Cal Poly Pomona

Custodian Pool (# P04)

Recruitment No. P04
Classification Title Custodian
College/Department Facilities Management
Timebase Temporary, hourly, intermittent
Type of Appointment Temporary Hourly, Intermittent (THI)
(THI Positions are not eligible for benefits)
Application Materials Required University Application, Valid CA Driver's License, and DMV Report Required
Hourly Range $13.20 - $19.81 per hour
Status On-going


Facilities Management is responsible for the physical environment of the University. The Custodial Services Unit of the Facilities Management Department is responsible to clean, service and maintain custodial standards for state buildings and campus facilities. This position reports directly to a Lead Custodian for immediate daily supervision, both of whom will report directly to the Manager of Custodial Services. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide routine and non-routine custodial maintenance of campus facilities in an assigned building or portion thereof.


Duties include, but are not limited to: Dust and clean building fixtures including walls, blinds, mirrors, doors, hand rails; remove gum, tape, streaks, smudges, spills, fingerprints, marks and graffiti. Dust and clean building furniture such as bookcases, chairs, shelves, tables, trash cans; clean desks and chairs in classrooms; clean whiteboards, chalkboards, erasers and trays. Remove carpet stains, clean mats and rugs; dust mop, clean carpets, sweep, vacuum, wet mop, scrub, strip, seal, wax, restore and burnish floors (stripping shoes to be worn when stripping or scrubbing floors). Maintain bulletin boards in a neat and orderly manner; cooperate in moving tables, chairs, and other furniture and equipment as well as in making minor building maintenance repairs and adjustments; remove broken furniture to loading docks; keep stairwells, hallways and entrances clear; clean elevators. Scrub and completely disinfect restrooms, locker rooms, shower rooms; clean and disinfect sinks, toilets, urinals, partition walls, floor drains, water fountains; stock and clean dispensers, order supplies; clean, stock, organize and maintain custodial cart, equipment and supplies. Empty trash; report work orders; change lights; notify lead of safety concerns and of equipment repair needs; participate in energy conservation and recycling program; lock and unlock entry doors; spray for insects. Keep simple records and prepare simple reports; assist in set up and preparation for conferences, lectures, and special events; perform other duties as assigned.


Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; ability to follow simple oral and written directions; ability to use and care for janitorial supplies and equipment; ability to observe and use safe working conditions. Must possess a valid California Driver's License and provide a current DMV Driving Record upon submission of application and again at the time of hire.

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


Previous custodial experience preferably in a university or college environment.


NOTE: More than one position may be filled from this recruitment; working days/hours may be changed based on operational needs.


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.


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.


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

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