Custodial Nights Lead


Job Summary

Work closely with the Custodial Manager in the day-to-day custodial tasks. Responsibility consists of all aspects of maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of the James River Church South Campus.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Implement actions and execute processes necessary to meet goals and promote continual improvement.
  • To create work plans necessary to accomplish objectives and goals as agreed upon by the Custodial Manager.
  • Involved in maintaining inventory of custodial supplies as directed by the Custodial Manager.
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of custodial equipment, supplies, and other work areas as directed by the Custodial Manager.
  • Have a working knowledge of the church calendar.
  • Provide custodial support for event set-up and tear-down, including large special events, as noted in the church calendar, and directed by the Custodial Manager.
  • Complete all assigned daily and weekly checklists and reports as directed by the Custodial Manager.
  • Oversee locking and arming the building when necessary.
  • Special events are to be noted as “all hands-on deck” and can be expected.
  • Maintain quality to ensure a high-quality level of cleanliness throughout building.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and required by Custodial Manager.

Job Requirements

  • Available to work 2nd shift nights (3pm to 1am). Notification of schedule will be given 2 weeks in advance.
  • Basic knowledge of operation and maintenance of custodial equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.
  • One years’ experience related to working knowledge of methods, equipment, and materials used in all aspects of custodial care and building setups.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.
  • One years’ experience related to working knowledge of methods, equipment, and materials used in all aspects of custodial care and building setups.
  • Possess effective human relations and communication skills in order to work proactively with staff, congregation, and community.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to clearly understand, interpret, and execute both oral and written instructions as given by the Custodial Manager.
  • Ability to read and correctly interpret SDS (Safety Data Sheets).
  • Be available as needed for any Sunday emergency situation.
  • Exhibit good judgment, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and punctuality through the utilization of professional work standards.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervising personnel, co-workers, and the general public.
  • Required availability for all church events including, but not limited to the following:
    • Easter
    • Stronger Men’s Conference
    • Designed For Life Conference
    • A James River Christmas.
  • Vacation requests up to 6 weeks prior to Designed For Life are not permitted without special permission.

Code of Conduct & Character


James River Church is Pastor-led and staff driven with board oversight. James River Church staff are expected and considered to share in the responsibility of practicing and propagating the Christian gospel message and upholding the doctrine of the Church (the employer), as stated on our website and in our Bylaws. As leaders and ministers of the gospel, staff therefore agree to the following:

  1. Develop and maintain a close personal walk with the Lord including:
    • Daily devotional time with Lord.
    • Daily dependence on the empowerment of the Spirit.
  2. Develop a strong marriage and family life. This includes:
    • Communicating and sharing with your spouse.
    • Spending time together on days off and when extra time is available.
  3. Keep personal finances in order with no delinquencies.
  4. Attend all regularly scheduled services in the church. Special services and functions will be required as deemed necessary by the Lead Pastor.
  5. Maintain a high level of personal integrity, honesty and confidentiality in dealing both with the staff and congregation.
  6. Maintain a Christian outlook and attitude at all times.
  7. Maintain loyalty to the staff and church, actively promoting unity within the church.

Heart Behind All We Do


Smile at EVERYONE you encounter!
“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Phil 4:4 (NIV)
“In your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Ps 16:11 (ESV)

Be enthusiastic about your role, about the church, & about what God is doing in your life and in the church.
“Zeal for your house has consumed me…” Ps 69:9 (ESV)
“I was overjoyed when they said, ‘Let’s go up to the house of the Lord.’” Ps 122:1 (TPT)

Be encouraging with your countenance, with your words, and with your actions to the team and to everyone you connect with as you serve!
“So encourage each other and build each other up…” 1 Thess 5:11 (NLT)
“…Look for the best in each other, and always do your best to bring it out.” 1 Thess 5:15 (MSG)

Show compassion & represent the love of Jesus!
“Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7 (NLT)
“Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.” Jn 13:34 (NLT)

How can we help you with what you need? If needed, connect the individual to someone who can help.
“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” 1 Pt 4:10 (NLT)
“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mt 20:28 (NLT)
“…Through love serve and seek the best for one another.” Ga 5:13 (AMP)

Commitment to Ministry


By submitting my application for this position, I confirm I have read and accept the above Job Description/Code of Conduct and believe God has called me to serve in this capacity.

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