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Custodian University Health Services

Company: University of California-Berkeley
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
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Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's University Health Services (UHS) is a comprehensive college health service providing fully accredited, primary medical care, counseling and psychological services, and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty, and staff. UHS provides on-campus medical care and coordinates supplemental needs for off-campus care through a network of community specialists and hospitals. UHS manages the student health insurance and workers' compensation insurance programs.Approximately 65,000 visits occur annually including Primary Care, Urgent Care, Occupational Health and Specialty Clinics. Services are designed to minimize the impact of illness, emotional distress and injury on studies and work. The Social Services (SOS) unit offers short-term counseling, groups, case management and nutrition services to the campus student population. Counseling staff consists of social workers who provide compassionate specialty counseling on a range of specific and highly sensitive topics. Coupled with health promotion and public health programs, UHS reaches all segments of the Berkeley campus community. Learn more about UHS by visiting
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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: July 28, 2022.
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Receives general supervision and instructions from the unit manager. The employee must perform the full range of custodial duties in a medical environment at the University Health Services in the Tang Center building including the Founders Building. Utilize all safety equipment in the course of the work shift.Duties
Sweep, mop, strip floor finish, seal, wax and spray buff floors using wet vacuums, buffers and furniture moving equipment. Moving heavy furniture, cabinets, desks, examination tables, bookcases, etc., is required. Use of 3', 6', 8' and 12' ladders. Perform carpet cleaning with industrial type carpet extractors, wet vacuums, and sprayers for carpet maintenance. Clean offices, hallways, stairwells, staff kitchens, clinical exam rooms, practitioner offices and other area of the building as assigned. Wash walls, mirrors, oven, microwave ovens, clean & polish water fountains, windows, office partitions, floors, stairwell railings, waste containers and office furniture. Empty waste containers and safely remove to the designated collection area. Replace fluorescent bulbs and place used bulbs in recycling containers. Sweep and or vacuum offices as scheduled. Maintain restroom facilities in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition. Sweep floors, clean sinks mirrors, showers and plumbing fixtures. Replace toilet tissue, seat covers and soap supplies as required. Housekeeping carts must be cleaned and stocked with supplies at the end of the shift. Maintain and clean custodial equipment including wet/dry vacuums, buffers, furniture moving equipment, high pressure washers, steam cleaners, vacuum blowers and carpet extractors.Safety
Always keep safety in mind when working in an assigned area. Always use wet signs when mopping floors. Cleaning equipment must be kept away from fire safety equipment, doorways and stairwells. Use caution, do not drop plastic liners on floors, as they are slip hazards. Utilize gloves for safety measures. Report any safety problems immediately on a service request form to department. When replacing lamps on fixtures, properly secure defuses (light cover fixture) and utilize safety equipment. The Right To Know compliance folder contains all Material Safety Data Sheets and is located the Facilities unit in room number 1192. These forms are for all solutions used in the unit and provide information on: Chemical Identification Hazardous Ingredients Physical Data Fire and Explosion data Health Hazard Data Reactivity Data Spill or Leak Procedures Special Protection and Precautions Information
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Required Qualifications

Required to operate industrial type custodial equipment, wet/dry vacuums, upright vacuums, standard buffers, high speed buffers, furniture moving equipment, high pressure washers, steam cleaners, vacuum blowers and carpet extractors. Use of 3', 6', 8' and 12' ladders. Ability to lift 50 lbs., medium to heavy equipment. Ability to work independently. Ability to read and follow written instructions.
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Salary & Benefits

This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, and eligible for full UC benefits. This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $20.35 - $23.36 (Step 1.0 - 8.0). For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
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Other Information

  • Your employment is dependent on obtaining and maintaining a credentialing clearance (if applicable), background clearance and medical clearance according to University Health Service

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