JOB OPENING: Melrose UU Church Sexton

The Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church is seeking a Church Sexton to care for its building and grounds.

This is a part time position, 15-20 hours per week, negotiable and flexible, based on needs. Pay is at $14/hour to $18/hour based on candidate’s experience. Must have availability before and after church events, including some evenings and weekends.


Candidate should be able to perform light to moderate physical labor. Must be able to work independently, proactively assess and respond to building issues, and coordinate regularly with church staff and property committee. Experience managing building or church properties is highly desirable. Must pass CORI/SORI check.

The primary roles of the Church Sexton include:

  • Identify & perform light to medium property maintenance
  • Clean, sweep, mop, strip/wax floors and other similar duties on a regular basis
  • Maintain restrooms
  • Mow grass, prune shrubs, tend flower beds and other outdoor maintenance jobs
  • Shovel snow at entrances, sidewalks and a limited number of parking spaces
  • Coordinate with church staff, church leadership and contractors

To apply, please submit a resume to Melrose UU Church (see contact information below).

Melrose Unitarian Church does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are a welcoming community, providing an inclusive environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Please send resume via mail or email:

Mailing Address:

Melrose UU Church

70 West Emerson Street

Melrose, MA 02176

Email:  Office [at] melroseuu [dot] org

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