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Church Custodian
Status: Full Time position
FLSA:  Non-Exempt                     

The Church custodian …
•    is a caretaker of the church building and grounds.  
•    is available during normal business hours, when called upon, to assist as requested.
•    works closely with Church Operations to have the building prepared and ready for all internal and rental events.
•    vital to ensuring a welcoming environment for all who enter. 

Essential Functions: 
•    Maintaining clean church facilities by performing weekly duties and daily spot cleaning in all public areas of the building, including bathrooms, worship areas, childcare, kitchens, and meeting rooms.
•    Working with other maintenance team members and church staff to ensure that all areas are cleaned and stocked with necessary items.
•    Observing proper chemical handling procedures when working with cleaning agents, including wearing gloves, goggles, or masks and following written or verbal instructions.
•    Performing maintenance, such as changing light bulbs, equipment maintenance and making repairs.
•    Assisting with event preparations and clean-up, e.g., set-up, take-down and store chairs and tables as needed.
•    Monitor building safety and security, assuring doors are locked in accordance with building schedule.
•    Perform general ground maintenance (weeding, mowing, shoveling, deicing sidewalks, etc.)
•    Interacting with church staff and visitors in a respectful, positive manner.

Specific Requirements 
•    Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant it.
•    Committed to the mission and values of First Lutheran Church
•    Must be able to manage time and multiple tasks and projects.
•    Able to work collaboratively and be a team player. 
•    Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
•    Must understand calendar schedules and implications of multiple events to custodial needs and support. 
•    High school diploma or equivalent.
•    Custodial experience or training may be required.
•    Attending staff meetings.
•    Other responsibilities as deemed necessary.

Working Conditions
•    Sits, stands, bends, reaches, and moves intermittently during work.
•    Works beyond normal hours for planned functions of the church and emergencies.
•    Communicates with supervisor and other church staff, volunteers, members, and guests.
•    Is exposed to slippery conditions, odors, outside weather conditions, etc. 

•    The Church Custodian reports to the Chief Operations Officer.

Culture Shaping Behavior:
1.  Character – We recognize that accomplishing our mission requires being trustworthy, authentic, and humble
2.  Teamwork – We value working together to get things done as creative partners.
3.  Community – We choose to connect to eat, pray, and play together.
4.  Hungry – We want people with a desire to make a kingdom impact for Jesus Christ, doing whatever it takes with a sense of urgency.
5.  Healthy Conflict – We commit to addressing conflict quickly and directly. 
To apply, email your resume to Kathy Helming at