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Part Time (on call) Sexton Wanted

First Congregational Church of Braintree

SEXTON Job Description  April  2024


The Church Sexton is responsible for performing various duties to ensure the church property and building are secure and operating safely. 





· Checks work orders prioritized by Office Administrator and Pastor.

· Does furniture set-ups for various groups as approved by the Prudential Ministry Team.

· Performs minor repairs to equipment and facilities. 

· Empty dehumidifiers in lower hallway as needed

· Maintain exterior appearance of doors and entrances

· Replace burnt out lighting – interior as well as exterior;

· Maintain clean appearance of exterior grounds;

· Report to Prudential Team serious safety issues, plumbing problems, ventilation and heating equipment issues, elevator malfunctions, electrical malfunctions, etc

· Monitor dumpster and call for extra trash removal as needed (alert office)




· Remove speed bump and parking stops

· Remove ice and snow from entryways

· work with contracted services and Boy Scout Troop #22 to ensure walkways are clear;


· Empty outdoor trash

· Trash patrol the yard

· Mow lawn

· Install Parking lot stops and speed bumps



· Help Set up/break down outdoor service on Sunday mornings

· Empty outdoor trash

· Trash patrol the yard

· Mow lawn


· Playground prep (mulch and clean up)



 For additional compensation, the Sexton is responsible for working at weddings and funerals, including opening and closing the church, putting flowers and red carpet out; cleaning before and after; coordinating activities. 



· Approximately 5-10 hours per week (not to exceed 20), 52 weeks per year

· Unpaid vacation must be approved by Prudential Ministry Team at least a week in advance. 

· Annual evaluation of performance by the Personnel Ministry Team.

· Must pass CORI check and abide by church’s Safe Church policy.   Initial 90-day probation.   CORI checks bi-annually thereafter.

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