Job Opportunity:Part-time Custodian

Plainfield UMC is looking for a part-time custodian (20-29 hours/week). The custodian position is under the direct supervision of the Facility Manager and supports the needs and requests of the church staff and children’s ministries with the following duties & responsibilities.

Interior Duties

  • Vacuum all carpeted floors; clean tile floors
  • Check for proper operation of restroom facilities while keeping adequate supplies available.
  • Dust furniture, entryways, window sills, coat racks, doors, and baseboards as needed.
  • Wash windows as needed.
  • Mop kitchen floor as needed.
  • Empty wastebaskets and trash containers daily; empty recycle containers as needed.
  • Sweep staff offices once per week or as needed.
  • Keep entryways at all entrances/exits clean to prevent accidents or hazardous conditions, especially during inclement weather.
  • Mop south stairways as needed.
  • Spot clean carpets as needed.
  • Other duties as specified by the Board of Trustees/Facility Manager.

Exterior Duties

  • Sweep/clean/shovel sidewalks as needed.
  • Wash ‘door’ windows when needed.

Additional Duties

  • Report any unusual or safety-related issues that may require the attention of the Facilities Manager, Office Staff, or local authorities (Police, Fire Department) as the situation demands.
  • See that church-owned equipment used by the custodian/housekeeper is appropriately maintained.
  • Alert the facility manager to any needed repairs or maintenance concerns.

If you are interested in applying for this job (or know someone who would be a good fit), please fill out an application at

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