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Part-time (up to 20hrs/week) Custodian with AV Knowledge

Under general supervision, performs a variety of custodial duties to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned rooms, buildings, and related Church facilities.

Facilities use includes Sunday Worship Service, weddings, funerals, support groups, and administration.

Representative Duties
The following duties are typical for this position. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

  1. Set up the Sanctuary and reception areas by working with wedding coordinators and funeral directors.
  2. Run the sound board in the Sanctuary for events as needed.
  3. Set up multiple meeting rooms, halls for various events.
  4. Assist in trouble shooting AV needs.
  5. Assist staff, congregants, visitors/guests who need help – be flexible and listen for needs to be filled.
  6. Offer hospitality always – includes being back up for Sunday morning coffee hosting
  7. Sweep, scrub, wax floors; vacuum and clean rugs and carpets; clean restrooms; empty and clean waste receptacles.
  8. Wash and dust windows, walls, and blinds.
  9. Perform minor maintenance and repairs on equipment or buildings such as replacing light bulbs, fixing doors, or minor painting.
  10. Unlock and lock entrances to buildings; check buildings for security (could include occasional evening and weekend securing of the facility).
  11. Inspect buildings for safety, fire, and sanitary hazards.
  12. Operate a variety of electrical cleaning equipment; maintain and order custodial equipment and supplies.
  13. Perform various tasks in moving or rearranging furniture, desks and other equipment; set up room for meetings.
  14. Snow and ice removal.
  15. Lawn care.
  16. Cleaning parking lot and grounds.
  17. Other related duties as assigned.

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

  1. Methods of cleaning and preserving floors, walls and fixtures.
  2. Cleaning materials and disinfectants, equipment and tools used in custodial work.
  3. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
  4. The operation of motorized vehicles and power equipment, vacuums, floor polishers, common hand and power tools, carpentry and electrical tools, mobile radio and cell phones, ladders and step stools.

Ability to:

  1. Use tools required in custodial and minor maintenance work, including electrical cleaning equipment.
  2. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  3. Perform moderately heavy manual work.
  4. Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  5. Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.
  6. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  7. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

No experience is required. Custodial experience is desirable.

The conditions herein 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 job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in an indoor environment, exposure to dust, grease, odors, and cleaning agents; work hours may vary to minimize disruption of daily operational activities. Weekend work will be required.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability necessary for sufficient mobility to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, climb, reach and twist; regularly push, pull, lift, and/or carry light to moderately heavy objects and occasionally objects over 50 pounds; requires a sense of touch, finger dexterity, and gripping with hands and fingers; ability to operate equipment.

Pay: $10-12/hr

Interested applicants should send their application (fillable PDF) with references to Steve Lawrence, Building Manager (buildingmanager@bethel-madison.org) no later than Jan 18, 2019.

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