We are currently looking to fill a part-time custodial position. This position involves general cleaning of the church building and surrounding grounds. The job is a 14 hour/week position with those hours being flexible. Pay is also flexible depending on experience with a range from $15-$18 per hour depending on experience.

Job Description – Custodian/Maintenance

Purpose: To assist Forest Hills Church to be the visible love of Jesus Christ in our communities by keeping the interior and exterior of the church neat, clean and orderly.

Line of Authority:The custodian/maintenance person functions in the outlined role at the direction of (in order):

  1. Senior Pastor
  2. Trustee Lead
  3. SPR Lead


  1. A self-starter, able to see tasks that need to be done and do them
  2. An aptitude for organization
  3. Physical and mental ability to operate custodial/maintenance equipment
  4. Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  5. Must agree to a criminal background check as defined by church policy
  6. Previous custodial experience (preferred in a church setting)

Job Responsibilities:


  1. Clean sanctuary once per week for Sunday including the front area (vacuum, dust, clear cobwebs, carpet stains, etc.)
  2. Clean sanctuary for all special services (Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Weddings, Funerals, etc.)
  3. If asked, help with wedding set-up and clean-up.
  4. Vacuum pews monthly. Check for stains weekly and clean when noted.


  1. Clean and sanitize bathrooms a minimum of once per week. Replace toilet paper, paper towels and other supplies as needed.
  2. Following Sunday service, bathrooms need to be checked for cleanliness. This task may be assigned to another person upon full agreement.


  1. Minimum of once per week: sweep and mop floors, sanitize counter surfaces.
  2. After use of these areas, check for cleanliness
  3. Help with table and chair set-up when requested
  4. Clean windows twice each year


  1. Clean lobby once per week and for special services and events. Community Care will vacuum on the Saturdays they use the church.
  2. Clean entry doors and all door windows weekly.
  3. Clean air lock weekly including dusting, sweeping, vacuuming or mopping as needed.
  4. Vacuum all carpet area weekly and clean any rug stains
  5. Clean offices and stairway weekly including dusting, vacuuming and cobweb removal.
  6. Empty trash cans as needed and bring trash and recycling to outdoor bins.
  7. Water plants weekly as needed.
  8. Use initiative with tasks such as addressing floor and carpet stains, dusting and cleaning areas not serviced regularly, washing windows, etc.


  1. Be available to open and close church for evening/special events.
  2. Be available for light snow removal around church building.
  3. Maintain the appearance of the outside landscaping by picking up trash, etc.
  4. Paint if needed and agreed to.
  5. Perform general repairs.
  6. Report list of supplies needed to office.
  7. The custodian person is a member of staff and may attend staff meetings if needed.


  1. Perform additional sanitizing of building as needed.
  2. Extra tasks may be requested as needs arise.


  1. Hours are expected to average 14 hours per week over the year with an additional 40 hours of flex time to be used as needed and agreed upon (i.e. for snow removal)
  2. This position will be paid twice per month, on the 15th and last day of each month based on the hourly rate.
  3. This position includes regular custodial work.
Applicant requirements: Please submit a letter of interest in the position, work experience, and any other relevant information you believe we should know. Please provide your contact information including phone number and email address.
The deadline for applying for this position is September 12, 2020.