Job Opportunities

Germantown United Methodist Church has the following open position:

  1. Landscaper/Building Maintenance

For more details about this position, please call the church office 901.754.7216 and ask to speak with Scott Alford

We have a great staff at GUMC. We hope that you’ll consider joining.

Open Position:

Job Summary:

The General Maintenance Worker will perform general maintenance and repairs for assigned equipment and facilities including plumbing, electrical, basic carpentry, heating and cooling, and other building systems.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

* None.


* Inspects and identifies equipment or machines in need of repair.

* Troubleshoots issues to determine necessary repairs.

* Performs general repairs that do not require a specialized technician. Examples may include repairing drywall, painting, and repairing doors and other building fixtures.

* Performs routine maintenance on building systems.

* Cleans and assists with upkeep of the facilities.

* Mows lawns, trims weeds, and rakes leaves as assigned.

* Trims bushes, shrubs, and hedges.

* Plants, cuts, and removes trees as needed.

* Applies fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides as directed.

* Completes snow removal tasks such as shoveling sidewalks, steps, and doorways as needed during winter months.

* Performs routine maintenance on power equipment.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

* Ability to follow instructions from supervisors or senior maintenance workers.

* Ability to operate landscaping equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, blowers, etc.

* Knowledge of general carpentry and repair.

* Ability to use hand tools and power tools.

* Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Education and Experience:

* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* Related experience preferred.

* On-the-job training offered.


Physical Requirements:

* Prolonged periods standing and walking.

* Must be physically able to climb ladders, bend, or crawl into awkward spaces.

* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time