526147 - Custodian (526147)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Fullerton
  • Fullerton, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Custodial and Janitorial

Job Description


Job Title







Housing- Custodial Services


Student Engagement

Salary Range

Classification Range $3,338 - $4,490 per month

(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $3,531 - $3,893 per month)

Appointment Type


Time Base

Full Time

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

Housing and Residential Engagement provides residence hall and apartment style living for approximately 2,000 students that is safe, clean and very convenient. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our Custodial Services team as the Custodian. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the Custodian provides custodial duties in and around assigned buildings or portions thereof within the housing community. Works with chemicals and safety equipment. Cleans and disinfects drinking fountains, restrooms, sinks, fixtures, toilets, urinals, showers and bath tubs. Replenishes all supplies. Cleans dispensers, mirrors, tile, walls, doors, glass, whiteboards, windows/sills, blinds and drains. Removes trash and debris to outside dumpsters. Removes decorations and flyers. Cleans kitchens, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers, offices, breakrooms, hallways, conference rooms and stairs. Dusts and mops tile and cleans all horizontal and vertical surfaces. Cleans upholstery, furniture, desks, tables, chairs, cabinets and counters. Sweeps, scrubs floors, mops, scrubs tile grout, waxes, buff floors, strips tile, polishes floors and concrete. Vacuums, spot cleans, and clean carpets. Power washes, removes graffiti, gum, cob webs. Performs minor maintenance and repairs, changes lights, and cleans equipment. Completes special projects including event set up, moves furniture, completes laundry and linens. Uses computer to complete work assignments, training and leave requests. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

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. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions to ensure safety. Ability to operate and care for custodial equipment and supplies applicable to the position. Ability to use custodial systems such as those used to track work orders and two-way radios for communication. Ability to perform work involving regular physical activity, observe safety requirements, and adhere to safe work practices and methods. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships. Position may require the ability to safely move up to 50 pounds and/or possession of a valid California driver’s license.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous commercial custodial experience in an educational environment.


Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license throughout employment.

Special Working Conditions

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Extended periods of walking, bending, stooping and reaching overhead, kneeling, climbing ladders and pushing or pulling custodial cart; sweeping, pushing vacuum cleaner, exposure to chemicals, dust, etc. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a back evaluation and background check. Frequent gripping/grasping. Will carry a Master key. All Employees will be subject to fingerprinting and a criminal records check.

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job-related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Hiring Preference

On-Campus CSUEU Employees
Closing Date/Time: October 5, 2023

Job Address

Fullerton, California 92831 United States View Map