Museum Housekeeper - Day Shift (Friday-Tuesday) - Sarasota, FL

John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Job Description


The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida. For more about the Ringling, please see the "Other Information" section.


Serves as a member of the General Museum Housekeeping Team. Performs custodial tasks such as:

Cleans and sanitizes all public spaces and restrooms throughout the Sarasota Campus Complex during the day.

Restocks tissue, towels, and hand soap supplies.

Completes assigned daily tasks in campus venue to include prepare the campus to open, cleaning glass, dusting, sweeping, mopping, and emptying wastebaskets. Respond to service calls. Clean special event areas as needed: clearing refuse and using appropriate tools to remove stains and scrub hard surfaces as needed.

Complete assigned work orders and stock custodial closets according to supply request sheets or as needed.

Drives custodial golf carts to traverse the 66 acre campus to deliver supplies and carry equipment. Clear trash from Sarasota Campus Complex grounds and clean exterior surfaces.  Empty and transport recycling.

Performs custodial maintenance projects and other duties as assigned.


Completion of 9th grade education or higher.

Possession of a valid Florida driver's license or the ability to obtain prior to hire.

Ability to meet physical requirements as determined by position, to include: moving objects up to 45 lbs, working with chemicals, climbing and descending stairs, and standing and walking for extended periods.

Knowledge of the practices and procedures of custodial work.

Knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work.

Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.


Previous experience with floor buffers, carpet shampooers, Kaivac cleaning system, and riding and/or walk behind floor scrubbers.

Previous experience working in similar environments.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Other Information

The Ringling is a preeminent center for the arts, history, performance, and learning that is dedicated to bringing the past and contemporary culture to life through extraordinary visitor experiences. From its inception, The Ringling has joined the diverse visual traditions and theatrical spectacle of yesterday with the genre-defying global practitioners of today. A place of exploration, discovery and respite, The Ringling’s campus in Sarasota, Florida—which includes the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, a historic home, an 18th-century theater and bayfront gardens—is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Art Museum of Florida and part of Florida State University, The Ringling fulfills an important educational mission. The Ringling offers formal and informal programs of study serving as a major resource for students, scholars and lifelong learners of every age across the region, country, and around the world. For more information, please visit

Contact Info

For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or

Anticipated Salary Range

Anticipated Salary Range is up to $24,000.00 per year + Florida state benefits.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.


While the primary working hours for this position are between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM Friday through Tuesday, the incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and special events.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:
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