Manager, Custodial Services (497153)

  • Dominguez Hills
  • Carson, California
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full Time Custodial and Janitorial

Job Description

Position Information

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

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

Conditions of Employment

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Employment is contingent upon candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) 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 CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.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.

The person holding this position is 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.

Application Deadline & Salary Information

Review of applications will begin July 23, 2020 and the position will remain Open until Filled.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Department Marketing Statement

Department: Facilities Services

Facilities Services is responsible for upkeep, repair and maintenance of buildings and grounds at the University, totaling in excess of 1,250,000 gross square feet of building space and 346 acres of grounds. The mission of the department is to provide an aesthetically appealing, well-maintained, safe and comfortable physical environment conducive to learning and productivity.

Major Duties

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Facilities Services, the Manager of Custodial Services will supervise and direct the day-to-day operation of the custodial areas. The incumbent will perform a variety of supervisory, administrative and other duties as required in order to meet the operational needs of the campus. The incumbent will be responsible for the effective utilization of the budget and other resources allocated to the custodial services within the Physical Plant of the campus. The incumbent determines, develops, recommends, and implements cleaning and sanitation standards and procedures, and sets internal guidelines and continuously ensures that the standards are met or exceeded; he/she must conduct daily inspections of the custodial work assignments and projects. Manager will oversee the daily and the long-term planning of the campus as described above. The incumbent may be required to work other shifts and weekends as needed.


Required Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Specialized experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Required Experience: Five (5) years of experience in custodial management and supervision over several employees within a single work unit.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Five (5) years of experience in custodial management and supervision over several employees within a single work unit.
-Must be able to immediately exhibit substantive and progressively responsible experience supervising the daily operation, maintenance, and coordination of custodial/janitorial services in an industrial/commercial/educational environment; demonstrate the application and development of the knowledge and abilities listed above; validate, through actions and decisions the knowledge of management practices related to custodial services, collective bargaining, and procedures.
-Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively with multiple levels within an organization.
-Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff and management.
-Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment and the ability to prioritize workload.
-Be computer literate and familiar with productivity software such as MS Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
-Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a diverse environment.

Required Certification: Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education: Familiarity with computer maintenance management systems (CMMS) software is preferred.

Preferred Experience: Seven (7) years of supervisory experience within a labor union environment.


The incumbent is responsible for the campus and the cleanliness of all campus building interiors; provides leadership on all aspects of custodial maintenance. The incumbent works with faculty, administration, and students; coordinates the movement of equipment/furniture, and arranges set-ups/take-downs; plans and organizes custodial operations serving all areas of the campus; controls and standardizes custodial procedures, materials, and equipment; and investigates problem or identifies potential problem areas. The incumbent meets with campus clients on a regular basis to ensure services are meeting expectations.

The incumbent is responsible for the management and supervision of all custodial employees and all related contract support services. The incumbent determines and develops work schedules for custodial services considering time, man-power, and equipment; estimates time and materials required for general cleaning and maintenance; maintains records of personnel absences; assesses and maintains staffing needs; completes written performance evaluations for all assigned staff; provides and establishes required and recommended trainings for all assigned staff; handles employee concerns; counsels and disciplines as required and recommends solutions pertaining to cleaning and regular maintenance issues; attends various meetings, both on and off campus; evaluates and purchases equipment to maintain a high level of efficiency. The incumbent ensures that all work is performed and completed in a safe, efficient, and expeditious manner while conforming to all of the University's established policies and procedures.

The incumbent also maintains custodial related reports; makes inspections and maintains the required standards of safety and sanitation within the campus; manages the necessary corrective actions from building occupants' complaints; establishes quality standards for rendered services. Differentiates between routine maintenance and chargeback services; tracks and maintains custodial related inventory of materials, supplies and equipment and provides associated reports as requested.

Responsible for budget review and assisting in development of budgets; proper care and use of company credit card, invoice approval, equipment purchase approval and research of new technologies and equipment needs, and uses.

Performs other related duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Facilities Services.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Carson, California 90747 United States View Map