Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50772
Classification Title Lead Custodian
Collective Bargaining Unit CSUEU Bargaining Unit 5
College/Department Facilities Planning & Management
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Probationary
Application Materials Required University Application, Resume and DMV Report required
Classification Salary Range $2,713 – $4,260
Anticipated Hiring Range $2,713 - $3,229
Recruitment Closing Date This position is subject to close at anytime.


Facilities Management provides maintenance and constructions services for Cal Poly Pomona University, including Custodial Services, Horticulture and landscape Services, Building and Mechanical Trades, Transportation Services, Energy and Utility Management, and Waste and Recycling Management.


The Lead Custodian will functionally assist, support and lead the work of custodians performing routine maintenance and project tasks, including floor care; assist in hiring, coaching and training; assist in evaluating work performance; perform scheduling, planning and ordering on a daily basis; perform coordination with other department units or other departments, on an as-needed basis; maintain accurate records of performance levels, security issues, supplies, training, chemicals, equipment, safety, health concerns, attendance and other related areas; perform inspections; allocate resources; prepare reports and other documents; monitor productivity; adjust work to changing priorities or special circumstances; effectively communicate with customers regarding service levels and special needs; recommend and/or select cleaning products and equipment to be used; and report problems to the manager or to the department as appropriate.  The incumbent will perform the duties of a custodian, including floor care as required.  


Equivalent to one to two (2) years of related custodial experience and providing on-the-job training and leadership to others.  Ability to provide lead work direction, including training others in proper work methods and safety and providing feedback on work performance; read and write English at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; use computer to track work orders and order supplies and materials; establish, promote and maintain cooperative work relationships with others; and analyze situations and take appropriate action.  Working knowledge of the methods, chemicals, and equipment used in custodial work and of the safety and sanitation practices and measures; and effective lead/supervisory practices and techniques.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.


The incumbent must have at least three to five years of prior lead or supervisory custodial experience, preferable in a university or college environment.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


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.


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