Maintenance and Custodian

Cleaning & Facilities Full Time

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Parish Maintenance and Custodian

Position summary:
Provides routine and preventative maintenance and upkeep for parish/school buildings and grounds including: semi-skilled carpentry, simple plumbing and electrical work, painting and other minor repair work. Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems. Conducts preventative maintenance inspections and performs required maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, and filter changes. Grounds work includes mowing, pruning and ice & snow removal with grounds equipment.

Performs daily and as-needed custodial work in the parish/school buildings including: daily trash removal; daily cleaning of classrooms, school offices, and cafeteria; as-needed cleaning of Church and parish office; as-needed cleaning of spills, vomit, etc. in school.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Cleans school, church and other parish buildings. Mops and vacuums floors, cleans bathrooms, washes windows and performs other cleaning activities as-needed

Maintains grounds: mows, waters and edges lawns; performs snow removal with hand shovels and puts down salt/ice melt on walkways; blows walkways, weeds, prunes and rakes as-needed on a seasonal basis

Performs minor maintenance of the school, rectory, church, and/or other Parish buildings

Provides other general assistance as needed through set-up of tables and chairs in facilities, as-requested

Hauling and moving items and picking up parts or other equipment as-requested by staff

Collects and disposes of trash and garbage

Reports cleaning and grounds maintenance inventory needs to Pastor

Maintains an inventory of supplies for lighting and cleaning and orders supplies as-needed

Deep-cleans school classrooms and strips/waxes school floors in summer

Knowledge & Experience Requirements

Position requires knowledge of and experience with light carpentry work

Minor repair work on the facilities, as needed

Some janitorial experience preferred

Position requires frequent evenings and/or weekend hours

Frequent lifting, ability to lift 50 pounds

Exposure to climate changes and temperatures

Knowledge and use of industrial strength cleaning chemicals

Standing for long periods

Climbing ladders

On-call availability for emergencies

Skills & Attitudes Required for Success in Job:
1.Able to maintain confidentiality

2.Ability to provide own transportation for job-related responsibilities

3.Able to seek out, identify, and address maintenance issues/needs

Relationship Requirements:
1.Reports to the Pastor

2.Must be able to work with Pastor and Principal

3.Must have ability to perform outlined tasks with minimum supervision and be self-motivated

Resources for which accountable:
Responsible for supplies and equipment used to perform work

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