Sunday Sexton (PT)

New Brunswick, NJ
Type: Lay
Posted Oct 3, 2019
Job Title
Sunday Sexton
Name of church or organization
Christ Episcopal Church
Job Location
New Brunswick, NJ
Job Description
QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure;
• Ability to work inside and out in varying climates;
• Ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds or more;
• Ability to walk, bend and stand extensively;
• Ability to operate light equipment;
• Ability to climb steps and ladders;
• Ability to read and follow both written and oral instructions;
• Must have aptitude and willingness to learn skills on the job;
• Must have knowledge of general tool use;
• Must be aware and follow safe working procedures;
• Must be reliable, responsible and of good character;
• Should have excellent people skills and the ability to work with a positive attitude with other staff members, the congregation and visitors.
• Must have the ability to work with little supervision and still be able to accomplish the tasks assigned to the Sexton.BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
• Open buildings at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday;
• Pick up yard trash before both Sunday morning services (services are at 8a.m. and 10:30a.m. September through June and 8a.m and 10a.m. in July and August);
• Ring church bell prior to both Sunday morning services;
• Respond to the needs of Clergy, Music Director, Altar Guild and parishioners regarding property, building or set-up concerns;
• Set up furniture in Auditorium, Nicholas Room, Ross Room or Children’s Chapel for Adult Forums;
• Respond to the needs of any other congregations using the buildings on Sundays, including set up and clean up;
• Clean rooms and restrooms before and after Sunday church groups and coffee hour;
• Check bathrooms periodically throughout the day; restock and clean when necessary;
• Complete chair and table set-ups for Sunday church events and services;
• Set up coffee pots in Auditorium or Nicholas Room on Sunday morning by 7:30a.m.;
• Set up furniture in Auditorium, Nicholas Room or the Children’s Chapel for coffee hour;
• Clean up after coffee hour and clear trash;
• Put trash out at the end of shift;
• Inform Business Operations Manager when consumable supplies need replenishment.

SECURITY
• When leaving the building at the end of shift, check that all windows and all interior and outside doors are locked
• Cloister panic bar doors – make sure the right panel of each door is engaged
• Sacristy lower outside door – check to see it is properly locked
• Parish house interior doors – check to see that the doors next to the Chapel are locked
• Choir Room door – normally locked, the Music Director will open as necessary
• Office wing doors – all doors opening onto the hallway, except Ross Room, should be locked
• Basement door – always locked, even during weekdays when the office is open
• Gates to the Churchyard – all three gates and the 5 Paterson Street gate should be kept open and inviting so that easy passage and lingering visitors are present as often as possible
• Set the alarm at the end of shift

SUNDAY SEXTON MAY ALSO BE ASKED TO ASSIST WITH WEDDINGS, FUNERALS OR OTHER PARISH OR COMMUNITY EVENTS HELD AT THE CHURCH
• Set up and clean up before and after parish events
• Sexton will receive a flat fee of $100 for all weddings and funerals ($125 if funeral includes opening a grave) for cleaning before and after the events, doing setups and opening and closing the buildings.
• Sexton will receive a flat fee of $100 for all non-parish events for cleaning before and after the events, doing setups and opening and closing the buildings unless otherwise arranged.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
• Customer service/guest relations experience a plus.

HOURS AND PAY
Sundays, 7a.m. to 2p.m. (Hours could extend)
$25/hour

REPORTING SUPERVISORS
Christ Church Rector: The Rev. Joanna Hollis
Christ Church Business Operations Manager: Terry Ann Schwarz

Type of commitment
Part Time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Send cover letter and resume to the Rev. Joanna Hollis: rector@christchurchnewbrunswick.org
Application Deadline
10/31/2019
Website
www.christchurchnewbrunswick.org