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Custodial Services-Associate | California Institute of Technology - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Custodial Services-Associate Caltech Job Category: Fulltime Regular Exempt Overtime Eligible: Overtime Eligible Benefits Eligible: Benefit Based Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community. Job Summary Under the supervision of the Custodial supervisor, applies advance knowledge of cleaning and floor care techniques and performs a variety of custodial duties required to maintain campus buildings and student housing areas clean, orderly and safe. Essential Job Duties In coordination and cooperation with other trades and shops, performs various custodial assistant duties that include but are not limited to the following: Performs work in accordance with Institute safety standards and regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA, EPA and CDC guidelines). Operates floor care equipment such as scrubbing, steam and rotary machines to scrub, strip, wax and polish floors and to shampoo carpeting and upholstered surfaces. Washes interior windows, light fixtures and walls. Polishes furniture, woodwork and metal surfaces. Clean water features (ex: decorative water fountains). Removes trash containers by hand or cart to disposal areas including recycling containers. Requires the ability to work at heights while changing lights or washing interior windows. Must be available to work overtime when required and perform all other assigned duties. Basic Qualifications High School education or equivalent. Ability to communicate and follow verbal and written instructions. At least 1-3 years of floor care experience or working as a custodian in a fast paced educational or commercial environment. Must be familiar with custodial hand tools, floor care equipment, and advanced cleaning techniques. Ability to walk, push, pull, climb, twist, stoop and bend to accomplish job requirements on a consistent basis. Mus be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. on a regular basis and ability to work at different heights. Must be able to work overtime, including weekends when required. A valid California Driver's license, or be able to obtain one before employment begins and maintain it throughout the course of employment is required. Responds to campus emergencies and may be asked to work different shifts when needed to complete special projects. Requires a physical examination prior to an offer of employment. Preferred Qualifications Minimum of five years of experience in floor care and custodial field (industrial or commercial). Possess a forklift operator's certificate. Operates forklifts and trucks for moving equipment throughout Campus facilities. Required Documents Resume To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-d52126d135d26743845aecd8e042e530

Pasadena, CA

HERC - Southern California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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