Job Details



$30,795 to $35,700 PER YEAR

$2,566 to $2,975 PER MONTH




Under the direction of the Custodial Supervisor, perform routine custodial activities at an assigned campus site or facility; maintain buildings and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.

  • Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned campus site or facility; sweep, scrub, mop, strip, wax and polish floors; vacuum rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other work areas; spot clean and shampoo carpets.
  • Clean classrooms, cafeterias, gymnasiums, auditoriums, lounges, offices, locker rooms, hallways and other facilities as assigned; dust and polish furniture and woodwork; empty waste receptacles; spot mop spills; remove gum, debris and graffiti as needed.
  • Clean and disinfect drinking fountains and restroom facilities including sinks, toilets and urinals; fill dispensers with towels, soap, toilet paper and other items; wash mirrors, tile, walls and windows; unclog drains and toilets. 
  • Pick up paper and other debris from campus grounds, walkways and areas adjacent to campus facilities; sweep concrete surfaces adjacent to campus building; plow snow from roads and walkways; spread ice-melt on walkways as required.
  • Operate custodial equipment such as vacuums, mops, small hand and power tools, buffer/scrubber machines and other equipment as assigned; operate a forklift as assigned by the position; drive a vehicle to conduct work.
  • Replace light bulbs and tubes; clean boards, trays and erasers; empty pencil sharpeners; clean tables, chairs and floors.
  • Plant, cultivate, prune and irrigate flowers, trees, grass and shrubs as assigned by the position; pick up debris following assigned tasks.
  • Move and arrange furniture and equipment; prepare classrooms, gymnasiums and other facilities for special events or meetings as assigned; set up and assemble chairs, tables and other furniture and equipment; clean up furniture, equipment and debris following these events.
  • Lock and unlock doors, gates and windows as appropriate; turn lights on and off as needed; maintain security of assigned areas according to established guidelines; set alarms as appropriate.
  • Report safety, sanitary and fire hazards to appropriate personnel; report need for maintenance and repairs to appropriate authority.
  • Participate in the thorough cleaning and restoration of campus facilities during vacation periods.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Any combination equivalent to: sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above.



Valid California driver’s license.

  • Proper methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in modern custodial work.
  • Modern cleaning methods including basic methods of cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Requirements of maintaining buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
  • Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
  • Proper lifting techniques.
  • Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned campus site or facility.
  • Maintain buildings and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.
  • Use cleaning materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Operate a variety of custodial equipment.
  • Maintain tools and equipment in clean working order.
  • Move and arrange furniture and equipment.
  • Observe and report safety hazards and need for maintenance and repair.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.



The starting salary for this 40-hour per week, 12-month per year position is $2,566 per month. This is a 6 step classification with a salary range of $2,566 to $2,975 per month. This position receives a 3% shift differential for working other than day shift hours.



The District offers an outstanding benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.  


In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.  The employee participates in the Public Employee Retirement System through District and employee contributions.



Incumbent must be able to function effectively indoors and outdoors engaged in work of primarily an active nature, and to perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodation.


Requires the ability to maintain cardiovascular fitness to engage in strenuous physical labor.  Requires near visual acuity to write, to read directions and product labels, and to observe work in progress. Requires sufficient hearing and speech for ordinary, telephonic, and 2-way radio communication, to hear sound prompts from equipment and to determine if equipment is functioning properly.  Requires manual and finger dexterity to write and to clean and make minor repairs.  Requires the ability to lift (from overhead, waste and floor levels, max. 100 lbs.), carry (max 75 lbs.), push, pull, bend, squat, reach (from low, level and overhead), and twist and turn head and trunk to clean and to remove trash, move furniture and equipment.  Requires the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time. 



Work is performed indoors and outdoors in weather extremes where significant health and safety considerations exist from physical labor and handling of materials that include waste and blood borne pathogens.  Frequent exposure to dust, loud noise and/or vibrations.  



Tools, equipment and work aids provided including but not limited to lifting/safety belts, gloves, goggles, protectors (ear, face and knee) and respirator.


Conditions of Employment

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination may be required.


Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.


College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.


College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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