Job Opening Custodial Worker

Job Opening: Custodial Worker


The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented full-time Custodian with strong customer service skills to provide custodial services for all FSUCML facilities, including offices, housing, laboratories, classrooms, and restrooms



Primary responsibilities:

The successful candidate is expected to be a good team player with the ability to work effectively with FSU employees, vendors, and the public. This person is also expected to use good judgment when fulfilling custodial duties and making decisions, and adhere to all FSUCML safety procedures and policies. Responsible for cleaning of laboratory, classrooms, auditorium, and office building. This cleaning includes carpet cleaning, window washing, furniture polishing, cleaning of all restrooms, and emptying all trash receptacles including glass, aluminum, paper, and can recycling. Responsible for ordering inventory and disbursement of all supplies appropriate to above listed job duties. Responsible for cleaning all housing units, including four dormitory units, each fully equipped to sleep and accommodate 6 people, and a four bedroom/ two bath house. This cleaning includes all kitchen appliances, complete linen service, bathrooms, floors, and all kitchen/eating utensils (pots, pans, dishes, silverware, glasses etc.). Promotes an atmosphere of teamwork and support of the FSUCML mission to conduct scientific research. Provides assistance to other facilities staff members as needed. Provides cleaning assistance and linen service on the research vessel as needed. Other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of 9th grade education. 
  • Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.
  •  Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent.
  •  Knowledge of the practice and procedures of custodial work. 
  •  Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and organize tasks effectively to meet deadlines in a timely manner with minimal supervision. 
  •  Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position to include bending, squatting, lifting, moving objects up to 40 pounds, going up and down stairs, using ladders, and standing and walking for extended periods.
  •  Valid Florida driver’s license or the ability to obtain upon hire.

 Anticipated Salary Range –

The minimum base salary for this position is $20,880 – negotiable commensurate with education and experience. Full benefits in addition

Work Schedule:  If not otherwise specified, schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Criminal Background Check:

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

Tobacco Free Campus 

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior,owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


Equal Employment Opportunity

FSU is an AA/EEO employer. Female and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

The FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory is located in St. Teresa, Florida, about 45 miles southwest of the FSU main campus.


To Apply, Visit and search for Job 43075

Posting Title: Administrative Assistant


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To Apply, Visit and search for Job 43075

Posting Title: Administrative Assistant