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#92527 Laborer

Filing Deadline: Tue 3/27/2018

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/16/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, performs semi-skilled and skilled manual tasks and cleaning of College Residences /Dining Halls facilities, meeting rooms, study rooms, laundry facilities, offices, lounge areas, hallways, stairs, property signage, trash/recycle chutes and rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, suites, and landings, interior/exterior common areas, and HDH grounds and walkways. Will assist Building Maintenance Workers as needed. Operates vacuum cleaners, floor machines, power washer.

Other duties include damp/dust mop, sweep, vacuum, shampoo carpet, wax and buff floors, empty trash, move and arrange furniture, wash windows, clean rooms, furniture, bathrooms, and appliances. Safely operates and drives trucks with lifts, box trucks, and various other university vehicles. Responsible for safeguarding assigned area’s keys and care/operation of custodial supplies and equipment.

Will respond to routine and emergency work requests from supervisor, staff, maintenance, Customer Service Center, and police department as needed. Will provide customer service to student residents and guests as needed. Work location is Dining Halls/student residence. Positive interaction with staff, residents, and guests is required.

Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions, with approximately 700 career employees, 800-1000 student employees and an annual operating budget of greater than $150 million. HDH provides housing for approximately 15,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings covering approximately 5.3 million sq. ft. HDH is in the midst of implementing an aggressive building plan which will add 5000 new beds and almost double our square footage by 2021.

Currently, HDH houses 38% of UCSD’s enrolled students with a goal of housing 50% in the near future. HDH provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to residents, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.

  • May be required to work overtime by supervisor with little or no advanced notice. Will be required to work alternate work hours and shifts.

  • Ability to maintain acceptable work habits, punctuality, and regularity of attendance.

  • Must be physically able to perform physical labor for extended periods.

Please click here to see the Housing Dining Hospitality websites - http://hds.ucsd.edu/
and http://hdh.ucsd.edu/housing/


  • Demonstrated ability to operate large box trucks, closed vans, golf carts, and other university vehicles.

  • Experience working in an environment that requires heavy lifting and manual labor. Knowledge of power and manual tools.

  • Ability to successfully work in a high volume environment with constantly changing priorities. Ability to work positively and effectively alone or in a consensus building team environment.

  • Ability to build and maintain customer relationships through a professional approach in handling customer service needs and resolving problems efficiently. Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment.

  • Ability to positively and effectively communicate and interact with a diverse population of co-workers, residents, guests, and the University community.

  • Proven knowledge and experience of general custodial duties and ability to operate custodial equipment. Knowledge and ability to use cleaning chemicals safely and appropriately.

  • Ability to accurately follow oral & written instructions. Ability to follow through and carry out assignments and meet deadlines. Ability to determine when repairs are necessary and inform supervisor.

  • Ability to problem-solve and exercise sound judgment in order to communicate and respond quickly to emergency situations with tact and diplomacy.


  • Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.

  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license, good driving record and participate in the DMV pull program.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$16.47 - $18.54 /hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Sat-Wed: 8:00am to 4:30pm