JOB TITLE: Church Custodian
Job Purpose/Statement: The job of "Church Custodian" is done for the purpose of maintaining an attractive, sanitary, and safe facility; providing arrangements for church activities, community meetings and events; minimizing property damage through preventative maintenance; and ensuring that job related responsibilities are completed in a timely manner.
Essential Job Functions:
*Cleans church facilities on a weekly basis (classrooms, offices, narthex, sanctuary, sacristy, kitchen, gymnasium, restrooms, grounds, etc) for the purpose of providing a safe, sanitary, and attractive environment.
*Arranges furnishings and equipment for the purpose of preparing the building for special events (weddings, funerals, dinners, community meetings, etc.).
*Regulates heat/ventilation systems to provide temperatures and air circulation appropriate to the season and to ensure economical use of energy sources.
*Orders supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring that items needed to properly maintain the facility are available in a timely manner in consultation with Church Administrator.
*Evaluates maintenance needs of the building and works with the facilities committee and church council to develop and implement plans to meet daily and long-term maintenance requirements.
*Consults with the office staff on any situations requiring an absence from the building or regular work schedule in order to ensure that building needs can be met.
*Reports to the facilities committee chair and/or administrative assistant any needed repairs and damage to church property for the purpose of maintaining an attractive, safe, and sanitary facility.
*WISHA: monthly check of emergency exits, lighting and fire extinguishers
Other Job Functions:
*Delivers various materials to appropriate locations within the building.
*Develops an annual cleaning/maintenance schedule for the purpose of ensuring that windows, floors, walls are "deep-cleaned" on a regular basis including parking lots and entrance areas.
*Performs various repairs, as able, throughout the building to ensure proper operation of various building systems. . Replace light bulbs or filters etc.
*Interacts appropriately with other staff members and the public in order to ensure positive work environment.
*Works irregular hours in order to provide custodial support for a variety of church and community activities.
*Assists other building personnel and the public as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work.
*Performs other duties as may be assigned for the purpose of maintaining a safe, sanitary and attractive facility.
Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:
*Skills to use cleaning agents; supplies and equipment; perform basic math to calculate dilution of cleaning agents.
*Knowledge of methods for safe use/storage/skill response of cleaning materials, chemicals, etc., use of equipment and other supplies, safe work practices.
*Abilities to stand for prolonged periods of time, provide and follow oral and written instructions, adhere to safe work practices, work independently with minimal supervision, perform general maintenance tasks in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc., adjust to flexible assignments often with short notice,, and communicate in a positive and productive manner with staff and the public. Significant physical abilities include lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, reaching. Handling, and near and far visual acuity.
*Pay shall be on an agreed hourly basis. Immanuel functions will not generate extra pay, but church use by individuals/groups for funerals, memorials, weddings and other celebrations/events that generate building use fees shall go directly to the custodian when extra hours are required. i.e. If a celebration requires 6 hours set-up/ clean up during regular work hours and the custodian is paid by the "family" involved, then the custodian must make-up his regular work hours for Immanuel.
Education Required: High School diploma or equivalent
Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance.