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Classified Employment Opportunities

CUSTODIAN - 50%
Facilities Operations

Supplemental Questionnaire

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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Friday, January 17, 2014
(initial screening date; open until filled)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated maintenance, custodial and customer service skills to join an outstanding team of staff. This is a part-time, 12 months per year Classified position. Under general supervision, Custodians perform a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment; and perform related work as required. Generally, the hours of employment will be 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, but work schedules may vary, so candidates must have scheduling flexibility to meet the changing needs of the department. (Due to operational needs this position might be transferred in the near future to the evening shift.) Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

The Facilities Operations Department is responsible for building and grounds repair and maintenance, fleet management, energy management, custodial services, and coordination and oversight of District-wide repair, remodel, and new construction projects (these responsibilities encompass all District-wide sites and properties). The department is organized into four separate divisions: Buildings and Equipment Maintenance, Grounds, Custodial, and Administration, and consists of approximately 55 full-time staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Abilities and Knowledge:

The ability to work with pesticides; safely dispose of hazardous materials; identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal; operate manual and power equipment; work effectively in and around the public; perform physical labor; understand and carry out oral and written directions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population. The knowledge of Methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of chemicals according to state and federal regulations; handling and disposing of hazardous materials and blood borne pathogens with care; computer software programs including e-mail and service request systems; general knowledge of ADA facility requirements.

Required Education/Experience:

Graduation from high school AND demonstrated custodial experience; OR the equivalent. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.

Preferred:

  • Custodial and building maintenance experience in a school setting.
  • Background in construction trades.
  • Current CPR and first aid training preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • This classification requires the use of a personal or District vehicle while conducting District business. Must possess a valid (Class C) California drivers license and an acceptable driving record.

  • Ability to obtain or complete forklifts, pesticides, asbestos, blood borne pathogens training certificates and back safety classes.

  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs., unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking.

  • Must be able to work safely in an environment containing caustic chemicals, cleaning materials, dust and noise.

  • Routinely required to work under inclement weather conditions.

SCOPE

The Custodian performs custodial and maintenance duties in and around District facilities; troubleshoots and performs minor repairs and responds to emergency calls for service; implements setup and take down for a wide variety of campus and community events; works closely with employees and the public to meet the custodial needs of the area; and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, coordinates, directs and performs routine and comprehensive custodial maintenance of assigned facilities; vacuums, shampoos and spot cleans carpets and furniture; washes windows; removes trash in accordance with established procedures; cleans and disinfects restrooms, locker rooms, swim center, child care center, health occupations facilities and other facilities; orders and stocks facilities with paper and supplies; reports and responds to emergency calls for custodial assistance; responds to service requests, coordinates resources and implements the set up and take down of furniture and equipment for a wide variety of campus and community events and department moves; performs various maintenance and custodial duties such as minor installations and repairs to fixtures in restrooms, labs and classrooms; troubleshoots and repairs minor plumbing and electrical problems; replaces a variety of light bulbs and lighting accessories in areas where mobility may be limited; performs minor graffiti removal; assists with, and performs refinishing of hardwood floors; identifies stains and uses proper chemicals for removal; for custodians assigned to off-campus sites, minor grounds keeping duties may be required; maintains inventory and submits written requests for supplies; tests and evaluates new supplies and equipment; operates power equipment such as forklifts, carpet extractors, pressure washer, hand and power tools and campus vehicles; performs preventative maintenance in and around facilities; may assist Custodial Maintenance Technicians with special projects; directs the work of short-term, non-continuing and student employees.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Classified Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
    • If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
  2. A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
  3. A cover letter focusing on the required and preferred qualifications and explaining your interest in the position.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. Completed Supplemental Questionnaire.
  6. Copy of current (dated within the past 6 months) DMV printout verifying a good driving record.

    PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
    (In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

    • Salary Range (pro-rated at 50%): $1,517 - $1,845 per month (2013/14 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $1,673(placement within this range based on experience as documented in application materials.) Candidates will be entitled to a 5% shift differential in addition to the base monthly salary as defined by the SEIU Contract, Article 6.

    • Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits premiums are pro-rated for part-time employees).

    • Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 6.67 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).


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    Application Materials & Procedures

    To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :

    Human Resources Department

    Santa Rosa Junior College

    PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive

    MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue

    Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    PHONE (707) 527-4954

    FAX (707) 527-4967

    EMAIL bhodenfield@santarosa.edu


    The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

    All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each opening.

    It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.

    Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board of Trustees.

    Although Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel stipend for their administrative interview(s).

    If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources Department.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

    1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
    2. Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
    3. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
    4. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

    The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.