Custodial Trainee (PT) in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 2/6/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    North San Fernando Road
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Compensation
  • Neighborhood
    Lincoln Heights

Job Description

Primary Responsibility / Summary

The Custodial Trainee position is part of GSC's Supported Employment Group Program (SEP). Custodial Trainees are part of a group enclave of 3-4 Trainees who work with the Contracts team and a Job Coach to train in all aspects of custodial services at Company and/or Contract facilities. SEP’s goal is to support Custodial Trainees in developing and expanding skill sets necessary to prepare each Trainee for successful transition from the group setting to Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) in their community. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs daily cleaning tasks as assigned, including cleaning of floors in lobby, corridors, restrooms, offices and other public areas.
  • Vacuum, dust, empty trash from offices, lobby, restrooms.
  • Daily cleaning of restrooms and routine checks to spot clean and replenish supplies.
  • Interior glass and window cleaning.
  • Maintains clean and sanitary conditions throughout.
  • Maintains custodial equipment and supplies in neat, orderly condition.
  • Interacts cooperatively with Goodwill staff and/or Government Personnel and customers
  • Follows all safety rules and exercise caution in all work related activities.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment by following all social distancing and personal protective equipment policies and procedures.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Other duties and special projects as assigned and as determined by assigned location(s) needs and the Custodial Trainee’s individual program goals.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • No prior experience or training.



  • Actively enrolled in GSC’s Supported Employment Program


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None required.

Other Educational Skills & Abilities

  • None required.


English Language Skills

  • Ability to comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Mathematical Skills

  • No skills needed


Reasoning Ability

  • Appropriate behavior to conduct themselves safely in a work setting. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



Computer Skills

  • No skills needed.

Required Training

  • New Hire Orientation
  • Harassment Prevention (non-management)

Values-Based Work Environment Notice

Goodwill Southern California provides a values-based work environment for our employees.  All individuals are expected to support and promote our values:

  1. Respect.  We treat everyone with respect, compassion and inclusion, recognizing their contributions and differences.
  2. Integrity.  We conduct business with transparency, integrity and accountability.
  3. Service.  We serve, empower and advocate for our clients, community, business partners and each other.    
  4. Excellence.  We pursue a vision of excellence and continuous improvement to better the lives of those we serve.

The above description is not intended to be an “all-inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor is it intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, it is intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

Pre-Employment Testing

  • Drug Screen, if required for position.
  • Background Check, if required for position.