Custodial Services Worker

Posted: 04/17/2022

Mote Marine Laboratory is looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep and able to work responsibility without the need of supervision. They will have great physical endurance to cover a large space. A keen eye for detail and diligence are imperative in custodial maintenance jobs. Must be able to follow directions.


  • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, dusting surfaces
  • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets
  • Wash and sanitize toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. soap)
  • Wipe mirrors and windows
  • Upkeep on aquarium indoor/outdoor spaces
  • Maintain outer premises by cleaning entrances
  • Report major damages to facilities
  • Secure facilities after operating hours by locking doors, closing windows and setting up the alarm
  • Undertake occasional custodial and janitorial tasks (sweep sidewalks, lifting heavy items, moving chairs etc.)
  • Proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness is a must
  • Very good physical condition and strength
  • High school diploma is preferred but not required
To Apply:
Interested applicants should apply on line by choosing the job “2022 Custodial Services” at or mail a single package including cover letter, resume and the contact information for three references to Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236. For best consideration, please apply before 5pm, May 27, 2022.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected category. Mote Marine Laboratory participates in E-Verify.

Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $21,000 - $40,000/year

Employer Type: Private Company

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