Job Requisition Number: 25589. Our mission at Rec Sports is to enhance the lives of students, faculty, staff, and the campus community through fitness, sports, adventure and play. The department is comprised of several separate units which include: Intramurals, Sport Clubs, Rec Operations, Work Fit and Aquatics. We also service our satellite facilities located at Golden Bear and Strawberry Canyon (SCRA).
The primary responsibilities of the Custodial team are to maintain the RSF, Golden Bear and SCRA at a clean and sanitary level. The Custodial staff members report directly to the Facilities Management Specialist and Facilities Director.
Custodians perform general cleaning maintenance duties in offices, locker rooms, gym equipment, gymnastics mats, basketball courts, restrooms, hallways, pro shop area and/or other designated public or private areas of a campus facility; and perform other related duties as required. Custodians may work individually or as part of a team in cleaning and/or maintaining assigned work areas. Incumbents may experience varying degrees of contact with the public depending on the nature, location and assigned work areas.
Custodial Operations •Perform cleaning, housekeeping and/or general maintenance of Department facilities. Cleaning includes but is not limited to cleaning carpets and floors, removing dust, sanitizing telephones, restrooms, shower and locker facilities, cleaning windows and mirrors, walls, counters, sinks, cabinets, removing trash and debris, emptying receptacles, clearing drains, removing graffiti, blight work, etc. Facilities vary from public restrooms and gymnasium floors at RSF to the gymnastics facility at Clark Kerr and the locker room at Haas Clubhouse. Replace light bulbs as needed. •Operate equipment such as vacuum cleaners, buffers, carpet shampoo machines, Hillyard C3 cleaning companion, floor scrubbing, and polishing machines, etc. •Utilize cleaning materials and chemicals in a safe manner consistent with directions for use as prescribed by Material Safety Data Sheets, labels, and directions. •Utilize 'universal precautions' techniques in the event of cleanup of body fluids and possible blood-borne pathogen contact. Document potential contact. •Secure facilities as appropriate at conclusion of cleaning. •Perform routine tasks per oral instruction, written check list, directions, etc.
Special Events and/or Preparation •Perform clean up, custodial and light logistical support for special projects and Athletic Recreation events. Projects and events include but are not limited to cleaning restrooms or other areas during a home football game, preparation of an office area for staff relocation or move, clean up and set-up of furniture at a facility (e.g. RSF Atrium) preceding a reception or cleanup of aluminum bleachers at Evans Diamond. •Assist in set-up and takedown of equipment for special events including Caltopia.
Leadership/Teamwork •Oversee student maintenance workers and work crews. Provide leadership to student work groups in completing work. •Ensure safe working conditions and implement health and safety policies, and as appropriate, personnel policies in the daily work setting. •Communicate with other staff and the general public in a professional manner, and be a positive public relations influence for the unit and the entire department. •Other duties as assigned by the Facilities Coordinators.•Twelve months of experience in a custodial cleaning operation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience preferred. •Twelve months of experience cleaning men’s/women’s locker rooms and gymnastics mats and equipment. •Skill and ability to operate a wide variety of custodial equipment including Hillyard C3 with proficiency. •Demonstrated ability to read, write and follow oral/written instructions provided in English. •Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in custodial work; and to follow safe work practices. •Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively as a part of a team. •Ability to interact in a positive manner with the campus community including students, staff, building managers, academic personnel, craft personnel, and co-workers in a diverse environment. •Ability to meet job objectives in a timely, safe and efficient manner. Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs. Background check required. Valid California Driver’s License required. May be required to participate in DMV Pull Notice System. Working hours will be 5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. or other working hours as assigned. Candidate must be available to respond to emergencies and work occasional overtime and on weekends/holidays as required.
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