Custodian I – Central California Women’s Facility
Job Description and Duties
Are you interested in an entry level position with the State of California? Are you interested in a customer-focused business that reduces recidivism, increases prison safety, and enhances public safety by providing incarcerated individuals productive work and training opportunities? If your answer is yes, then the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) is the place for you!
The CALPIA Healthcare Facilities Maintenance (HFM) program is a custodial service designed to meet California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) needs statewide. The HFM program will train incarcerated individuals with the necessary knowledge and skill level needed to meet the highest possible standards for healthcare cleaning standards.
The PIA is looking to fill a Custodian position at Central California Women's Facility . The Custodian is responsible for working inside a prison directly with 1 to 4 incarcerated individuals instructing, leading, and providing instruction to assist with custodial services.
To apply as a list candidate for the vacancy, you must first attain list eligibility by take the Custodian I exam located at the link below.
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You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .
Persons appointed to positions in this class must be reasonably able to maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of incarcerated individuals. Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of incarcerated individuals and/or the protection of personal and real property. Persons appointed to the position in this class may be required to wear a personal alarm and carry a whistle while on the worksite.
- Safety First - work daily with medical and custody staff to make sure all staff are safe as a priority
- Changed Lives - help provide examples of how to behave on a work site and model the way for Incarcerated Individuals
- Quality Products - be a part of a statewide program in all adult state facilities working towards providing an infection free and safe environment for medical staff and/or patient care
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You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
- CUSTODIAN I
- Job Application Package Checklist
- Duty Statement
Job Code #:
Custodian I - Central California Women's Facility
$2,926.00 - $3,663.00 A
Per CCR 249.3, this job control may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.
Position may receive a $190.00 per month Institutional Worker Supervision Pay (IWSP) Differential
# of Positions:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Hours May Vary
Workdays May Vary
The California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) is a self-supporting state agency that provides productive work opportunities and job skills to incarcerated individuals to reduce recidivism and increase public and prison safety.
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Pursuant to the Public Health Orders (State and Local Correctional Facilities and Detention Centers Health Care Worker Vaccination Requirement) issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the directive (Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines for Institution Staff) issued by the Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) and California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA), all staff are required to show evidence of full vaccination for COVID-19, absent an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation precluding them from vaccination. In addition, employees regularly assigned to work in the health care areas or posts within this assigned institution shall provide evidence of full vaccination (and booster) for COVID-19, absent an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation precluding them from vaccination. Masks shall be worn in accordance with local county requirements, CDPH requirements, and directives issued by CDCR and CALPIA. COVID testing may be required under circumstances determined by the department. Both institutional and non-institutional testing protocols are constantly evaluated and will be revised based on most current public health ordinances. CDCR and CALPIA shall continue to assess conditions and may be required to reinstate, as needed, higher levels of testing and mitigation strategies to limit the spread of COVID-19 within our work locations.
Watch this success story to see how jobs with CALPIA contribute the success of incarcerated individuals and reducing the recidivism rates.
Department Website: https://www.calpia.ca.gov/
Upon a conditional job offer, the selected candidate will be required to clear live scan, a tuberculous (TB) test, and physical (if applicable).
This position is subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing pursuant to 2 CCR § 599.960
Employees new to CALPIA will be required to attend New Employee Orientation (NEO) prior to starting work within an institution or Central Office. NEO is 4.5 days (36 hours), and will be conducted at the Green Valley Training Center in Folsom, CA. New employees traveling 50 miles or more from their home address or headquarters location to attend NEO will receive a travel advance sufficient for meals, incidentals, and travel accommodations for the duration of NEO . Any questions or concerns regarding NEO training can be addressed during the interview process.
Please indicate the classification and position number in the 'EXAMINATION(S) OR JOB TITLE(S) FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING' section of your application, failure to provide this information may result in elimination from the hiring process.
Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
Final Filing Date: 6/5/2023
Who May Apply
Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).
How To Apply
Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Prison Industry Authority
Attn: Human Resources
560 E Natoma Street
Folsom , CA 95630
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
Prison Industry Authority
560 E Natoma Street
Folsom , CA 95630
Drop off location is non-operational on weekends and holidays
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
- Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
- Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
- Custodian/Janitorial Experience
- Hospital Cleaning/Biohazard Experience
- Experience leading/instructing work group
- Willing to work evenings, weekends and overtime
Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.
- Time Off - earned vacation and sick leave
- State offered Holiday's & Two Professional Development Days (yearly)
- Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
- Work Week Flexibility - Pending operational needs, may be able to work 4 10-hour shifts and/or other alternate work schedules
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.
Department Website: https://www.calpia.ca.gov/
Human Resources Contact:
Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.
LOCATION OF POSITION(S)
Central California Women's Facility
Healthcare Facilities Maintenance
23370 Road 22,
Chowchilla, CA 93610
Safely use and care for equipment and supplies; safely use manual and/or electric cleaning equipment; keep accurate inventories; follow directions; learn and perform routine custodial tasks; work courteously and cooperatively with others; safely lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds; identify and resolve complex issues as it relates to custodial functions; utilize acceptable work habits and meet established standards; and communicate effectively.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.
It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.
Closing Date/Time: 6/5/2023