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Hillsborough County Government

Head Custodian (#HDCUSTCSBC) CSBC
$10.00-$16.34 Hourly / $1,733.33-$2,832.27 Monthly / $20,800.00-$33,987.20 Yearly


Performs inspections and custodial duties at County facilities and grounds. Serves in a lead-worker capacity to assigned custodians.


Completion of sixth grade; and
One or more years of experience in custodial duties.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below. 


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Knowledge of cleaning supplies, products, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures in use of cleaning supplies, products, and equipment.
  • Ability to provide effective guidance, training, and direction to other custodians.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to effectively work with others.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records, logs, lists, and reports.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in-writing.
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move supplies, equipment, and furniture.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Inspects facilities and grounds for custodial related needs such as, cleaning, repairs, maintenance, and supplies.
  • Inspects work of assigned custodians, and provides lead-worker guidance, training, and direction, as needed.
  • Dusts, polishes, moves, and arranges furniture.
  • Sweeps, mops, waxes, and polishes floors.
  • Cleans and washes windows and mirrors.
  • Cleans restrooms, and replaces supplies.
  • Empties garbage cans and wastebaskets.
  • Performs minor repairs and maintenance of cleaning equipment.
  • Reports requirement for major repairs, adjustments, or replacements.
  • Inventories, orders, and replenishes paper products, cleaning supplies and related equipment.
  • Opens and secures facilities, common areas, and grounds, as directed.
  • Performs other related duties, as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.