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Operations & Building Management

The Operations and Building Management classifications perform work designed to maintain the functionality and day-to-day operation of CDPH work sites are maintained. This includes work involved in storage, shipping, maintenance, plumbing, electrical, masonry, painting, and repair of State buildings.

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The custodian works as part of a team and is responsible for facility maintenance of common interior and exterior areas in order to maintain a high level of cleanliness needed as a result of daily use of the buildings by occupants and/or visitors.  The facility utilizes sustainable work practices including using environmentally and friendly green products.  The custodian will operation systems or equipment, such as freight or passenger elevators, operate upright, canister, wet/dry, backpack or outside vacuum cleaners, pressure cleaners, and other equipment and machinery.  Responsibilities include general nighttime cleaning of offices, labs, warehouses, and common areas, including conference rooms, corridors, lobbies and restrooms.

​​How to apply

Step 1: Create or Login to Your CalCareer Account

With a CalCareer account, you can take state civil service examinations, store different versions of your application, apply for vacancies, track your application status and save your resume all in one place.

Step 2: Take Examination/Assessment

Before you can work for the State, you need to take and pass an examination for the job type (classification) that you wish to be considered for employment. The assessment process can take many forms (i.e. self-assessments or written exams) and maybe required to be completed in-person or online. Examination Bulletins list the minimum qualifications and the steps required to apply and/or complete the examination/assessment. If you have current or past state experience, you may have Transfer Eligibility or Reinstatement Rights.

Warehouse Worker$3,572.00-$4,460.00Multiple0PBCRContinuous
Building Maintenance Worker$4,046.00-$5,103.00Multiple0PBEYContinuous
Office Building Manager IV$8,306.00-$9,432.00Multiple1GS41Continuous
Chief Engineer II$6,118.00-$7,817.00Multiple1GS2612/15/2022
Custodian I$2,926.00-$3,663.00Contra Costa9PB60Continuous
Materials and Stores Supervisor$3,957.00-$5,477.00Contra Costa6PB04Continuous

​Step 3: Search and Apply for Jobs

Once you have taken the examination or established eligibility for the job type that you wish to be considered for employment, you may be considered for open positions in that job type by applying for job vacancies. Login to your CalCareer account, locate the job posting you wish to apply for and click on “Apply for This Job” and follow the prompts.

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