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Date: 02/10/2014
Dept: Engineering
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Hours: Part-time
Rate: $9.00/hourly

General Job Description:

The incumbent is responsible for maintaining and cleaning the building premises including carpets, lighting, hardware, etc.

This is a part-time non-exempt position that works evening hours. 

Reports to: Custodial Supervisor and/or Director of Engineering and Facilities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities, including mental requirements of position:

  1. Clean and service restrooms.
  2. Clean glass, empty all trash containers and pick up trash on floor in assigned locations. 
  3. Vacuum lobby, science center, theater, lecture hall, and staff offices.
  4. Clean and sweep north and south entrances.
  5. Sweep, mop, and buff all hard surface floors.
  6. Use carpet extractor.
  7. Wipe door glass and check for gum in all areas.
  8. Responsible to be knowledgeable of safety and emergency plan manual procedures.
  9. Additional duties as assigned by supervisor and/or manager.

Please note that the above job description is not all inclusive of actual job duties and is meant to give an applicant a basic summary of the job opportunity being offered.

Tools and equipment used to perform this position: broom, vacuum, janitorial supply cart, buffer, cleaning supplies, including but not limited to, bleach, window cleaner, towels. 

Supervision, direction, or guidance provided for this position: Position performs routine duties without direct supervision.  Supervision required to set priorities, train on new responsibilities, and monitor work.

Basic Selection Factors:

To be considered qualified for the job, applicants should meet these basic selection factors:

  • One year experience in a position which involved customer service and routine cleaning. 
  • Carpet cleaning experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of Balboa Park, San Diego Attractions, and the Fleet Science Center extremely helpful.
  • Ability to communicate to patrons and staff.
  • Ability to work independently.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

To be considered for the job, applicants must be able to perform with reasonable accommodation, all physical & mental requirements of the position.

Medium Work: Position involves ability to frequently or constantly exert up to 20 pounds of force and occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force to move objects.

Business Location Presence: This position requires physical presence at the business location during all assigned working hours in order to adequately perform all duties.

Physical Demands:

The following activities indicated by a Y (YES) are used in performing the job.

Y Balance Y Carrying 1-10 lbs daily
N Crawling Y Far vision
Y Grasping Y Kneeling
Y Legs and arms (ladder) Y Lifting 11-20 lbs occasionally
Y Near vision Y Reaching
Y Right finger dexterity Y Standing
Y Talking Y Walking
Y Working inside the building Y Ability to push a wheelchair
Y Working with others Y Climbing
Y Carrying 11-20 lbs daily Y Crouching
Y Feeling N Hearing
Y Left finger dexterity Y Legs only (stairs)
N Lifting 21-50 lbs daily Y Pulling
Y Repetitive Motions Y Shoulder mobility
Y Stooping N Travel
Y Working outside the building Y Working alone
Y Ability to spend entire shift standing and/or walking    

Does occupation involve exposure in these areas (yes or no)?

N Hazardous machinery N Vibration Y Dust or Fumes
Y Cluttered floors Y Poor ventilation N Possible burns
N Electrical hazards Y Noise Y Wet areas
Y Poor lighting Y

Crowded areas

Persons who wish to be considered for this job must submit the following documents to Human Resources.

Please submit the following:

  1. Resume
  2. Employment Application

To: Human Resources Department (CUS 11-0210REF)
Fleet Science Center
P.O. Box 33303
San Diego, CA 92163

Or, via email to: with "Custodian (CUS 11-0210REF)" in the subject line.

Or by fax at 619-685-5771.

Please send resume in a format readable by Microsoft Word or Adobe Reader.
*** Please note: our firewall blocks all emails containing .zip file attachments. ***

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS REGARDING APPLICATION STATUS. Due to the high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to inquiries.

The Fleet Science Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Science Center does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or disabled veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other protected status as provided by law.