Job Description

Payroll Title:
Environmental Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Nights, Variable, Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112389 EVS Custodian Lead - Nights

Initial Review Date: Thu 11/18/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/29/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, act as a working Lead Custodian. Assist supervisor in such duties as training new employees, inspections, inventories, ordering supplies, interviewing new applicants and scheduling assignments. As well as directly checking the work of the EVS custodians. Performs custodial duties, including semi-skilled and skilled cleaning housekeeping and/or general maintenance. Ensures all necessary procedures for equipment are used in accordance with departmental safety policies. Responsible for assigned equipment, supplies, keys and related items. Job standards are to be performed at the EXPERT level.


  • Able to perform all cleaning/custodial functions including but not limited to mopping, pushing and pulling carts, wall washing, vent cleaning, vacuuming, etc.

  • Possess an understanding of procedures for the proper handling, storage, and disposal of chemotherapy and infectious/biohazardous waste.

  • Proven ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions in English.

  • Possess an understanding of basic safety regulations and issues.

  • A minimum of two to three (2 - 3) years of relevant lead/supervisory experience.


  • Supervisory experience.
  • Prior custodial experience in a large, complex healthcare setting or hospitality environment.
  • Possess basic computer skills; knowledge of accessing online resources and trainings.


  • Ability to bend, squat, stand, and walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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