USC Housing, a division of USC Auxiliary Services, hosts more than 9,000 students, athletes, faculty, and staff throughout the year in over 50 properties on and off campus. Housing meets the challenge of inviting students into our Trojan family by making them feel comfortable, safe and welcome. We boast top-notch amenities including comprehensive recycling programs, simplified online repair requests, and more. Serving our studentsâ well-being is the reason that we are here and we share the same vision and excellence that they do.
We are seeking a Custodian to join our rapidly growing team.
Are you a driven custodial professional? Do you take pride in creating the best experience for your guests? Then this is the job for you! As our Custodian III, you will be a helpful and friendly face for our students, faculty, staff, and guests as well as ensuring that our properties are clean and well-maintained. You will use your knowledge and experience to help us live up to our standards of excellence in all that we do.
Perform standard custodial procedures. Ensure that custodial standards are met. Maintain cleanliness of assigned facilities.
Provide customer service to faculty, staff, students, and guests. Meet customer needs, offer options, resolve problems, and follow up with customers. Maintain friendly, helpful demeanor.
Perform basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and painting maintenance and repair procedures.
Assist supervisor in prioritizing work orders.
Assist in the training of new custodians and temporary staff in the proper use of cleaning equipment.
Maintain perpetual inventories of custodial and maintenance supplies by direction of the supervisor.
Identify and communicate emergency situations to the manager.
Maintain safe and secure areas and reports unsafe conditions to manager.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Education: High School Diploma not required.
Experience: 2 years.
Thorough knowledge of custodial trade.
Knowledge of all cleaning standards and methods, materials, and equipment.
Knowledge of and compliance with the operation of all mechanical cleaning equipment.
Proven customer service experience.
Ability to communicate effectively in English.
Ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
Presents oneself professionally, in line with higher education environment.
Valid driverâs license may be required.
What We Prefer:
High School Diploma.
Knowledge of and compliance with basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and painting work.
Ability to supervise student, temporary, and/or resource workers.
The Trojan Family Rewards:
We pride ourselves in creating the BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families including:
Benefits:Â dental and vision plans, tuition assistance for our employees and their families, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, 2:1 retirement plan contributions, child care centers and up to $50,000 housing subsidy. And because we are a qualifying public service organization, you may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for educational loans. Donât believe us? Visit benefits.usc.edu.
Perks: discounts toÂ USCÂ sporting events,Â USCÂ Bookstores, wireless plans, travel, accommodations, and local entertainment.Â
Career Growth: We are the largest private employer in Los Angeles offering tremendous development opportunities in multiple fields and industries. The Trojan Network connects current and previous members of the Trojan family to create an endless professional network.
This support advocates work-life balance and employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!
As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust and synergy amongst all of its members.
USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!
Minimum Education: Less than high schoolMinimum Experience: 2 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Thorough knowledge of custodial trade. Knowledge of all cleaning standards and methods, materials, and equipment. Knowledge of and compliance with the operation of all mechanical cleaning equipment. Knowledge of and compliance with basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and painting work. Proven customer service experience. Ability to speak and write in English. Valid driver's license may be required. Ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering has been one of the economic engines in Southern California and a vital hub in the California economy. The technical innovations and ideas generated by the Viterbi faculty and research community have resulted in countless innovations, many becoming the foundations for new companies, products and services. The thousands of students graduating each year bring new ideas and vitality to companies in California and beyond. With an annual research budget exceeding $205M each year, more than 46 research centers and institutes, more than 180 faculty members, 7,800 students and over 60,000 impassioned alumni world-wide, the Viterbi School is addressing some of the world’s great challenges.