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16 Jun 2015

Full-time Custodian

Glencairn MB Church – Posted by Richard Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Job Description



The Custodian is responsible for performing custodial duties, minor maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that church buildings and facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.


The Custodian reports to the Facilities Chairperson and cares for church facilities and equipment. Maintaining these responsibilities will help to ensure the health, safety and security of the public.


1. Clean and care for buildings and facilities in order to ensure they are maintained in a safe and healthy manner.

Main Activities:
?Clean offices, meeting chambers and recreational facilities
?Mop tile and concrete and hardwood floor areas.
?Vacuum all carpeted areas
?Dust all furniture and fixtures as required
?Wash and disinfect all washroom floors, toilets, toilet seats, hand dryers and fixtures
?Clean all mirrors
?Replenish toilet tissue and soap as needed
?Empty all waste baskets and garbage cans and putting out recycling bins and garbage on collection day
?Place garbage in outside storage bin
?Clean entrance and exit including glass, doors and hardware
?Keep outside area near exit and entrance clear of snow, cans, paper, etc
?Clean, wash and disinfect drinking fountains
?Wash all finger marks from walls, doors, hardware and glass
?Perform and/or report minor maintenance repairs including replacing light bulbs as needed
?Clean kitchen sinks and counters
?Putting up and taking down tables and chairs for meetings
?Report damages and acts of vandalism
?Wash and buff floors with floor polisher
?Wash entrance and exit floors
?Clean all vent covers and grids regularly throughout the building
?Checking all doors, windows and lights before leaving each day
?Make sure all areas are clean and presentable and washrooms fully stocked for Sunday morning service.
2. Maintain storage areas and cleaning equipment, materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner in order to ensure the safety of staff and the public

Main Activities:
?Secure storage areas
?Ensure cleaning materials and supplies are stored in a safe and orderly manner
?Maintain an adequate supply of cleaning materials and supplies
?Restock materials and supplies
?Make note of the need for equipment repairs

3. Perform other related duties as required

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
?Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
?Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
?Ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
?Be trained to operate skyjack to replace lights and ceiling tiles in the gym.

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
?Team building
?Decision making skills
?Problem solving skills
?Effective verbal and listening communications skills
?Time management skills
?Ability to work with little or no supervision

Personal Attributes

?Be honest and trustworthy
?Be respectful
?Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
?Be flexible
?Demonstrate sound work ethics
?Maintain confidentiality

The incumbent would normally attain the required knowledge and skills through related experience and completion of a Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems course. Equivalencies will be considered.


Physical Demands

The Custodial position is a physically demanding position. The incumbent must spend the entire time at work standing, walking, lifting heavy objects, operating medium weight cleaning equipment such as floor buffers, sweeping and mopping floors and moving desks and furniture. The incumbent is required to do a great deal of stretching and bending, often in awkward positions. Operating floor polishers and waxers are particularly hard on back muscles.

Environmental Conditions

The Custodian works on a daily basis with dangerous and toxic cleaning products that can be very harmful to ones health if not properly utilized. In some cases these products give off unpleasant odors. The Custodian also regularly has to clean up blood, saliva and other bodily fluids that are
unpleasant to deal with. The condition of washrooms is often unpleasant.

Sensory Demands

Many of the cleaning materials give off noxious fumes and have powerful odors. If not handled properly, the cleaning materials can cause injury, sickness and/or skin irritation and rashes.

Mental Demands

Stress can be caused by the condition of washrooms and by coming across unpleasant situations.
Work Hours and Salary
The position is full time with a 40 hour work week expected. The hours will be 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday and 5 hours of flex time with the majority likely required on Saturday afternoons. Occasionally may need to start at 8:00am to let tradespeople in.
The pay will be $16.00 per hour and benefits as provided by the MB Conference will be included.

How to Apply

Please send resume to by July 16 2015.

Job Categories: ministry support. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Ontario. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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