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Lead Custodian

Company: University of California - San Francisco
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Lead Custodian

FS Facilities Services

Full Time


Job Summary

Under supervision of an Assistant Superintendent, the incumbent is responsible for overseeing all assignments and appointed staff duties, while providing high quality and efficient custodial cleaning standards to all assigned buildings. Incumbent will oversee project work that is assigned and manage the work orders related to such projects.The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.To see the salary range for this position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use that to look up): TCS Non-Academic Titles Search ( note: An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.To learn more about the benefits of working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit:

Department Description

The Facilities Services Department (FS) is committed to creating an exceptional campus physical environment to support the research, teaching, health care and community service mission of the University. FS employs over 465 professional staff/contractors and acts as steward for over $95 million in operating funds and $28 million in capital funds annually to achieve its goals in operating, maintaining, and renewing the UCSF campus environment consisting of 9 million GSF of research, clinical, administrative, and auxiliary services space. Located in the Campus Life Services organization, FS is organized into 5 distinct units: (1) Operations & Maintenance, including Custodial Services (380 FTE), (2) Engineering & Utilities (45 FTE), (3) Infrastructure & Renewal Programs (20 FTE), (4) Customer Service & Technology (15 FTE), and (5) the Office of the Assistance Vice Chancellor (9 FTE).

FS participates in system-wide Principles of Community and all FS leaders are expected to create a fair, equitable, safe and supportive work environment, where everyone can do their best work. FS leaders share accountability for the overall success of the operation, and strive towards a high performance work environment. We value innovation, creative problem solving, and diligent follow-through.

Required Qualifications

  • Two years in a custodial cleaning operations, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to speak clearly in English; Ability to follow written and oral instruction in English.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations
  • Ability to use powered and manual floor-cleaning and polishing equipment; ability to use dollies, hoists, and other moving aids
  • Knowledge and ability to apply appropriate cleaning methods, including specialized procedures and techniques for laboratory and medical spaces
  • Knowledge of applicable security regulations and the ability to follow established security protocolsFingerprinting, background check, and physical examination required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • University and/or Medical Center experience
    • Experience in various computer skills - willingness to be trained in a higher level

      About UCSF

      The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world's leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

      Pride Values

      UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE values.

      In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

      Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



      Job Code and Payroll Title

      005113 CUSTODIAN LD

      Job Category

      Trades and Services

      Bargaining Unit

      American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Service Unit (AFSCME-SX)

      Employee Class





      Mission Bay (SF)



      Shift Length

      8 Hours

      Additional Shift Details

      Monday-Friday; 5am-130pm

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