To maintain the cleanliness, sanitation, and appearance of the downtown Mission buildings and entry atrium in a manner that reflects a well-maintained premises. This includes the external building and grounds as directed. Work is performed in a safe, careful, and thorough manner.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Duties

  • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture, and ensuring restrooms are stocked
  • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets
  • Wash and sanitize toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. soap)
  • Wipe mirrors and windows (outside and inside)
  • Maintain outer premises by cleaning entrances and trash receptacles
  • Report maintenance and repair needs
  • Assist as requested with snow and ice removal on sidewalks and in entryways
  • Deep clean all guest living areas following established schedule
  • Ensure all common areas, conference rooms, and offices are regularly cleaned following established schedule


  • Proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role
  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • High school diploma is preferred but not required

Working Conditions

  • Regular standing, walking, climbing, crouching, bending, pushing, or pulling
  • Understand, speak, read, and write fluent English
  • Ability to communicate verbally and to accurately hear, with hearing correction
  • Ability to see 20/20, with vision correction
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds regularly
  • Able to use fine motor hand functions
  • Frequently exposed to varying temperatures from below 32 degrees to above 80 degrees

To apply:

*Applications and resumes are accepted for current positions only.

  • Print the application and complete it
  • E-mail, fax, or mail completed application (along with a cover letter and resume, if appropriate) to: 

Employment Opportunity
Mel Trotter Ministries
225 Commerce Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 

Phone: 616-454-8249
Fax: 616-454-5255