California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
September 6, 2018
San Luis Obispo, California
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Department: UH-Custodial Operations (140904)
College/Division: Student Affairs
Salary Range: CSU Range $2,600 - $4,074 per month (Anticipated Hiring Range $2,600 - $3,500 per month)
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
The incumbent in this position is a member of the University Housing team. In conjunction with the Executive Director, Associate Directors and other managers, staff, and students, this position assists in carrying out the mission and philosophy of University Housing and is responsible for supporting and contributing to a positive atmosphere that facilitates respect, inclusivity and collaboration.
This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices; locker rooms; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.
Up to (2) positions available.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of training, experience, and/or education sufficient to demonstrate the required skills listed below.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS: Positions may require possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Ability to read and write at a level appropriate for 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.
Ability to clearly relay information, both written and verbal, for maintenance, custodial or health and safety repairs or concerns.
Observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required; perform work involving regular physical activity.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications within a diverse population, strong listening and interpretive skills, and the ability to deal positively with unexpected developments and diverse perspectives in and outside the University.
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Ability to maintain high quality/standards of work, ethics, commitment, and professional responsibility.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work with interruptions.
Working knowledge, or ability to quickly learn, university infrastructure, policies and procedures.
Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University.
Ability to safely move up to 50 pounds.
A basic knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work.
Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Must be able to work safely in an indoor and outdoor environment; exposure to moist or wet conditions, dust, chemicals, hazardous materials and blood borne pathogens, variances in temperature, noise, and equipment with moving parts.
Must be able to perform work involving, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, and maneuvering heavy objects; squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
Must be able to work various shifts (as applicable), including weekends, and a willingness to switch shifts to meet operational needs.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs.
May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
This position classification has been defined as non-exempt and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
For health and wellbeing, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.