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UCLA Health Senior Custodian, Career - Westwood in Los Angeles, California


Routine Cleaning Duties:

  1. Dust various surfaces such as desks, bookcases and window ledges.

  2. Vacuum carpets.

  3. Sweep and damp mop floors.

  4. Empty, wipe down and reline trash receptacles.

  5. Remove trash from offices, labs, corridors and lobby areas.

  6. Wipe and/or wash walls.

  7. Damp wipe outside of vents.

  8. Wash drinking fountains.

  9. Wash toilets and sinks with appropriate cleaner.

  10. Wipe mirrors, dispensers and shelves.

  11. Replenish various dispensers with paper supplies and soap.

  12. Polish tables and other surfaces as needed.

  13. Shampoo carpets.

  14. Strip and wax floors.

  15. Wash or damp wipe counter tops and cabinets.

  16. Pick-up and transport soiled linen to the designated area.

Patient Care Duties:

  1. Clean and disinfect IV poles.

  2. Clean and disinfect examination tables.

  3. Strip, disinfect and remake beds and cribs.

  4. Defrost and wipe out refrigerators.

  5. Clean and disinfect floors and miscellaneous surfaces such as lamps, counter tops and empty trash receptacles.

  6. Refill paper and soap dispensers as needed.

  7. Wash sinks and toilets using appropriate cleansers.

  8. Wipe mirrors, shelves and dispensers.

  9. Security and Safety:

  10. Ensure that unoccupied offices, labs, etc. are secured after routine cleaning is complete.

  11. Report suspicious individuals or circumstances to immediate Supervisor or to Security.

  12. Turn in lost items such as purses, keys, backpacks, etc. to the Lost and Found or to immediate Supervisor.

  13. Report burned out lights, plumbing problems, broken fixtures, etc. to immediate Supervisor or to the Office.


  1. Clean and wipe down all cleaning equipment at the close of the shift.

  2. Move or remove tables, beds, cribs and boxes upon request.

  3. Assist with arranging tables, chairs, etc. as needed.

  4. Return carts and all equipment to the appropriate closet or storeroom at the close of the shift.

  5. Maintain a professional appearance at all times.

  6. Follow departmental policies and procedures.

  7. Observe all Medical Center policies and regarding smoking, displaying ID badge, conduct, etc.


Ability to:

  • read and write, follow oral and written instructions in the English language

  • work in standing position for a long period of time: stretch, bend, stoop and reach repetitively

  • work in hot, cold and/or wet areas, lift 40 lbs, push loaded carts weighing 350 lb.

  • conform to dress code and work in non-smoking environment

  • practice safe food handling techniques

  • have good hygiene

  • adjust to fluctuating work load and adhere to production schedules

Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with co-workers, customers, supervisors and managers

Must have a GED or High School Diploma

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.