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Janitor / Custodian Level I

St. John Eudes Parish (Chatsworth)






LOCATION: 03450                                          SUPERVISED BY: Facilities Manager

PAY GRADE: Hourly                                       EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

The Janitor / Custodian Level I is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of all physical facilities for St. John Eudes Parish. He/she ensures that the facilities are fully operational, safe, clean, neat and prepared for all activities.


Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Cleaning of the Parish & School Halls, Church, Parish Office and Rectory, including all bathrooms. This includes sweeping, vacuuming, mopping and polishing floors; cleaning toilets, urinals and sinks; cleaning windows; cleaning kitchen stoves, ovens and other equipment; emptying trash containers; disinfecting tables and chairs; and restocking bathrooms with hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, seat covers, etc.
  • Policing the Patio, Plaza and surrounding campus grounds and emptying any trash containers.
  • Periodically power washing the Patio, Plaza and walkways and building sides.
  • Scrubbing and disinfecting drinking fountains daily.
  • Setting up tables and chairs, cleaning facilities and emptying trash where and when needed – e.g., Parish & School Halls, Plaza and/or Patio (typically before and after meetings and events).
  • Keeping the Facilities Manager aware of the inventory of cleaning and maintenance supplies and when items need to be re-ordered.
  • Keeping the Facilities Manager aware of facilities issue and repair needs.

Other jobs as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to safely operate and use vacuums, cleaning equipment and supplies, hand and power tools and other equipment.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to understand written and verbal communications.
  • Understanding of and alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the church

Education and Certifications:

  • Must have a High School diploma or GED with a minimum of five (5) years in facilities management, building, grounds or industrial facilities maintenance or related occupation.

Physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to safely and successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, bending, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and handling of materials.
  • Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Ability to lift/carry, up to approximately fifty (50) pounds frequently, and occasional lifting/carrying of equipment weighing up to approximately seventy-five (75) pounds may be required.
  • Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
  • Visual abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Schedule:

Employee will be required to work 20 hours of per week, including some weekends, evenings and holidays. Overtime may be required based on event demands.

Note: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Janitor / Custodian Level I. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.

Wage Rate: $16.25 per hour.

Information/Application Contact

St. John Eudes Parish (Chatsworth)

9901 Mason Ave

Chatsworth, CA 91311