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Maintenance - Sacred Heart Church and School

Sacred Heart Church and School, located in Lake Worth, FL is searching for a Maintenance employee. 

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To complete detailed maintenance duties for the parish & school which will include but not limited to:

  • Establish a schedule for maintenance activities, so that facilities may be appropriately prepared for them.
  • Ensure that parish & school facilities are clean and presentable at all times.
  • Ensure that parish & school grounds are in good shape.
  • Ensure that all parish & school equipment is appropriately maintained.
  • Order and ensure delivery, storage, and appropriate use of all maintenance supplies for the parish/school plant.
  • Present all invoices in a timely manner to the parish/school bookkeeper; keep in touch with them on expenses.
  • Make recommendations to pastor and principal with regard to maintenance and repairs; coordinate and oversee the work of all vendors, contractors, sub-contractors, and landscapers on parish/ school grounds.
  • Respond to needs in the parish & school as presented by the pastor.
  • Oversee all building projects pertaining to the parish & school.
  • Oversee issues pertaining to code enforcement.
  • Ability to use and understand cleaning chemicals and maintenance equipment.
  • Schedule pest control monthly for parish & school.
  • Change air conditioner filters every 2 months.
  • Assist school & parish with the preparation of all events.
  • Responsible for ordering housekeeping supplies (trash bags, paper towels, toilet paper, hand soap, cleaning supplies).
  • Oversee landscaping, sprinkler system, & rustproofing machine.
  • Empty garbage in Madonna Hall during all school lunch periods.
  • Clean the gym and buff the floor once a week.
  • Make sure parish & school are code compliant.
  • Pick up trash (especially near roads).
  • Maintaining a clean dumpster area.
  • Must be present during any repairs that are done by vendors.
  • Must be present during all inspections.
  • Setting of all timers for lights and sprinklers.
  • Make sure all chemicals are labeled.
  • Implement use of specialized cleaning duties using special equipment such as floor polisher and spot cleaner.
  • To repair light electrical, plumbing, and mechanical malfunctions. Paint, landscape/basic lawn maintenance and complete small construction projects.
  • To understand Diocesan protocols, pertaining to safety, OSHA, contracts, certificates of insurance and professional meetings at the school.


  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in detailed knowledge of maintenance procedures.
  • Proficient in technology.
  • Plumbing and electrical experience is a plus.
  • Ability to use and understand cleaning chemicals and maintenance equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, painting, AC equipment, and lawn sprinkler system and maintenance equipment.
  • To give witness and example of Catholic values.
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times, representing a positive image of the Church and of Christ to fellow staff members, parishioners, vendors, and visitors.
  • To develop healthy professional relationships.
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with colleagues.
  • To support the total parish & school program.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, departments heads, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  • Excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capacity.
  • Ability to stay focused and organized.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment.
  • Strong ethical values.

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Frequent bending, climbing, stretching and kneeling
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers
  • Occasional moments of minimal and routine hearing

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, download and complete the Employment Application and submit along with your resume, salary requirements and list of references to the attention of Rev. Quesnel Delvard at and Jennifer Costelloe at 


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