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process are encouraged to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

*Housing, Dining & Conference Services and Human Resources will not be accepting paper applications for this position.*

Advertised: May 07, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled


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