Maintenance, Facilities, Cook

The Human Resources Office receives job openings from within the boundaries of the Diocese of San Jose, and open positions are frequently updated on this page. Persons wishing to be considered for these positions should follow the application instructions in the job posting. The hours of the Human Resources Office are: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Please email the Human Resources Representative at jobs@dsj.org or call at (408) 983-0149 for more questions or appointment schedule.

Parish Openings

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The Maintenance worker will support the ministries of the Church by keeping the buildings and grounds safe, neat, functional and attractive. Under the supervision of the Business Manager, works in cooperation with the entire parish staff and as member of the team responsible for the safety, cleanliness, and efficient operation of the buildings and grounds.

The Maintenance worker will ensure that all publicly accessible areas of the church are clean and ready for other staff members and the congregation to use and will oversee facility maintenance of the church, sacristy, hall, school building, office building, la casita, and Rectory.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Clean buildings by emptying trash, sweeping, mopping, and cleaning surfaces.
  • Clean and disinfect public and staff restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Vacuum and when needed
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Move heavy equipment and furniture.
  • Work with other maintenance team members and church staff to ensure that all areas are cleaned and stocked with necessary items.
  • Perform maintenance, such as changing light bulbs, light plumbing, and restocking bathrooms, and other repairs.
  • Assist with event preparations and clean up.
  • Take inventory of cleaners and other supplies and submit requests when items need to be replenished.
  • Interact with church staff and visitors in a respectful, positive manner.
  • In charge of the parish security on weekends, holidays and special events as needed.
  • Assist priest in preparing sacristy for memorial masses, funerals, special celebrations, and as needed during weekend masses.

Skills: Custodial/ Janitorial/ Maintenance experience. Have knowledge of cleaning techniques and safety procedures, ability to lift up to 50 lbs and pass a background check, possess strong communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills. Have the flexibility to adjust their schedule to suit the needs of the church and motivation to work independently or with others to provide thorough, efficient custodial services to the church. Work schedule may require to work weekends and outside of regular business hours.

When providing services to bi-lingual or Spanish speaking parishioners, ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) in English and Spanish.

How to apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Leticia Gomez at: lgomez@dsj.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Groundskeeper will support the ministries of the Church by keeping the buildings and grounds safe, neat, functional and attractive. Under the supervision of the Pastoral Associate, works in cooperation with the entire parish staff, Building and Grounds Committee and as member of the team responsible for the safety, cleanliness, and efficient operation of the buildings and grounds.

The Groundskeeper will ensure that all publicly accessible areas of the church are clean and ready for other staff members and the congregation to use and will oversee facility maintenance of the church, chapel, sacristy, hall, portable classrooms, office buildings, CCD 1, CCD 2, and Rectory.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Sweep and mop floors.
    • Clean buildings by emptying trash, sweeping, mopping, and cleaning surfaces.
    • Clean and disinfect public and staff restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
    • Vacuum and when needed, steam-clean carpets.
    • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
    • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
    • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
    • Apply wax to coat floors and buff.
    • Move heavy equipment and furniture.
    • Work with other maintenance team members and church staff to ensure that all areas are cleaned and stocked with necessary items.
    • Perform maintenance, such as changing light bulbs, light plumbing, and restocking bathrooms, and other repairs.
    • Assist with event preparations and clean up.
    • Take inventory of cleaners and other supplies and submit requests when items need to be replenished.
    • Interact with church staff and visitors in a respectful, positive manner.
    • In charge of the parish security on weekends, holidays and special events as needed.

Skills: Custodial/ Janitorial/ Maintenance experience. Have knowledge of cleaning techniques and safety procedures, ability to lift up to 50 lbs and pass a background check, possess strong communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills. Have the flexibility to adjust their schedule to suit the needs of the church and motivation to work independently or with others to provide thorough, efficient custodial services to the church.

When providing services to bi-lingual or Spanish speaking parishioners, ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) in English and Spanish.

How to apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Christina Dickson at:  jobs@dsj.org. 

This position requires a candidate with relevant experience and general knowledge of plumbing, electrical, mechanical and other systems.  This employee must have the ability to do simple repairs and regular maintenance. Effective interaction with vendors and the Diocese of San Jose Facilities Manager is essential.

 Along with the technical knowledge supervisory skills are required for two other employees in the department.  All of the janitorial duties and the grounds are maintained by this department.

We are looking for a successful candidate who is flexible and collaborates well with all levels of employees and management .  The ability to handle many projects simultaneously is necessary. 

How to Apply:

Please contact Fr. Joseph Benedict or Tanis Zuccaro at the Cathedral office  at (408) 283-8100.  

 Facilities Coordinator

Located in Los Altos Hills, St. Nicholas Catholic School has been educating Kindergarten thru Eighth grade students for over 60 years. St. Nicholas School is looking for a Facilities Coordinator to help manage their 18-acre campus. The ideal person should have general knowledge of building maintenance.  They need to be responsible, reliable, and have a positive attitude.  Professionalism, initiative, good communication and collaboration skills with other staff members, teachers and administrators are also required. Project management skills are recommended.  This person would report to the Principal.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Scheduling, supervising and managing all property inspections
  • Attend to all facility repairs
  • Manage property aging/replacement plan
  • Manage all capital improvement projects
  • Assist in readying the facility for special events

Hours are flexible, part-time for a 12 month period.

HOW TO APPLY:

 Interested candidates should contact St. Nicholas School 650-941-4056 or send resume to St. Nicholas Principal, Jan Popolizio at jpopolizio@stnicholaslah.com