Maintenance Technician

Ballwin, MO, US, 63021-4720

The Archdiocese of St. Louis strives to teach and share our faith, serve others, and foster unity throughout the St. Louis area.  Once a part of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary's campus, the Cardinal Rigali Center in Shrewsbury, MO is today the headquarters and curia (governing body) for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Job Summary

Provides maintenance for parish/school buildings and grounds including semi-skilled carpentry, simple plumbing and electrical work, painting and other minor repair work.  Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems.  Conducts preventative maintenance inspections and performs required maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, and filter changes.  Grounds work may include mowing, pruning and ice & snow removal with grounds equipment.

Job Responsibilities

•    Cleans church and other parish or school buildings. Mops and vacuums floors, cleans bathrooms, washes windows and performs other cleaning activities as directed
•    Maintains grounds: mows, waters and edges lawns; performs snow removal with hand shovels, blows walkways, weeds, prunes and rakes as directed on a seasonal basis
•    Performs minor maintenance of the rectory, church, school and/or other church buildings  
•    Provides other general assistance as needed through set-up of tables and chairs in facilities, as requested 
•    Hauling and moving items and picking up parts or other equipment as requested by staff
•    Collects and disposes of trash and garbage
•    Reports cleaning and grounds maintenance inventory needs to supervisor
•    Maintains an inventory of supplies for lighting and cleaning and orders supplies as requested

Job Requirements

•    General knowledge and support of the Catholic Church, Catholic sacraments, Catholic rites and liturgies
•    Must have necessary mechanical skills and the ability to work safely with machinery and equipment requiring considerable caution
•    Must have ability to perform outlined tasks with minimum supervision and be self-motivated
•    Must have good interpersonal communication skills
•    Must be able to maintain confidentiality
•    Ability to tolerate varying temperatures and climate changes
•    Ability to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and stand for long periods
•    Willingness to work a flexible schedule with possible evening and/or weekend hours
•    On-call availability for emergencies

The Archdiocese of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital, parental, veteran or disability status.  
Pre-Employment Screening 
All candidates receiving an employment offer must submit a pre-employment screening. The screening will include criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registration, drug screen, employment and educational licensure/certification verification, health screening, and any other screenings deemed necessary for employment. Any offer would be contingent upon successful completion of any required screening. 

Our Mission

We are a unique community—diverse in our talent, but unified in our drive to create together, face challenges together and grow together. Our values push us to empower, propel and inspire new ways of turning possibilities into realities. Our competencies define the behaviors that guide who we are, how we are inspired and how we inspire of others to succeed.


Work/life balance is so important to the archdiocese. After all, our business is about making life easier and better—and we want that for you and your career just as much as our consumers and their day-to-day lives. That’s why we offer flexible working times, remote working options, generous paid vacation increasing with service, and personal leaves of absence.

As well as being able to make the most of life at home, you’ll also be able to contribute to the Archdiocese sponsored volunteer events. You can discover more about who we’re working with near you, and you can always ask us more about this at events and interviews—we love to see how passionate our people are about giving back.