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Custodian - University Housing

Apply now Job no: 528611
Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Job Summary

University Housing is seeking full-time custodians. These positions receive full benefits, click here to be taken to our benefits page. 

Must be willing to work weekends.

Full-time schedule:  8 hours on Saturday, 8 hours on Sunday, and three 8 hour weekday shifts.

Daily work hours: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Duration: Temporary, 6 month and 1 day with possible extension.

Custodians clean and maintain assigned areas, including such activities as dusting and cleaning all surfaces; removing trash and recyclables; cleaning and disinfecting restrooms and replenishing supplies; cleaning glass doors, windows, and blinds; cleaning off graffiti; power washing; cleaning furniture and upholstery; cleaning light fixtures; polishing woodwork and metal surfaces; cleaning stairwells, walkways, and elevators; and performing general housekeeping.

Key Qualifications

  • Work Hours:  7:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate for the duties of the position.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions to ensure safety.
  • Operate and care for custodial equipment and supplies applicable to the position.
  • Ability to clearly relay information, both written and verbal, for maintenance, custodial or health and safety repairs or concerns.
  • Ability to maintain high quality/standards of work, ethics, commitment, and professional responsibility.

Education and Experience

Any combination of training, experience, and/or education sufficient to demonstrate the required skills for the role.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,338 - $3,975 per month

Classification Range: $3,338 - $4,490 per month

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.  

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

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.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

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