Custodial Worker III – Gainesville, FL

Custodial Worker III

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


Classification Title:

Custodial Worker III

Job Description:

Leadership Functions –Receive assignments from Supervisor that may include working alone or with
a small group and overseeing the work of others while working alongside them. Leads a team of custodial workers; directs, leads, and/or coordinates the work of others. Assists in continuous training and daily monitoring the work of custodial employees. Orders supplies and manages equipment inventory and budget. Participates with the supervisor in discussions with employees pertaining to work performance and behavioral issues. Assists new employees with inputting time-off requests as needed.
In the absence of the Custodial Supervisor, the Lead Worker supervises the work group. Manages
processes and phases in AiM and assigns work orders.

Work Functions –Cleans and maintains daily all halls, offices, shops, classrooms, conference
rooms, labs, gym areas, locker rooms, restrooms, and elevators which includes sweeping, dusting, dust-
mopping, wet-mopping, spot- mopping, operating floor care equipment such as scrubbers and
burnishers, reconditioning of floors (shower scrub and topcoat) and spot washing and cleaning of walls,
doors, and partitions, empty trash. Cleans and maintains all floors and floor coverings which includes
regular duties such as vacuuming, burnishing, and encapsulation of carpets. Follow procedures for the
use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures. Mix water and
detergents in containers to prepare cleaning solutions according to specifications. Cleans all entrances,
entrances, steps, patios, and concourses. Spot cleans and cleans all exterior and interior glass surfaces
of all assigned buildings. Cleans ceiling lights and vents. Empties and cleans all waste cans, trashcans,
recycle bins, water fountains, etc. Properly maintain battery powered equipment to include checking
battery water levels monthly.

Notify building managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating

Drives a UF State vehicle, requires incumbent possess and maintain a valid class “E” Driver’s License

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE:  5:00AM to 1:30PM (Monday through Friday). 

Total Hours per week is 40.

Management retains the right and discretion to modify schedules, building assignments, shifts and/or
days for operational purposes.

Position is considered as Essential Personnel as defined by UF Policy.

A Criminal background check and post offer health assessment will be conducted.

Expected Salary:

$15.50 Hourly Based on experience

Minimum Requirements:

Completion of ninth (9th) grade and two (2) years of experience in the field or in a related area

Preferred Qualifications:


High school diploma and two (2) years of commercial custodial experience.

Knowledge of commercial cleaning procedures and techniques.

Experience with Aim, Kronos, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PeopleSoft).

Experience managing large and multiple crews and operations

Experience positively managing and motivating a diverse workforce 

Experience interfacing and providing customer service that aligns with Building Services’ values and vision

Experience working collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment

Floor care training and experience (hard surfaces and carpets).

Experience in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and painting.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Multiple vacancies will be filled from this posting.

Position has been reposted. Previous applicants still under consideration.

Health Assessment Required:Yes


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