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Custodian Job Description

Erb Street Mennonite Church is seeking a Custodian.

The Custodian is part of the Ministry Team at Erb Street Mennonite Church.  The primary task of the Custodian is the maintenance of the church facility and property consistent with the needs of the Ministries, Committees and congregation with direction from Property and Facilities Committee.


The Custodian is accountable to the congregation through Church Council, working with the Personnel Committee for covenant of understanding, hiring, termination, and performance reviews, and relating closely with Property and Facilities Committee. Reports to the Lead Pastor for day to day operation, for guidance regarding tasks, task priorities, and negotiating vacation and time off. The Lead Pastor will provide supervision and support on an ongoing regular basis.


  • clean all areas of the church (mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning surfaces, etc.)
  • restock consumable items (e.g. paper towels, etc)
  • garbage and recycling management
  • winter maintenance of grounds
  • Stack and set up chairs and tables as needed
  • Notify Property & Facilities of concerns/malfunctions, i.e. dishwasher, water leaks, toilets, etc.
  • attend monthly Church staff meetings
  • Responsibilities may vary depending on functions happening at the church

Notes: Typically this would be about 15 hours per week. During the pandemic, it is assumed that the cleaning schedule is much more dynamic, possibly resulting in less work during early stages of re-opening since not everything is being used.


  • problem solving skills
  • basic literacy skills
  • must be able to lift 45 lbs
  • must be able to maintain balance on a ladder while reaching upwards

Start date: July 6th

Deadline for applications May 28th

Please submit all applications to personnel @  While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Custodian will provide a current police record check.

Erb Street Mennonite Church is a welcoming and inclusive community of diverse persons each contributing uniquely to our common purpose of following Jesus Christ.