Custodian/Maintenance Person

at Bethany Evangelical Missionary Church (view profile)
Location Kitchener, Canada
Date Posted January 30, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Position Title: Custodian

Ministry Description: Custodial/Janitorial Duties

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all areas of the church are clean and ready for staff and members of the congregation to use. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • cleaning and sanitizing washrooms;
    • cleaning and minor repairs of all windows and doors;
    • vacuuming and cleaning of carpet;
    • setting up rooms for meetings and assisting with preparations for events such as weddings, funerals, etc.;
    • dusting and cobweb removal;
    • checking of sanctuary, including stocking pew racks weekly;
    • unlocking and locking church at specified times;
    • replacing any burned out lights;
    • taking out garbage and recycling;
    • putting in supply orders and picking them up;
    • minor repairs and painting;
    • other duties as assigned.
  • Work with office staff and Facilities team to make sure kitchen area is up to standards with Food Safety Legislation
  • Observe proper chemical handling procedures when working with cleaning agents, including wearing gloves, goggles or masks and following written or verbal instructions
  • Interact with church members and staff in a respectful, positive manner


  • be a growing, committed believer in Jesus Christ
  • high school diploma or equivalent with custodial experience is preferred
  • understanding of cleaning techniques and safety procedures
  • ability to make basic repairs, including basic plumbing and electrical work
  • capable of lifting up to 50 pounds
  • strong communication, comprehension and interpersonal skills
  • flexibility to adjust schedule to suit the needs of the church
  • motivation to work independently and prioritize workflow

Working Relationships:

Reports to: TLT Facilities Lead and Lead Pastor

Reports from: TLT Facilities and Personnel Committee

Works closely with: Pastors, staff and Facilities team


  • $17 - $19/hour for 30 – 40 hours/week (plus benefits if working full time with half paid by church, half by employee)


  • Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm or 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Capacity to work flexed hours on occasional nights and/or weekends to accommodate special events or rentals is required