Employment Opportunity - Church Evening Custodian 

Rosedale United Church 

159 Roxborough Drive,

Toronto ON M4W 1X7 

Part Time (24 hours per week) 

Evening Shifts: Monday – Thursday 5 – 10 p.m./ Day shift: Sunday 9 -1 p.m., plus occasional events.

Hourly rate: $20.00 

Overview: Rosedale United Church is seeking an Evening Church Custodian to provide cleaning and  moderate maintenance service for the whole church and grounds, while maintaining the  church as a welcoming, clean, and safe environment for parishioners, employees, and  residents. The evening custodian will work closely with the Lead Church Sexton, Property  Chair, and team members to ensure daily custodial upkeep and maintenance of the church  building and property. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Cleaning 

Clean, dust and vacuum the premises 

Mop floors of the sanctuary, church halls, kitchens, stairs, and washrooms, etc.

Clean washroom counters, sanitize toilets and sinks, restock supplies

Empty and remove garbage and recycling receptacles 

Water indoor plants and occasionally clean windows if required 

Clean dishes, load dishwasher and clear food debris 

Provide sanitization of heavily used areas on a regular basis 

Handling of light kitchen laundry 

Maintenance & Repair 

Perform light maintenance and minor repairs around the premises, i.e. painting, church  equipment/tools and the replacement of electrical/building parts as needed

Shovel show, remove ice, salt walkways in the winter, grass cutting and light landscaping

Undertake occasional custodial tasks of lifting heavy items, moving tables and chairs,  rearranging supplies, and furniture, etc. Monitoring & Event Preparation 

Conduct walkabouts inside and outside of the church grounds to check for safety hazards,  building security and locking up at night.

Provide supervision of church property and patrons, respond to emergency calls and  maintenance requests if required 

Report on any safety hazards and concerns that require attention 

Assist the Sunday Service Steward or Minister with tasks if required 

Occasionally make coffee and set out water for visitors, meeting attendees, weddings, and funerals 

Provide custodial and host service for church and rental events, i.e. weddings, funerals,  other 

Set up and arrange church halls and meeting rooms for events, meetings, and classes

Act as a front door and seating host for special events.  

General Requirements 

High school diploma or equivalent 

Proven experience as a custodian, janitor or equivalent 

Knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, and general repairs

  Knowledge of tool use, industrial cleaning equipment and appliances

Kitchen or customer service experience an asset 

Must be in good physical condition, as the position requires bending, reaching, and  lifting over 40 lbs.  

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 

Ability to adapt to situations, follow instruction and carry out tasks 

Flexible and willing to work on holidays, and weekends when necessary

Demonstrates strong teamwork skills and can cooperate with clergy, staff, volunteers,  congregation, renters, and external contractors 

Punctual, courteous, dependable, patient, accommodating, compassionate, welcoming  and kind 

Fluent in English and writing skills 

Knowledge of Health and Safety Laws and regulation an asset 

Knowledge of First Responder training (First Aid, CPR, Defibrillator) an asset

A valid driver’s license and personal vehicle an asset, but not necessary

Must be willing to provide a criminal record check upon success of candidacy 


Those wishing to be considered should submit their resume, cover letter and 2 references to  Jennifer Norman at [email protected] Deadline for receiving applications is July  16, 2021. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be  contacted.  

Job Type: Part-time/Permanent