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Hillsborough County Government

Head Custodian (#HDCUSTAFSC) AFSC
$9.57-$15.19 Hourly / $1,658.80-$2,632.93 Monthly / $19,905.60-$31,595.20 Yearly

Head Custodian (#HDCUSTGENC) GENC
$9.53-$15.12 Hourly / $1,651.87-$2,620.80 Monthly / $19,822.40-$31,449.60 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 year of experience in custodial duties.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related 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 the particular agency/division/department to which they are assigned, individual employees may perform all or any of the duties 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.

CLASS: HDCUSTAFSC; EST: 2/12/1998; REV: 5/16/2012;
CLASS: HDCUSTGENC; EST: 2/12/1998; REV: 5/16/2012;