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Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Posting Details

Position Information

Payroll Title: Laborer

Job Code: 8076

Job Open Date: 5/14/2021

Job Close Date: 

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 5/30/2021

Department Code-Name: FACM Facilities Management 

Percentage of Time: 100%

Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): SX - AFSCME

Grade Type/Grade: N/A

FLSA Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Work Location: Onsite, Facilities Managemet

Pay Rate/Range: $19.76/hr. - $23.11/hr. (Shift Rates: Evening:$0.67, Night:$0.67) 

Days/Hours: Mon - Fri 2am -10:30am

Department Marketing Statement

Facilities Management is charged with providing campus operations and maintenance services to the core campus. Its focus is on the state supported, general funded buildings and infrastructure, over 4 million gross square feet of space, and over 260 acres of grounds.

Brief Summary of Job Duties

Under the direction of Senior Lead Laborer(s) and Lead Laborer, will perform a variety of custodial tasks and other related duties. Laborer(s) will handle all heavy lifting and moving tasks, the moving of all furniture out of classrooms, offices, labs and the replacement of all furniture. Required to perform custodial duties in zone and campus wide as necessary.

Minimum Requirements

Must have minimum 6 months experience stripping and waxing floors and carpet cleaning. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions in English. Must be familiar with all custodial power equipment including truck mount carpet machine and high pressure washers. Must be able to handle all heavy lifting and moving tasks up to 50lbs. 

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of all floor types; experience refinishing wood floors; knowledge of custodial equipment repair; familiarity ordering custodial supplies. Basic computer skills and knowledge. 

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Maintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program. 
  • Satisfactory criminal history background check. 
  • UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.
  • May be required to wear an UCSB-provided uniform.

Special Instructions:

For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter as part of your application.

Job Functions/Percentage of Time/Duties

100% Technical Duties 

Required to provide custodial service to 30,000 SQF in an eight hour shift. In addition, required to cover open assignments and assists on more than one assignment during the shift when necessary. Performs all aspects of hard surface floor care, including resurfacing of wood and gym floors under direction from Senior Lead Laborer and/or Lead Laborer. Performs all aspects of carpet care, including spotting, surface cleaning and extraction. Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in removal of difficult stains.
Performs special project work as assigned (including floor work, recharge jobs, construction cleanups, cleaning of ventilation systems, equipment rooms, and air handling systems).
Covers open assignments and assists on more than one assignment during the shift when necessary. Performs detail cleaning in any area as instructed by Senior Lead Laborer and/or Lead Laborer. Cleans blinds, light fixtures, elevator interiors, tracks and front. Cleans doors, partition glass, showers, glass panels, inside and outside windows, polishes metal fixtures and handrails.
Informs Senior Lead Laborer of discrepancies noticed when covering route assignment and corrects such discrepancies as instructed. Wears appropriate personal protective equipment, such as gloves, masks, boots, etc., as required by the job. Responsible for security and campus lockup as needed. Locks unoccupied areas/offices after cleaning or completion of floor care. Uses all specialized equipment in accomplishment of cleaning tasks, including truck mount. Responsible for proper maintenance and storage of equipment. May haul, load and/or set up chairs, tables, podiums, flags and other items for special functions. Loads and unloads trucks to transport heavy equipment to work or storage sites. Performs routine checks of eyewash and emergency shower stations and relamp in areas reachable by eight foot ladder.
Performs all power washing, graffiti cleanup, and large tasks that cannot be handled by Sr. Custodians.
Assists in collection and distribution of keys in area.
Maintains a functional awareness of the typical hazards of the work place as well as the special hazards that may be encountered at UCSB such as biohazards, radiation, chemicals, etc. Monitors work place safety on a daily basis. Follows established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards. Communicates with faculty, staff, and EH&S regarding safety violations. Complies with all UCSB and Physical Facilities safety regulations, correct chemical storage procedures, and uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by the job. Familiar with use of material safety data sheets for chemicals and materials used in custodial work.
Responsible for security in buildings within area of responsibility. Reports suspicious circumstances, including questionable individuals to campus police. Documents security violations, interfacing with police department, building occupants and management regarding problem areas. Assists in Campus lockup as needed.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodations

The University of California endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Katherine Abad in Human Resources at 805-893-4664 or email This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. 

Privacy Notification Statement

The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 (effective July 1978) requires the University to provide the following information to individuals who are asked to supply information about themselves: Application: The principal purpose for requesting information on the Application is for applicant-tracking purposes and to collect applicant contact information. Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form: Information furnished on this form is requested by UCSB's Affirmative Action Office. The University of California, Santa Barbara is a Federal contractor and, therefore, must comply with Affirmative Action regulations issued pursuant to Executive Order 11246, Federal Revised Order No. 4, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. Furnishing the information on this form is voluntary. There is no penalty for not completing this form. The offices responsible for maintaining the information supplied on this form are the UCSB Human Resources Office and the Affirmative Action Office.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) STATEMENT FOR PERSONS IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA: As part of our commitment to protecting your privacy, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Privacy Statement ("Privacy Statement") is designed to provide you, as a person in the European Economic Area, with information regarding the types of personal information that the University of California's Human Resources departments and offices collect about you. The Privacy Statement can be found at: supplied on this form are the UCSB Human Resources Office and the Affirmative Action Office.

Notice of Availability of the UCSB Annual Security Report

The University is committed to providing a safe and secure campus environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In accordance with the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" (Clery Act), UCSB publishes an Annual Security Report to provide information regarding campus safety and security policies, crime statistics, and resources to current and prospective students and employees. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes reported to Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property, and on public property adjacent to and accessible from campus. The report also includes campus policies concerning crime prevention, crime reporting, alcohol and drug use, sexual and interpersonal violence, student discipline, and other matters. To access the Annual Security Report, visit A copy of this report may also be requested by contacting the UCSB Police Department (call 805-893-3446 or visit 574 Public Safety Bldg., Santa Barbara, CA 93106 during business hours). To learn more about the Clery Act and CSA duties and reporting requirements, please visit

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