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Custodial Worker I

Company: City of Sanford
Location: Sanford
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:



Under direct supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide general up-keep, sanitation, and maintenance of City building facilities and grounds. Employees in this classification perform custodial and general maintenance work. Position is responsible for providing a clean and environmentally safe working and business conditions in buildings and facilities throughout the City for employees and the general public.

Examples of Duties

Cleans, sanitizes, maintains, and provides for the general upkeep of building facilities and grounds.

Provides custodial duties including cleaning rest rooms, kitchen areas, and general business areas of City buildings and facilities.

Dusts, washes windows and conducts various other custodial duties associated with maintaining clean buildings and facilities.

Participates in the set-up and break down of tables, chairs, and stages for events, daily meetings, and classes.

Empties trash containers, and other receptacles.

Vacuums carpets; sweeps and mops floors; dusts, cleans and polishes furniture and woodwork.

Identifies and reports all maintenance problems; changes light bulbs, air conditioner filters and assures air conditioner vents are dust free.

Conducts general maintenance work, i.e., changing light bulbs, cleaning air filters, repairing towel dispensers, painting.

Cleans bathroom toilets and sinks; replaces paper supplies and soap in restrooms.

Utilizes various cleaning agents, mixing according to label instructions, and using in accordance with prescribed safety precautions and directions.

Stocks supplies as necessary; maintains inventory of all supplies required to perform the duties of the position.

Inspects work upon completion to ensure conformance to prescribed standards and to ensure environmental safety.

Picks up and delivers mail, packages, and agendas.


Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent; supplemented by demonstrated ability to fulfill the physical requirements of the work and some experience in custodial or janitorial work.

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

Employee shall obtain the National Incident Management System ICS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System and IS-700 National Incident Management System, An Introduction within six (6) months of employment. The following courses are designed to provide a baseline, as they introduce basic NIMS and ICS concepts and provide the foundation for higher-level Emergency Operations Center- (EOC), MACS-, and ICS-related training.

Supplemental Information

Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

Ability to adhere to prescribed routines and practices.

Knowledge of, and ability to utilize materials, methods and equipment used in janitorial work.

Ability to carry out assignments with minimal instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors.

Ability to work independently to carry out assignments to completion.

Ability to perform duties with a professional and cooperative work ethic.

Ability to climb, reach, bend, stoop, kneel, sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

Ability to work at heights up to 12 feet.

Ability to work in temperatures exceeding 100 degrees for extended periods of time

Ability to with stand exposure to dust, mold, fiberglass and various chemicals.

Ability to work flexible hours necessary for the efficient operation of the department.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to push and/or pull over 50 pounds.

While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals, work near moving mechanical parts, and risk of electrical shock.


Keywords: City of Sanford, Sanford , Custodial Worker I, Other , Sanford, Florida

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