Sexton/ Custodian

St. Mark's Episcopal School
Houston, TX United States

Position: Sexton / Custodian

Type: Non-Exempt, Full-time 12 Month position

Generally 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM with overtime on weekends, evenings and holidays.  

Reports to: Facilities Manager and Lead Sexton / Custodian

Preference: Speaks Spanish and English


Work Type: Full-time 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year, with occasional unscheduled overtime on demand.


  • Works alone or on a team to provide custodial and minor maintenance care to the school and church buildings. 
  • General cleaning including washing and disinfecting bathrooms, classrooms, kitchens
  • Maintains floors by vacuuming, spot cleaning carpets, sweeping and mopping
  • Replace and stock supplies
  • Gather and dispose of trash in buildings and on grounds
  • Paint and touchup
  • Light bulb and ceiling tile replacement
  • Yard raking and blowing, sidewalk sweeping and power washing
  • Event setups and takedowns ( chairs, tables, projector, and screens)
  • Playground cleaning (including sandbox raking)
  • Unlock and secure buildings as directed
  • Continually assess facility issues and report concerns to Facilities Manager / Lead Sexton

Skills and Aptitudes:

  • Adequate knowledge of cleaning and caring of a building and grounds
  • Ability to
    • Work independently at times without direct supervision
    • Recognize problem areas and seek solutions
    • Manage time and juggle multiple tasks and projects
    • Communicate with staff, members, students, guests and comprehend instructions and take direction
    • Work around children
    • Manage stress in a sometimes hectic environment


Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical mobility and coordination which includes movement from place to place such as climbing stairs.
  • Ability to reach and bend, push/pull, and lift and carry objects within a weight range from 3 pounds to 50 pounds. Ability to assist with handling objects in excess of 40 pounds.
  • Normal dexterity of hands and fingers.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in seasonal conditions.

Contact Information

Please contact Mayra Cantu at