Job Details
Evening Groundskeeper/Custodian (2 Positions)
Maintenance & Operations
$1,882 - $2,077 monthly, dependent on education and experience.

Lake Tahoe Community College District (LTCC) announces two opportunities to work with the Maintenance and Operations team as evening  groundskeeper/custodians. These evening positions will perform standard custodial work to clean and maintain buildings at night and on weekends.

LTCC is an evolving, productive, California community college in South Lake Tahoe. The progress and stability of LTCC are rooted in an institutional commitment to student success and constant efforts to realize opportunities related to the region’s unique geography and history. As an open-door institution, LTCC strives to minimize the barriers of college participants both within and outside its service area. Our college community, including all staff, believe strongly that students come first, diversity enriches lives, and that we will make a difference. Facilities & Maintenance is committed to providing a safe, secure, healthful environment to all students, staff, and facility occupants.

The main focus of these two positions will be to clean assigned areas based on LTCC's standards, to be trained upon hire. Grounds keeping work, if any, will be minimal and usually only performed when working a weekend shift.

Snow removal will be required as needed.

This position is 28 hours per week and 12 months per year, including summer and winter hours, with evening and weekend responsibilities. These positions are eligible for overtime compensation (non-exempt). Please see the position description for complete requirements and duties.




After reviewing applications, those applicants judged most suitable for the position will be invited to initial interviews. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview.

Interviews may be conducted in either English or Spanish.

Under the direction of the Director of Maintanance and Operations perform grounds, gardening and standard custodial work to clean and maintain buildings and grounds.

Maintain campus grounds; plant, water, cultivate, weed, fertilize, cut and trim lawns, shrubs, trees and flower beds; construct and maintain planter boxes and beds; install, maintain and repair sprinkler and irrigation systems; pick up trash; remove debris; remove snow from walkways, driveways and bike trails; remove ice pack.

Clean assigned area; clean restrooms; sweep, mop and wax floors; clean mirrors and windows; clean office areas; empty trash; move, arrange and clean office furniture; vacuum carpets and floors; perform basic maintenance; fix loose carpet, broken windows and doors and make adjustments to equipment as needed; report maintenance and repair problems to supervisor; store equipment and supplies.

Monitor walkways for unsafe conditions; clear hazards; operate trucks, snow plows, snow blowers and other snow removal equipment; open and secure buildings; walk through building; lock doors and windows; set alarms; assist with and set up special functions and events; assist other maintenance personnel as requested; deliver supplies and paper goods as needed; perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: 

Any combination equivalent to: two years groundskeeping experience.

Knowledge of:

  • Grounds keeping and custodial practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Proper methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in grounds and custodial work.
  • Common plants, shrubs, trees and grass care and maintenance.
  • Cleaning methods for floors, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.
  • Proper safety precautions for chemicals and cleaning supplies used in custodial work.
  • Safe handling of grounds and custodial equipment.
  • Methods and techniques for storing equipment, materials and supplies.

Ability to:

  • Clean and maintain college facilities and grounds.
  • Use grounds and custodial materials, equipment and methods safely, efficiently and according to pre-determined standards.
  • Maintain tools and equipment assigned in clean working order.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Learn and apply the rules and regulations of the assigned area.

Additional Requirement (Licensure/Certification):

  • Valid State driver’s license and acceptable driving record for insurability by the District’s insurance carrier.

Working Environment:

  • Indoor/outdoor environment.
  • Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions.
  • Exposure to fumes, dust, odors, oil/grease, gases.
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Lake Tahoe Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity. Qualified applicants for employment and employees will not be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, religion, creed, military or veteran status, marital status, age, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

For more information please review LTCC's EEO Plan or use the contact information below requesting information from the EEO Officer.