Golden Gate Campus Custodian

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The Campus Custodian is responsible for routine cleaning of NatureBridge buildings in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. This person will work closely with other Facilities Workers and will report to the Facilities Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include working with the Facilities Department to accomplish the goals and objectives of the position. Duties will include:

  • Maintain campus cleanliness. Perform custodial duties as required to meet the needs of the department.
  • Perform routine maintenance on buildings and grounds.
  • Report janitorial supply needs to the Facilities Manager.
  • Recognize and report maintenance needs in and around buildings.
  • Help train new staff in safety procedures/storage and use of cleaning supplies.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly workshop and work area.
  • Recommend long and short term maintenance and safety priorities and solutions to Facilities Manager.
  • Required to work overtime or weekends as requested by the Facilities Manager.
  • Promote a sense of support and team effort.
  • Attend and participate in weekly shop meetings and safety training.
  • Recognize the historic character and value of campus while performing work assignments and maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Experience, Competencies and Education

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in order to best utilize the hours in the day to complete all required cleaning and maintenance.
  • Proficient in storage and application of all equipment and products used for janitorial duties. 
  • Must be able to work well with other NatureBridge staff, Park Service employees, other Park Partners, program participants and visiting public. 
  • Promptness and ability to work independently. 
  • Demonstrate good problem solving skills.
  • Flexible, positive attitude, good judgment, and safety consciousness are key qualities.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more).
  • Current California driver's license and clean driving record.
  • All new hires are required to complete and pass a Department of Justice fingerprinting through Live Scan.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Final shot must occur 15 days or more before start date. Here is the link to our full policy: NatureBridge COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Working Conditions 

The schedule for this position will vary depending on programming needs. The Campus Custodian is required to work overtime or weekends as requested by the Facilities Manager. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs and ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The operation of mechanical equipment, frequent use of ladders to access high places, exposure to chemicals used in cleansing products is required on a regular basis.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.


$16.50/hr. Excellent benefits package including medical  insurance, retirement plan, plus generous vacation, holiday and sick leave plans. This position may include housing in the Marin Headlands. 

Application Process  

NatureBridge is an equal opportunity employer. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a  high priority. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume. To apply send  a resume and cover letter to