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Location: Golden Gate Park 55 Music Concourse Drive San Francisco CA 94118 USA

Industry: Museums, Science, Education, Tourism
Work Hours: Part-Time

Date Posted: 11 Sep 2019

Valid Through: 11 Oct 2019 23:55

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direct supervision of the Custodian Supervisor, the Custodian is responsible for daily Academy custodial tasks. This position requires knowledge of all phases of custodial work.  This position is part time and the candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule (Day, Night, Special Events, Weekend and Holidays). The California Academy of Sciences is open to the public 365 days a year. 

The California Academy of Sciences welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. We place diversity, equity, and inclusion at the heart of our recruiting efforts and strive to build a culture centered on mutual respect, equal treatment, and the opportunity to succeed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report to Lead and Supervisors for work instructions.
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
  • Read and interpret instructions in work tickets or in email communication.
  • Use a 2 way radio for communication with managers and staff.
  • Answer basic guest questions, provide directions and general information about the Academy.
  • Empty/cleans wastebaskets and trash containers in the office areas, public floors and around the building.
  • Clean and sanitize private and public restrooms and bathrooms using established practices and procedures.
  • Refill dispensers with the appropriate product and supplies.
  • Clean, dust, wipe fixtures including furniture, ceiling vents and blinds.
  • Mop, strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors.
  • Vacuum and Shampoo carpet and rug areas.
  • Clean, wipe and wash accessible interior and exterior windows, walls and glass doors; use ladders when required in work assignments.
  • Remove debris from public floors, stairs, sidewalks and areas within the vicinity of the building using hand-operated tools or small power equipment.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
  • Handle compost, recycling and garbage materials and place them in appropriate drop off point.
  • Sort recycling/garbage for loading dock.
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.
  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.
  • Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.
  • Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products, and working relationships.
  • Assist with Mailroom Operation if needed.
  • Follow all Academy safety and regulations.
  • Take on other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
A qualified candidate will possess a combination of the following education and/or equivalent experience:

  • Minimum one year verifiable paid Custodial or Janitorial experience at a commercial building such as an office building, warehouse, retail or wholesale store, or nonprofit agency or a commercial facility such as a university, hospital, stadium auditorium , hotel/motel, etc.) OR
  • Certificate of Completion of a Custodial training equivalent OR
  • Verification of current enrollment in a Custodial training program at the time of application
  • Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff & guests.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work independently and with a team to complete work assignments in a responsible manner.
  • Ability to follow direction from written work orders or from verbal requests.
  • Knowledge of custodial tools, equipment, machines and their use.
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong attention to organization and detail.
  • Ability to learn to operate heavy custodial equipment including, but not limited to, ride-on auto scrubbers, walk-behind high speed burnisher, ride-on burnishers, truck mounted hot water pressure systems, ride-on sweeper/vacuum and articulating aerial lifts to perform custodial services.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Use Basic English skills to regularly communicate and interpret instructions and alert staff and security in person and with a two-way radio. Speak and understand simple instructions from managers and staff.         Interact with guests and provide directions as well as answer basic questions regarding the Academy. Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write brief emails, routine reports and correspondence. Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog or other non-English language preferred but not necessary. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Must be able to perform repetitive motions 75% of the time. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  
Please submit your cover letter and resume online at https://calacademy.snaphire.com Note that the recruitment timeline for positions vary and depend on many factors, so it is impossible to accurately predict when a position will close. We appreciate your patience during this process. No phone calls please.

The California Academy of Sciences will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. For more information visit: https://sfgov.org/olse/fair-chance-ordinance-fco. 

The California Academy of Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensure that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. 

The California Academy of Sciences is a non-smoking facility. There is also no smoking in Golden Gate Park.

Custodian

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direct supervision of the Custodian Supervisor, the Custodian is responsible for daily Academy custodial tasks. This position requires knowledge of all phases of custodial work.  This position is part time and the candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule (Day, Night, Special Events, Weekend and Holidays). The California Academy of Sciences is open to the public 365 days a year. 

The California Academy of Sciences welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. We place diversity, equity, and inclusion at the heart of our recruiting efforts and strive to build a culture centered on mutual respect, equal treatment, and the opportunity to succeed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report to Lead and Supervisors for work instructions.
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
  • Read and interpret instructions in work tickets or in email communication.
  • Use a 2 way radio for communication with managers and staff.
  • Answer basic guest questions, provide directions and general information about the Academy.
  • Empty/cleans wastebaskets and trash containers in the office areas, public floors and around the building.
  • Clean and sanitize private and public restrooms and bathrooms using established practices and procedures.
  • Refill dispensers with the appropriate product and supplies.
  • Clean, dust, wipe fixtures including furniture, ceiling vents and blinds.
  • Mop, strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors.
  • Vacuum and Shampoo carpet and rug areas.
  • Clean, wipe and wash accessible interior and exterior windows, walls and glass doors; use ladders when required in work assignments.
  • Remove debris from public floors, stairs, sidewalks and areas within the vicinity of the building using hand-operated tools or small power equipment.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
  • Handle compost, recycling and garbage materials and place them in appropriate drop off point.
  • Sort recycling/garbage for loading dock.
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.
  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.
  • Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.
  • Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products, and working relationships.
  • Assist with Mailroom Operation if needed.
  • Follow all Academy safety and regulations.
  • Take on other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
A qualified candidate will possess a combination of the following education and/or equivalent experience:

  • Minimum one year verifiable paid Custodial or Janitorial experience at a commercial building such as an office building, warehouse, retail or wholesale store, or nonprofit agency or a commercial facility such as a university, hospital, stadium auditorium , hotel/motel, etc.) OR
  • Certificate of Completion of a Custodial training equivalent OR
  • Verification of current enrollment in a Custodial training program at the time of application
  • Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff & guests.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work independently and with a team to complete work assignments in a responsible manner.
  • Ability to follow direction from written work orders or from verbal requests.
  • Knowledge of custodial tools, equipment, machines and their use.
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong attention to organization and detail.
  • Ability to learn to operate heavy custodial equipment including, but not limited to, ride-on auto scrubbers, walk-behind high speed burnisher, ride-on burnishers, truck mounted hot water pressure systems, ride-on sweeper/vacuum and articulating aerial lifts to perform custodial services.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Use Basic English skills to regularly communicate and interpret instructions and alert staff and security in person and with a two-way radio. Speak and understand simple instructions from managers and staff.         Interact with guests and provide directions as well as answer basic questions regarding the Academy. Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write brief emails, routine reports and correspondence. Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog or other non-English language preferred but not necessary. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Must be able to perform repetitive motions 75% of the time. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  
Please submit your cover letter and resume online at https://calacademy.snaphire.com Note that the recruitment timeline for positions vary and depend on many factors, so it is impossible to accurately predict when a position will close. We appreciate your patience during this process. No phone calls please.

The California Academy of Sciences will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. For more information visit: https://sfgov.org/olse/fair-chance-ordinance-fco. 

The California Academy of Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensure that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. 

The California Academy of Sciences is a non-smoking facility. There is also no smoking in Golden Gate Park.

Job Details

Reference # 25672
Posted on 11 Sep 2019
Closes on 11 Oct 2019 23:55
Hours/Status Part-Time
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