Working at Cal Lutheran

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Support Staff Position (non-exempt)

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Position Title
Housekeeper I - 3 Part time (20 hrs/week) positions available
Facilities Operations & Planning
Salary ($US) and Benefits
Salary Range: $12.30 - $14.51
Various shifts are available for 20 hours of part time per week. Candidate should be available to work weekends and some week days. Shifts are available for 8 am to 4:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 12:30 am. Special events will occasionally require shifts to vary.
Basic Function
Under the direction of the Housekeeping Supervisor and Lead Housekeepers, this position will be a housekeeper among the custodial staff that maintains Oxnard Campus of office space, classrooms, labs, conference room, and counseling services. Candidate should demonstrate a high level of team work, commitment and support to the Facility Department in providing an efficient and professional customer-oriented service in the development of the physical and spatial campus environment.
Representative Duties
Clean residential halls, classrooms, offices, hallways, lobbies, rest rooms, showers, stairways and miscellaneous university areas or surfaces using CLU’s standard procedures and processes.
Knowledge of Green Seal cleaning products and some solvent-based chemicals used in cleaning procedures.
Cleans hard floors using dust and wet mops, brooms, and various floor machines. Strips, waxes and burnishes hard surface flooring.
Vacuums and cleans carpet. Examines carpet for stains and utilizes necessary processes and chemicals to remove spots. Cleans carpets using an extraction method.
Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, sills, doors, etc.
Dusts and moves furniture weighing 60 lbs. or less.
Empty recycling or trash bins and carry each to their designated disposal area.
Clean, sanitize and replenish supplies in restrooms.
Examine/inspect areas to determine other cleaning duties needed. Inspect area for necessary repairs and generate word order requests to resolve issues.
Present an acceptable, uniformed appearance and relate positively to students, faculty, staff and campus visitors.
Use custodial equipment such as carts, trucks, autoscrubber, buffer, high-speed rotary machines, extractors, sweeper, blower, pressure washer, ladder and miscellaneous standard cleaning equipment.
Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor and as needed on main campus site.
Knowledge Of
Custodial cleaning methods for floor care, restroom, lounges, hallways, offices, cafeterias, athletic spaces and conference rooms.
Proper methods and products to clean various interior surfaces materials.
Methods and equipment used to maintain hard surface floors and carpets/mats.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Ability To
Make adjustments to their work schedule for summer or special programs on campus. Availability to work various shifts; including Saturdays, Sundays and overtime.
Perform all necessary tasks related to maintaining a university’s interior.
Work independently with little direction.
Maintain strict confidentiality.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Follow regulations, policies and procedures.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions in English. Communicate in English
Education and Experience
Driver’s License
Experience and knowledge of custodial cleaning processes and methods to maintain various surface materials.
Knowledge of how to use commercial cleaning products.
Must have Basic English skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and math skills related to the performance of this job.
Campus setting. Exposure to wet conditions, mild fumes, airborne particles & dust. The noise level in the work environment is consistent with custodial equipment levels. Training on processes, chemical use and safe practices will be provided.

Ability to lift up to 25 lb. and move up to 60 lb
Ability to walk up and down stairs and carry products and supplies.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
Seeing to see and read a variety of training and safety materials.
Application Procedure
Completed Application Packet includes:

• CLU Application
• Cover letter outlining your qualifications for this particular job
• Resume

Only complete packets will be forwarded to the search committee. Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to, or mail to:

California Lutheran University
Human Resources, MC1100
60 W. Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.