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Sr. Custodian

Company: University of California - San Francisco
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Sr. Custodian

FS Facilities Services

Full Time


Job Summary

This position serves as the Senior Custodian for the University House, with duties including general cleaning, floor and carpet care, dusting and polishing furniture, woodwork, windows, window blinds, and fixtures, cleaning and sanitizing kitchen surfaces and appliances, changing, laundering, and ironing household linens, and other housekeeping activities as needed to maintain the overall cleanliness and orderliness of the residence.

The cleaning needs for the UCSF University House include sweeping the garage floor, outdoor area for garbage cans, outdoor decks, and pathways leading to the house, mopping/waxing, vacuuming floors, carpets, rugs, and stairs, dusting furniture, shelves, decor, window ledges, light fixtures, baseboards, and lampshades. Cleaning of doors/doorframes, cleaning out corners, cleaning mirrors, and emptying wastebaskets are also required. Kitchen cleaning involves polishing silverware, scrubbing the stovetop, scrubbing and disinfecting the kitchen sink, wiping down and disinfecting countertops, wiping down kitchen cabinets, cleaning the microwave, wiping out refrigerators, scrubbing and disinfecting toilets, and cleaning and scrubbing showers and tubs. Laundry includes changing and laundering sheets, towels, and ironing. University house rooms include the entryway, living room (upstairs, downstairs), restrooms (all), kitchen, pantry, office, bedrooms (all), garage, and outdoor garbage areas.

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: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established mid-point. 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 UCSF 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 460 professional staff and acts as steward for over $100 million in operating funds to achieve its goals in operating and maintaining the UCSF campus environment. FS is organized into 7 operating units: (1) West Campus/Parnassus Operations, (2) East Campus/Mission Bay Operations, (3) Engineering & Utilities, (4) Infrastructure & Renewal Programs, (5) Customer Service & Technology, (6) Custodial Services, and (7) Office of the AVC, including Administration & Communications.

Required Qualifications

  • Six (6) months in a custodial cleaning operation, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Background check clearance required
  • Ability to read and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing in English
  • 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, move dumpsters and other moving aids
  • Knowledge and ability to apply appropriate cleaning methods, including specialized procedures and techniques for hospitality
  • Knowledge of applicable security regulations and the ability to follow established security protocols, able ability to work as a team member

    Preferred Qualifications

    • University and/or Hospitality experience
    • Current valid California Driver's License

      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

      005116 CUSTODIAN SR

      Job Category

      Facilities & Custodial

      Bargaining Unit

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

      Employee Class





      Parnassus Heights (SF)



      Shift Length

      8 Hours

      Additional Shift Details

      Monday - Friday 9am-5:30pm

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