Church Sexton, Lincolnia United Methodist Church, Alexandria, VA

Position Responsibilities:

*Weekly cleaning of interior of facilities including sanctuary, kitchen, offices, hallways, classrooms, restrooms and Fellowship Hall.   This will primarily include trash removal, vacuuming, dusting, mopping floors, washing counters, sinks and other surfaces, routine carpet cleaning, washing windows and buffing floors per schedule.

*Trash removal on Monday mornings and Sunday mornings before 8:00 a.m.

*Regular inside/outside minor maintenance and repair. To include handling minor toilet repairs, changing light bulbs, fixing door handles and hardware, painting, sweeping entrance and trash pickup throughout the yard and parking lot.

*Snow removal and deicing from steps and sidewalks on Sunday mornings before 8:00 a.m. and other times, as needed.

*Pre-worship responsibilities include opening the building, checking the heating (or air conditioning) and lighting, Fellowship Hall table set-up and removal (if needed). Closing the building might also be required on occasion. While on the property, performing regular “walk-throughs” of church space (e.g., checking settings on A/C or heat and lights are turned off).

*Preventive maintenance — inspecting sidewalks, windows and masonry, and monitoring heating and electrical systems and informing designated church officials when outsourced professionals need to be called.

*Self-starter, conscientious and able to work independently. Should be able to lift heavy objects and feel comfortable working on ladders. Familiarity with floor buffers, snow blowers, carpet cleaning equipment, although desired, can be learned on the job.

*Maintain a professional, positive, attitude and a willingness to help as needed.

*Have knowledge of Lincolnia’s Safe Sanctuary Policy and a willingness to follow church guidelines regarding safety of children and others in our facilities.


Position Details

*To begin immediately (January 1, 2016).

*Part-time position (12 hours/week on average).  Needs to be on property Sunday, Monday and Friday. Preference given to candidate able to work Sunday mornings from 7 to 8 am. Odd hours including weekends and nights to support church activities may also be required.

*The candidate must pass a pre-employment background check and reports to Trustee Chairman or designee.

*Compensation will be set on an hourly basis, depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Starting salary begins at $12.00/hour. In certain circumstances, extra compensation will be given when preparing the facilities for funerals and weddings.

This position is subject to 6 month review the first year and once a year at anniversary date.

Get the Job Application

For more information, please contact, or forward a letter of interest, references and resume to:

Debbie Fraser, Board of Trustees,

Lincolnia United Methodist Church

6335 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA 22312