Job Details

Custodial Service Worker

  2022-05-17     Santa Cruz METRO     110 Vernon Ave. Santa Cruz, CA     17.65 - 22.52 hour  

At Santa Cruz METRO, we care about moving people. We strive to attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Many of our employees have worked for us for more than 20 years and come from diverse, cultural and professional backgrounds. METRO promotes high performance, diversity and equal employment opportunities.

At METRO, you will enjoy a competitive salary, CALPERS pension, a robust health/dental/vision benefit program, public service loan forgiveness program, 457 plans, career development, free bus passes, and longevity pay.

Santa Cruz METRO is hiring for Custodial Service Worker

Under general supervision, a Custodial Service Worker performs janitorial and related tasks at Santa Cruz METRO facilities; keeps facility interiors and exteriors clean and orderly; performs minor building maintenance duties, and performs related work as required.

Duties include, but not limited to: Performs routine maintenance on janitorial equipment, tools, and machinery; checks and maintains equipment fuel and oil levels; may make minor repairs as needed; cleans floors, including sweeping, spot cleaning, dust mopping, and periodic scrubbing, and waxing as needed; operates buffers, carpet cleaners, floor strippers, and steam cleaning equipment as needed; washes walls, ceilings, and partitions, using wall brushes, mops, cloths, and cleaning solutions; wipes and dusts furniture, doors, walls, ledges, posts, benches, signs, and coin equipment; cleans restrooms and toilet facilities using cleansers and sanitizing solutions, brushes, cloths, and squeegees; stocks restroom supplies; removes graffiti from various surfaces; cleans interior and exterior windows; sanitizes drinking fountains; posts and removes public informational material; conducts safety checks by observing and checking locked doors, temperature readings for heating and air conditioning, and on/off switches for machines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience performing janitorial and cleaning tasks.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a current, valid California Class "C" Driver's License

Employment Standards

Knowledge of:

Acceptable standards for the cleaning and routine maintenance of public facilities; commercial cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment; basic operation of janitorial equipment such as buffers, carpet cleaners, floor strippers, and other cleaning equipment; general safety practices related to janitorial work; basic mathematical skills to create proper dilutions of cleaning products; proper use of cleaning tools, equipment, and supplies, including the use of various chemicals; methods of prioritizing, planning, and organizing complex projects and analytical work; basic time management techniques; basic building and grounds maintenance techniques, including routine plumbing, and painting, and grounds keeping; the effective use of modern office equipment, personal computers, and applicable standard business software.

Other Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass requisite a background check.
  • May occasionally work extended hours or hours outside of regular schedule
  • This position requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) based on the tasks assigned; safety shoes are required at all times.
  • A valid California Driver's License will be required at the time of appointment and throughout employment.
  • All Santa Cruz METRO employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment

Salary: $17.65 - $22.52 per hour. Salaries are on a six-step salary range schedule with 5% increases yearly.

For a complete job description and more information on the Santa Cruz METRO, please click the link:

Apply before May 20, 2022

Questions? Call 831-420-2542/43

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

apply below | save job

Apply for this Job

Please use the APPLY HERE link below to view additional details and application instructions.

Apply Here

Back to Search

Want an email alert with jobs like this one? Sign up today!