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Lead Custodian

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 505802; 10/08/2021


Lead Custodian
Custodian Department

Salary Range: $2,921 - $5,138/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday 3.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.; non-exempt classification.


Essential Functions: The incumbent guides, checks, corrects, reports on and works with a group of custodians; trains and instructs custodians in the proper use of equipment, materials and accepted custodial techniques; assists custodians in the performance of their duties; makes inspections; reports equipment and repairs needs; reports needs for additional supplies; reports absences of personnel and may assume absent custodian's duties; assists in the security of the area assigned; assists in the evaluation of staffs' performance; cooperates with administration, faculty and students in moving furniture and equipment and in facilities arrangements for special events. The incumbent may regularly perform custodial work as part of his/her duties. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to two years of custodial or janitorial experience wherein the individual has shown the potential for exercising working supervision over others. The incumbent must have: general knowledge of methods, materials, chemicals, and equipment used in custodial work; working knowledge of safety and sanitation measures appropriate for custodial work; the ability to lead the work of others including ability to provide on-the-job training; the ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with administration, faculty, students, and other employees; the ability to analyze situations and take effective action; the ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; and have demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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