CYP Custodian

locationPearl Harbor - Hawaii (HI),

atUS Department of the Navy

Estimated salary $26,734 - $31,138 a year

Job Description:



    The purpose of the Child and Youth Program Custodian position is to provide a variety of semi-skilled labor and cleaning tasks for the CYP facilities to include: Child Development Centers (CDCs), School Age Care (SAC) programs, Youth Programs, Child Development Home (CDH) offices and lending library.


    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    All custodial and housekeeping services will be performed according to the established specifications. Child and youth routines will not be disturbed by custodial activities. Some of the daily cleaning services will take place when programs are not in operation and children and youth are not present. The CYP custodian has responsibilities related to cleaning and to the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies. These tasks are summarized below.

    Cleaning Requirements

    Sweeps, mops, strips, scrubs, waxes, polishes floors and cleans carpets.

    Wipes mirrors, metal doorplates, bathroom and kitchen fixtures, and all metal fittings.

    Cleans showcases, entrance doors, activity spaces/classrooms, doorframes and switches, paper towel dispensers, and other surfaces as required.

    Cleans glass partitions, inside and outside windows, and uses stepladders and extension ladders to change light bulbs, replace blinds, and wash walls.

    Dusts, waxes and polishes furniture. Dusting furniture, equipment, and surfaces will not be done within the reach of children.

    Empties and washes trashcans.

    Inspects grounds, including removing trash and debris, and notifies supervisor of safety hazards.

    Maintains restrooms in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition. Cleans, disinfects and deodorizes lavatories. Replaces deodorizers, toilet tissues, hand towels, and soap. Reports water leaks, clogged drains and other conditions requiring repairs to supervisor.

    Sweeps sidewalks and parking lots.

    Use and Maintenance of Equipment and Supplies

    Operates powered cleaning equipment, cleans and oils equipment, and changes brushed and accessories.

    Maintains cleaning supplies and advises supervisor when supplies are needed or when equipment needs repairs or replacement. All custodial equipment, supplies and materials will be approved by the health consultant or safety officer.

    Ensures that hallways, stairways, entrances, and doorways are not obstructed by any cleaning or maintenance operations or storage of equipment and materials.

    Stores custodial supplies and equipment properly in locked cabinets or closets away from child and youth activity rooms.

    Loads and unloads merchandise, equipment and supplies. Assembles equipment.

    May be required (less than 10% of the time) to deliver merchandise, equipment and supplies to other locations.

    Additional Responsibilities

    May be required to move, set-up and/or rearrange furniture, as well as, set-up and break-down for special events.

    Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.

    Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3566 Custodial Working

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  • Requirements


    Conditions of Employment

    • Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National
    • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
    • May be required to pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation


    Must be at least 18 years of age.

    Must possess a high school diploma or equavalent.

    Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.

    Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective communication and relationship with others.

    Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English both verbally and in writing.

    Must meet Federal employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation. Background investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.


    Additional information

    A selection may be made from the resumes/applications received at the first cut-off date. Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be

    tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Salary is commensurate with experience and/or education.

    Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Manager at 422-3784. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case by case basis.

    Military Spousal Preference (MSP): 1. The MSP Certification Form must be completed and attached to application at time of submission. 2. Military Spousal Preference applies to all positions in pay bands NF 1-3, CY positions, and equivalent Crafts and Trades position for which qualified.

    Veterans Preference (VET): You must request for preference at the time you submit your application and attach a copy of your DD214 member page four to certify eligibility.

    All required documents submitted for this position must indicate the announcement number, position title and full name of the applicant on each document.

    Condition of employment: selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer within the first 30 days of employment. This is the DoD standard methods of payment of personnel.

    All positions require a satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check (NAC) or equivalent background check.

    We are an E-Verify participant.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Using the qualifications of the positions, a predetermined Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application. Applicants who do not meet the qualifications required will not be interviewed and interviews may be limited to best qualified applicants.

    Management reserves the right to consider and make additional hiring selections, for this specific position, from the certified list of eligible candidates within 90 days of the closing date of this job announcement.

    Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance


    Drug test required


  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.

    • Resume
    • Completed OF 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment

    • Proof of Education (transcripts if qualifying based on education)

    • If claiming Veteran’s Preference Page 4 of DD 214 is required, showing reason for discharge and re-entry codes

    • Military Spousal Preference (MSP) Form and Military Orders Including Page 2.

    • Last Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50, if applicable

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits


    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc).

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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