Job Title: Maintenance Worker

Ministry: St. Joseph Catholic Church

Physical Address: 210 W. Lemon Street, Lakeland, FL 33815

Brief Description of Job:

St. Joseph Catholic Church is actively seeking a Maintenance Worker to provide light maintenance services within the established procedures and policies of the parish.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains building interiors by inspecting and directing cleaning crew.
  • Maintains floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming and cleaning carpeting, if needed, outside cleaning crew responsibilities.
  • Cleans and resupplies restrooms [if needed, outside cleaning crew].
  • Performs general cleaning and disinfecting using approved solvents and appropriate tools.
  • Removes trash by emptying trash containers; transports materials to disposal area; recycles materials.
  • Services and/or reports mechanical malfunctions.
  • Performs seasonal work surrounding special meetings and events.
  • Is aware of, reports and removes possible safety hazards.
  • Order paper towels, toilet tissue, plastic bags and keep supplied to areas for cleaning crew.
  • Knowledge of ventilation/air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, other generally accepted maintenance skills.
  • Knowledge of ADA laws.
  • Write up specifications for projects for Business Manager and oversee projects and work scheduling.
  • Performs light maintenance as directed.
  • Provides set-up and cleaning of facilities for evenings or weekend activities on an “as needed” basis.
  • Maintains “customer” confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Continually monitors timeliness to achieve timely completion of all jobs.
  • Performs other duties as requested and needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must possess necessary janitorial skills, the ability to perform outlined task with minimum supervision, be self-motivated and have some general knowledge of janitorial supplies and their applications.
  • Have the ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters.
  • Must successfully pass Diocesan background screening and Safe Environment Training.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.
  • Ability to communicate in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships, demonstrates sensitivity and respect a diverse population.
  • Ability to properly schedule, prioritize and completes tasks within allocated time.
  • Requires knowledge of the proper use and disposal of hazardous materials, safe handling techniques and use of proper safety equipment as outlined by OSHA.
  • Assist with maintenance at St. Joseph Academy when needed.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License and insurance coverage as directed by the Diocese.
  • Meet physical requirements including: stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs/ladders and ability to lift/carry heavy loads of 75 lbs. or more

Qualified applicants may submit a resume and completed Job Application to Christina Coffey,  St. Joseph Catholic Church:

  • P.O. Box 30, Lakeland, FL
  • Via email to Christina using her first initial and last name (ccoffey) @stjosephlakeland.org.
  • Or you may stop by the Pastoral Center at 118 West Lemon Street to obtain a copy of the job description and job application.