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Custodial Worker

Department of Management Services
April 24, 2018
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Salary:  $17,160.00

Posting Closing Date: 05/03/2018

Custodial Worker

Division of Real Estate Development and Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, Capitol Complex

“Full-time, Day Shift”

The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government.  The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.

Position responsibilities:

The employee in this position performs custodial duties in a state office building.  Duties may also include incidental labor duties as assigned.

General Custodial Duties

  • Incumbent cleans floors and vacuums carpeted areas.
  • Empty trash and recycling cans, dusts furniture, cleans walls, cleans light fixtures, cleans air vents, cleans doors, removes marks from walls, cleans base boards, and performs other related work as assigned by supervisor.

Restroom Custodial Duties:

  • Clean rest rooms using approved chemicals and methods.
  • Wash walls, partitions, mirrors, plumbing devices and receptacles.
  • Polish mirrors, and metal surfaces following established methods.
  • Restock expendable supplies as needed.
  • Strip, clean, by approved methods, floors in rest rooms.

Floor Covering Duties:

  • Cleans carpets using bonnet, shampoo, and extraction methods.
  • Clean equipment after each use following established methods.
  • Report to supervisor any mechanical or safety problems with the cleaning equipment.

Other Duties:

  • Clean all equipment, change belts, change bags, wipe down equipment, remove staples, paper clips and other metal debris from magnetic bar strips on equipment.
  • Report all safety or equipment problems to supervisor.
  • Responds to all requests and inquiries in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Keeps supervisor fully informed regarding work-related activities, relevant issues, upcoming events and potential problems.
  • Ensures requests for leave are submitted and approved in accordance with established rules and Division procedures.
  • Adheres to established safety procedures and practices in the work area.

Public Relations Duties:

  • Incumbent maintains good public relations with peers, supervision and tenants in the building.
  • The employee in this position shall obey all safety rules, shall exercise care in the course of employment, communicate to their supervisor and hazardous situations or conditions which may place individuals or others in jeopardy and shall assist and support other employees with safety responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and techniques.
  • A valid and applicable driver’s license.
  • Prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, climbing (ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles) and exerting up to 30 pounds of force frequently.

DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce.  We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce.  Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses.

An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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