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#102333 Senior Custodian

Extended Deadline: Mon 4/13/2020

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/23/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/1/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, performs semi-skilled and skilled cleaning of College Residences /Dining Halls facilities, bathrooms, kitchens, suites, and landings. Will operate vacuum cleaners and floor machines. 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. 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, 1000 to 1200 student employees and an annual operating budget of greater than $170 million. HDH provides housing for approximately 15,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings covering approximately 6 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 also provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to student residents, 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.

  • 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/


  • Ability to operate custodial equipment

  • Physical ability to perform indicated tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with groups of diverse people

  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction

  • Ability to determine when repairs are necessary and inform supervisor

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the general public, University employees, and residents

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an environment subject to frequently changing priorities


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Must have a valid California 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
$17.30 - $21.51/ Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Variable