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DVCC Church Custodian Job Description 

Part-Time Position - 10 hours/week

Delaware Valley Christian Church is looking for a proactive, efficient church custodian who possesses an understanding of proper cleaning methods and a respect for the religious and cultural beliefs of others. The church custodian will ensure that all publicly accessible areas of the church are clean and ready for other staff members and the congregation to use. You will make minor repairs, change light bulbs, vacuum, sweep, and scrub floors, sanitize surfaces, and restock items, such as toilet paper, paper towels, and other supplies. Through acquired knowledge of the building, you will inspect and observe for any unanticipated building issues (e.g., leaks, ceiling discoloration, cracks, damage to the outside of the building, etc.) and report these issues to church staff.  You may also maintain supply inventory, advise staff of the need to purchase, and assist with preparations for events, such as weddings or funerals.

To be a successful church custodian, you should be observant, respectful, motivated, and committed to providing church members, visitors, and staff with a clean, orderly place to worship and congregate. You should also be knowledgeable about proper chemical handling and cleaning techniques and have the ability to make basic repairs, including plumbing and electrical work.

Church Custodian Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining clean church facilities by performing weekly duties and daily spot cleaning in all public areas of the building, including bathrooms, auditorium, fellowship hall,  kitchens, classrooms, and meeting rooms.

  • Working with 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 and restocking bathrooms, and making minor repairs.

  • Inspecting the interior and exterior of the building periodically to discover any larger issues that may result (e.g., leakage, storm damage, water damage, etc.) in order to permit the staff to arrange for repairs.

  • Organize the maintenance closet and shed.

  • Assisting with event preparations and clean-up.

  • Taking inventory of cleaners and other supplies and submitting requests when items need to be replenished.

  • Interacting with church staff and visitors in a respectful, positive manner.

If you are interested in applying for this position, contact

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