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Senior Custodian, Dining Services at University of California- Riverside

Senior Custodian, Dining Services

University of California- Riverside Riverside, CA Full-Time
Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 25277353 Full Time Varies $38,315 - $52,555

Position Information

UC Riverside's Dining Services is currently recruiting for a Senior Custodian. We support the global campus community by nourishing and delighting our student guests, faculty, and staff with outstanding cuisine, cutting-edge menus and delivering exceptional customer service. The selected candidate will work daily with a team of committed professionals focused on 'above the line' accountability and results! We are looking for accomplished professionals interested in continuing our cultivation of the latest trends in collegiate retail and residential services, promoting and shaping sound sustainable business practices. This is a critical position as we look to re-build and re-open all of our dining locations following the pandemic. The Senior Custodian works in all phases of routine/emergency cleaning and general maintenance of all UCR Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services, including Housing, Dining, and Child Development facilities. Scope of work will include, but is not limited to, cleaning windows, mirrors, floors, walls, ceilings, furniture, carpets, appliances, drinking fountains and all related fixtures. Areas cleaned include kitchen areas, dining rooms, offices, resident rooms, classrooms, bathrooms and showers. Cleaning lounges and apartments including stoves, ovens and refrigerators. Cleaning and sanitizing food production areas, kitchen equipment, counters, exhaust filters and hoods. Preparation of rooms for summer conference groups and special events by cleaning rooms, moving furniture, making up beds with linens and towel exchanges. Performing 'set-up' duties and restoring area per contracts for catered, conference groups and special events. Cleaning and sanitizing Child Development Center to state mandated standards. All accomplished by sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, buffing using various equipment to strip, wax, polish, clean, remove graffiti and maintain the appearance/cleanliness of buildings. Move furniture, fixtures and equipment for proper cleaning. Clean-up biohazards such as blood, vomit, rodent droppings, dead animals and raw sewage. Move/empty trash containers/recycling containers and dumpsters. Clean-up construction debris from new construction and major refurbishment/remodeling projects. Maintain exteriors by sweeping and/or 'blowing down' sidewalks, stairs, or cleaning with high-pressure washers and riding sidewalk scrubbers. Assist with pool maintenance, cleaning and adding water/chemicals as needed.
**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **



Experience Requirement 6 months experience in a custodial cleaning operation or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Required Demonstrated experience performing custodial work in dining and kitchen facilities in compliance with health codes and procedures and knowledge of and experience in the prevention of food contamination in kitchen and dining facilities. Required Proven experience to safely use cleaners, solvents, and chemicals common to custodial work and the ability to clean areas on ceilings, walls, and floors requiring constant turning, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting and crouching. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement Valid Drivers License Required Overtime Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Pre-Employment Physical. Required Must wear University issued shirt and name tag. Required Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the Department of Justice and complete a pre-employment physical examination. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to work in inclement weather, dusty, wet, vaporous and smelly environments that may include, but not limited to, cleaning solvents, paints, sawdust, various construction/demolition dust and debris, raw sewage, vomit, rain, high heat and humidity.
Demonstrated ability to work in areas for prolonged periods of time with constant noise from machinery such as vacuum cleaners, carpet cleaning 'steam' machines, drying, supply and exhaust fans.
Ability to safely work on ladders up to eighteen feet high, experience in the safe use of equipment and machinery common to custodial work including, but not limited to, floor stripping/buffing machines, vacuums, high pressure washers, carpet cleaning machines (bonnet, dry, hydro extraction, etc.) squeegees and brushes.
Proven ability to perform physically demanding work, safely lifting and moving materials weighing up to 50 pounds to and from pickup trucks, carts, and loading docks using hand trucks, dollies or other moving devices.
Ability to read and understand written or verbal instructions in English and reply both verbally and in writing. Prior experience and ability to prioritize work orders, routine work, emergency requests and the ability to choose the proper materials and equipment to accomplish the work in the most expeditious and safe manner. Knowledge of basic computer skills including but not limited to checking emails and using Outlook calendar.
Knowledge of the safe and proper clean-up of bio-hazards such as rodent droppings, vomit, blood and raw sewage and working knowledge on the proper use of Material Safety Data Sheets. Basic knowledge in the safe and proper procedures when asbestos, lead paint, or mold is suspected when performing any of the essential job functions and knowledge of the applicable federal and state regulations governing areas related to the responsibilities of the job, including SB 198 (Illness and Injury Prevention Program).

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of how to read and understand chemical safety data sheets.

Knowledge of multi-purpose room set-ups, including but not limited to, classroom, theater and banquet style seating.

Ability to train and direct student assistants in the performance of custodial duties.

Knowledge of chemicals used in cleaning restaurants and their proper usage and storage.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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