Job Details

California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 1531385
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Lead Custodian

Classification: Lead Custodian-Range A

AutoReqId: 11099BR

Department: AVP Facilities Mgmt- Custodial Services

Sub-Division: Associate VP Capital Programs & Facilities Management

Salary Range: $2,713 - $5,138 per month (Department hiring range $2,713 - $3,659 per month)

Appointment Type: Ongoing

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday, schedule will vary according to department needs.

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 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, CSUF Garden Grove Center, 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.

About the Position:
The Capital Programs and Facilities Management Department is committed to planning, developing, and maintaining a safe, sustainable, and high quality learning and working environment for the campus community. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Lead 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 supervision of the Custodial Operations Manager, the Lead Custodian works with and acts as lead worker for a group of custodians or other personnel engaged in custodial duties and does related work as required. Provides on the job training to improve the skills of custodial staff. Maintains cooperative working relationships with administration, faculty, students and other employees. Analyzes issues and recommends effective action. Performs a full range of custodial duties as including cleaning restrooms, classrooms, laboratories, offices, general public areas, stairs, storage, entrances, and corridors. Performs a full range of floor care activities. Responds to requests for service in assigned areas. Arranges for services by other Physical Plant departments as appropriate. Responds to work orders and schedules work accordingly. Maintains supplies and equipment for assigned staff. Orders supplies or reports supply needs as needed. Works in a safe manner and follows all established safety guidelines. Provides safety information and training to custodians. Works to fulfill unit mission, vision and values: to work as a team that contributes to creating and maintaining an excellent learning environment at Cal State Fullerton. Works to build a strong, cohesive leadership team that creates an environment where people are empowered. Personal and professional growth are encouraged as we live by our values: Trust, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Teamwork. Works on special projects and other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
One to two years of related custodial experience which has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities and has included providing on-the-job training and leadership to others. Demonstrated working knowledge of the methods, materials, chemicals, and equipment used in custodial work and of the safety and sanitation practices and measures required. Working knowledge of effective lead and supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to provide lead work direction, including training others on proper work methods and safety and providing feedback on work performance. Ability to read and write in English at a level appropriate for the duties of the position. Ability to use computers to track work orders and order supplies and materials. Ability to establish, promote, and maintain cooperative work relationships with others. Ability to analyze situations and take appropriate action.

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.

Special Working Conditions:
Extended periods of physical activity including lifting and moving up to 50 pounds. Works with a variety of chemicals. May move in and out of buildings in a variety of weather conditions. Willingness to work overtime or work alternate shifts as assigned. Will carry a Master Key.

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 Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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

Application Deadline: 25-Jul-2019

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