Position Description:

Perform general cleaning and maintenance duties to maintain parish and school buildings, walkways and grounds. Responsible for keeping all equipment in a clean and functional condition.  

Specific Duties:

  • Thoroughly cleans designated areas each day, including vacuuming, dusting, bathrooms and     windows.
  • Replenishes restroom supplies before and after church and school functions.
  • Empties wastebaskets as needed.
  • Replaces light bulbs as needed.
  • Responsible for setting up and tearing down tables, chairs and equipment.
  • Professionally interacts with vendors and mechanical trade representatives.
  • Obtains supplies from our vendors as needed.
  • Makes minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing repairs and other repairs as necessary.
  • Clears snow and spreads salt at entrances and walkways.
  • Maintains record of maintenance as required as well as updates and maintains records required by law and by our insurance provider
  • Maintains Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for materials used within the Parish and School.
  • On call daily.
  • Follows all applicable safety rules and procedures.
  • Reports work accomplished verbally or on written work order as required by Pastor.
  • Uses hand tools and power tools to make minor maintenance repairs
  • Provides assistance to staff and visitors as necessary.
  • Checks building at the beginning and end of each shift. 


  • Previous custodian experience not required
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work occasionally in adverse weather conditions
  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written; excellent human relations and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interpret and complete verbal or written instructions
  • Exercises courtesy to fellow employees, parishioners and the general public
  • Must be a self-starter; well organized; perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work with a sense of priority
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Punctuality is a must at all times.   

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of every task or responsibility.

This position is available immediately and compensation will be taken into account with work background and experience. 

To apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter by September 30, 2018 by mail or e-mail to:
St. Joseph Parish
Custodian Position
PO Box 37
Pewamo, MI  48873


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