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


Job Posting Details
Position Information

Payroll Title: Sr. Custodian

Job Code: 5116

Job Open Date: 5/18/2021

Job Close Date: 

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 6/1/2021

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 Management

Pay Rate/Range: $19.18 - $22.68/hr. (Shift Rates: Evening: $0.67 / Night: $0.67)

Days/Hours: Monday - Friday 2:00am - 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 supervision of the Custodial Principal Supervisor, performs a wide variety of cleaning tasks and is responsible for minor maintenance and storage of equipment. Required to comply with the Physical Facilities Safety Program.

Minimum Requirements
  • At least 1 year of custodial experience or combination of experience, training and education, preferably in school or business setting.
  • Must be able to communicate orally and in writing in English.
  • Ability to use and care for janitorial supplies and equipment.
  • Able to observe and use safe working conditions.
  • Ability to understand and apply University and Department policies and procedures to specific situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in solving problems.
  • Ability to accomplish work within deadlines; may handle more than one project at a time.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment and needs to receive and follow instruction from supervisors.


Desirable Qualifications

Basic skills and knowledge of computer usage


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 a 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

80% Custodial Services 

Provides custodial service for approximately 30,000 SQF in eight hour time.
Responds to emergency assignments as needed during regular shift.
Dust mops, sweeps, damp mops, wet mops, buffs and high speeds hard and resilient floors. Strips, seals and finishes floors. Operates vacuum cleaners, wet/dry vacuums, floor scrubbing machine and buffer. Cleans stairs, hallways, corridors, walls, moldings, boards, outside steps, terraces, roof decks, window sills and other designated areas.
Cleans venetian blinds, radiators, grills, intake and exhaust vents, light fixtures, elevator interiors, tracks and front.
Cleans doors, partition glass, showers, glass panels, inside and outside windows at ground level; polishes metal fixtures and handrails. Cleans restrooms, fixtures, mirrors and replenishes soap and paper goods.
Empties and cleans ash trays and urns, wastebaskets and other receptacles. May be required to pick up, lift and dump containers into dumpsters.
Dusts, cleans and/or waxes cabinets, desks, furnishings, conference tables, wood wall paneling and other woodwork.
Cleans chalkboards, erasers and maintains supply of chalk in chalk trays.
Performs various cleaning duties per prescribed procedures in clinical areas. Dusts horizontal surfaces, empties trash, polishes metal surfaces, mops floors, cleans office areas. Wears appropriate equipment, gloves, masks, etc.
Responsible for minor maintenance and storage of equipment. May haul, load and/or set up chairs, tables, podiums, flags, and bunts for special functions.

Knowledge of correct chemical use and mixture. Knowledge of general custodial duties. Ability to operate vacuums, floor scrubbers, polishers and carpet steam extractors.
Ability to determine when repairs are necessary. Ability to follow through and carry out assignments.

10% Safety & Security

Locks unoccupied areas/offices after cleaning. Maintains a functional awareness of the typical hazards that may be encountered at UCSB such as bio-hazards, radiation, chemicals, etc. Follow established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards. Promptly reports accidents on the job, preparing and submitting accident reports.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: Ability to safeguard keys. Knowledge of correct chemical use and mixture. Ability to work in gross anatomy and pathological laboratories where human and animal body parts may be exposed to view of worker.

5% Departmental Goals:

Establishes and maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of Department and campus community.
Communications effectively orally and in writing. Performs effectively in a service environment.
Maintains proficiency at current level and continually updates knowledge through appropriate courses, seminars, publications and contacts with others in the trade.
Maintains an acceptable attendance record, punctuality and meeting deadlines.
Participates in training sessions and seminars.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to frequently changing priorities. Problem-solving skills and sound judgment.
Ability to understand and apply University and Departmental policies and procedures.

5% Other

Performs other Duties as assigned


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.


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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.

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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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