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Work type: Staff
Location: East Bay
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Probationary, Full Time, Trades

Salary and Benefits

Salary Range: $5,402.00/month to $6,904.00/month. PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $5,402.00/month to $5,900.00/month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit

About Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability. 

About the Position

Facilities Management and Operations (FDO), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (AFD), is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities, grounds, and infrastructure. FDO consists of five critical and interdependent support departments, including Customer & Business Services; Energy, Utilities, & Sustainability; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; and Facilities Operations. In support of the East Bay mission, the Facilities Management and Operations department is committed to sustainability, responsible stewardship of natural resources, and promoting an inclusive culture that values individual and organizational integrity, civility, equity, and diversity.

Under general supervision, incumbents in this classification perform the full range of skilled journey-level locksmith work. Incumbents assist in the development of master key systems and the design of special security devices and are independently responsible for the implementation and maintenance of these programs. Incumbents may provide instruction and lead direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.


  • Install, maintain, repair and adjust all types of locks and their components for campus buildings, rooms, furniture and vehicles.
  • Cut, program and issue keys and key cards.
  • Implement, troubleshoot, repair and program computerized access control systems.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain security systems including those interfacing with locking and other building systems
  • Maintain and repair automatic door openers, door closing units, and control gates.
  • Service and maintain safes.
  • Purchase, store and maintain lock systems, hardware and materials.
  • Inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.
  • Inspect related work performed by contractors.
  • Estimate cost, time and materials for locksmith projects.
  • Participate in the maintenance and operations of a locksmith shop.
  • Clean, maintain and service tools and equipment used in the performance of duties.
  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems.
  • Prepare standard reports.
  • Consult and work with other trades workers and campus personnel.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS                                                                                                                     

  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Attend training and maintain skill currency as appropriate to safely and effectively complete assignments.

Required Qualifications

Incumbents typically hold a license or certification as a locksmith and are required to successfully complete a background check. 

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the locksmith trade, including complex access and control systems; a thorough knowledge of all types of locks, fastening devices and related hardware; working knowledge of electrical locking and security systems and devices; and a thorough knowledge of applicable state codes pertaining to the locksmith trade including those related to fire exits, door hardware and fastening devices.


Must be able to perform journey-level locksmith work; use features of applicable access control systems; read, interpret and work from shop blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications; maintain computerized inventory and master locking systems records; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Incumbents may be required to possess a California Driver’s License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.


These abilities normally would be acquired through any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a locksmith’s apprenticeship program.

Condition(s) of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment.  Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Other Information

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free.  For more information, please visit our website at

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at:


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.

Mandated Reporter

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

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