Cafeteria and Custodial Positions

Substitute Cafeteria and Custodian Requirements

  • High School degree/GED preferred
  • Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and students
  • Candidate must possess good moral character and must pass criminal background checks.

Substitute cafeteria staff receives $10.25 per hour, and substitute custodial staff receives $12.04 per hour.

Application Process

  1. Complete an application in our Online Job Portal. All applicants MUST complete an application in the Job Portal even if you have previously completed an application in the old system. Be sure to complete all questions thoroughly and accurately. This includes all prior work history, three current/prior supervisor references, and employer questions. We will only consider complete application packages.
  2. Provide proof of education. (GED or partial High School will need to be indicated)*
  3. Provide three references using the Frederick County Substitute Reference Form. References must be provided by your most recent supervisors and reflect employment covering the last 5 years.  If you have limited or no work experience, we may accept references from professors or volunteer supervisors. 
  4. Once all information is complete and required documentation is attached, submit your application to the substitute cafeteria and custodial job posting. We will review all applications and contact those candidates who best meet our requirements to schedule their orientation. 
Submitting the application and forms required to be a substitute cafeteria and custodian does not guarantee employment. Hiring decisions will be made based on qualifications to include work history, educational background, references, and substitute needs within the school system.
*If you are unable to upload your documents, you must mail, fax, email or deliver your information with a cover letter to:

Frederick County Public Schools
Attn: Human Resources
1415 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA  22601
Fax:  540-722-3917