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Armory Custodian Consolidated Series

Armory Custodian Consolidated Series

California State Personnel Board Specification

Series established December 18, 1984

Scope

This consolidated series specification describes three classes in which employees perform or supervise and participate in the performance of property care, and janitorial, security, and general maintenance work in a facility of the California National Guard.

 

Armory Custodian Series Specification - Class Titles and Codes
Schem Code Class Code Class
DA40 1956 Armory Custodian I
DA30 1953 Armory Custodian II (Abolished 06/04/2015 per pay letter 15-17)
DA20 1950 Armory Custodian III (Abolished 06/04/2015 per pay letter 15-17)

Definition of Series

Incumbents in positions allocated to these classes store, safeguard, and keep records of State property; maintain buildings and grounds; make simple repairs required in the upkeep of buildings such as replacing windows, light switches and electrical outlets, painting, and repairing faulty plumbing; use high ladders and scaffolding as necessary; use hand and power tools; perform miscellaneous janitorial tasks such as sweeping, dusting, washing windows, polishing floors, and emptying waste baskets; mow lawns and prune shrubs; plant and cultivate flowers and perform other miscellaneous gardening and laboring work; direct visitors about the facility; prepare reports of work done; schedule and oversee use of a National Guard facility by private and public organizations.

Factors Affecting Position Allocation

Independence of action, number of employees supervised, degree of supervision received and exercised, consequence of error are factors used in differentiating between levels.

Definition of Levels

Armory Custodian I

This is the entry and journey level class. Under direction, the incumbent has responsibility for the maintenance, repair and protection of the property, equipment, and grounds of a California National Guard facility. The incumbent may work alone in one of the smallest facilities of the California National Guard or as a member of the maintenance staff of a larger facility.

Armory Custodian II

This is the first supervisory level class. Under direction, the incumbent supervises and works with one to three full-time employees engaged in the janitorial, security and general maintenance work in a facility of the California National Guard.

Armory Custodian III

This is the second full supervisory level class. Under direction, the incumbent supervises and works with four or more full-time employees engaged in janitorial, security, and general maintenance work in a facility of the California National Guard.

Minimum Qualifications

NOTE: "Experience in building maintenance and repair work" as used below includes such activities as spot painting; replacing windows, light switches and electrical outlets; and repairing roofs, flooring and defective plumbing.

Armory Custodian I

Either I

 

One year of experience as a Corpsmember with the California Conservation Corps.

Or II

 

Successful completion of a formal building maintenance and repair work experience training program or a program providing comparable training, knowledge and abilities, such as those under the Career Opportunities Development (COD) and Work Incentive (WIN) Programs, or similar Federal, State of local programs.

Or III

 

Six months of experience in general building maintenance and repair work.

Or IV

 

Six months of experience in janitorial, housekeeping, or custodial work, preferably including building maintenance and repair work.

Armory Custodian II

Either I

 

One year of experience performing the duties of an Armory Custodian I in the California state service.

Or II

 

Two years of experience in general building maintenance and repair work.

Armory Custodian III

Either I

 

One year of experience performing the duties of an Armory Custodian II in the California state service.

Or II

 

Three years of experience in general building maintenance and repair work, including one year in a supervisory capacity.

Knowledge and Abilities

Armory Custodian I

Knowledge of: Materials, tools, equipment, methods, and procedures used in the care and repair of buildings and grounds; records of State property.

 

Ability to: Make various minor building repairs and do janitorial work; work from ladders, scaffolds, and in high places; follow oral and written directions; write clear and concise reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; keep records of State property; read and write at a level appropriate to the classification.

Armory Custodian II

Armory Custodian III

Knowledge of: All of the above, and principles of effective supervision, and the State's Affirmative Action Program.

 

Ability to: All of the above, and supervise a staff engaged in the care and maintenance of buildings and grounds, and effectively contribute to the Department's affirmative action objectives.

Special Personal Characteristics

All Levels:

Willingness to work irregular hours; willingness to work in a military installation.

Class History

Armory Custodian Series History - Dates Established, Revised, and Title Changed
Class Date Established Date Revised Title Changed
Armory Custodian I 08/16/1935 12/18/1984 12/18/1984
Armory Custodian II 01/11/1941 12/18/1984 12/18/1984
Armory Custodian III 01/11/1941 12/18/1984 12/18/1984
  Updated: 8/30/2017
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