Student Affairs

Custodial Specialist I

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL United States


Job no: 502289
Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades/Grounds Services, Student Development/Enrollment Services

Classification Title:

Custodial Specialist I

Job Description:

Performs routine custodial duties and minor repairs of equipment and facilities in all areas of Recreation and Wellness as required and assigned.

This position/classification may be moved at management's discretion within the SDES division to a commensurate level position as determined by the Vice President of Student Development and Enrollment Services or his/her designee.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the cleaning of all indoor facilities except those designated areas which are maintained by other departments. Cleaning and maintaining will consist of cleaning and sanitizing locker rooms and bathrooms, floor care throughout the facilities (vacuuming, shampooing, mopping, stripping, buffing, burnishing, and applying floor finish) including basketball courts. Cleaning and dusting of all furniture and fixed furnishings, furniture fabric, cleaning and dusting of window coverings, window washing, and any other items as required.

  • Responsible for the cleaning of all outdoor facilities, pools, decks, trash, cleaning Lake Claire, sidewalks, patio's, boardwalks, etc.

  • May require assisting in a variety of maintenance and miscellaneous repairs. Assist in set-ups and take-down of equipment for programs and activities as needed. This may include moving stage equipment, audio-visual equipment tables, chairs, lighting equipment, etc.

  • Performs related work as required and assigned.

UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.


Recreation and Wellness Center

Work Schedule:

Sunday - Thursday; 5:30 PM to 2:00 AM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$22,968 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of 9th grade

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates willing and able to learn to operate cleaning and maintenance equipment.

Able to fulfill physical requirements of this role, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Equipment used for this position: Cleaning equipment 95%; Gator 3%; Maintenance Tools 2%

The selected candidate for this position must be willing to get CPR/First Aid Certified.

The selected candidate for this position must be able to follow verbal/oral instructions. Must be willing and capable of learning to operate cleaning and maintenance equipment.

Some of the physical duties for this position include:
Ability to climb and work from a step ladder.
Requires repetitive stooping and bending and the ability to lift 50lbs.
May be required to lift more than 50lbs with help.

Shift hours are subject to change as work load and/or areas of responsibilities change.

Health Assessment Required:

UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Florida Clause:

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening.  Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates. 

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government.  For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Advertised:  Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close:  Eastern Daylight Time


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Varied (See Description)
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

Please Note: Applicants must apply through No paper applications, resumes, cover letters or emails will be accepted or considered for this A&P position. Cover letters, resumes, and other documents can be attached through The job number for this position is #502289.