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Facilities Custodian I (Two Vacancies)

North Orange County Community College District
$4,823 - $5,801 Per Month (includes 10% Shift Differential)

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Facilities Custodian I (Two Vacancies)

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2015705P

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Physical Plant & Facilities

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM, Friday, 5:30 PM - 2:00 AM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with contract or department needs.)

Job Description:
Sweeps, scrubs, mops, strips and waxes floors; vacuums and shampoos rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other work areas; waters indoor plants.

Cleans, dusts and polishes furniture and woodwork including desks, cabinets and tables; washes windows and walls; erases chalkboards.

Empties and cleans waste receptacles and pencil sharpeners; picks up paper; picks up trash containers and empties into large bins.

Cleans restrooms including floors, walls, fixtures, mirrors, toilets and urinals; polishes metal fixtures; orders and restocks supplies.

Moves and arranges furniture and equipment; sets up furniture, equipment, materials and supplies for special events and meetings.

Performs minor repairs to buildings, fixtures and equipment; replaces lights; cleans and adjusts shades and blinds; adjusts desks and other furniture; reports other repair and maintenance needs and assists others in making repairs as required.

Secures facility at completion of assigned schedule; turns lights on and off; unlocks and locks doors and windows; reports sanitary and safety hazards; notifies proper authorities of suspicious persons or situations; returns items to lost and found.

Washes outdoor stairs, patios, bleachers and other facilities; sweeps sidewalks; cleans drinking fountains.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for maintaining an assigned group of classrooms, restrooms, offices and related facilities in a clean and orderly manner.

Working Relationships:
The Facilities Custodian I completes assigned tasks under the direction of a supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of proper methods, materials, tools and equipment used in custodial work

Knowledge of requirements of maintaining school buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition

Knowledge of appropriate safety precautions and procedures

Knowledge of modern cleaning methods including basic methods of cleaning and preserving floors, chalk boards, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures

Knowledge of proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies

Ability to use cleaning materials, equipment and methods according to pre-determined standards

Ability to learn and apply knowledge of the schedules, procedures and use of equipment and supplies used in custodial work

Ability to perform minor repairs to tools, equipment and facilities

Ability to maintain tools and equipment assigned in clean working order and provide proper security

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:

Asbestos Awareness (2 hrs)
Bloodborne Pathogens
Hazard Communication
Lead Awareness
Respiratory Protection
Utility Cart Certification

Minimum Qualifications:
Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities listed.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications:
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the barriers faced by immigrant and first generation students.

Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Working Conditions:
Indoor and outdoor environment; subject to frequent lifting (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), carrying, pushing and pulling; fumes from cleaning chemicals; exposure to cleaning agents or hazardous chemicals; subject to exposure to biological conditions which may be unhealthful or hazardous.

Salary Range: $4,823 - $5,801 Per Month (includes 10% Shift Differential)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Posting Number: 2015705P

Open Date: 02/27/2024

Close Date: 3/12/2024

Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within six (6) months.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of employment phase of the hiring process.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Minimum Qualifications – Experience: One year of experience is equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the experience minimum qualification (Example: Twelve (12) months of part time work experience is equivalent to six (6) months full time).

Minimum Qualifications – Education: 24 units are equal to one year of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial transcript.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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The mission of the North Orange County Community College District is to serve and enrich our communities and inspire life-long learning by providing education that is exemplary, relevant, and accessible.

The District encompasses approximately 155 square miles.  Boundaries extend to the Riverside County line on the east and the Los Angeles County line on the west and north.  A portion of Los Angeles County, on the north and west boundary, is included in the District's service area. 

Cities Included in the District:  The District includes the following cities: Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La  Habra, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Placentia, Rossmoor, Yorba Linda, and  portions of the following cities: Garden Grove, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Orange, Seal Beach, Stanton, Whittier, and unincorporated territory in both Los Angeles and Orange counties.

School Districts Included in the District:  Anaheim City, Anaheim Union High, Brea-Olinda Unified, Buena Park, Centralia, Cypress, Fullerton (Elementary), Fullerton Union High, La Habra City, Los Alamitos Unified, Lowell Joint, Magnolia, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified, Savanna, and portions of the Garden Grove Unified School District.

Mission Statement

The mission of the North Orange County Community College District is to serve and enrich our communities and inspire life-long learning by providing education that is exemplary, relevant, and accessible. 

 Cypress College and Fullerton College will offer associate degrees, vocational certificates and transfer education, as well as developmental instruction and a broad array of specialized training. The School of Continuing Education will offer non-college credit programs including high school diploma completion, basic skills, vocational certificates and self development courses. Specific activities in both the colleges and School of Continuing Education will be directed toward economic development within the community.

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