Sr. Custodian (Various Shifts) - 115437
#115437 Sr. Custodian (Various Shifts)Filing Deadline: Wed 9/28/2022
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This position will remain open until suitable candidates are identified. Initial application review date: 4/15/2022.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/6/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/15/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Sr. Custodian will perform semi-skilled and skilled cleaning and general maintenance duties for a variety of facilities on campus including, but not limited to: classrooms, laboratories, auditoriums, gymnasiums, surgical/clinical rooms, restrooms, lounges, hallways, stairs, etc. Sweep, mop, finish, dust, clean and/or polish all floor surfaces. Clean and disinfect restrooms, shower and/or locker rooms. Empty and clean wastebaskets, ashtrays and other waste receptacles. Work with building occupants to answer questions regarding custodial or special set up services performed. Effectively work with campus customers and custodial team members to accomplish work with a high level of quality and efficiency. Build and maintain strong customer and team relations through a professional and helpful approach in handling customers’ needs and problems.
Please note that we have available vacancies on our Sr. Custodian teams as well as our Floor Care Sr. Custodian team.
Six (6) months of experience performing cleaning in a custodial cleaning operation or large multi-facility environment.
Demonstrated experience with disinfection, sanitation and cleaning methods required of public restrooms, surgical and/or clinical laboratories.
Experience implementing proper and safe chemical use and mixture. Knowledge of and experience using and testing environmentally safe and sustainable cleaning methods and green products. Ability to provide input and make suggestions to improve work methods and products.
Proven experience operating wet/dry vacuums, floor scrubbers, polishers, and carpet cleaners, and/or steam extractors to perform comprehensive floor care including, but not limited to: stripping, waxing and buffing hard and resilient floors as well as shampooing carpeted areas.
Experience in securing a building, including responsibility of keys; familiarity with use of commercial door locks, panic hardware, and hold-open devices.
Basic computer skills to check email, enter time and material data and to complete electronic records.
Customer service experience. Demonstrated experience providing customer service and customer communication in a cleaning, housekeeping and/or general building maintenance environment.
Solid communication skills to communicate verbally, electronically and in writing. Writing skills must be sufficient to complete basic paper forms and logs, email correspondence, electronic work orders and timekeeping processes.
Must be flexible and able to effectively adjust to changing operational priorities requiring assignment of special projects and/or different area assignments as necessary. Ability to work independently and with diverse teams of people.
DMV, DOJ and FBI background checks and clearances are required prior to hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License.
Ability to work in morgues/gross anatomy/pathological laboratories where human/animal bodies or parts thereof may be exposed to view of the worker.
May be required to work in vicinity of labs contaminated with biohazardous radioactive substances.
Must be physically able to consistently perform job duties. Must be able to work in all areas of Campus.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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