Custodian Job at San Bruno, San Mateo County, California


City of San Bruno , California

Job Information 


Community Services

Entry Level


$21.27 - $21.27 Hourly

Application Deadline 

Continuous or until 999 applicants

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


The City of San Bruno is currently recruiting for part-time, temporary custodians. This is a wonderful opportunity for candidates interested in being a key part of the day-to-day functions of the facilities division. Under the general direction of a facilities supervisor, custodians perform general cleaning and maintenance duties, including sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, stripping and waxing floors, cleaning restrooms, changing light bulbs, handling garbage and recycling, washing windows, and performing other tasks as needed. The work schedule is flexible and requires 16 - 19 hours per week, which may include afternoons and evenings.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is a self-starting, independent, and positive individual capable of working in a busy team-oriented public service environment while working effectively with fellow custodians and staff, and is dependable, cooperative, and flexible. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the ability to take prompt action to accomplish work goals; take action to achieve results beyond what is required; be proactive; effectively manage one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently, and listen actively to others.

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds, work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule; lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time; communicate orally and in writing; use equipment and tools properly and safely; understand and follow written and oral instructions; establish effective working relationships. Possession of and ability to maintain a valid California Drivers License is required. Conditions of employment include successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation, live scan fingerprinting, and tuberculosis test prior to appointment.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit an application on After an initial screening, applicants that best fit the needs of the Department will be invited to an interview. If you are currently a CalPERS retired annuitant, please note that there are employment guidelines outlined by CalPERS. Before applying, please read the CalPERS guide “Employment After Retirement” at the following link:

Application Deadline: Continuous Until Filled

The City of San Bruno Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the selection process to accommodate disabled applicants. Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the process must inform the Human Resources Department at least 48 hours before the interview date by calling (650) 616-7055. The City of San Bruno is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices. 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 


Contact email:


567 El Camino Real

San Bruno, CA 94067