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Kingdom Diplomats Sexton

Please note: The Kingdom Diplomats is a faith-based organization committed to following the teachings of Jesus Christ as found in God’s Word, the Bible. Our mission is to treat everyone with the love of Jesus.  


A Sexton was originally an officer of a church, congregation, or synagogue charged with the maintenance of its buildings and/or the surrounding graveyard. The Kingdom Diplomats has chosen to update and upgrade this position.

General Job Description

The Kingdom Diplomats Sexton maintains the common parts of the Kingdom Diplomats, which include the worship center, fellowship hall, restrooms, classrooms, meeting areas, and offices, by cleaning and making general repairs. The Sexton is responsible for keeping all publicly accessible areas of the Kingdom Diplomats clean and ready for use by staff, Diplomats, groups, and organizations. The Sexton is also responsible for coordinating special displays and facility decorations based on the liturgical seasons and special events.


The Sexton may be the first person someone encounters when entering the facility and may also be the last to leave the facility.  The Sexton knows appropriate cleaning procedures and has a strong regard for people’s religious and cultural values. The Sexton is attentive, courteous, motivated, and committed to ensuring that Kingdom Diplomats visitors, and staff have a clean, orderly space to work in, worship and fellowship.  


Education

A high school diploma and previous custodial experience are required.  IJCSA Onise Certification (International Janitorial Cleaning Services Association) in a variety of subjects such as biohazard cleaning, carpet cleaning, mold inspection, remediation services, chemical hazards and customer service are a plus.  Certification as a Custodial Technician in basic and sophisticated aspects of building cleaning is also a plus.  Strong references are desirable and will be verified and considered.


Responsibilities and Duties

The Kingdom Diplomats Sexton shall be accountable to and reports directly to the Kingdom Diplomats Administrator through the Personnel Committee.

The Kingdom Diplomats Sexton is responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining the Kingdom Diplomats’ appearance and cleanliness both inside and outside.

  • Overseeing that the lawn is mowed & cared for, flowerbeds & shrubs cared for, snow removed from sidewalks & parking lots, and other general landscaping chores.

  • Taking care of temporary repairs on masonry, plumbing, electrical systems, and emergency circumstances that may arise.

  • Taking proper safety precautions with cleaning products and paying attention to written or verbal instructions.

  • Keeps a record of every aspect of facility maintenance, including when and who performed repairs.

  • Performs maintenance chores such as changing the lightbulbs, stocking the bathrooms, and mending things.

  • Keeps supply stocks up to date, submits purchase requests, and assists with event setups, such as programs, seminars, weddings, or funerals.

  • Respects the Diplomats staff and visitors and assists in event planning and cleaning.

  • Ensures that all the Kingdom Diplomats’ equipment is functional by carrying out routine inspections and repairs.

  • Makes a note of cleaning products and other supplies, then send requests for more when you run out.

  • Reports any maintenance problems to the Kingdom Diplomats Administrator so that proper corrections can take place immediately.

  • Ensures the baptistry is filled with water before baptisms and completely emptied and cleaned after baptisms.

  • Designs and creates phenomenal seasonal displays throughout the facility to enhance the experience of those coming to services, programs, and other events at the Kingdom Diplomats.

  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

 

Desirable Qualities

The Kingdom Diplomats Sexton should:

  • Possess strong Biblical faith and an active prayer life, being an individual who loves to turn to God in prayer first and foremost with a strong commitment to Jesus Christ and His followers.

  • Be a mature Christian with a strong Biblical foundation and a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a call to the position of Sexton.

  • Understand and enthusiastically support the theology of Never-Ending Grace Corporation and the Kingdom Diplomats, their Statement of Faith, Objectives, Purpose, and Goals.

  • Must have a solid working knowledge of the physical layout and the various functions of the facility, learn and be able to quickly implement the Emergency Action Plan (EAP), and be able to open and close the facility, using the written procedures.

  • Understand cleaning procedures and safety measures.

  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Have solid levels of comprehension, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Have manual dexterity and the ability to perform difficult labor.

  • Possess excellent organizational and planning skills.

  • Be able to assign tasks to volunteers with the ability to direct, supervise, and motivate others to assist in work at the Kingdom Diplomats.

  • The capacity for both multitasking and meticulous focus.

  • Outstanding teamwork and problem-solving skills.

  • Have maintenance skills to keep the building secure and orderly.

  • Have skill in stocking and maintaining an inventory of consumable supplies to have sufficient stock so as to be able to quickly restock when necessary.

  • Ability to draft and recommend policies and procedures to facilitate easier maintenance and care of the Kingdom Diplomats.

  • Ability to communicate with Diplomats staff, Diplomats, and others to avoid accidents or maneuver around the Diplomats swiftly.

  • Must be capable of working safely while protecting both self and others from any hazard. The Sexton should be proficient in using a fire extinguisher in case of a fire outbreak and be knowledgeable in the handling of a medical emergency.

  • Must have cleaning prowess, being a skilled cleaner following strict cleaning schedules and be skilled with equipment such as vacuums, mops, brooms, etc.

  • Must be reliable and trustworthy.

 

Desired Spiritual Gifting: Encouragement, Giving, Serving


Overview

The Kingdom Diplomats Sexton should be a proactive, efficient custodian who possesses an understanding of proper cleaning methods and a respect for the religious and cultural beliefs of those coming to the Kingdom Diplomats. The Sexton will ensure that all publicly accessible areas of the Kingdom Diplomats are clean and ready for use. The Sexton will make minor repairs, change light bulbs, vacuum, sweep, and scrub floors, sanitize surfaces, and restock items, such as toilet paper, paper towels, and other supplies, maintaining supply inventory, submit purchase requests, and assist with preparations for events being held at the Kingdom Diplomats.

 

The Sexton should be observant, respectful, motivated, and committed to providing a clean, orderly place to worship, fellowship and learn. Knowledgeable about proper chemical handling and cleaning techniques with the ability to make basic repairs, including plumbing and electrical work.


The Sexton is also responsible for enhancing the visual experience of those coming to the Kingdom Diplomats by decorating and creating displays throughout the facility celebrating Christian historical liturgical seasons and colors.


Working Conditions Note: The position of Kingdom Diplomats Sexton requires some flexibility in working hours, including some evenings and weekends.


It is the policy of Never-Ending Grace Corporation and the Kingdom Diplomats that qualified individuals with disabilities are not discriminated against because of their disabilities regarding job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. It is further the policy of Never-Ending Grace Corporation and the Kingdom Diplomats to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process. Never-Ending Grace Corporation and the Kingdom Diplomats is prepared to modify or adjust the job application process or the job or work environment to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental  limitations of the applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the position he or she desires, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact Never-Ending Grace Corporation, PO Box 13736, Milwaukee, WI 53213, phone 414-430-5800.
 


Compensation
The Kingdom Diplomats Sexton’s salary will be based on industry standards as well as previous experience, certifications, education, and additional skills, and will have a starting range between $25,000 and $30,000 per year. Similar positions in the City of Milwaukee as of February 13, 2023, averaged $25,918.  The salary range for a similar position in Wisconsin as of February 13, 2023, falls between $10,053 and $40,214, with an average salary being $24,412. The Kingdom Diplomats Sexton will also receive the Never-Ending Grace Corporation benefits package (see attached).

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