Ventura CountyVentura 93009
Full Time

Keeps assigned area clean, sanitize and aseptic by scouring, scrubbing, mopping, polishing, using germicides and wet dusting, collects and disposes trash.

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Custodian I/ii

Ventura County
Full Time Ventura County General Services, 800 S Victoria Ave, Ventura, CA 93009, United States
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Overview


THE AGENCY
The General Services Agency (GSA) is comprised of Fleet Services, Facilities, Procurement, Special Services, Parks, Security, and Business Support and is responsible for a broad spectrum of services to all the County departments and agencies.  It requires a very diverse workforce to accomplish the GSA mission of contributing to the quality of life in Ventura County by partnering with their customers to provide expertise and cost-effective service delivery, and foster the preservation of natural resources. 

THE POSITION
Under immediate supervision (Custodian I) or general supervision (Custodian II), provides a variety of custodial services within assigned areas of public buildings.

The ideal Custodian I candidate will be reliable, have some prior custodial experience, exhibit a good attitude, and have the capability to learn more advanced custodial tasks. Additionally, the ideal Custodian II candidate will have prior experience in providing custodial services in a large campus-type facility and be able to work independently, accomplishing assigned tasks efficiently with limited supervision.

Custodians work the night shift, 12:00 am to 8:30 am 

APPROXIMATE BASE SALARY, WITHOUT INCENTIVE PAY
Custodian I: $15.95 per hour
Custodian II: $16.25 - $22.66 per hour  

DEPARTMENT/AGENCY: General Services Agency

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • New Hire Incentive- Subject to the applicable section of the SEIU 721 MOA 2019-2022, Amendment #6 (Secs. 3801 – 3803): 
    1. New hires may be eligible for a one-time New Hire Incentive of up to 10% of the newly hired employee’s current annual base wage
  • Educational Incentive:  2.5% for an Associate's degree, 3.5% for a Bachelor's degree, or 5% for a Master's degree
  • Night Shift Differential – five percent (5%) of the base pay 
  • Flexible Credit Allowance: Biweekly contribution towards medical, dental, and/or vision insurance from authorized plans
  • Deferred Compensation:  County match of up to 2.5%, dependent upon your contribution amount
  • Pension Plan: Participation in the County's defined benefit plan
To learn more about the benefits, please follow the link below:


VETERAN'S POINTS
Custodian I is a trainee/entry level classification, and Veteran's Points may apply to eligible applicants. Documentation of military service (DD-214) must be submitted prior to close of recruitment in order to receive points.
 
NOTE: Custodian I/II is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and is eligible for overtime compensation.


Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Custodian I:

  • Keeps assigned area clean, sanitize and aseptic by scouring, scrubbing, mopping, polishing, using germicides and wet dusting, collects and disposes trash.
  • Cleans, deodorizes, and disinfects lavatory floors, walls and fixtures.
  • Dusts, cleans and polishes desks, equipment, cabinets, shelves and other furniture.
  • Vacuums carpets and rugs.
  • Replenishes lavatory supplies.
  • Keeps work station and equipment neat and clean.
  • Sweeps, mops, strips, seals, waxes and buffs floors.
  • Washes and cleans windows, blinds and glass doors.
  • Sweeps building entrance and sidewalks and other related duties.
  • Shampoos carpets and rugs.
  • May utilize software systems to maintain work records.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Custodian II:
  • Collects, stages material for recycling and disposes of trash.
  • Sweeps, mops, strips, seals, waxes, and buffs floors; vacuums and shampoos carpeting and upholstered furniture.
  • Washes and cleans windows, blinds, window sills, screens, and glass doors.
  • Dusts, polishes, and cleans desks, tables, shelves, cabinets, woodwork and other furniture; dusts and washes lighting fixtures.
  • Scrubs, disinfects, and cleans lavatory fixtures, floors, walls, showers and tubs using germicides and green seal products; replenishes lavatory supplies and cleaning materials.
  • May operates special cleaning equipment and participate in major cleaning projects.
  • Cleans and polishes drinking fountains, basins, counter tops and other stainless steel fixtures.
  • May utilize software systems to maintain work records.
  • Keeps work station and equipment neat and clean.
  • Performs other related duties.
Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements to the exam process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE

Custodian I:
No experience or training is required; however, applicants must demonstrate possession of the required knowledge and abilities.

Custodian II: The required knowledge, skills, and abilities can also be obtained by six (6) months custodial experience. Completion of an approved custodial training course may be substituted for the experience requirement.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid California driver license is required.

Applicants must be willing and able to bend, reach, twist, push, pull, lift and carry items associated with the job duties described above.

Applicants must be willing and able to participate in a detailed background investigation by the District Attorney's Office in order to obtain clearance to work in their facilities.

Applicants will need to complete and submit a Sheriff's Office Security Clearance Request form post-offer as a requirement for assigned Sheriff facility access.

APPLICANTS MUST INDICATE ON THEIR APPLICATION THAT THEY ARE WILLING AND ABLE TO WORK NIGHTS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
This position may be subject to State Health Officer Orders regarding vaccine verification and/or testing. These requirements are a condition of employment. Depending on assignment and work location(s), successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination and/or booster against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Custodian I: 
Working knowledge of: cleaning procedures and the proper use of custodial equipment. Ability to learn more advanced custodial techniques; complete time records and work reports.

Custodian II: To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Thorough knowledge of cleaning techniques, commercial procedures, cleansing agents, and the proper use of custodial equipment. Some knowledge of computers, e-mail. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and complete time records and work reports using a computer based payroll system;

 

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