Job Title:                     Weekend Custodian

Reports to:                 Custodian Lead

Full or Part Time:       Part-time: Saturday, Sunday

Exemption Status:     Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:           None

Approved By:             Human Resources, Properties, Finance

Date:                           January 7, 2018


Job Summary

Provide clean, functional, well maintained buildings and grounds across multiple locations. Serve to make the people who use our buildings and grounds feel at home and welcome.


Essential Duties

1.         Clean all building areas by vacuuming, washing floors, dusting, and other tasks, including occasionally washing windows.

2.         Remove trash, inside and outside the buildings; and, process recyclable materials.

3.         Re-stock bathrooms and kitchens (e.g., toilet paper, paper towels, soap).

4.         Perform set-up and tear-down for church events (e.g., tables, chairs, curtains, AV).

5.         Clean kitchens (ovens, cupboards, refrigerators, and freezers), including washing and putting away dishes.

6.         Open and/or lock-up buildings.

7.         Perform snow and ice removal including shoveling, blowing, plowing, and salting.

8.         Perform light duty maintenance as necessary (e.g., small repairs, unclog drains).

9.         Report breakdowns or problems to the Head Custodian or Head of Maintenance and Grounds.

10.     Work Friday through Sunday and holidays, including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and Easter Sunday.


Non-Essential Duties

Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • At least one year of demonstrated success in same or comparable position
  • Demonstrated success with helping people and being of service

Computer Skills

  • Basic level of proficiency in computer skills including Word, email, desktop software applications, and mobile applications.

Work Skills

  •  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions provided in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to communicate in person, by email, and over the phone
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
  • Work independently without supervision

Other Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Successfully pass background check and drug testing
  • Have one’s own vehicle to get to, from, and between all church properties


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, sit, reach with and use hands, kneel, move about, hear, and speak.

·         Ability to spend most of the work-day standing, lifting, and walking.

·         Ability to lift up to 75 pounds and move heavier materials using appropriate equipment.

·         Ability to work using ladders, scaffolding, mechanical lifts, church machinery and vehicles.

·         Noise level may be high when operating power equipment.

·         May be required to work in restricted spaces to include crawling and/or climbing as working at heights.

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

·         Ability to see, hear and smell in order to detect problems associated with mechanical, chemical, and other hazards that may affect personal and public safety.

·         Employee is required to properly use such safety equipment as is appropriate to the work to prevent injury to self or others.

·         Ability to communicate in person, by email, and over the phone.

·         Ability to use computer equipment to complete reports, generate service orders, maintain inventories, etc.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions, in cold, hot, dry, wet and/or humid conditions. Exposure to noise, cleaning chemicals, fumes, gases/odors, and caustic chemicals is routine. It may be expected that the individual could be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials or illnesses during the course of their duties.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  The requirements listed above are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job according to specific department and group requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.