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Housing & Residential Life Facilities Worker

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/18/23

Job Description

Housing & Residential Life Facilities Worker

Job No: 519229
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Facilities, this position performs Journey-level facilities mechanic, routine maintenance, alterations, and repair of HRLA buildings and related facilities involving one more of the various trades such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, and hardware maintenance. Respond to trouble calls including simple repair or replacement involving a wide variety of tasks. Assist skilled journeypersons or maintenance mechanics of various trades with projects as needed. Operate, maintain, and make simple repairs on a variety of power or hand tools. Transport materials and personnel to and from job site, clean job site, return equipment, and follow all safety procedures. Upon completion of work, clean-up job site and return equipment, materials, and tools.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Ability to perform routine and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance, alteration, and repair of Housing buildings, related facilities, and equipment. Working knowledge of materials, equipment, methods as well as ability to operate and maintain a variety of related power and hand tools. Ability to recognize problems, signs of damage, or deterioration to interior and exterior surfaces. Ability to work as part of a team through close collaboration with colleagues and motivate others. Oral communication skills to obtain or convey clear, concise, and grammatically correct information. Skill in reading Standard English text in order to follow through on written orders and carry out assignments. Basic writing skills sufficient to complete forms and job status reports that are accurate and easy to comprehend. Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. Ability to work independently and/or assign crews and follow through on assignments. Working knowledge of standard safe work practices. Ability to stand, crawl, walk, and stoop, as well as push, pull, and lift or lower objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Ability to push, pull, lift, and lower objects weighing 80 lbs. with assistance. Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in wet or humid weather, and in fluctuating and or extreme temperatures. Ability to work under adverse conditions (dirty, cold, hot, wet, cramped areas, or confined spaces while performing work), and the ability to work with full protective respiratory equipment. Must possess California Driver's License, Class C, and the ability to drive a truck or other light vehicle. Continued employment contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation. Ability to inspect, lubricate, clean, adjust, and operate trade-related equipment and tools of the trade. Ability to work in adverse conditions, e.g. dirt, noise, etc. Ability to work overtime and weekends and or various shifts. Work cooperatively with Residence Life Team and be sensitive to students' suggestions and needs. May be required to attend professional development training in specific trade areas as needed. Maintain a safe work environment and be safety conscious while performing all tasks. Ability to work occasional overtime, weekends, and or emergency callbacks as needed. Ability to make sound judgment and report issues to supervisor. Experience working in a university setting, student affairs, or housing preferred. Ability and willingness to commit to all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and maintain a positive and respectful attitude. Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments. Ability to consistently report to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position. Follow all established safety procedures at all times.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
Equivalent to six (6) months of experience as a trades assistant or laborer, or six (6) months of hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair work.
Licenses / Certificates
Valid California Driver's License required.
Housing and Residential Life
Facilities Worker I
The salary range for this classification is $4,722 to $5,939 per month.
Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base
Full-time temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures
Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy
California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Oct 02, 2022 (11:55 PM)

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Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.