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Date: May 16, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 36328 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

Working Title: CUSTODIAL WORKER (HALF TIME)- 76000326

Position Number: 76000326 

Salary:  $9,360.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 05/22/2018 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Division of Administrative Services

Bureau of Office Services


 In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history.  Software systems and actual work experience, years of employment, hours worked per week must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.


Custodial Worker - Half Time

$9,360.00 Annually  

Contact Person: James Hill, (850)617-3471


The Organization

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provide highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.

Our Benefits include

  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan

To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at:


Description of Job

This position is responsible for performing housekeeping and janitorial duties.  These duties consist of cleaning and sanitizing public and non-public areas of the building including: Neil Kirkman Building lobby, restrooms, waiting areas, customer service areas, elevators, and screened porches.  The incumbent in this position must have an understanding of proper chemical usage, equipment, safety practices and proper lifting techniques. 


Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of custodial work experience performing housekeeping and janitorial duties. 


Special Note


Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

*Knowledge of Operation and care of cleaning equipment

*Knowledge of Safety practices with cleaning chemicals

*Skills using basic computers

*Ability to stand and walk for long periods

*Ability to follow cleaning schedules, prioritize multiple tasks and solve practical problems

*Ability to train other staff in cleaning techniques

*Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

*Ability to handle multiple tasks


General Information

The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.

Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment fingerprinting and background investigation.

The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months.  Following the six month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.

HSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.



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