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Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33315

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 292427 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS CUSTODIAL WORKER - 64906907 1 1

Position Number: 64906907 

Salary:  $13.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 06/21/2021 

Florida Department of Health Broward County

Custodial Worker   64906907

Open Competitive Opportunity

This position is located in Broward County



This is a temporary Fulltime position with duties associated with COVID-19 response and requires employees to work from Florida Department of Health Broward County facilities.  This is an OPS (Other Personal Services) positions and as such no paid time off is offered. Health benefits will be offered for full-time employment.  OPS employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan.


We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. Experience, education, and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application.

When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Description of Duties and Responsibilities


Provides custodial care to Florida Department of Health Broward facilities including testing and vaccination sites and to which this employee is assigned for the purpose of maintaining the facility in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition according to pre-established criteria.  Required duties to include, but not limited to the following:


Maintains all washrooms in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition including floors, sinks, counters, mirrors, toilets, and urinals.  Replenish supplies to include paper towels, toilet tissue, and soap.


Sweeps and damp mop all assign resilient floor areas on a daily basis.  Remove gum, tar, etc., and scrub, polish, strip and spot wax as required.


Vacuums all assigned carpeted areas on a daily basis.  Spot clean carpet stains as required. Shampoo and Extract Carpets as required.


Empty all wastebaskets, trash cans, and bio-hazardous receptacles on an as needed basis, but no less than daily.  Deposit all refuse, except bio-hazardous waste, to outside dumpster.  Store all bio-hazardous waste in designated storage area and/or container.


Cleans, washes, and sanitizes all sinks, counters drinking water fountains, public telephones, lunch room tables, etc., on a daily basis.  Maintain all soap containers and paper towel dispensers at a reasonable level.


Cleans, dust, damp wipe and/or vacuums, all waiting rooms and lunch room furniture as required.  Polishes all metal/chrome furniture and equipment in common areas as required.  Cleans and polishes all interior windows/mirrors and entrance doors as required.  Defrosts and cleans the interior and exterior of refrigerators.


Checks equipment to maintain clean and in good working conditions and report any damages to the supervisor.


Responsible to ensure that all Federal, State, and Local safety standards are followed to prevent injury to staff, patients and guests of the health facility.


Exterior Grounds – Parking lot/Building surrounding, pick up debris, replace liners, hose down building entrances and walkways as required; cleaning outside benches and tables daily


Assists with the moving of equipment and furniture, and correct the physical configurations of furniture in halls, auditoriums, waiting areas and conference rooms as needed


Responsible for the unlocking and locking of facility doors and fence gates as required by the position and requested by the supervisor and the securing of all areas off limits to patients and staff.


Other Related Duties as Requested.



  • Knowledgeable on how to use the shampoo and extraction machines, as well as the buffer and stripping machine.
  • Ability to choose the right chemical and proper dilution usage to perform the jobs assigned.
  • Ability to alarm, disarm, unlocking and locking of facility doors and fence gates.
  • Knowledgeable and ability to replenish supplies.
  • Ability to implement industry cleaning procedures and standards.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and personal protective equipment.



  • Valid driver's license.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as determined by supervisor according to programmatic needs.
  • Experience working as a custodial worker




  • Experience working with buffer and stripping machines.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience selecting and using chemicals and the proper dilution to perform custodial assignments.
  • Experience working with shampoo and extraction machines.
  • Willing to move equipment and furniture and implement the correct physical configurations of furniture in halls, auditoriums, waiting areas and conference rooms, as needed.


Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

You will be required to provide proof of education in the form of a degree or transcript.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.







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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami