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Custodian (substitute)
MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California
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Date Posted 07/16/2014
Admin-Custodian - Janitorial
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
Posting Number: 0000101  
Job Title: Custodian (substitute)  
Discipline or Department: Facilities  
Position Type: Staff/Classified  
Working Title: Custodian (substitute)  
Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: $21.65 per hour  
Full Time or Part Time? Part-Time  
Months Per Year  
Working Hours: The individual selected for this position may be assigned to any of the three district sites during any hours of operation.  
Contract Days
(Faculty Positions Only)
Basic Function and Other Details: Under the direction of the Supervisor of Facilities or other assigned supervisor, maintain an assigned group of classrooms, rest rooms, offices and related facilities in a clean and orderly manner; perform a variety of diverse duties in cleaning and maintaining facilities.  
Representative Duties:
(E) = Essential Job Function)
(E = essential job function)
1. Sweep, scrub, mop, and wax floors; vacuum and shampoo rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other work areas; wash windows, chalkboards and walls; strip, wax and buff floors. (E)

2. Dust, polish and disinfect counters, student desks, teacher's stations, file cabinets and bookcases. (E)

3. Empty and clean waste receptacles and pencil sharpeners; pick up paper; pick up trash containers and empty into large bins. (E)

4. Clean rest rooms including floors, walls, fixtures, appliances and mirrors; restock supplies; polish metal fixtures. (E)

5. Move furniture and equipment; set up cafeteria and rooms for special events and meetings; set up stage for concerts, lectures and other events. (E)

6. Perform minor non-technical repairs to buildings and fixtures; replace fluorescent light tubes; clean and adjust shades and blinds; adjust desks and other furniture; report other repair and maintenance needs and assist others in making repairs as required.

7. Turn lights on and off; unlock and lock doors and gates.

8. Clean drinking fountains; make emergency clean-ups in classrooms. (E)

9. Pick up or deliver supplies as directed.

10. Perform related duties as assigned.  
Representative Duties Continued:  
Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF:
District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
Proper methods, materials, tools and equipment used in custodial work.
Basic requirements for the safe maintenance of College facilities.
Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Learn to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures and apply them in a variety of procedural situations.
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Use cleaning materials, equipment and methods according to pre-determined standards.
Learn and apply knowledge of schedules, procedures and use of equipment and supplies used in custodial work.
Maintain tools and equipment assigned in clean working order and provide proper security.
Perform minor, non-technical repair.
Observe and report need for maintenance and repair.
Communicate effectively with others.
Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
Work as a member of a team.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.  
Type of Benefits:  
Minimum Qualifications: Education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and one year CLOSELY related work experience.  
Minimum Qualifications Continued:  
Desirable Qualifications:  
Licenses and Other Requirements: Valid California driver license. District-approved DMV driving record.  
Physical Effort: Moderate to heavy physical labor including frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of objects weighing up to 75 pounds; frequent to constant walking, standing, bending, kneeling and stooping while cleaning, moving furniture or equipment, etc.; repetitive use of upper extremities on a regular basis; ability to operate electric cart to travel and/or pick-up/deliver supplies to a variety of locations on campus; subject to occasional travel to various District locations to work.  
Emotional Effort: Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other individuals from diverse backgrounds; ability to personally interact and communicate appropriately with students, staff and/or faculty on a regular, on-going basis; ability to effectively work alone or as a crew member on a variety of assigned tasks while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.  
Working Conditions: Primarily works in indoor environment with limited exposure to inclement weather during travel to and from assigned work areas; work while wearing personal protection equipment; exposure to fumes from commercial cleaning products and noise from vacuums and other cleaning equipment; may be required to work at any district location during day and/or evening hours including weekends and/or holidays on an as-needed basis.  
Posting Date: 01-21-2011  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
First Screening Date:  
Special Instructions to Applicants: We strongly advise you to read the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and the information on "How to Apply" before starting the application process.

1) Classified application which includes your COMPLETE employment history.

Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled. Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test result; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and 4) fingerprint clearance.  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Continued Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.  
EEO Statement: MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons regardless of, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital or parental status, disability, age, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era veteran.  
The MiraCosta Community College District includes coastal communities from Oceanside through Del Mar and is served by three sites: MiraCosta College in Oceanside, which serves about 10,500 credit students; the San Elijo Campus in Cardiff, which serves about 4,000 credit students; and the Community Learning Center, which serves about 4,000 credit and noncredit students.

MiraCosta is governed by a seven-member board, noted for its commitment to collegiality. The board is active and proud of its accomplishments. Members are elected at large and live in the communities the district serves: Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Del Mar.

MiraCosta College employs a full-time academic staff of 173 and a regular classified staff of 263. An additional 513 associate faculty teach part-time in the credit and noncredit programs, and about 120 presenters provide community services activities. Like the staff, MiraCosta students are diverse, including representation from all of California's major racial/ethnic groups and a range of ages. Diversity is also evidenced by reentry students, individuals with disabilities and international students.

MiraCosta College's Oceanside Campus has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains.

MiraCosta's San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 42 acres facing the San Elijo Lagoon and Nature Reserve. The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988.

MiraCosta's Community Learning Center, a 7.6-acre urban facility located in downtown Oceanside, hosts the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language; the Adult High School Diploma Program; and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.

MiraCosta offers lower-division courses for those who wish to transfer to four-year universities as well as job training through certificate programs. Students may elect to work toward associate in arts degrees in academic and vocational fields.

MiraCosta's fee-based community services program provides a wide variety of classes, workshops and excursions. Tuition-free, noncredit classes also present a variety of learning opportunities at the Community Learning Center and throughout the community.

MiraCosta has partnered with the California Small Business Development Center Program, which provides service to all of North San Diego County.  
About MiraCosta: (contd) COLLEGIALITY:
MiraCosta College boasts a long history of commitment to a collegial method of governance, a process that promotes dialogue and encourages decision making through consensus.

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) reaffirmed MiraCosta's accreditation status in 2010.

MiraCosta Community College District is situated between San Diego and Los Angeles in an area of diverse multicultural influences and opportunities. Easy access to either metropolis or to Mexico is provided via Interstate 5, Amtrak, and a regional airport in Carlsbad. The district, which extends 25 miles along the Pacific Ocean from Camp Pendleton Marine Base to Del Mar, serves diverse ethnic and socioeconomic populations who live in urban and suburban communities. The intellectual environment is enhanced by the college's proximity to University of California San Diego, California State University San Marcos and other institutions of higher education. Along with numerous theaters, galleries and museums, residents enjoy a moderate year-round climate that provides many opportunities for outdoor activities.

MiraCosta College seeks to empower students to realize their unique potential. The college strengthens the intellectual, economic, social, and cultural life of the community through its innovative and diverse programs offered in an accessible, caring, and supportive environment. The college meets the challenges of growth and change while adhering to ethical business and responsible environmental principles.

MiraCosta College provides quality instruction and support services that allow students to pursue and achieve their educational goals. The college responds to the needs of its students and community by creating new programs, expanding existing programs, and implementing innovative approaches to teaching and learning that prepare students to be productive citizens in a diverse and dynamic world.

MiraCosta College demonstrates an ongoing commitment to these core values:
- Educational excellence
- Equality and accessibility
- Ethical leadership
- Inclusive environment
- Adaptability and innovation
- Collegial governance
- Environmental awareness.  
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