Southwestern College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Southwestern College

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: Custodial

District Values
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

Under the direction of the Custodial Supervisor, maintain buildings, furniture, and equipment in a clean, sanitary, safe, and secure condition.

1. Receive and store custodial stock and supply items; check supply deliveries and verify accuracy.
2. Sweep, scrub, mop, wax and buff floors; vacuum and shampoo rugs and carpets; operate equipment such as floor buffers and vacuum cleaners.
3. Clean and disinfect lavatories, toilets and other plumbing fixtures; wash windows; dust, wax and polish furniture and wood work.
4. Clean chalk boards; refill paper and other sanitary dispensers; empty and clean waste containers.
5. Report sanitary and safety hazards to the proper authorities.
6. Maintain security of assigned area; assure doors and gates are locked when work is completed; inspect for vandalism and fire hazards; confer with Security Office as necessary; report emergencies to police and/or fire department; notify supervisor of discrepancies noted in the performance of duties.
7. Respond to immediate or emergency cleaning or repair requests.
8. Clean, polish and sanitize building areas, furniture and equipment as assigned.
9. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Modern institutional cleaning methods, materials, safe work practices and equipment.
Methods of cleaning and preserving floors, furniture, walls and fixtures.
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
Basic inventory and record-keeping techniques.
Health and safety regulations.

Perform heavy physical labor.
Use cleaning materials, equipment and methods according to pre-determined standards, safely and efficiently.
Learn and apply knowledge of the schedules, procedures and use of equipment and supplies used in custodial work.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Perform repetitive tasks.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: sufficient training
Two (2) years of experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above.

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)

Desirable Qualifications:

R. 10, Step 1-7, $3,241.79-$4,106.95 (plus 5% shift differential increment for evening and graveyard shift). Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

Screening Deadline
All application materials must be received on-line at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Work Schedule:
Monday-Thursday: 9:30 p.m.-6:00 a.m. AND Friday: 4:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department. Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern College is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report is available on the SWCPD website at">

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC College Police Department.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page (

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