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Custodian - Facilities Management and Development

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time
Position Description

Job Summary

These positions receive full benefits, click here to be taken to our benefits page. 

We are currently looking for Custodians interested in working our Swing Shift which is Monday - Thursday from 5pm to 1:30 am and Friday from 4pm - 12:30 am, or our Night Shift which is Sunday - Thursday from 10pm to 6:30am or Monday - Friday from 3:00 am to 11:30 am. 

The custodian position provides general clean 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, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Department Summary

The Facilities Management and Development (FM&D) organization is a unit within the Administration and Finance division and is responsible for the management, operations, and development of facilities on the university campus.

Key Qualifications

  • Clean and maintain assigned areas, including such activities as dusting and clean all surfaces; removing trash and recyclables;
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms and replenishing supplies; clean glass doors, windows, and blinds; clean off graffiti; clean furniture and upholstery; clean light fixtures; polish woodwork and metal surfaces; clean stairwells, walkways, and elevators; and perform general housekeeping.
  • Clean and maintain campus floors, including sweeping; dry and/or wet mopping; stripping, sealing, waxing, and polishing floors; vacuuming; spot and full clean of carpets; and use and care for powered floor clean equipment.
  • Provide custodial support, including activities such as responding to custodial/clean emergencies.

Education and Experience

Any combination of training, experience, and/or education sufficient to demonstrate the required skills listed above.

Salary and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range: $40,056 - $47,700 per year

Classification Range: $40,056- $53.880 per year

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information. 

Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly’s hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, 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. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer. 

Supplemental Information

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. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. 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.

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.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

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