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Custodian (Full-Time) (one or more positions) (Lateral and External)
South Orange County Community College District in Irvine, California
Date Posted 03/26/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Salary 113 - Step 1 = $3,476 (salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step) -  
Employment Type Classified Staff
Application Deadline Open until filled

Classification Title


Job Category:

Classified Staff

Job Open Date:


Initial Screening Date


Position ID:

P0005171, P0002020, P0005170

Job Open ID:

8822, 8825, 8826

Position Title:

Custodian (Full-Time) (one or more positions) (Lateral and External)


10-Irvine Valley College


Facilities: Custodial Services (IVC-021-078)


12 Months/Year

Salary Schedule Link:

Click here for current Salary Schedules

Pay Basis:


Pay Range:

113 - Step 1 = $3,476 (salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step)

% of Range:


Hours per week:


Work Schedule

4:30 pm – 1:00 am Mon - Thu, 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm Fri

Receives Benefits:


Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

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Summary Description:

Under general supervision from higher level supervisory and/or management staff, performs a full range of custodial duties related to the care, maintenance, and cleaning of assigned buildings and facilities; sets up and removes tables, chairs and equipment for meetings; and performs a variety of general tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. May receive functional supervision, technical training and work direction from a higher-level custodian.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the journey level class within the Custodian series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Lead Custodian in that the latter position serves as a lead worker over lower level custodial staff. Employees at this level are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work.
Safe work practices.
Methods and techniques of cleaning and preserving floors, furniture, walls and fixtures.
Operational characteristics of cleaning equipment and materials.
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Ability to:

Perform the full range of custodial tasks.
Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.
Learn to use a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials.
Operate and use a variety of custodial equipment, supplies and materials in a safe and effective manner.
Perform minor maintenance repairs on assigned equipment.
Use and monitor the need for a variety of custodial equipment and materials.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.


Six months of custodial experience is desirable.

License or Certificate:

A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability may be required for some positions.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors and gases; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Positions may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to perform moderately strenuous manual labor; to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; operate assigned equipment; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Duties and Responsibilities

Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; wash windows, mirrors and walls; clean and sanitize showers; replenish supplies in restrooms; clear minor drain blockages as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Sweep, vacuum, mop, wax, strip, and polish floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets.

Duties and Responsibilities

Dust and polish furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment; remove cob webs; clean desks and counter tops; clean chalk boards and white boards; replenish chalk; clean erasers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Empty, clean and sanitize waste receptacles; pick up papers and other debris; empty pencil sharpeners.

Duties and Responsibilities

Move and arrange furniture and equipment and set up rooms for conferences and meetings; operate District vehicle to pick up or deliver supplies as requested.

Duties and Responsibilities

Lock and unlock buildings and facilities as required; disarm and secure alarms; ensure buildings are locked and safeguarded against unauthorized use.

Duties and Responsibilities

Replace lights and adjust shades and blinds.

Duties and Responsibilities

Regulate ventilation and temperature; clean air vents as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

Identify and report building maintenance needs in assigned buildings and facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Remove graffiti from surfaces as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in maintaining custodial closet; receive, stock, organize and maintain supplies and equipment as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform related duties as required.

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