Custodian II

  • Butte-Glenn Community College
  • Oroville, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Custodial and Janitorial

Job Description

Description Full-time/Non-Exempt 40 hours per week; 12 months per year
CSEA Range 18; $3,239.57 per month
Anticipated start date: October 1, 2020
  • Relocation reimbursement may be authorized. If interested, the successful applicant must request relocation reimbursement at time of job offer.
  • If you are relocating to the area, housing resources can be found on our Human Resources page.

The mission of the Custodial Services Department is to provide innovative approaches and outstanding customer service while delivering a clean, sanitary and safe environment in a cost efficient manner. The department prepares and maintains campus facilities for athletic and approved special events. The Custodial Services Department is responsible for cleaning the buildings at the Main Campus, Chico Center, Skyway Center and Glenn Center.

This position is responsible for the inventory and delivery of the custodial supplies including washing and delivering towels; assisting with the storage and disposal of District archives and surplus; inventory and coordinating the delivery of DSPS (Disabled Student Programs and Services) chairs to classrooms; installing and assembling furniture; and the set up and tear down of equipment for events.
The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Over the summer the schedule changes to Monday through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The District offers several Comprehensive Medical plans at no cost to the employee and their dependents. Dental, Vision and STD/LTD are at no cost. Additionally, the District provides access to two Health and Wellness Centers through Butte Schools Self-Funded Programs for little to no cost depending on plan selection. Retirement plans include CalPERS, CalSTRS, 403B and 457B.

Butte College's main campus is located on a 928-acre wildlife refuge and we pride ourselves on being a national college leader in sustainability.  Community partnerships matter to us.  We work with our K-12 partners to create career pathways for students to seamlessly move from high school to Butte College coursework or credit to transfer to a four-year university.  In fact, Butte College has the highest transfer rate of all California community colleges to California State University, Chico.   Butte College contributes to economic development through the Training Place, and the Small Business Development Center.

For over 50 years, we have successfully provided a quality educational experience to our students, offering associates degrees and training in career fields including business, medical, law enforcement, welding, automotive, computers, and more.

The ideal candidate will share Butte College's commitment to our mission and values, especially our commitment to educating our racially and socio-economically diverse student population.  We currently enroll around 15,300 students annually, many of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 54% of Butte College students are white, 28% are Latinx, 6% are Asian, 2% are African American, 1% are Native American, and 5% are multi-ethnic. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Butte College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our surrounding communities.

The successful candidate will join a campus community that demonstrates its commitment to student equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty and staff.  These opportunities include a Cultural Awareness Community of Practice, FAIR Classrooms, active Diversity and Student Equity Committees, support for our undocumented and AB 540 students, a robust set of culturally responsive programs and events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students.

Under the direction of an administrator, performs a variety of duties and responsibilities related to maintaining assigned rooms, buildings, furniture, equipment and office spaces in a clean, sanitary, safe and orderly fashion; provides direction to Custodian I's as needed and may operate autonomously in a remote location of the College.

Representative Duties The duties recorded below are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.  The essential duties of the class are indicated with an asterisk *
  1. Performs the duties and responsibilities of a Custodian I.*
  2. Assists with the organization, control, scheduling and disposal of District archive materials and excess surplus property.*
  3. Operates forklifts, aerial lifts, dollies, trucks, backhoes and other equipment as necessary.*
  4. Plans, delivers, installs, assembles, disassembles and reconfigures furniture and other office equipment; collects and stores equipment, materials and other supplies, on and off-campus as required.*
  5. Sets up and tears down equipment for special events.*
  6. Cleans and maintains assigned work areas.*
  7. Picks up and dumps garbage, trash and recyclables and compacts all debris and boxes.*
  8. Installs, refills and maintains restroom supplies; services and repairs dispensers for soap, towels and other sanitary supply items.*
  9. Collects, washes, folds and delivers clean towels and other cleaning supplies and equipment as needed.*
  10. Responds accordingly to custodial emergency calls and makes required repairs or notifies supervisor of actions required.*
  11. Operates, services and makes minor repairs on various custodial machines and equipment to include, wet and dry vacuums, carpet extractors, auto scrubbers and floor polishers and may install switches, brushes and electrical cords.*
  12. Implements safety precautions associated with the use of toxic materials, including chemical spill response kits.  Handles and disposes of biological hazardous materials and assists and delivers red bags, chemical spill response kits, hazardous lamps, etc.*
  13. Maintains custodial inventory and orders supplies for custodial department as needed. Maintains inventory and supply store rooms.*
  14. Operates a variety of office equipment to include multi-line phones and computers; performs data entry, gathers and compiles information for inventory and asset management reports, accesses email and responds to custodial inquiries, etc.*
  15. Performs additional custodial functions to include performing a variety of minor carpentry adjustments and repairs as necessary; may change District clock batteries and light fixture lamps.*
  16. Assists security with suspicious persons or activity and building security at night; may assist with medical emergency calls.
  17. Assists and coordinates work orders with the Facilities Planning and Management Department and other District personnel as needed.
  18. Serves on a variety of District committees as requested.
  19. May perform other duties as assigned.


  • Graduation from high school, G.E.D. or equivalent*; AND
  • Two (2) years of general experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this class.
*High School education equivalency equals an adult education diploma or four (4) years of full-time, paid work experience.

  • Hold and maintain a valid driver's license throughout duration of employment with the District.

Possession of or the ability to obtain within the first 6-months of employment (during probationary period):
  • Possession of a valid Forklift Operators Certificate.
  • Possession of a valid Aerial Lift Operators Certificate.

  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity and sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

  • Experience working within an education institution.
  • Three (3) years of work experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this class.
  • Experience operating a forklift, aerial lift and backhoe.

May be acquired through education, training, and/or experiences.

Knowledge of: District and departmental policies, procedures and rules and regulations; the methods of cleaning and preserving floors, walls and fixtures; work hazards and safe working techniques, including proper lifting procedures; chemical reactions and proper safety precautions for use; safe forklift, aerial lifts and backhoe operation; cleaning and hazardous materials, disinfectants and equipment used in custodial work; common tools and their use; safety practices in performing custodial work; procedures and the use of custodial tools; common power cleaning equipment; techniques to perform heavy labor; the required rules, regulations and procedures regarding campus security; computer systems and software applications, including word and excel; and recordkeeping.

Ability to: apply District and departmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations; effectively train and provide work direction and guidance to others; analyze situations accurately; plan and organize work; learn, the schedules, procedures and use of custodial tools and equipment; use common power cleaning equipment; meet schedules and timelines; use common power cleaning equipment; perform heavy labor; operate a forklift, an aerial lift and a backhoe; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; read and write at the level necessary for successful job performance; learn and implement the required rules, regulations and procedures regarding campus security; make basic mathematical calculations; utilize keyboarding skills commensurate with the required functions for this position; operate computers and related equipment; utilize excel and other software applications; follow oral and written directions accurately; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work; coordinate and evaluate staffing needs; communicate clearly; work with diverse populations; and maintain records accurately.

No assigned permanent staff. May provide work direction to Custodian I's, short-term and student employees.

Subject to frequent lifting of low weight items (5 to 25 pounds); occasional lifting of moderate weight (26 to 50 pounds); infrequent lifting of heavy weight (50+ pounds); carrying, pushing, pulling, walking, standing, bending, moving furniture, equipment, etc.

Faculty, staff, administrators, students, and the general public.

Work includes indoor and outdoor environment; fumes from cleaning chemicals hazardous materials; some positions in this class may be assigned to work during the evening.

  1. The successful applicant will be required to complete a medical history questionnaire and must agree to undergo and pass a pre-employment physical examination, based on the physical requirements of the position, prior to employment. The physician will be selected and paid for by the District. Disabilities not related to the essential physical job requirements will not preclude the applicant from being hired.
  2. Education Code • 87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he or she is free of active tuberculosis.
  3. As a condition of employment the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to the local police department. The fee charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the fingerprint report is the employee's responsibility. If you should be offered this position you will be asked to sign a payroll deduction form which will authorize the District to deduct the fee charged by the DOJ from your first paycheck.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and possibly future vacancies for positions with the same class specification.

The District reserves the right to modify, rescind or re-advertise this announcement without notification or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for the position.

The Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Closing Date/Time: 8/3/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

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Oroville, California United States View Map