Custodian I
Kern Community College District - Ridgecrest, CA

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Custodian I Kern Community College District

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform routine day or evening custodial activities at an assigned school campus or other assigned District facility; maintain buildings and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.


The Kern Community College District provides a maximum contribution to an excellent health and welfare benefits plan. Vacation, sick leave, holidays, income protection and retirement included.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

• Proper methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in modern custodial work.
• Modern cleaning methods including basic methods of cleaning floors, blackboards, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.
• Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
• Requirements of maintaining District buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
• Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
• Proper lifting techniques.

Ability to:

• Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school site or other District facility.
• Maintain District buildings and adjacent grounds in a clean, orderly and secure condition.
• Use cleaning materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
• Operate a variety of custodial equipment, such as vacuums, mops, small hand and power tools, buffer/scrubber.
• Maintain tools and equipment in clean working order.
• Move and arrange furniture and equipment for meetings and special events.
• Observe and report safety hazards and need for maintenance and repair.
• Perform minor non-technical repairs.
• Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
• Meet schedules and time lines.
• Work cooperatively with others.
• Meet the essential physical function of this job which is the ability to lift at least 75 pounds.
• Successful completion of a fitness for duty physical including drug screen.

Working Conditions:

Environment – Indoor and outdoor work environment. Regular exposure to fumes, dust and odors.

Physical demands – Incorporated within one or more of the previously mentioned essential functions of this job description are essential physical requirements.

Hazards – Exposure to cleaning agents and chemicals. Working on ladders.
Education and Experience

Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.

Any combination equivalent to: at least six months related experience.

Posting Date: 01/16/2013

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified

Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $2,050.83 per month

Maximum Salary: $2,483.26 per month

College/Site: Cerro Coso College

Location: CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest

Salary Grade: 31.5

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by Thursday, January 31, 2013, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

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