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Custodian, Facilities Management Department

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Job Summary:

Custodians provide a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas (buildings, facilities, structures, and adjacent areas.)

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Floor care:  sweep, scrub, strip, mop, wax and buff floor.  Vacuum and shampoo carpeted areas.  Clean assigned rooms to the satisfaction of department management and the campus standards of quality.
  • Replenish lavatory supplies, restock custodial closets, and assist lead workers in determining future needs.  Keep all dispensers full and an adequate supply of materials on hand in the custodial closet free of debris, personal items, and in a neat orderly fashion.
  • Empty trash receptacles daily, remove loose trash and dump trash containers adjacent to buildings as directed.  Replace liners as needed, flatten old boxes and place in designated areas.
  • Dust all furniture, polish and clean as needed.  Replace all lamps and inform lead custodian of burned out lamps too high to reach on a six-foot ladder, or that has ballast problems.
  • Lock and unlock doors and windows as required to assure building and equipment security.  Lock and unlock doors as necessary and secure rooms after being cleaned.  Report unlocked doors to Public Safety. Direct inquires for admittance to offices to Public Safety.
  • Participate in moving tables, chairs, desks, files, and other equipment and furniture.  Promptly move furniture and properly take care not to damage the furniture, floors, walls or doors.  Store in proper areas.  Assign time to work orders.
  • Participate in setting up for special events, assemblies, registrations, athletic events, and commencement.  All set ups are to be done on time and as requested.  Difficulties should be reported to Event Scheduling
  • Under direction of a lead custodian or department manager, assist in covering the duties of absent custodian. Show initiative and willingness to perform all other work related tasks as assigned within the broad guidelines of the Classification and Qualification Standards for Custodian.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions to ensure safety.
  • Ability to operate and care for custodial equipment and supplies applicable to the position.
  • Ability to use custodial systems such as those used to track work orders and two-way radios for communication.
  • Ability to observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required.
  • Ability to perform work involving regular physical activity.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships.
  • Duties may involve the use of a state vehicle which would necessitate possession of a valid California driver's license and the successful completion of the campus Defensive Driving examination.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The equivalent to a high school diploma.


Compensation and Benefits:

Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,505 per month

Classification Salary Range: $3,505 - $4,715 per month

The salary offered will take into account internal equity and experience among other factors.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 15 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Position Information:

Work status: Full-time/Non-Exempt/Probationary

Schedule: Monday through Friday from 5:00 am to 1:30 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.

The application deadline is Thursday, June 13, 2024. 

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California. 

California State University, San Bernardino in not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas). 


Conditions of Employment

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Driver’s License Check

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Physical Exam

Employment is contingent upon a candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift in excess of 50 lbs.

Mandated Reporter

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit


Closing Statement:

Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact CSUSB Benefits at


CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.  See policy at

Clery Act

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

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