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Job Posting: Custodian / Facilities Assistant (Full-Time)

First United Methodist Church of Sarasota is a dynamic and growing church with an immediate need for a Custodian / Facilities Assistant.  The primary responsibilities include all phases of cleaning and maintenance and facility set-up/take-down for special events.  Multi-tasking will be a regular part of your job and you will be interacting with a wide audience, including the pastor, church staff, volunteers, members, visitors, and the general public.  A positive and professional attitude and a willingness to provide a superior level of service to everyone you encounter is essential.  

This position requires working a non-traditional work schedule, primarily evenings and weekends.  The starting salary for this position is $13/hour.  As a full-time employee, you will be eligible to receive our extensive benefit package that  includes: 100% employer paid health insurance, dental insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, $25k in life insurance, participation in our Employee Assistance Program, ten paid vacation days, ten paid holidays, and sick time.  

Previous custodial experience, especially in a church setting, is desirable though not required.  To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Paul Anacki at:  You may call Paul at 941 955 0935 if you have questions.  All applicants are subject to an extensive background check.

On-Call / Special Event Custodian

First Church, a vibrant and growing church located in downtown Sarasota, seeks an on-call / special event custodian.  There are three main duties of this position:

1)      Set up and clean up after special events that are held at our church

2)      Substitute for our two full-time custodians when they are on vacation

3)      Occasional special projects, depending on applicants abilities.  Special projects may include painting a room, cleaning carpeting, washing windows, etc.

The number of hours and times needed will vary, so extreme flexibility is required.  The church will typically be able to provide advance notice of the hours needed so that you may schedule accordingly.  Please note that the need for help with be sporadic.  This position is NOT ideal for someone seeking steady employment; it is more suitable for someone looking to supplement their income with occasional work.   

Qualifications: Prior custodial experience is helpful but not required.  We seek someone who will represent the church in a professional manner and who will provide exceptional treatment to our members and guests. 

Rate of Pay: $10 – $12 per hour, depending on experience

Click the link here to download First Church job application,

Please email application to Paul Anacki at
or mail to: 104 S. Pineapple Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Attention Paul Anacki

All applicants will receive a verbal or written response.

Click the link here to download Early Care Center job application

Please email application to Sue Loncaric at
or mail to: 104 S. Pineapple Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Attention Sue Loncaric