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Sarasota County Government Building Attendant Trades Worker - General Services in Sarasota, Florida


General Services

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Do you have experience with building maintenance and using handheld tools? In this role, you will help work to maintain the grounds, interior, exterior, and equipment of county-owned and operated facilities. Apply today!

  • Empty exterior trash around buildings and in parking lots.

  • Pick up, sweep, or blow debris from around county buildings and property.

  • Clean restrooms or building interiors if not under contract or require secondary cleaning due to heavy usage.

  • Perform light building maintenance work in buildings, i.e., change light bulbs, unclog toilets, paint, etc.

  • Inspect the building and report all unsafe conditions to the Supervisor.

  • Complete the required paperwork for work completed.

  • Inspect custodial Contractors' work.

  • Monitor storeroom supplies and refill when needed.

Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. *On-Call Required.

About You

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent

  • One year of experience in the applicable trade

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License at the time of hire

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of small hand tools and lawn equipment (hand blowers)

Physical Demands: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

CJIS Clearance: **The successful candidate will be subject to an extensive background check(s) as a part of the hiring process.

About Everything Else

Starting Pay Range: $17.33 (Step 1) may be higher based on experience

Our interview process could include phone interview(s), Microsoft Teams video interview(s), and/or in-person interview(s).

If you are selected to join our team, you will need to present the following items on your first day:

  1. I-9 Acceptable Documents to show your identity and authorization to work. Use this link to learn more and review the different document options:
  • If your position requires a Florida Driver’s License, this must be one of your documents. (Your Florida Driver’s License can serve as one of your documents listed in link above – List B Documents.)
  1. U.S. Social Security Card (signed, physical card). This is a requirement of our Payroll Department and failure to provide this document could jeopardize timely compensation. (Your U.S. Social Security Card can serve as one of your documents listed in link above – List C Documents.)


  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! C hoose one of three great medical plans, including one with a $0 premium option, with completed preventative visits!

  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit ( for additional information.

  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.

  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)​​

A different blend of voices prompt better conversations, choices and results for everyone. Sarasota County – Many Voices, One Team.

We celebrate and value the experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, talents and strengths that make us different.

Our vision is to attract, develop, retain and engage a talented workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and great customer service – internally and externally.

A job applicant with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in the application/selection process is requested to make known the need for an accommodation to Human Resources or appropriate county staff members. For assistance with the application, please call 941-861-5353.

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at (keywords: ADA Compliance).

Sarasota County Government is a Tobacco-Free/Drug-Free Workplace.

Do you like leaving things better than you found them? We serve the greater good! Our team is here to make Sarasota the premier community to live, work and play!

Sarasota has 37 miles of award-winning beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!

We believe in work-life balance with a generous leave plan.

“US News & World Report: Sarasota is No. 1 in Florida and No. 18 in the country for best place to live.”

We need YOU to help create wonderful experiences for residents and vacationing guests enjoying Sarasota! Apply today!