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State Center Community College District
  • Position Number: 1969451
  • Location: Fresno, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Lead Custodian

State Center Community College District

Closing Date: 8/20/2020 at 11:55 PM

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Lead Custodian

$41,357.00 - $50,863.00 Annually

Fresno City College, CA

Job Type

FCC Administrative Services

Job Number

8/20/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

General Purpose
Undergeneralsupervision,leads and participates incleaning, sanitizingand maintainingbuildingsincluding classrooms, restrooms, offices and related facilities;performs minor maintenance and repair to lighting, furniture, fixtures and facilities;maintains floors and carpets; assistswith event setup and cleanup;and performsrelated duties as assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

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.
  • Provides input in selecting, training and providing day-to-day lead work guidance and direction to other staffand student workers;assigns, schedules and monitors work for completeness, accuracy and conformance with District, department and legal/regulatory requirements and standards; monitors workflow to ensure that mandated deadlines are being met in an optimal manner; provides information, instruction and training on work procedures and technical, legal andregulatory requirements.
  • Provides input to supervisor on employee work performance and behaviors; assists in ensuring a fair, open and inclusive work environment in accordance with the District's mission, goals and values.
  • Ensuresstaff andstudent aidescomplywith department standards and specificationsand utilizeproperwork methodsandtechniques; ensures adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
  • Inspects andverifiesrestrooms, classrooms andfacilitiesare clean,sanitizedandrestocked.
  • Performs basic plumbing, carpentry and electrical work; makes repairs to furniture as necessary.
  • Oversees and participates in the maintenance of floors and carpets includingstripping,waxingand polishingfloorsand shampooingcarpets; makes recommendations to change frequency of cleaning ortoreplace.
  • Overseesand participates inthe preparation ofclassrooms, rooms,facilitiesand outdoor spacesfor special events, meetings and regular classroom usage.
  • Coordinates with managers to arrange office furnitureand equipmentmoves and installation.
  • Tracks usage and maintains inventories of cleaningand maintenancesupplies and equipment; orderscleaningsupplies and materials;maintains and evaluates custodialand maintenanceequipment; repairs and replaces equipment as needed.
  • Makes oral and written reports for work performed; completes and submits work orders and time sheets on a timely basis; attends meetings; participates in safety training.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.

  • Operates a forklift, boom lift and scissor lift when needed to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • May participate in bidding process for supplies and equipment.
  • Performsrelated duties as assigned.

    Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications

    Knowledge of:
  • Repair methods, standards, materials and equipment involved in the maintenance of buildings and facilities, including basic plumbing,basiccarpentry, paintingandminor electrical.
  • The operation of hand and power tools and equipment common to several semi-skilled maintenance and repair trades.
  • Department cleaning methods and standards.
  • The operation and maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools and equipment.
  • Proper mixing and diluting of cleansers, disinfectants andcleaningagents.
  • Practicesand techniquesof sound business communication; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Districtpolicies, procedures and rulesregarding inventory,budgeting, purchasing and travel/training and expense reporting.
  • Applicable sections of theCaliforniaEducationCode.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
  • Safety policies and work practices applicable to the work being performedincluding the use of personal protective equipment as needed.
  • Basic principles and practices of employee work guidance and direction.
  • Board policies,Personnel Commission Rules, Administrative Regulations, Human Resources procedures and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Uses and operations of scanners, phone systems, computers, standard business software,and database and spreadsheet applications.
    Skills andAbilitiesto:
  • Assign and inspect the work ofcustodialand utility maintenancepersonnel.
  • Determine work priorities during peak workload periods, using sound judgment in the application of policies, rules, regulations and standard operating procedures.
  • Operate and maintain toolsandequipment used in custodial work.
  • Analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend or adopt effective courses of action in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Set priorities and exercise sound judgment within areas of responsibility.
  • Understand, interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Operate a computer andusestandard business software.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.

    Graduation fromhigh school or GED equivalent,and three years ofcustodial experience that includedminor building and equipment maintenance;or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    A validCaliforniadriver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under theDistrict'svehicle insurance program.
    Forklift certification is required within threemonths of hire or appointment to the position.

    The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands
    While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.?The employee is frequently required toclimb or balance andstoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.The employee isfrequentlyrequired tolift upto50poundsunaided or 100 pounds with assistance.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    Mental Demands
    While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; analyze and solve problems; use basic math and mathematical reasoning; work under deadlines with interruptions; and interact with others encountered in the course of work including District managers, employees, contractors, vendors and dissatisfied/abusive individuals.

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The employee works primarilyinan indoor environment; workswhile wearing personal protection equipment;isfrequentlyexposedto fumes from commercial cleaning products and noise from vacuums and other cleaning equipment;and isoccasionally exposedto toxic or caustic chemicals and biological hazards.

    The employee may be required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and to adjust to work schedule changes and requirements to work overtime.

    Assessment Process

    To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through our web site at Resumes may also be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.


    When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
    All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you. The State Center Community College District does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.

    The application review process includes an evaluationof training and experience based on given application information and answers to supplemental questionnaire.Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the assessment process.
    The assessment process will include an online competency assessment (50% weight) and anoral interview assessment (50% weight). Of those achieving a passing score on the competency assessment, only the 15 highest scoring candidates, plus ties, will be invited to the oral interview assessment. Passing score is 75% out of 100% on each assessment section.


    The assessment process / assessment date is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email to the address listed on your application.

    Candidates who attain a passing score on each part of the assessment will be placed on a district wide Open-Competitive List within ranks 1-3.Unless otherwise indicated, the eligibility list will be used to fill districtwide vacancies in this classificationfor at least one year.


    Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the State Center Community College District Personnel Commission Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

    State Center Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title V employer.

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