Job Title: Facility Service Worker

Reports to:Custodial Area Specialist
Job Group:School-Related Personnel


Job Code:5045
Salary Schedule:PG02


Under limited supervision, responsible for performing custodial and general maintenance work to maintain the overall cleanliness, sanitation, security, safety, and maintenance of the assigned facility, buildings, grounds, and equipment while operating in accordance with prescribed safety precautions and guidelines. This includes making skilled repairs and performing related work as required, to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including district policies and guidelines, and union contracts.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Perform custodial work to clean, sanitize, maintain, and provide for the general upkeep of building facilities and grounds.
  2. Perform semi-skilled and skilled building and equipment repair work including, but not limited to, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, landscaping, irrigation, fencing, custodial equipment.
  3. Plan and carry out a preventative maintenance program for the school buildings and grounds.
  4. Maintain and organize operational records for all facility/site systems.
  5. Purchase and maintain inventory as necessary using approved purchase order procedures for equipment, supplies and services needed to maintain the facility or site.
  6. Ensure appropriate measures are taken to control and reduce energy and water usage, and reduce solid waste receptacle capacities by increasing recycling efforts.
  7. Oversee and maintain an efficient floor care program.
  8. Maintain integrity and accountability of safety equipment, chemical handling, and chemical storage through compliance with all federal, state, local regulations, and district policies and procedures.
  9. Accept and sign for deliveries made to the school or worksite.
  10. Attend mandatory trainings, meetings and learning opportunities to remain current in skills, knowledge, and certifications.
  11. Maintain safe and secure facilities according to established guidelines and in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Working knowledge of custodial operations including, but not limited to, chemical usage/safety, custodial equipment, preventative-minor maintenance practices and repair, proper cleaning methods, and State Requirements for Educational Facilities (SREF).
  • Advanced skills and safety knowledge in the areas of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, landscaping, fire/life safety and other trade skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work flexible hours when necessary for the efficient operation of the department and work sites.
  • Ability to attend professional development training classes required for this position
  • Functional skills in reading, writing and basic mathematics.
  • New hires must meet physical requirements of Post Offer Employment Testing (POET); current employees are not required to have this screening.



  • Master Custodian Certification or equivalent verified experience in the field
  • Must maintain all licenses and certifications necessary for this position as a condition of continued employment


  • Knowledge of applicable school board policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Experience in one or more building trades
  • Knowledge of Florida Inventory of School Houses (F.I.S.H.) and Asbestos reports
  • Experience/Certifications in First Aid/CPR
  • Experience in Advanced Landscape Care and Design/IPM




Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Cold: The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures are below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Heat: The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures are above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Noise: The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

Vibration: The worker is subject to vibration. There is exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

Hazards: The worker is subject to hazards. This includes a variety of physical conditions, such s proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places and exposure to high heat or chemicals.

Atmospheric Conditions: The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions affect the respiratory systems or the skin: fumes, odors, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

Oils: The worker is subject to oils. There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


  • Custodial equipment, hand-held cleaning and power tools, gages and electronic testers, ladders and scaffolding, lawn care equipment, furniture moving equipment, pallet jacks, dollies and other loading dock equipment, golf carts and utility vehicles, HVAC equipment, electrical panels, emergency generators, and general office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Facility Service Worker;   EST: June 19, 2001;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: June 19, 2001