GMC Custodian - 2 Openings, Temporary Sonoma State University
Job ID: 104592
Department Name Green Music Center, Facilities Management
Salary and Benefits The anticipated salary range for this position depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $15.00 an hour. Upon appointment, employees with 0.75 or greater time base, but do not meet other criteria for full benefits, will be eligible for medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The same type of coverage will be offered to hourly intermittent employees, who work an average of 130 hours or more per month, after an evaluation period defined by the ACA.
Application Deadline This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on 06/07/18. Please refer to the Application Process section of this posting for additional details.
Conditions of Employment This is a part time, temporary, non-exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.
Responsibilities Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with the Seawolf Commitment, our values include respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.
Reporting to the GMC Associate Director of Facilities Operations, with additional lead work direction provided from other members of the Facilities Management management team, the custodian performs a wide range of custodial and related duties to ensure a clean, safe and attractive environment for students, staff, faculty and visitors to the Green Music Center.
Under direct supervision, the incumbent performs a wide range of custodial and related duties in support of the Green Music Center but may also include, campus buildings, facilities, structures, and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums, gymnasiums, locker rooms, food venues and kitchens, restrooms, and performance halls. Depending on the assignment, the incumbents responsibility includes, but not limited to dusting and cleaning all surfaces, removing trash and recyclables; cleaning and disinfecting restrooms; cleaning glass doors, windows and blinds; cleaning off graffiti; vacuuming; spot and full cleaning of carpets and upholstery, cleaning and maintaining floors to include sweeping, dry and/or wet mopping; stripping; refinishing; polishing floors; cleaning metal surfaces, performing general housekeeping duties including, replenishing supplies; keeping custodial closets neat and organized; keeping equipment clean and in good working condition, unclogging drains, reporting leaks and other problems. Cleaning all windows and window frames, stripping and refinishing floors, auto scrubbing floors, extracting carpets, power washing sidewalks, and emptying outdoor garbage and recycle containers, Scrubbing and deep cleaning restrooms and kitchen, moving furniture and equipment, setting up for events.
In addition, the custodian cooperates with students, staff and faculty in moving furniture and equipment in laboratories, classrooms and auditoriums and assists in special activities. The custodian keeps custodial closets neat and organized, vacuum bags emptied, ensure equipment is clean and in good working condition and report any maintenance issues. The custodian will respond to specific work orders for special needs, to include cleaning and extraction of carpets and the moving of furniture and /or equipment.
Performs other secondary duties as assigned.
The incumbent will be assigned to cleaning offices, conferences rooms, food service areas, offices, warehouses, classrooms, and event venues on the Sonoma State University campus. This temporary hourly intermittent position will require working a varied schedule, including but not limited to evenings, weekends, early mornings, holidays, and other non-standard times based on the performance and event schedule at the Green Music Center. Overtime, evening and weekend hours will be required and will be specified only by the Appropriate Administrator to meet operational needs. As a non-exempt employee, any request for overtime will be specified and pre-approved by Appropriate Administrator. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the appropriate administrator.
This position involves working in a variety of spaces on campus with limited light; exposure to cold and hot temperatures; and working below the surface or in confined spaces. This position requires, with or without reasonable accommodations, the ability to frequently sit, move or stand for office and/or event functions, be at a computer for 2 hours/day, occasionally reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop and kneel and lift objects of up to 50 lbs in weight. The incumbent will work in a heavy student and staff population in an ever changing environment.
One year of custodial experience is preferred;
Requires knowledge of how to perform basic restroom cleaning, office cleaning and floor care
Must possess the ability to use and operate basic custodial equipment e.g. dust, mop, wet mop, vacuum cleaner (backpack and upright);
Must work in a safe manner when handling and working with chemicals and operating equipment;
Must be willing to report safety violations and potentially unsafe conditions to management; proper handling and working with chemicals and operating equipment; be committed to high standards of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the university's safety policies and rules;
Must possess the ability to: determine and estimate material and equipment needs to complete tasks/jobs/responsibility in an efficient and effective manner; read and write at a level appropriate to the position and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position; make timely decisions appropriate to level of responsibility and be able to clearly explain reasoning for decisions, in addition to including appropriate people in decision making process;
Must possess effective oral and written communications skills and determine appropriate communication methods when expressing idea and thoughts and follow oral and written instructions to ensure safety;
Must have the ability to analyze situations and take appropriate action, exercising sound judgment;
Must possess stress management skills to complete work in a timely manner and meet productivity standards;
Must be able to accept constructive feedback and have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents.
Must have the ability to perform day-to-day responsibilities with little or no direction; work in a fast paced environment and still be thorough in work; and self-evaluate and make improvements or promote quality of work;
Must have the ability to work independently and work cooperatively within the framework of a team;
Must successfully complete a pre-placement exam; possess a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment required to maintain and operate; complete background check.
Physical Requirements Requires successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam.
Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit Online Employment Application. Cover letter and resume are optional.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Other Information Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Mandated Reporting: This position may be 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.
About Sonoma State University Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Located in California's premier wine country one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma State is a small campus with big ideas. With a tradition of promoting intellectual and personal growth, leadership opportunities and technological proficiency, SSU offers its students a friendly, safe and informal atmosphere on a beautiful campus setting. Currently, campus housing accommodates students in both apartment and residential suite style facilities. While SSU generally accepts all qualified students who apply from high schools in its service area, 80 percent of the freshmen and 55 percent of the junior transfer students come from outside the North Bay region. With almost half of its student body living on campus, it is one of the most residential campuses within the system.