Mt. Olive United Methodist Church

10 Fairground Rd

Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678


Job Announcement



Mt. Olive United Methodist Church is seeking experienced Custodian/Janitorial support.  This is a part-time hourly position averaging 10 – 15 hours per week. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent verbal communication skills.  The successful candidate must have commercial cleaning experience and knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and appropriate equipment for a variety of cleaning projects.  They must be flexible, responsible, and relate well to other church staff, congregants, and visitors.  



The individual in this position is responsible for the day-to-day cleaning and for maintaining the upkeep of the interior of the church building.



This individual reports to the Mt. Olive UM Church Board of Trustees’ Chairperson. The Chair of the Board of Trustees sets the overall work assignments, priorities, and deadlines.


Summary of Job Responsibilities:

  • Vacuuming of all carpeted areas of the Church
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all restrooms
  • Replenishing supplies in restrooms (bath tissue, soap, hand towels)
  • Emptying trash receptacles throughout building
  • Dusting and wiping walls and top of doors
  • Wiping and polishing exterior of water fountains
  • Sweeping and mopping all steps
  • Cleaning all carpets (as necessary)
  • Sweep exterior walkways and pick up paper and trash (as necessary)
  • Cleaning glass of entry doors
  • Monitoring inventory of cleaning supplies and notifying the Chair of the Board of

    Trustees of needed supplies

  • Other related duties as assigned


The Custodian assures that the Church is open according to the scheduled hours of special events. As such they will perform the following duties:

  • Respond to immediate cleaning requirements during their scheduled work shift.
  • Set- up furniture and equipment in meeting spaces for use by ministries
  • Locking and securing the building at the close of special events, to include assuring the building is clear of guests, locking all windows and entryways



Education Requirement

  • High school diploma or GED


Required Experience:

  • 3 years Custodial Experience


Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Attributes:

The custodian must have proficient knowledge & training in the following areas:

  • Must be able to read, speak and write English
  • Must show attention to detail and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • As an employee of the church, the custodian represents the church to the community and therefore should display the following personal attributes:
    • Professional conduct, appearance, and communication
    • Committed focus on service, quality, and safety
    • Be honest, trustworthy, and respectful of others
    • Must be reliable


Mt. Olive UM Church   is a non-smoking and drug-free facility and as such, successful candidates must pass drug screening and background checks.



10 – 15 hours per week. Based on the needs of the church, the assigned schedule may be changed to include additional hours.  This includes work on weekends and holidays to assure coverage during special events.



$15.00 per hour. This is a part-time hourly position and does not include vacation, sick leave, or other benefits.


How to Apply: Please either email a resumé to Dorenda Brooks or drop off a resumé at the church office at

10 Fairground Rd

Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678

 Any questions contact Dorenda Brooks – Church Secretary at 410-535-5756