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Salary: $2,098.00 - $2,549.00
Posted: 12/04/2012

Job Description:
The California Science Center has up to two custodian positions. The Custodian, under Supervision from the Custodian Supervisor II, performs general Custodial duties in keeping an assigned area of the California Science Center complex clean, orderly and free of hazards. May work a night shift or have a schedule with weekend days off (ex: work Sunday to Thursday or Tuesday to Saturday). The incumbent cleans restrooms. Depending on the facility and whether restrooms are in public area or office area, restrooms may be checked 3 times a day or more often. Day crews ensure restrooms are maintained in a clean and safe manner by emptying waste receptacles, damp mopping floors, cleaning and disinfecting toilets, counters, sinks, mirrors, fixtures and faucets. Night crews deep cleans floors made of ceramic tile, concrete, rubber or linoleum using scrubbers, waxers, buffers and other industrial cleaning machines. Day crews may also be required to deep clean floors. Both crews are responsible for ensuring restrooms are in a clean and orderly manner. Cleans offices, classrooms, exhibit areas, and general museum areas. Custodians are assigned to various areas on the campus including Science Center main buildings and the California African American Museum (CAAM). Custodians on swing shift at the school must lock all doors. Assignments may be rotated at any time. Custodians must stay in their assigned areas. If the need to leave arises, custodians must contact their supervisor to ensure coverage. Cleaning California Science Center facilities includes but is not limited to: cleaning furniture, such as vacuuming fabric chairs, benches, couches; clean counters, cabinets, moldings, door frames, furniture legs, arm rests; spot clean finger marks, smudges, graffiti that is on an easily removable surface; clean dirt buildup and/or accumulation around light switches, doors, door frames, baseboards, moldings, walls, cabinets and shelves. Dusts and polishes furniture and woodwork. Vacuums and shampoos rugs and carpets. Cleans windows and glass surfaces which may involve using extension poles to reach high areas. Cleaning in Science Center and Museum areas requires special attention to fragile and specialized types of articles and displays which may involve special cleaning methods. Empties all interior trash receptacles and replaces liners. Picks up trash and debris left on floors. Refills supplies in restrooms including toilet paper, paper towels, seat covers, soap and sanitary napkins. May replace light bulbs. Sets up tables and chairs for meetings, other events, and special events. Cleans area where set up is to take place; moves tables and chairs as required for proper set up; puts skirts on tables and stages. Breaks down the set up; puts tables and chairs away or rearranges; cleans area where event took place. Keeps tools, supplies, equipment and work/storage areas in clean and operable condition. When equipment malfunctions, reports it to the appropriate Science Center unit for repair and/or conditioning. Other duties as required. Who Should Apply: Current state employees in the Custodian classification, or those who are eligible on a certification list (please submit proof of eligibility); transfers or reinstatement from the Custodian position may also apply for this vacancy. In the Explanations section on the state application, you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility; i.e List Eligibility, Transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-Employment, or Reinstatement. The California Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. NOTE: Appointment to this position is subject to medical and DOJ background clearance.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Custodian 314 - 301 - 2011 - xxx
Location County
California Science Center LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
12/17/2012 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
State Human Resources
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Brian Chae
(213) 744-7602

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