Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50619
Classification Title Custodian
Collective Bargaining Unit CSUEU/Bargaining Unit 5
College/Department Facilities Planning and Management
Timebase Part-time
Type of Appointment Temporary (for 1 year-Hours: 3AM-7AM)
Application Materials Required University Application,Resume, Valid California Driver License, and DMV Report required
Classification Salary Range $1,144 - $1,717
Anticipated Hiring Range $1,144 - $1,335
Recruitment Closing Date 9/3/13


Facilities Management provides maintenance and construction services for Cal Poly Pomona including Custodial Services, Landscape Services, Building and Mechanical Trades, Fleet Management, Energy and Utility Management and Waste Recycling Management.


The Custodian will dust and clean building fixtures such as walls, partitions, ledges, window sills, clocks, blinds, mirrors, entrances, doors, picture frames, hand rails, kick plates, hand plates, door knobs, door handles, windows and other surfaces. Remove gum, tape, streaks, smudges, spills, fingerprints, marks and graffiti; dust and clean building furniture such as bookcases, chairs, couches, cabinets, shelves, tables, trash cans, etc. The incumbent will clean desk tops, chair seats and backs of chairs in classrooms; clean whiteboards, chalkboards, erasers and trays; replace chalk and erasers, remove chalk dust and broken chalk pieces. Clean thresholds, door frames and window frames; remove carpet stains, clean mats and rugs; dust mop, clean carpets, sweep, vacuum, wet mop, spot mop, scrub, strip, seal, wax, restore and burnish floors (stripping shoes to be worn when stripping or scrubbing floors). The incumbent will police and maintain bulletin boards and remove staples;  remove broken furniture to loading docks; keep stairwells, hallways and entrances clear; re-align furniture to established placement; clean elevators, tracks, stairwells, entrance areas and breezeways; During rainy season, the incumbent will place brown mats, wet floor signs and mop as needed;  scrub and completely disinfect restrooms, locker rooms, shower rooms;  clean and disinfect sinks, toilets, urinals and partition walls, floor drains, water fountains. The incumbent will polish chrome and stainless steel; stock & clean dispensers, order supplies; clean, stock, organize and maintain custodial cart, equipment and supplies; empty trash and replace worn lingers, spot clean trash receptacles and covers; clean refill sand ash urns; empty pencil sharpeners; report work orders as needed to X3030; change lights or call in work order; notify lead of safety concerns and of equipment repair needs. The incumbent will participate in energy conservation, (minimally lighting), participate in recycling program; lock and unlock entry doors; unlock non-secured areas by 6:30 am; activate and deactivate alarms as needed as well as notify Police department of security problems. The incumbent will spray for insects and remove dead rodents; turn in lost and found items; sign in and out each shift; pick up and return keys and alarm cards each shift; wear black belt, do not wear open toed shoes; maintain and wear appropriate personal protection equipment as needed, i.e. dust mask, rubber boots, knee pads, gloves eye goggles, hearing protection, etc., label all containers. The incumbent will have knowledge of chemicals regarding safety and proper usage; do not leave trash or combustible materials in closets; wash and dry towels, dust mops and spin bonnets; keep simple records and prepare simple reports; able to read, write and speak English at an acceptable level to communicate; drive state vehicles s needed. The incumbent will be responsible for high dusting, i.e. vents cobweb removal, light diffusers, clocks, door and window ledges, bulletin boards, chalk boards, maps, audio visuals equipment, etc; seal and clean concrete entrances; set up for commercial and other special events; event clean up; flood response and clean up; window cleaning; diffuser cleaning; trash can cleaning; wall washing; refinishing floors; carpet cleaning; team and detail cleaning; pre-set equipment as well as supplies for projects and perform other duties as assigned.


Basic knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in custodial work.  Ability to read and write at a level appropriate  for 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; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships; ability to safely move up to 50 lbs and possess a valid driver license.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.


Two years of custodial experience preferably in a university or college environment. 



Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


The person holding this position is 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.


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