Job Requisition Number: 27234. Residential and Student Services Programs (RSSP) is part of the Division of Student Affairs under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of RSSP. RSSP provides residential student housing, family housing, residential life programs, facilities services (maintenance/design, custodial, desk operations) self-operated dining services for undergraduate and graduate students and their families, as well as child care services for students, faculty, and staff. RSSP also conducts a year-round conference business, operates seven campus restaurants, and manages several faculty apartments.
University Village Family Housing complex, located in Albany, CA includes 974 student family apartments in 70 apartment buildings plus numerous common areas such as laundries, administrative offices Community Center, Academic Center, gymnastics building (app bay) , ECEP, etc. This position turns over vacated units, as well as performs daily common area cleaning. These apartments must be reconditioned and returned to the market for occupancy as quickly as possible because student families are waiting to move in.
This position is located at University Village, 1125 Jackson Street, Albany Ca, 94706. This position is a 100% time, through the end of September.
Under the direct supervision of the Custodial Supervisor, the Sr.Custodian is responsible for interior and exterior custodial duties, and responsible for providing custodial services for all apartments and common buildings in Family Housing ( e.g. administrative and recreation offices, Community Center, Academic Centers, Computer Center, laundry rooms, residents’ party room, and ECEP) in Universirty Village.
Apartments Interiors: Vacant Units Kitchen: •Clean all interior surfaces including, but not limited to: appliances and components, ovens, stove-top, range-hood, sinks, counters, cabinets, shelving, walls, ceilings, doors/doors frames, baseboards, sliding doors, door’s track, windows/window’s sills, track and blinds. •Replace range hood filters, Self Cleaning Oven magnets, stove and refrigerators parts as necessary. Sweep, Strip, Seal, and Wax, kitchen floors and (other areas as needed). Vacuum and remove cobwebs in water heater and furnace closet. •Remove flyers and debris, sweep and power wash main entrance, patios and balconies as necessary. Remove and wash light fixtures, and replace light bulbs. Scrub and clean counter grouts as needed.
Bathrooms: •Clean toilet, bathtub, shower’s walls, sink, medicine cabinet, shower head, light fixture covers/lenses, windows’ screens and sills, exhaust fan and grills, mirrors, outlet and switch plates, door’s frames and surface. Clean bathroom floor and grout. Replace shower curtain, hooks, and toilet and shower decals.
General: •Vacuum carpet, and baseboards, steam, spot clean carpet, Remove cobwebs and dust from walls, baseboards, Remove mildew and mold as needed from room interiors, windows, carpet, walls, and around bathtub. Clean central heater vent grill and replace filter as needed. Remove abandoned property, debris and trash from interior apartments, storage lockers, and exterior apartment areas (balconies, patios, breezeways, stairwells.) Wash walls, doors, and windows, Move heavy cleaning equipment and supplies up 75 pounds to various work sites as needed. Load, unload, and wash stove parts from hot tank parts cleaner.
Apartment Building Exteriors •Apartment entries: Clean doors and frames. Remove decals and adhesives on siding. Remove dirt, stains, cobwebs, graffiti, chalk marks. Sweep and remove trash from sidewalk entrances and exterior stairways. Clean light fixtures. •Apartment rear areas/patios/balconies: Wipe down exterior wall areas. •Sweep overhead balcony joist framing above patios. •Clean sliding door exterior and track. •Sweep/clean/ remove cobwebs on picket fence and railings, patios and balconies •Remove trash from immediate building areas. •Inside and outside stairwells: Sweep and power wash landings stairs, and hallways. •Clean doors and frames on interiors and exteriors. •Remove wall and floor stains, drawings, posters, cobwebs, trash, etc •Vacuum, spot remove, and steam clean common hallway carpets, clean walls, remove cobwebs, clean windows and door glass, sweep entrances and stairs; remove nuisance items. •Sweep or use blower around trash /recycling bins, stairs and parking areas as necessary. •Remove recycling and clean around mailbox areas and wipe off mailbox top.
Laundries, Mail Area Interiors & Exteriors •Clean all exterior windows, sills and frames •Wipe down siding, wash walls, remove graffiti, cobwebs, chalk drawings, and flyers, ads, posters. •Clean doors and frames on the exteriors and interiors; sweep entry overhead framing. Sweep walkway entrances and mail area. Wipe down mailboxes, remove unauthorized flyers and junk mail, •Remove dryer lint from exterior vent and immediate area. •Clean light fixtures and lenses. •Collect and discard trash, change liners; sweep and mop floors, wipe off counters, move abandoned items and deposit in recycling bins; remove cobwebs from walls, ceiling and corners. ••Sweep entrances and shake area rugs. •Report broken washers and dryers to office. •Clean door entrances, frames, and awnings •Remove cobwebs and wipe off around light fixtures and under door awnings •Wipe off, and clean siding dirt, stains, cobwebs, chalk drawings/ crayons marks •Remove any decals, and adhesive on siding •Sweep/vacuum or wipe off sidewalk entrance, hallways, under stairs, wipe off landing stairs and baseboards •Power Wash concrete areas, adjacent stairs •Remove/discard trash, debris or any nuisance items, recycle abandoned clothes, and any signs that have been posted on walls or polls. Collect recycling and deposit in the respective bins. •Other interior and exterior buildings/common areas as assigned, including but not limited to:
•Academic & Study Centers, office buildings, Community Center, CDFs, APP Bay gym, ECEP, etc Vacuum, steam clean, and spot remove carpet, and areas rugs, sweep, mop, strip, seal, wax, and burnish floors, dust furniture, wipe off windows, walls, baseboards, doors, computers, and file cabinets, collect/ remove trash and recycle, change liners, clean restrooms and kitchen. Refill paper towel, tissues, safeguard covers and hand soap, dispensers, sweep entrances. •Clean all ECEP (Early Childhood Education Programs) classrooms and all-purposeroom: Collect and discard trash and recycling, clean and disinfect toilets/sinks, sweep and mop floors, vacuum carpet, shake and drain mats, wipe off walls, baseboards, glass doors, door knobs, and tables. Check and re-fill hand sanitizers.•Custodial cleaning operation experience, including experience in use of custodial equipment such as buffers and floor machines, power washers, blowers, and vacuum cleaners. •Knowledge of cleaning products and methods used to maintain different types of floor surfaces (tile, wood, cement, carpet). Burnish, strip, seal, and wax; carpet extraction, shampoo, dry clean. •Knowledge and understanding of healthy and safe work practices, personal protective equipment (PPEs), and MSDS sheets. •Ability to lift up to 25 lb. and move up to 100 lb. •Ability to learn and practice security procedures related to unlocking/locking/securing of buildings and keys. •Basic English skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking), including ability to read documents, MSDS and warning labels in English. Able to communicate clearly in English with peers and staff in person, phone and radio •Ability to comprehend technical and safety documentation and follow oral and written instructions related to the use of position-related equipment, tools, and the safe use of chemicals. •Ability to gain basic understanding/knowledge of University environment, mission, and operational needs. •Ability to work with minimum of supervision in isolated areas, or in a building with heavy customer traffic. Ability to work with multiple competing demands, under pressure, with minimal direction. •Basic skill to evaluate, trouble-shoot inquiries, establish priorities, follow plans and complete goals/objectives. •Ability to maintain respectful, civil, professional, and customer-friendly behavior. Ability to provide professional and quality customer service with a diverse clientele. •Ability to work within a team environment. •Knowledge of the use of “green products”. •Knowledge and training of chemical safety. •Ability to work with repetitive motion. •Ability to organize and manage custodial supplies •Basic equipment maintenance skills
Education/Training: •3-5 years of work experience in custodial services, preferably in college/universities. •High School Diploma or equivalent experience •Requires advanced knowledge of methods, equipment and chemical used in performing professional custodial services work.
Licenses or certifications required, if any: •Prefer completion of custodial training program.
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