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Custodial Worker
Title:Custodial Worker
Job Type:Full-Time


Job Title: Custodial Worker

Job Code: 0708

Department: Maintenance

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Reports to: Shift Supervisor


Manual work involving the custodial care of public buildings and premises. Employee performs cleaning and minor maintenance work in public buildings. Primary responsibility is for the use of proper methods and materials in cleaning and otherwise caring for buildings and equipment. Employee works under close supervision and follows a well-established routine.


(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)


Scrubs, mops, waxes, and polishes floors. Dusts and polishes furniture. Washes windows, woodwork, and fixtures. Cleans and maintains facility restrooms. Vacuums carpeted areas. Performs related cleaning as required.


Moves office furniture and equipment. Replaces burned out light bulbs, replenishes restroom supplies, and assists in making simple repairs to buildings and equipment as required.


Sweeps and cleans walkways, mows lawns, rakes leaves, and generally assists in keeping outside premises in an orderly condition.


  1. Education and Experience

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: Completion of the ninth grade of school, and some experience in related work.

  1. Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

Some knowledge of materials, methods and equipment used in janitorial work. Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions. Physical strength and ability to push, pull, and lift various pieces of equipment and furniture up to a weight of 75 pounds., and to perform a variety of routine manual tasks in the care, cleaning and limited maintenance of buildings and equipment. Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.

  1. Physical Requirements

Must pass pre-employment drug screen and physical examination.

  1. Certifications or Licenses Required

Must have a valid Alabama Drivers license.

$22,817.60 annually

Full-Time Employee Benefits Summary

Healthcare Insurance: Blue Cross of Alabama administered through the Local Government Health Insurance Plan (LGHIP).

Coverage Type

Employee's Premium

County's Contribution

Single Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 46.00

$ 179.00

Family Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 93.50

$ 455.00

Dental Coverage: Dental coverage is included with LGHIP through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. LGHIP manages dental costs and provides enhanced dental benefits using negotiated discounts with in-network dentists. To locate in-network dentists go to Assuming the services are covered you will normally only be responsible for out of pocket.

Life Insurance: Madison County provides $25,000 in life, $25,000 in accidental death and dismemberment and $25,000 line of duty insurance to eligible employees in certified positions.

Employee Retirement Plans: Employees are required to participate in the Employees Retirement System, which is administered through the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA).Employees participate at one of the following levels:

Tier 1: An employee who had service credit in RSA prior to January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 5% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 10.89%.

Tier 2: An employee who was hired on or after January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 6% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 8.42%.

*Contribution percentage is set by the Retirement Systems of Alabama and changes annually.

Employee Clinic: Madison County employees and dependents over age 12 may use the Employee Health Clinic for the low co-pay of $15.00 per visit. To be eligible to use the clinic, the employee and dependent must be enrolled in Madison County’s health insurance plan as their primary coverage.

Voluntary Plans are also available:
*Additional life Insurance for employee and dependents
*Flex spending accounts (healthcare and childcare)
*Vision insurance
*College Counts

Holidays, Annual Leave and Sick Leave:
*Minimum of 10 holidays per calendar year
*Accrue 8 hours of annual leave and 8 hours of sick leave per month

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