Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$19.47 per hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm

#TP129350 Laborer

Filing Deadline: Fri 5/31/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


UC San Diego is hiring temporary, full-time Laborers to support the campus operations for the 2023 - 2024 School Year.

Duration: This role is anticipated to last 5 months

Compensation: $19.47per hour. Eligible for paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. Full-medical insurance also available.

Work Schedule: Mondays - Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: 100% on-site on campus in La Jolla.


Performs semi-skilled and skilled manual tasks and cleaning of College Residences /Dining Halls facilities, meeting/study rooms, laundry facilities, offices, restrooms, etc.

Primary duties will include the following:- Reconfiguring of student residences and furniture moving.

  • Assisting with counting, sorting and delivering of bedroom linens, as well as performing light maintenance activities.

  • Operating vacuum cleaners, floor machines, and power washer.

  • Other duties include damp/dust mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, shampooing carpet, waxing and buffing floors, emptying trash, moving and arranging furniture, washing windows, cleaning rooms, furniture, bathrooms, and appliances.

  • Safely operating and driving trucks with lifts, box trucks, and various other university vehicles.


  • Previous custodial and light maintenance experience strongly preferred.

  • Must be able to start working immediately after employment offer.

  • Must be willing to work at least 40 hours/week


  • DOJ/FBI background and DMV checks and clearance required prior to hire.

  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license.

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $40,653 - $52,555 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $19.47 - $25.17

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

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