Custodial Supervisor - Evenings (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 working supervisor managing and supervising the night shift custodial workers at the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art Complex. Coordinates with the Assistant Director of Custodial & Maintenance and day shift supervisor to ensure continuity of operations, proper scheduling, and inventory.

Coordinates and distributes workload for the evening shift custodial workers, including coordinating coverage for special events. Responds to and assists with emergency custodial needs. Generates and responds to emails and work orders via online work order system. Updates work orders at least once per day regarding progress or completion of work order assignments.

Inspects buildings for cleanliness, sanitation, safety, and repair. Ensures standard safety practices are followed by employees such as biohazard cleanup and handling of cleaning chemicals. Mixes chemicals for the custodial crew. Drives custodial golf carts to traverse the 66 acre campus to deliver supplies and carry equipment.

As a working supervisor, the incumbent assists as needed with cleaning and sanitizing public and employee restrooms throughout the Sarasota Campus Complex, washing down restroom walls, and restocking supplies. Additionally, the incumbent assists as needed with vacuuming, dusting, polishing, dust-mopping, removing trash, mopping offices and public areas, and cleaning blinds in offices. As needed, the incumbent will assist with stripping, mopping, spray buffing, and finishing a variety of different floor surfaces through the Sarasota Campus Complex. Performs custodial maintenance projects. Cleans areas as designated after special events.

Works collaboratively with the day shift supervisor to ensure continuity of operations, proper scheduling, and inventory.

Assists with hiring, coaching, and terminating employees and making recommendations regarding employment status. Monitors and approves leave usage and time worked for evening shift. Conducts training for new employees and develops and maintains the specific training for all custodial employees. Prepares performance evaluations. Other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalency and two years’ experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years. Relevant training may substitute for experience.

Valid Florida driver's license or the ability to obtain prior to hire.

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

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to train and supervise employees.

Knowledge of applicable computer applications (such as Microsoft Outlook) and basic computer functions. Ability to learn applicable computer programs such as FacilityDude.

Knowledge of the practices and procedures of custodial work with attention to detail, as well as the ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.


Previous supervisory experience

Experience with FacilityDude system.

Experience working in similar environments.

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

Up to $35k + Florida state benefits available.  (

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.


While the primary working hours for this position are between 4:30 PM and 1:30 AM (with a one hour meal period) Sunday through Thursday, the incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule including days, 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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