Assistant Custodian

First Presbyterian Church is seeking an Assistant Custodian to join our staff.


General Summary:

Under the supervision of the Facility Manager, performs a variety of laborer and semi-skilled tasks associated with the cleaning and upkeep of the church facilities. This is a part-time position—Saturday afternoon shift (2 pm to 11 pm) and other mutually agreed times—up to 10 hours a week.


Essential Job Functions:

An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the duties the employee may be expected to perform. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.


  1. Cleans and maintains offices and public areas of the church—sweeps and vacuums floors and walkways; scrubs floors and fixtures; washes walls and windows; dusts surfaces; cleans and disinfects lavatories; removes trash and refuse.

  2. Sets up, arranges and tears down furniture for classes, meetings and other events in the church.

  3. Maintains building exterior—sidewalks and doorways as required.

  4. Opens and closes the building as required.

  5. Interacts diplomatically with church members and general public.

  6. Performs related work as required.


Required knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. 


  • Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.

  • Familiarity of the practices and safety issues involved in cleaning public buildings.

  • Skilled in the performance of manual tasks and cleaning activities. 

  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.


Interested applicants may send a cover letter and resume to the Personnel Committee.


First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principals of diversity and inclusion