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Facilities Custodian


Bok Tower Gardens
1151 Tower Boulevard
Lake Wales , FL 33853
United States
Florida US

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Facilities Custodian

Bok Tower Gardens, a National Historic Landmark, is looking to fill the position of Facilities Custodian. The ideal candidate for this position will have a sense of pride in keeping the Gardens clean and secure.

The primary duty of this position is to perform custodian needs of the Gardens by monitoring all public facilities (gardens, restrooms, buildings, picnic areas, etc.) to ensure their cleanliness and presentation for the public and perform end of day security tasks. The standard workweek is Tuesday- Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Work schedule may change to cover other staff vacation time, holidays or special events.

Duties & Responsibilities 


Collect trash from all outside trash cans throughout the Gardens
Check all restrooms, stock, and clean as shown on schedule and/or needed
Sweep outside walkways of Visitor Center, Café and Gift Shop areas as needed
Clean and maintain buildings of BTG (which include: Visitor Center, Exhibit Hall, Bathrooms, Theatre, Horticulture Offices and Building, Information Booth, Annex Storage, Olmsted house, North Walk Restrooms, Discovery Center Restrooms, Discovery Center Classroom)
Sweeping, mopping, collecting trash, dusting ceilings/walls, cleaning windows/mirrors to include interior and exterior
Be visible and available to assist visitors with questions and/or problems
Monitor all public facilities (gardens, restrooms, picnic areas, etc.) to ensure their cleanliness and presentation for the public


Dependable and punctual work attendance
Strong communication, interpersonal, problem-solving skills, and multi-tasking capabilities
Ability to understand and follow basic oral and written instructions
Ability to operate standard equipment used for custodial/janitorial purposes - ladders, step stools, handcarts, vacuum cleaners, mops, brooms, etc.
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
Ability to drive golf carts safely through Gardens
Excellent internal customer service skills

Education and Experience 


High School Diploma or GED; plus minimum of one (1) year of experience in custodial/janitorial work or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience


Working hours are Tuesday- Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Some exposure to general cleaning chemicals used for janitorial purposes
Able to work outside in summer and winter climates
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, crouching, repetitive arm motions or light lifting (up to 60 lbs.)
Continuous communication and/or interaction with staff, volunteers, and visitors

***Bok Tower Gardens reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains "At-will." Qualified employees who, because of a physical or mental impairment that significantly limits a major life activity, require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position should notify their manager or Human Resources.***

Bok Tower Gardens (BTG) is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled. We base all aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

BTG participates in E-Verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.

Application Instructions 

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Full Name 
Evie Nagel