Custodian Pool (505868)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Nov 13, 2021
Custodial and Janitorial Parks and Recreation

Job Description


Type of Appointment: Temporary or Temporary, Hourly, Intermittent (THI)

Classification Salary Range: $16.68 - $24.21 per hour

Facilities Management is responsible for the physical environment of the University. The Custodial Services Unit of the Facilities Management Department is responsible to clean, service and maintain custodial standards for state buildings and campus facilities. This position reports directly to a Lead Custodian for immediate daily supervision, both of whom will report directly to the Manager of Custodial Services. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide routine and non-routine custodial maintenance of campus facilities in an assigned building or portion thereof.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Dust and clean building fixtures including walls, blinds, mirrors, doors, hand rails; remove gum, tape, streaks, smudges, spills, fingerprints, marks and graffiti. Dust and clean building furniture such as bookcases, chairs, shelves, tables, trash cans; clean desks and chairs in classrooms; clean whiteboards, chalkboards, erasers and trays. Remove carpet stains, clean mats and rugs; dust mop, clean carpets, sweep, vacuum, wet mop, scrub, strip, seal, wax, restore and burnish floors (stripping shoes to be worn when stripping or scrubbing floors). Maintain bulletin boards in a neat and orderly manner; cooperate in moving tables, chairs, and other furniture and equipment as well as in making minor building maintenance repairs and adjustments; remove broken furniture to loading docks; keep stairwells, hallways and entrances clear; clean elevators. Scrub and completely disinfect restrooms, locker rooms, shower rooms; clean and disinfect sinks, toilets, urinals, partition walls, floor drains, water fountains; stock and clean dispensers, order supplies; clean, stock, organize and maintain custodial cart, equipment and supplies. Empty trash; report work orders; change lights; notify lead of safety concerns and of equipment repair needs; participate in energy conservation and recycling program; lock and unlock entry doors; spray for insects. Keep simple records and prepare simple reports; assist in set up and preparation for conferences, lectures, and special events; perform other duties as assigned.

High school diploma AND 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 handle 50 lbs. and drive a state vehicle to and from work locations and or to deliver material; must be able to work on weekends, and be on-call for custodial emergencies. Must have a valid California Driver's license and insurance.

Previous custodial experience preferably in a university or college environment.

A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position. The background check consists of the following: Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases: National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry.

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.

Please Read: Important information regarding COVID-19.
CSU requires 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 should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy and questions may be sent to

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:

Cal Poly Pomona is a smoke and tobacco-free campus

Closing Date/Time: October 11, 2022

Job Address

Pomona, California 91768 United States View Map