CUSTODIAN - 64905-1A

Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Housing Administration Svcs

Job Opening ID: 64905
Reports To: Sr. Custodial Supervisor 
Working Title: CUSTODIAN
Department: Housing Administration Svcs
Bargaining Unit: SX
Payroll Job Code: 005117
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: M - F, 7am - 3:30pm
Employee Class: Career


Position Summary:
Student Housing is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 6 housing communities and 3 support units, with more than 280 staff employees, 300-400 student employees and an annual operating budget of $120 million. Student Housing provides housing for approximately 9,000 undergraduates, graduate students and their families in over 250 buildings and approximately 3.3 million sq. ft. Currently, Student Housing houses 45% of UCI’s enrolled students (in conjunction with American Campus Communities, UCI’s 3rd party housing partner) with a goal of housing 60% as part of the campus Long Range Development Plan (LRDP). Student Housing also provides maintenance and repair services to student residents.


The Department of Student Housing builds, maintains and operates facilities that promote and support a learning-centered and resident-focused organization. Under the supervision of the Sr. Custodial Supervisor or Assistant Custodial Supervisor the incumbent is responsible for the cleaning of facilities in Housing as assigned. These duties will include, but are not limited to: daily floor care, dusting, bathroom cleaning and sanitation, kitchen cleaning, cleaning of fixtures and furniture, interior trash removal, window cleaning, and additional tasks as necessary to ensure all facilities are maintained at a high level of cleanliness. Responsibilities may include overtime and weekend work. May include after-hours emergency responses and cleaning.


Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.


The expected pay range for this recruitment is $19.47 - $21.92 (Hourly Rate). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $19.47 - $25.67 (Hourly Rate).


Department Website:


  • Custodial or related cleaning experience.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to follow, model and promote conduct that adheres to the University of California Principles of Community. 
  • Ability to use cleaning equipment. 
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals. 
  • Communicate in English. 
  • Ability to follow instructions. 
  • Work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Communicate with staff, supervisor and residents.


  • Ability to report damages. 
  • Ability to order supplies.


Special Conditions Required:
  • Available for overtime and weekend work. 
  • Work schedules are subject to change to meet department’s needs. 
  • Department can require overtime work to meet operational needs. Department can operate and assign custodial shifts seven days a week. 
  • Able to climb stairs and ladders. 
  • Must be able to communicate in English – both verbally and in writing – for the purpose of instruction and record keeping. 
  • Must be willing and able to respond to after-hours emergencies. 
  • Must be able to pass background check.


Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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