Requisition No: 379703
Agency: School for the Deaf & Blind
Working Title: CUSTODIAL WORKER - 48008214
Position Number: 48008214
Salary: $21,112.00 - $24,112.00
Posting Closing Date: 06/15/2021
Custodian - Position Number 48008214
About Our Organization and Mission
The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) is a state
public school available at no cost to eligible pre-K and K-12
students who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired or
deafblind, including boarding and transportation services. FSDB is
nationally recognized for its comprehensive educational services,
designed for the unique communication and accessibility needs of
students. FSDB also provides educational outreach programs for
children ages 0-5 and their families. The FSDB experience provides
students with the edge to do more, be more, and achieve more,
fulfilling our vision of preparing them for a lifetime of
The mission of FSDB is to utilize all available talent, energy,
and resources to provide free appropriate public education for
eligible sensory impaired students of Florida. As a school of
academic excellence, the school shall strive to provide students an
opportunity to access education services in caring, safe, unique
learning environment to prepare them to be literate, employable,
and independent lifelong learners. The school shall provide
outreach services that include collaboration with district school
boards and shall encourage input from students, staff, parents, and
the community. As a diverse organization, the school shall foster
respect and understanding for each individual. (Section 1002.36,
How You Will Grow
FSDB provides staff members with opportunities to grow
professionally, enhancing their ability to support students'
growth. School- and state-required training and skills development
is offered both online and in-person for academic and non-academic
Where You Will Work
The FSDB campus is situated in the Uptown area of historic St.
Augustine, by the Intracoastal Waterway. St. Augustine, also known
as the nation's oldest city, has a rich heritage that makes the
city and its surroundings a charming and distinctive place to live
and to visit.
St. Augustine has its own unique character, with friendly local
people at farmers markets, nearby beaches, entertainment venues,
shopping areas, community events, restaurants, and more. The links
below give insight into the city we love:
- Florida's Historic Coast
- Visit Florida-St. Augustine
- First Coast Relocation Guide
- Historic Coast Culture
Florida, the Sunshine State, is known for warm climates,
friendly residents, and exceptional outdoor and recreational
opportunities. It offers a great quality of life with a reasonable
cost of living without a state income tax. Florida continues to be
a magnet for new residents each year.
The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida
FSDB is a state of Florida agency and a major employer in St.
Johns County. Working for the state of Florida is more than a
paycheck. The state's total compensation package for our SES and
Career Service employees features a highly competitive set of
- Annual and sick leave
- Holiday leave-nine days per year
- Personal holiday-one day per year
- State group insurance-health, dental, vision, life, and
supplemental coverage options
- Retirement plan options-including employer contributions (for
specifics, visit www.myfrs.com)
- Flexible spending accounts
- Tuition waivers
- And more!
For specific details, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com
12-month position: $21,112.00 - $24,112.00 annually (paid
biweekly over 26-pays). Position is eligible for additional $1.00
per hour due to majority of shift being between 5:00pm - 6:00am.
Pay additive is dependent on agency funding. This range is
inclusive of verified experience and education
Monday - Thursday 1:00pm to 9:30 pm; Friday 11:30am to 8:00
Your Specific Responsibilities
This position is required to perform a wide variety of custodial
tasks associated with day-to-day housekeeping in an academic and
residential school environment. Sweeps, vacuums, mops floors and
carpets. Disposes of waste paper and other refuse to outside
dumpsters. Washes walls, windows, window screens, blinds and waste
receptacles, dusts all horizontal surfaces. Cleans and polishes
furniture and stainless steel. Dust and clean light fixtures and
air vents. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms to include: toilets,
stall partitions, walls, floors, showers and all related fixtures.
Keeps buildings stocked with needed supplies. Spot clean carpets as
needed. Assists with special project cleaning as assigned. Reports
building damage and repair needs to supervisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to perform all normal housekeeping functions. Knowledge
and ability in the use of cleaning chemicals on various kinds of
surfaces. Knowledge and skills in cleaning procedures and
techniques. Ability to operate various types of housekeeping
equipment to include: brooms, mops, vacuums, brushes and carpet
shampooers. Ability to follow and perform prepared daily work
schedule. Ability to maintain and re-supply a custodial closet.
Ability to read container labels (i.e. warnings, cautions, etc.).
Ability to communicate and work effectively with supervisor,
co-workers, staff and students. Ability to walk, bend and climb
stairs a considerable amount of the day. Ability to lift up to 40
pounds with assistance to remove refuse from buildings and place in
dumpsters. Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible
amount of work constantly to move objects.
Sign Language Requirements
Applicants who are selected for hire are encouraged to learn
sign language. Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the
Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.
Basic knowledge of Floor Finishing
An attached resume is not a substitute for the information
required on the application. It is the responsibility of all
applicants to keep their application current.
All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to
contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.
Applications accepted through People First only.
To access additional information please log on to https://jobs.myflorida.com/joblist.html
and in Keywords enter 48008214
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
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: Jacksonville