Custodian - Facilities Services (Part-time) (10479)

  • San Francisco
  • San Francisco, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Part Time Custodial and Janitorial

Job Description

Working Title

SF State University
San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

Applicants may visit for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing

San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be 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.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Department Description
The Facilities Operations - Campus, Facilities Operations-Housing, Central Support Services, Custodial, Operations, Grounds, Facilities Services - maintains and manages all facilities, utilities, grounds and property owned, leased or controlled by the University, in support of strategic plans and initiatives, in a manner ensuring the facilities grounds and operations are appropriately and safely prepared, maintained, managed and operated.

Appointment Type*
This is a one year probationary position.

Time Base*
Part-Time (0.5)

Work Schedule*
Monday - Friday; 4:00AM - 8:00AM

Anticipated Hiring Range*
$1,350.00 per month ($16,200.00 annually) @ Time Base of (0.5)
$2,700.00 per month ($32,400.00 annually) @ Time Base of (1.0)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary*
Under direct supervision, the custodian's primary responsibility is to maintain all campus
buildings in an acceptable cleanliness, to clean and sanitize assigned areas, restroom facilities,
common/public spaces. Work includes sweeping, mopping, waxing and polishing floors,
shampooing and vacuuming carpets, cleaning windows and glass surfaces as directed, removal of
trash from buildings and rearranging furniture in classrooms as directed.

Position Information
Sweep, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors, clean classrooms and laboratories, shops, and locker
rooms. Unlock doors. Safeguard buildings and equipment from unauthorized use. Empty wastebaskets, and remove trash and empty recycling containers. Assist faculty and students in moving tables, chairs and other furniture in classrooms, and auditoriums and in assisting in setting up and preparing for athletic events, assemblies and graduation exercises. In addition to that, staff and faculty offices will be cleaned according to schedule.

Window washing (interior) on all floors, exterior first floor only and other designated areas.

Other duties as assigned.

At All Times
- Demonstrate behaviors that are in line with the User Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D).
- Demonstrate safe work practices for oneself, others and the office environment.

Minimum Qualifications*
Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to 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; and establish and maintain cooperative work relationships. Some positions may require ability to move up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications
- General knowledge of methods, materials, chemicals and equipment used in custodial services.
- Experience in custodial or commercial housekeeping and experience working in educational facility.

Core Competencies - embody the following competencies:
- Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
- Effective oral, written and nonverbal communication skills.
- Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
- Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
- Diversity and inclusion.

License/Certification Required
Possess a valid California Driver's License; comply with the Defensive Drivers Training program requirements if a vehicle is used to travel on official business.

Must be able to move up to 50 pounds and be able to use cleaning chemicals frequently; may be required to wear distinctive work clothing provided by the University.

Pre-Employment Requirements
This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work*
Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.

Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

CSUEU Position
Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

How To Apply

Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume, cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for each position AND three (3) professional references who can comment upon your education and/or job related experience.


The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Francisco, California 94132 United States View Map