PM Museum Housekeeper (Friday-Tuesday) - Sarasota, FL

John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Job Description


This role serves as a member of the General Museum Housekeeping Team with tasks that will include:

- Strips, mops, spray buffs, and finishes a variety of different floor surfaces through the Sarasota Campus Complex. Performs custodial maintenance projects.

- Cleans and sanitizes public and employee restrooms throughout the Sarasota Campus Complex. Washes down restroom walls. Restocks supplies of tissue, towels, and hand soap.

- Vacuums, dusts, polishes, dust-mops, and mops office and public areas. Removes trash from office and public areas. Cleans blinds in offices.

- Cleans areas as designated after special events.

- Drives custodial golf carts to traverse the 66 acre campus to deliver supplies and carry equipment. Other duties as needed.


Completion of 9th grade education or higher.

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

Knowledge of and the 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, & 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 per year + Florida state benefits.

Per FSU policy, Pay Additives, incumbents are eligible to receive a 5% shift differential pay. Eligibility may be assigned when an incumbent's scheduled working hours fall within the evening (between 6 PM and 12 AM) or night shift (12 AM and 6 AM), and is subject to provisions specified in applicable collective bargaining agreements, if any.

Pay Plan

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


The primary working hours for this position are between 5:00 pm and 1:30 am, Friday through Tuesday, however incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule including days, weekends and special events based on the needs of the Ringling.

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
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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.

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