Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Pomona, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Dec 2023
Job ID: 533427
Job Title:
Appointment Type:
Time Base:
Date Posted:
November 16, 2023
Closing Date:
December 1, 2023
Benefits Link:
CSUEU (Unit 2, 5, 7, 9)
Link to Apply Online:
Campus Employment Homepage:

Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary

Collective Bargaining Unit: California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) – Unit 5

Job Classification: Custodian

Anticipated Hiring Amount: $3,338 – $3,722 per month

Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm



University Housing Services is responsible for delivering a comprehensive student housing experience, which includes operations in residential life, business operations, facilities management, conference services, and information systems. The department has 50 full-time professional staff persons and is complemented by a  student staff of approximately 150 students.



  • Clean & maintain residence halls restrooms/showers; clean & polish sinks; clean & disinfect commodes, clean & disinfect urinals; clean mirrors, dust; remove graffiti, clean partitions; sweep & mop quarry tile floors, terrazzo floors; clean & disinfect shower curtains, empty waste receptacles, check & fill dispensers and when needed, wash walls, ceilings, air-vents, and lockers. Relocate trash dumpsters for pick up.
  • Clean & maintain exterior & interior stairwells, entryways, and landings; sweep, mop, dust, high dusting, remove gum, empty trash receptacles; clean cigarette urns; wash windows; dust window ledges; clean and polish handrails; vacuum entry mats; clean doors, clean doorjambs and remove graffiti.
  • Clean and maintain residence hallways, lounges, laundry rooms, and offices, spot clean walls, dust, clean drinking fountains, mirrors, microwave, carpet-spotting, vacuum, gum removal, and empty trash. Shampoo carpet as directed or needed.
  • Other expectations include safe handling and use of cleaning chemicals, safe use of equipment and hand tools, safeguarding buildings and/or equipment from unauthorized use, cooperating with hall staff and students in creating a safe & clean environment, working in teams/crews, stock custodial supplies and closets, initiate and complete work orders.
  • Perform floor care in the residence hall, use of various floorcare equipment, i.e., vacuum, hot water extractor, wet vacuum, 175 RPM floor machine; sweeping, carpet extraction, stripping & scrubbing resilient tile and asphalt tile floors, carpet spotting, carpet repairs, mopping, spray buffing, applying floor finish and bonnet cleaning.
  • Clean & maintain student rooms, including windows and vertical blinds; polish & clean furniture; wash walls, ceilings, light fixtures, doors, and doorjambs; vacuum and carpet spotting.
  • Perform light maintenance in residence hall facilities such as lamp replacement, unclogging commodes/urinals, working with common hand tools, i.e., screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, and wrenches, service vacuum cleaners, i.e., replacing belts, empty vacuum bags, clean brushes, move/set-up furniture, tables, chairs, and miscellaneous furniture.
  • Participate and serve various campus and department committees, and participate and attend staff meetings, retreats, and other training sessions. Assist with all emergency evacuation drills and emergencies if needed. Must be available for call-out in case of emergencies.



  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; follow verbal and written instructions to ensure safety; operate and care for custodial equipment and supplies applicable to the position; use custodial systems such as those used to track work orders and two-way radios for communication; observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required; perform work involving regular physical activity; and establish and maintain cooperative work relationships.
  • Some positions may require the ability to move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Some positions may require possession of a valid California driver’s license.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid California Driver’s license and insurance
  • Thorough knowledge of the proper use and safety of cleaning chemicals, communication skills, i.e., ability to follow oral and written instructions, able to work independently and/or with team members and student workers.
  • Must be able to use a computer to check email and input attendance.
  • Knowledge and proper use of cleaning chemicals.
  • Work well with students, staff, and college-age populations.
  • Ability to operate various custodial equipment i.e., vacuum 175-rpm floor machine and self-contained carpet extractor.
  • Ability to work independently and/or with team members.
  • Ability to accept change regularly in work shift schedules and duties in order to fill for absent Custodians, building emergencies, and participation in regular staff meetings and committee work.


Out of State Work

The California State University (CSU) system is a network of twenty-three public universities providing access to a quality education through the support of California taxpayers. Part of CSU's mission is to prepare educated, responsible individuals to contribute to California's schools, economy, culture, and future. As an agency of the State of California, the CSU's business operations almost exclusively reside within California.   The CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. See policy at 


Background Check

Cal Poly Pomona will make a conditional offer of employment to final job candidates, pending the satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).

The conditional offer of employment may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. 

In determining the suitability of the candidate for the position, Cal Poly Pomona will give an individualized assessment to any information that the applicant submits for consideration regarding the criminal conviction history such as the nature, gravity and recency of the conviction, the candidate’s conduct, performance or rehabilitation efforts since the conviction and the nature of the job applied for.

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Employment Eligibility Verification

Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at


Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA)

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. See policy at


Security & Fire Safety

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), Cal Poly Pomona’s Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report are available for viewing at: and


Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination

As a federal contractor, Cal Poly Pomona will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  For more information, see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision poster .


CSU Classification

This position is part of the CSUEU bargaining unit, the CSU Classification Standards for this position are located on the following site, . The CSU Salary Schedule is located on the following site: . The classification salary range for this position according to the respective skill level is minimum $3,338 and maximum $4,490 per month. Please refer back to the anticipated hiring range for the appropriate salary rate for this particular position.


Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact the ADA Coordinator by email at [email protected]. More information is available at:



Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University subscribes to the pay transparency nondiscrimination provision and all state and federal regulations that prohibit 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. More information is available at: and at .


Other Notices

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