Maintenance Custodian I/II (20142430)

South Bay
8/6/2021 at 11:59pm
$25.43-$34.00 Hourly

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The City of Milpitas is seeking a Maintenance Custodian I/II for the Public Works Department. This position is responsible for the care, maintenance, and cleaning of assigned buildings and facilities; and performs minor maintenance tasks.

The Maintenance Custodian I position is the entry-level class of the Maintenance Custodian series. The Maintenance Custodian II class is distinguished from level I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned, with only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise. Positions at this level are fully trained on the operation and maintenance of all commonly used equipment and machinery, and are thoroughly familiar with the operating procedures and policies of assigned area of responsibility. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from level I.

Ideal Candidate

Experience and Education

For Maintenance Custodian I: Some experience in janitorial and related building maintenance work.

For Maintenance Custodian II: One year in janitorial and related building maintenance work comparable Maintenance Custodian I with the City of Milpitas.

License and Other Requirements

Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate, valid California Commercial Driver’s License.

Special Requirements

Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, squat, kneel, crawl, bend, and stoop at any given time; able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 75 pounds of weight throughout the day and occasionally up to 90 pounds; exposure to outdoor elements in all weather conditions throughout the year, confined spaces, hazardous waste, sewage, chemicals, herbicides and pesticides; walk on uneven surfaces; able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Milpitas.  Physical exam, and drug and alcohol screening; Visual Requirements: Discern colors; Auditory Requirements: 100 decibel hearing; Work is performed indoors and outdoors.




The City provides an excellent array of benefits. This position is represented by the MEA (Milpitas Employees Association) bargaining group. 

Benefits Information is available online at:

The City provides an excellent array of benefits that includes the following:

  • Health Insurance: Multiple plans available through CalPERS Health; plans with Kaiser rate or lower are paid by City
  • Delta Dental: City paid
  • Vision: City paid
  • Life insurance: City paid $50,000 life insurance; Voluntary life available at employee expense
  • Vacation: 3.38 hours per pay period
  • Sick: 3.46 hours per pay period
  • Holidays: 13 paid holidays per year
  • Flexible Spending: Pre-tax medical and dependent care expense accounts
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Milpitas Sports Center Membership: City paid
  • Retirement: Milpitas employees become members of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS).
    Classic Employees: Employees hired prior to or after January 1, 2013, who are an existing CalPERS member will be enrolled in the 2% @ 60 CalPERS retirement benefit formula.
    New Employees: Employees hired after January 1, 2013, who have never been a CalPERS member, or are a member of a retirement system (CalPERS or reciprocal) with a break in service longer than six (6) months, will be enrolled in the 2% @ 62 CalPERS benefit formula.
  • Employees pay 1.45% towards the Medicare Plan. The City does not participate in Social Security.

Special Instructions

For the full job announcement and to apply, please visit the City website at Job Opportunities | Sorted by Job Title ascending | City of Milpitas ( Applications submitted through CalOpps will not be reviewed. 

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