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Custodian (8 positions)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Upon hire, each selected candidate will be assigned a shift from the list of shifts under "work hours." Depending on assigned shift, employee may be eligible for shift differential.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Custodian (8 positions)
Classification Title Custodian
Job Summary

Under the direction of the Lead Custodian, Custodial Supervisor and Custodial Manager, the incumbent performs cleaning maintenance assignments in various University buildings and external spaces.

FLSA Non-Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$2,319-3,840 monthly

Hiring Range $2,319-3,840 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours 1.Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; 2.Monday-Friday: 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; 3.Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday: 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; 4.Tuesday-Friday: 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Saturday: 1 pm to 9:30 pm; 5.Mon-Fri: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Department Information

Facilities Management is the steward for the University buildings, infrastructure, grounds and landscape. We perform maintenance and renovation to facilities, plan and manage new building construction and support the Redefine the Possible initiative through our commitment to building a welcoming campus and by creating a dynamic physical environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Custodial Services is responsible for cleaning activities in all general-fund supported university facilities. This professional staff maintains a safe and healthy setting for students, faculty, staff and guests in pursuit of our education mission. Typical services include cleaning, sanitizing, floor care, stocking sanitary supplies and collecting and disposing of refuse.

Minimum Qualifications

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 ability to move up to 50 pounds.
Some positions may require possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Required Qualifications

1. Knowledge of common custodial procedures and methods
2. Knowledge of safe cleaning practices
3. Ability to provide excellent customer service
4. Good interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships
5. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a diverse environment.

Work Schedule Requirements:
6. Ability to work irregular work shifts, including weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

7. Related janitorial/custodial experience working in a higher education, school district, or other institutional environment.

Physical Demands

8. Ability to maintain physical condition necessary for occasional lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds)

Required Licenses/Certifications

9. Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

-Candidate selected will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Hiring Preference Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
Conflict of Interest


California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit:

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0249P
Number of Vacancies 8
Open Date 02/28/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 03/14/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

Upon hire, each selected candidate will be assigned a shift from the list of shifts under “work hours.”

Depending on assigned shift, employee may be eligible for shift differential.

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  2. * Do you possess a valid California Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter