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North Oak Community Church Custodian

Position: Custodian
Reports to: Lead Pastor
Start Date:  October 2021
Priority Deadline Sept 30, 2021

Position Summary
The North Oak Community Church (NOCC) Custodian position is designed to serve in the day-to-day operations of the church and provide janitorial and maintenance to the church building and office building in order to keep the church functioning throughout the week in and around the different ministry outreaches and services.  Each individual holding a staff position at NOCC holds a sacred trust – representing and advancing the mission of the church. Interaction with the guests and members who utilize the church building(s) throughout the week. It is understood that we cannot meet every need or desire, but the mindset must reflect one of joy and service, communicating “yes we can; let’s see how we can make that work,” while graciously functioning within the policies and procedures. Conduct on and off the job must sustain a positive impact on NOCC’s goals, ministries, and testimony in the community. 

Job Description
Janitorial-The Custodian keeps the church buildings clean and organized ahead of events and scheduled ministries at the church or on the church grounds; maintains general maintenance of church grounds (see below); cleans sanctuary, hallways, bathrooms and classroom in the church building and emptying all trash prior to Sunday; cleans kitchen in the church building on a weekly basis or prior to scheduled events; clean office building including all pastoral offices, Office Manager’s Office, classrooms, bathrooms and kitchen weekly or prior to scheduled events.  General requirements for the custodian are: vacuuming carpet, spot cleaning carpet, dusting, trash collections, arranging chairs, moving furniture, mopping, and setting up and tearing down after special events.

Maintenance- Maintain the church buildings as needed if and when maintenance does not require a licensed professional.  These items may include, but not limited to; touch-up painting, checking outlet covers, replacing lightbulbs, picking up trash around building and in landscape areas, sweeping approaches to buildings, etc.  The Custodian will need to stay in frequent communication with the Buildings and Grounds Coordinator, keeping them apprised of major maintenance issues that may arise.  The Custodian is responsible for identifying, documenting and addressing maintenance issues that the church buildings may have.  

-Possess a personal faith and walk with God
-Affirms agreement with the NOCC Statement of Faith
-Has a clear sense that God has prepared him/her for this position

-Self-starter who is able to work independently, recognize needs/gaps/opportunities, and initiate suggestions to improve church processes
-Possessing key character qualities: dependable, encourager, joyful, gentle, loyal, secure, servant-minded, forgiving, self-disciplined

Ability to work well with people
-Shall have a philosophy of humble cooperation that encourages and strengthens teamwork
-Shall be known for joy in serving others and fostering joy in others

Part-time position – 25-Hour Work Week
Work Hours – Hours are flexible around the needs of the church building and staff.   As of this application process the church has scheduled children and youth events on Wednesday from 3-9, other special events and services on Sunday morning.  Hours should be formed around those times to ensure the spaces are clean prior to their usage.

Hourly wage starting between $12 and $14 per hour.  

Initial evaluation will be conducted after 3 months of employment. A second evaluation will be conducted after 6 months of employment. Thereafter, evaluation will be done annually and will include evaluation by the Lead Pastor and a self-evaluation.

Applicants should submit a resume and contact information for three professional references via email or postal mail to the following address.  If you have questions regarding the position:

North Oak Community Church
Attn: Joshua Burkholder: Elder of Administration
3002 Northridge Court
Hays, KS 67601


Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check if applicable for the position.

North Oak Community Church (NOCC) is located in Hays, Kansas and is a church of over 350 members.  The church is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren and has a mission “to grow in Christ, live connected and take Jesus to others.”  NOCC has four full-time ministry staff and one full-time and one part-time support staff.  The congregation is an evangelical church with members from differing theological backgrounds and geographic locations in northwest Kansas, but are all united around the Gospel of Christ and the authority, inerrancy, and sufficiency of the Word of God.