Facilities Attendant
Job Details
JAX - Jacksonville International Airport - Jacksonville, FL
HIgh School Diploma
$16.95 Hourly
Swing Shift



** Internal Candidates please refer to the CBA Contract for Salary Rate for Facilities Attendant position.**



Department: Facilities

Division: Operations

Reports to: Facilities Attendant Manager

Classification: Non-Exempt


The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) welcomes applications for the role of Facilities Attendant.  We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. 

Job Summary

This is service and maintenance work in performing custodial services within the Jacksonville International Airport Aviation Authority. Work requires the knowledge of work routines and procedures used in custodial work which is learned on the job. The incumbent will have contact with passengers, visitors, and employees and will require basic courtesy and tact. The custodial work is strictly routine, following specified instructions and established work routines involving similar situations. The work is performed inside where there are some risks and hazards, but they are known, predictable, and controllable. Operates cleaning equipment and uses hazardous chemicals. The physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, and bending, exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions and moving and lifting cleaning equipment and furniture weighing up to 50 pounds. The work is performed under immediate supervision where the work assignments are subject to established procedures and routines. The work requires the ability to perform shift work (day, night, and overnight) as required, as well as assist other departments with attendant or customer needs.


Essential Functions

  • Cleans, sanitizes, disinfects and deodorizes restrooms using the proper chemicals.
  • Polishes and cleans hardware.
  • Replaces toilet tissue, paper towels, and hand soap when necessary.
  • Uses power and manual equipment to clean and maintain various types of flooring, such as carpet, vinyl, laminate, wood, etc.
  • Empties heavy loads of trash from designated areas, such as restrooms, concourses, and other terminal areas.
  • Cleans spills or waste on carpeting and hard surfaces.
  • Reports any needed repairs to the Facilities Lead Attendant or Airport Operations Control Center (AOCC) as needed.
  • Cleans gate areas, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) areas, JAA, Administration Facilities, and off-site facilities, such as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Air Cargo.
  • Assists in Handling Baggage Systems (HBS) when needed.
  • Picks up or delivers supplies, parts, and equipment, as needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of standard tools, materials, and procedures used in custodial work.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with custodial work.
  • Ability to read and understand warning labels on solvent chemicals.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to make minors repairs to cleaning tools and equipment.
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical labor and duties and associated with custodial tasks.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Ability to physically move and lift cleaning equipment and furniture.
  • Ability to care for and operate various types of power and manual equipment used for cleaning , such as vacuums, ride-on or walk-behind scrubbers, floor polishers, floor waxers, accessories, etc.
  • Must possess a positive attitude, be focused on customer service, and be able to work well with others in a team environment.

Required Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent; and
  • One (1) year of custodial work experience.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge.
  • Florida Class E Driver’s License may be required and must be maintained.

Physical Demands

The physical demands consist of moving from one work location to another, standing for extended periods of time and may involve lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.