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Custodial Associate  


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Custodial/Set-up Services Supervisor, the Custodial Associate will provide a clean, safe, and friendly environment for visitors and staff.

This position is represented by a union. 

You Will:

  • Performs day-to-day custodial functions as assigned.
  • Clean windows, furnishings, fixtures, hallways, stairways, elevators, escalators, restrooms, and ledges daily as instructed.
  • Clean floors, including sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc.
  • Clean carpets, including vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and disinfecting.
  • Clean walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing, etc.
  • Remove dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions.
  • Ensure that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment, tools, and supplies are properly stored and stocked at all times.
  • Ensure that appropriate caution/safety signs are properly set up prior to performing such duties.
  • Keep the supervisor informed of supply needs and any potential hazards.
  • Assist with special events set-up and breakdowns.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent or equivalent certificate of completion is preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in facilities operations or custodial services required.
  • Knowledge of modern cleaning methods for floors, carpets, furniture, fixtures, and restrooms.
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
  • Knowledge of appropriate personal protective equipment and supplies when cleaning and handling bio-hard materials and/or chemicals.
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, equipment, and processes desired.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and a positive and respectful attitude with peers, subordinates, supervisors, administrators, customers, and visitors.
  • Ability to attend and participate in continuing educational programs.
  • Comfort working on ladders, lifts, and heights.
  • Ability to work various shifts including weekends and holidays when needed.


Physical Requirements:

  • Repeatedly move, push, and transport up to 50 pounds. 
  • Position self to kneel, bend, stoop, and squat for extended periods of time. 


Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)


The expected base hourly wage for this role is $18.00. The actual base pay offered will be determined by factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and other factors permitted by law. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis. 



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Custodial Associate  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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