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Classification Title Custodian
Job Category: Classified Staff
Job Open Date:
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: P0001159, P0002585, P0001291
Job Open ID: REQ 7231, REQ7230, REQ7229
Position Title: Custodian, Day Shift and Night Shift Positions, F/T (three or more positions)
Location 20-Saddleback College
Department Facilities: Custodial Services (SC-021-078)
Term: 12 Months/Year
Salary Schedule Link: Click here for current Salary Schedules
Pay Basis: Monthly
Pay Range: 113; Starting monthly salary at $3,237.00
% of Range: 100%
Hours per week: 40
Work Schedule The DAY shift works Wednesday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The NIGHT shift works Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. (may be eligible for 7.5% shift differential)
Receives Benefits: Yes
Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

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Additional Information
Summary Description:

Under general supervision from higher level supervisory and/or management staff, performs a full range of custodial duties related to the care, maintenance, and cleaning of assigned buildings and facilities; sets up and removes tables, chairs and equipment for meetings; and performs a variety of general tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. May receive functional supervision, technical training and work direction from a higher-level custodian.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the journey level class within the Custodian series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Lead Custodian in that the latter position serves as a lead worker over lower level custodial staff. Employees at this level are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work.
Safe work practices.
Methods and techniques of cleaning and preserving floors, furniture, walls and fixtures.
Operational characteristics of cleaning equipment and materials.
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Ability to:

Perform the full range of custodial tasks.
Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.
Learn to use a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials.
Operate and use a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials in a safe and effective manner.
Perform minor maintenance repairs on assigned equipment.
Use and monitor the need for a variety of custodial equipment and materials.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.


Six months of custodial experience is desirable.

License or Certificate:

A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability may be required for some positions.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors and gases; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Positions may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to perform moderately strenuous manual labor; to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; operate assigned equipment; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Complete and submit an application online at login page. INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered.

ALL SECTIONS of the application must be completed do not state “see resume” and do not leave any blanks.

1. List relevant experience in order beginning with the most recent.
2. Specify assignment/job details for each position listed.
3. Provide a minimum of three (3) professional references from either your current supervisor or at least one previous supervisor. Additional references can be from other supervisors, colleagues or coworkers who can address your professional competency and practical skills.
4. Please complete all required supplemental questions.
5. Submission of a resume and cover letter is optional.

All submitted materials become the property of the South Orange County Community College District and will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. Applicant bears the sole responsibility for ensuring the application is complete when submitted. Any supporting application materials must reference the job opening ID number. “Please do not add photographs or confidential data (e.g. social security number, birth date, etc.) to your application package

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Application must be posted to the position and materials must be received by the specified closing date. Applications and supporting documents received after the closing deadline will not be accepted. Applications submitted via fax or email will not be accepted.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country

PLEASE NOTE: This position is under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Anyone retired from CalPERS accepting employment with this District will be required to reinstate as an active member of CalPERS. Please contact CalPERS for additional information on reinstatement to an active member. Additionally, any active member of California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS), who accepts employment with this District to perform service that requires membership in the CalPERS, is eligible to elect to continue retirement system coverage under CalSTRS.

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