Church and Cemetery Maintenance

at Holy Family Parish
Location Navarre, OHIO
Date Posted February 7, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Position Title:
Church Maintenance
& Cemetery Manager
Salaried Position


Job Description
Full time Maintenance Manager for Holy Family Parish, a Catholic Church in the Diocese of Youngstown with two locations - St. Therese in Brewster (church and a hall); St. Clement in Navarre (church, hall, office and parish house.) Maintain St. Clement Cemetery with staff.  This position would oversee part-time Custodian at St. Therese location.

Candidate must be organized, possess strong attention to detail, independent worker, and work well with volunteers.

Responsibilities And Duties:

  • Groundskeeping of campus year-round, including mowing, weeding, mulching, leaf and snow removal
  • Repair and maintenance of buildings (interior and exterior) with emphasis on preventative maintenance
  • Obtain quotes for any major repairs and present to Parish Leader
  • Meet with Contractors who perform yearly inspections on equipment (i.e. Fire Inspection, HVAC, etc.)
  • Oversee all projects of outside contractors (roofing, construction, heating/cooling, etc.)
  • Weekly re-set of tables and chairs when needed for Friday Bingo, and set-up for scheduled rental events
  • Maintaining all machinery (i.e. mowers, snow equipment, backhoe, freezers, dishwasher, coolers, ovens)
  • Moving of furniture and equipment as needed
  • Oversee volunteers and staff who assist with maintenance
  • Maintain clean and safe workshop in both halls and cemetery buildings


Annual Festival Responsibilities And Duties (2nd week of June)

  • On premise during festival (three evenings) in the event any issues should arise
  • Work with Festival Coordinator to make certain all needs are addressed
  • Clean, prep & place Festival fixtures in proper locations
  • Clean and prep garages, pop-up kitchen spaces and hall kitchen for Festival
  • Assist volunteer crews to set up booths, tables, etc.
  • Work with vendor deliveries, coordinate with Amusement Company for placement and electrical
  • Coordinate trash efforts during and after event
  • Assist with tear down, clean equipment and store items for next year

St. Clement Cemetery Responsibilities And Duties

  • Oversee and assist seasonal staff in mowing, leaf removal, edging and trimming around headstones as needed
  • Placement and probing layout for burials (Average 5-10 per year)
    • Placing & removal of cribbing inside of graves
    • Assist with soil removal, haul soil to dumpsite at rear of Cemetery w/truck
    • Replace soil after burial, layout footer for headstone
  • Removal of leftover objects (i.e. plastic flowers, wreaths, etc.)
  • Seed all new graves in the spring
  • Maintain water hydrants and trash bins
  • Operate backhoe as needed
  • Removal of snow as needed from roadways for accessibility to graves

Additional Information

  • Benefits Package & 403B Matching Retirement Plan offered
  • Unemployment Insurance & Workers Compensation Insurance (Employer Paid)
  • All employees of the Diocese must attend a Virtus Child Protection class and be fingerprinted through BCI*.
    (*Cost paid by the Church)