Cabrillo College
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2022

Employment Opportunity

Are you interested in creating an amazing educational environment for students who are part of an equity driven community? Staff at Cabrillo College support quality programs and services to students that promote their diverse and evolving needs as they progress toward their individual educational goals. Come join us in our vision to improve the world, one student at a time!

This full-time, 12-months per year position, u nder general supervision, individually or as a crew member performs custodial duties in specified District buildings and adjacent grounds; secures buildings and facilities; assists with setups and breakdowns of furniture and equipment for events; and performs related duties as assigned.

PLEASE NOTE: This is an on-going recruitment, accepting applications through November of 2023 . This recruitment is to fill ongoing open positions, and to establish a position eligibility pool in order to fill other full-time, part-time, or substitute assignments as needs arise. The schedule for reviewing applications during this time is as follows:

  1. Review of applications received by November 1, 2022 will receive status updates in November
  2. Review of applications received by December 2, 2022 will receive status updates in December
  3. Review of applications received by January 5, 2023 will receive status updates in January
  4. Review of applications received by February 3, 2023 will receive status updates in February
  5. Review of applications received by March 3, 2023 will receive status updates in March
  6. Review of applications received by March 31, 2023 will receive status updates in April
  7. Review of applications received by April 28, 2023 will receive status updates in May
  8. Review of applications received by June 2, 2023 will receive status updates in June
  9. Review of applications received by June 30, 2023 will receive status updates in July
  10. Review of applications received by July 28, 2023 will receive status updates in August
  11. Review of applications received by September 1 will receive 2023, status updates in September
  12. Review of applications received by September 29 will receive 2023, status updates in October
  13. Review of applications received by November 3, will receive 2023, status updates in November
The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Cabrillo College serves approximately 11,400 students per term, of which 44% are Latina/o/x, 5% multi-ethnic, 2.75% Asian, 1.25% African American, 1% Filipino, 0.25% American Indian or Alaskan Native, and 0.18% Pacific Islander as of Fall 2019. In 2006, Cabrillo College was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

As a classified staff member at Cabrillo College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals and educators working together to provide a positive educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives.

Examples of Duties

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
  • Cleans, disinfects and maintains assigned buildings, classrooms, offices, restrooms and other facilities.
  • Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and their fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; washes windows, mirrors and walls; cleans and sanitizes showers as assigned; replenishes restroom supplies; disinfects and installs dispensers.
  • Sweeps, vacuums, mops, waxes, strips and polishes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpets.
  • Dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork, fixtures and equipment; cleans desks, tables and counter tops; cleans and polishes metal work.
  • Empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Operates custodial cleaning equipment and utilizes custodial materials and supplies in a safe and effective manner.
  • Secures assigned buildings; locks all doors and windows at close of workday or after evening classes; locks and unlocks gates.
  • Sweeps sidewalks, stairs and concrete areas; picks up debris on campus.
  • Maintains accurate records, files and logs.
  • Meets with supervisor to review work on a regular or semi-regular basis as directed.
  • Completes daily activity reports as required.
  • Assists on special projects such as pressure washing windows and moving and arranging furniture, supplies and equipment.

  • Replaces light bulbs and may make minor non-technical repairs to buildings and fixtures; reports the need for maintenance and repair and assists others in making repairs as needed.
  • Sets up and removes chairs, tables, bleachers, stages and other furniture and equipment for events, classes and athletic games; cleans theater.
  • Assists with pest control.
  • Responds to radio emergencies.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
  • Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation, of community college students, faculty and staff AND
  • One (1) year of custodial experi­ence OR
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge of:
  • Basic methods, materials and equipment used in custodial work.
  • The operation and maintenance of a variety of hand and power custodial tools and equipment.
  • Alarm codes needed to secure buildings.
  • Proper measurement and mixing of cleaning chemicals.
  • Organization and layout of campus buildings/facilities.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
  • Regulations and applicable laws regarding the use and disposal of various hazardous materials.
  • Basic English.
  • Basic computer operations.

Skills and Abilities to:
  • Complete custodial assignments independently without immediate supervision.
  • Operate and maintain tools/equipment used in custodial work.
  • Perform minor maintenance repairs as assigned.
  • Prepare and maintain basic records accurately.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance program may be required in some assignments.
Additional Information

Starting Salary Range: $3,598 to $4,165 per month ; plus 5% annual increases up to step 7, maximum initial salary step placement on the classified salary schedule is step 4.

Full-time (40 hours per week) assignment, 12 months per year. Monday through Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. and Friday, 4:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. with weekends as required .

Classified employees are required to join the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and as such contribute up to 8% of their monthly salary to CalPERS on a pre-tax basis. Position scheduled to begin as soon as possible, pending continued Governing Board ratification. Salary is subject to proration based on beginning date of assignment.

Benefits: Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, short and long term, and vision (optional) insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalPERS Retirement and an Employee Assistance Program. Please see the Benefits link on the HR webpage for more information.

Application Process:

  1. Complete the Application and answer ALL Supplemental Questions
    • Be sure to include a minimum of one (1) year's custodial experience in the Work Experience section of the Application

Please note : All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date(s) indicated above in the Employment Opportunity section.

Attention Applicants
Only completed applications with the above required documents will be reviewed by the committee. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be reviewed. Remove personally identifiable information such as personal photos, social security number, birth date, age, and gender from your application materials. Expenses related to the recruitment process are the responsibility of the applicant. Cabrillo is unable to sponsor work visas. A position eligibility pool may be established in order to fill other full-time, part-time, or substitute assignments as needs arise.

Selection Procedure
A search committee will review and invite applicants for an interview. Meeting the posted requirements does not guarantee an interview. Selected applicants will be required to pass a bilingual/biliterate test prior to being invited for an interview. A written performance exercise and/or presentation may be a part of the interview, and finalists may be invited to return for a second interview. All notifications will be via email, and can also be accessed through your application profile.

Conditions of Employment
Selected candidates given a conditional offer of employment are required to submit tuberculosis screening clearance results, proof of eligibility to work in the United States, and present their Social Security card upon hire (for payroll purposes).

EEO Statement
Cabrillo College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Human Resources at

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