Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Opening: Part-Time Church Sexton/Janitor

Posted September 6, 2017. University Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time sexton/janitor. The position is for 20 hours a week (with the potential for additional hours): 4 hours daily, Monday through Friday. University Lutheran is a liberal church in Cambridge, Massachusetts, easily accessible by subway and bus.

Experience with basic maintenance helpful.

DUTIES

  • Vacuum, sweep, and mop floors, stairs, offices, and pews
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms
  • Clean sinks, countertops, microwaves, and refrigerators
  • Restock supplies in bathrooms and common areas
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners; clean receptacles as necessary
  • Dust and clean church office(s), desks, and furniture that are not cluttered
  • Clean windowsills, blinds, and windows
  • Change light bulbs as needed
  • Maintain janitor closets in a clean, organized, and safe manner
  • Set up tables/chairs for meetings and events
  • General maintenance of grounds – mowing small areas, salting and light snow shoveling
  • Notify supervisor/office of any concerns on the property
  • Other routine maintenance duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate with supervisor
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively with a team
  • Ability to work independently as needed to support the group effort
  • Basic knowledge of cleaning products or willingness to learn

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Six months or more related experience
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Reliable

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work requires routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing less than fifty pounds.

If interested, please contact Jayms Battaglia, campus and community coordinator, by email at office@unilu.org