Nassau County, FL
November 1, 2023
Job Type



Performs a variety of housekeeping, limited repair, and exterior cleaning duties in the maintenance of County buildings, and facilities. Follows direction of and reports to the Custodial Foreman. Works a forty (40) hour week. May require overtime.

Examples of Duties

  • Sweeps, strips, mops, and vacuums floor surfaces.
  • Seals and buffs tile and wood floors.
  • Cleans walls, woodwork, light fixtures, changes and empties trash receptacles.
  • Cleans restrooms.
  • Replaces bottled water containers in dispensers as required.
  • Moves furniture, prepares rooms for scheduled programs and activities, and cleans up after scheduled events.
  • Assists in making repairs to custodial and janitorial equipment; replaces light bulbs and fluorescent tubes as necessary.
  • Secures assigned buildings at the end of the workday, locks doors, and activates security systems.
  • Completes all written documentation related to job functions.

(These Major job duties are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees will be required to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required.)

Typical Qualifications

Graduation from high school or a General Equivalency Diploma unless exempt as provided under Article 25.9. Two (2) years related experience in custodial work including operation of floor buffing equipment or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. Valid driver's license. Prior to application. Incumbent will be required to pass NCSO Level 2 security clearance.

Supplemental Information

  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and the effective use of buffing and other cleaning equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Use and maintain a variety of hand and power tools that are necessary to perform custodial duties.
  • Understand, apply safety and instruct others regarding safety rules.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees.
  • Give and receive information relating to Building Maintenance and repair needs.


  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: On ladders, on steps or on the ground for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, at times for long distances.
  • Lifting: Raising: Objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Lifting over 50 pounds.
  • Grasping: Picking, pinching, and/or manipulating small objects in confined spaces.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken.


  • Work is performed in various locations, both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to heat, dirt, dust, grime, fumes, cold and wet adverse climatic conditions. Noise or vibration from machinery.


Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will continue to be received until the listed closing date or the position is filled, whichever is earliest. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.

Nassau County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Nassau County values the service veterans and their family members have given to our country and that the County supports the hiring of returning service members, military spouses, and their family members as such this position is eligible for Veterans' Preference in accordance with applicable laws.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, environmental conditions, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. This position may be required to work in a safety sensitive capacity at any time based on emergency declaration or other operational need. Nassau County reserves the right to edit or re-write this job description at any time.

An organization is only as good as the people it employs. To attract and retain the best team possible, theNassau County Board of County Commissionersoffers a competitive benefit program. We believe that if we expect our employees to support the County, we must first support the health and financial well-being of our employees and their families, now and as they plan for their future.

This position is a Local 630 covered position and therefore is bound by the terms and conditions contained in the current collective bargaining agreement, which can be found here.

BOCC-Contributed Benefits

  • Medical & Prescription Drugs Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions with a Qualified Plan
  • Florida Retirement System
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • $10,000 in Life & AD&D Employee Coverage

Optional Benefits

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Supplemental & Dependent Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Benefits Offered By Aflac and/or Colonial
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Program
  • Roth IRA

NOTE: For detailed information regarding available benefits click here.

FLORIDA RETIREMENT SYSTEM (FRS)The Florida Retirement System is a retirement plan designed to provide an income to a vested employee and his/her family when the employee retires, becomes partially or totally disabled, or dies prior to retirement. A defined benefit or defined contribution option may be chosen by the employee. Employees are required to contribute 3% of their salary per Florida Statute.

TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMThe County may provide tuition assistance to cover the cost of tuition and books to County employees requesting tuition reimbursement for courses at an accredited college or university which are applicable to the employee's field of work and/or are of such nature to directly prepare employees for positions of greater responsibility within the County. Contact the Human Resources Office for additional details.

HOLIDAYSThe following, as well as any other days the BOCC may declare, are designated as official holidays for County Employees:

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
The Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

PTO LEAVE All full-time employees shall accrue Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave in accordance with the following formula:

Years of Employment Hours Per Year
0 through the end of the 4th year 140
5 years through the end of the 10th year 160
11 years through the end of the 15th year 180
16 years and over 200

For additional information please review the current collective bargaining agreement between Nassau County Board of County Commissioners and the Northeast Florida Public Employee's Local 630, L.I.U.N.A found here and/or *Nassau County's Policies and Procedures found here.

* Contract covered positions will continue under those terms and conditions, except in such instances where that agreement does not address an issue contained in the Policies & Procedures. In such instances employees will continue under the terms and conditions contained within the Policies & Procedures.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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