$47,487.84 - $56,933.52 Annually
10/26/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
This position will close on October 26, 2021 at 11:59 PM (or when
150 applications are received, whichever occurs
Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the
highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United
States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a
comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles
County. Communities within the College's district include Artesia,
Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk,
and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe
Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and
certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions.
Enrollment currently averages 22,500 students. Visit Cerritos
College online at www.cerritos.edu.
Cerritos College is looking for a candidate with a positive
attitude to clean for our student's health and beautify our campus.
The candidate will be in charge of a crew of custodians that will
perform critical job functions for the college.
Distinguishing Career Features
The Lead Custodian demonstrates skills and abilities in routine and
skilled custodial tasks, light maintenance, prioritizing work
assignments, working independently, the ability to lead and conduct
quality reviews of crews, and can lead major cleaning such as
carpeting, and stripping and refinishing of floors.
Oversees and participates in the custodial and light maintenance
work at an institution. Leads a crew and performs a variety of work
in the custodial maintenance of a large educational facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
3 Recommendation Letter(s)
- Plans, prioritizes, leads, and carries out the assigned
custodial services. Coordinates, assigns, participates in, and
inspects the work of assigned Custodians, and provides
communications to the staff or maintenance on matters needing
- Performs routine Custodian duties as assigned. Provides or
coordinates orientation and training of Custodians in work methods,
best and safe practices.
- Coordinates, oversees, and participates in major cleaning
projects that include carpets, wood floors requiring stripping and
refinishing, walls, and windows. Initiates orders for equipment and
supplies in connection with projects.
- Reviews daily and weekly site schedules and rearranges routines
or obtains substitutes for custodial services to minimize
interruptions in cleaning. Maintains records of work
- Confers with management for custodial and maintenance needs of
assigned building, grounds, and facilities.
- Initiates orders for, and receives, stores, and issues,
custodial supplies, materials, and equipment
- participates in cleaning and setup of rooms, furniture, and
equipment arrangement for campus activities and special
- Prepares and submits work orders, and follows up on major
maintenance work requests using a computer-aided work order system.
Ensures the cleanliness, and proper appearance of
- Oversees and sets up rooms and facilities for a variety of day
and evening activities.
- Conducts routine inspections of cleaning quality.
- Documents daily work activity such as attendance of Custodians,
work performed, problems encountered, and supplies
- Unlocks and locks doors and gates. Inspects buildings and
grounds for damage, security, and safety hazards.
- Pulls supplies for custodial use and checks supply inventory
- Performs the duties of a Custodian as required to meet
timelines and quality.
- Raises and lowers flags according to proper
- Maintains currency of knowledge and skills related to the
duties and responsibilities.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
The position requires completion of high school or equivalent and
three years of experience as a Custodian.
Knowledge and Skills
The position requires in-depth knowledge of methods, materials,
tools and equipment utilized in custodial and general maintenance.
Requires considerable skill in using the full range of equipment
used in custodial work. Requires a working knowledge of work
hazards and safety practices. Requires knowledge of leadership
practices. Requires sufficient English language writing skills to
document work activity. Requires sufficient human relations skills
to influence the productivity of a small team and work
cooperatively with site personnel and the public.
Requires the ability to schedule, assign and perform quality
reviews of the work of Custodians. Requires the ability to
demonstrate custodial equipment and methods to Custodians. Requires
the ability to plan, prioritize, and assign work in order to meet
schedules and timelines. Requires the ability to document MSDS
sheets. Must be able to write and maintain routine records, reports
and correspondence. Requires the ability to work cooperatively and
productively with others.
Incumbent must be able to function effectively indoors and outdoors
engaged in work of an active nature. Requires the ability to
maintain fitness to engage in strenuous physical labor. Requires
near visual acuity to write, to read directions and product labels,
and to observe environmental conditions. Requires sufficient
hearing and speech for ordinary communication, to hear sound
prompts from equipment, and to determine if equipment is
functioning properly. Requires manual and finger dexterity to write
and to clean and make minor repairs. Requires the ability to lift
and carry (from overhead, waist and floor levels, max. 50 lbs.),
push and pull (max. 75 lbs.), bend, squat, reach (from low, level,
and overhead), and twist and turn head and trunk to clean and to
remove trash, move furniture and equipment. Requires the ability to
stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Licenses and Certificates
May require a valid Driver's License and a First Aid Card.
Work is performed indoors and outdoors where significant health and
safety considerations exist from physical labor and handling of
materials that include waste and blood born pathogens.
needed to apply:
- Letter of Occupational Experience
materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who
need special services or facilities due to disability in order to
apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at
the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing
date or date of a scheduled interview.
.This is a full-time, 12-calendar month
Hours of employment are Monday thru Friday 2:00 pm to 10:30
Employment is to be effective as soon as possible following
completion of the selection process.
Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain
fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State
Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the
fingerprints, Federal Bureau of Investigation (no fee if obtained
at Cerritos College Campus Police Station), produce an original
social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be
within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not
previously employed in a school district in California) before
Effective January 3, 2022, Board Policy 2905 will require mandatory
COVID-19 vaccinations. Through December 31, 2021, the District
requires all employees to submit either proof of full vaccination
against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, or regular negative
COVID-19 testing results. Full policy details can be found on the
Cerritos College - Chapter 2 - Board of Trustees
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of
loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.
** Please note - the District does not provide for immigration
sponsorships such as H1B Visas.
To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cerritosedu/jobs/3224935/lead-custodian
The District ensures that all qualified applicants for
employment and employees have full and equal access to employment
opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program
or activity of the District on the basis of national origin,
religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition,
ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status,
physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to
have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics. .