The Salvation Army


Job Locations US-PA-Berwick
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $8.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $8.00/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Position: Janitor

Location: Berwick

Availability of Position: Immediate                

Schedule: Part-time up to 19 hours weekly; Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-2pm

Reporting Relationship:  Reports to Corps Officer

Salary and Grade: $8 an hour


The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

 Position Overview:  To maintain the general cleanliness of The Salvation Army property, as well as minor repairs to items as needed. The goal is to keep our building and surrounding outdoor property in a clean and orderly condition.


Description of Position:    

We are looking for a Janitor, or Custodian, to take care of our building and carry out cleaning, maintenance and event set up and tear down duties. The following duties are to be expected:

  •  Clean the interior of building including floors, carpet, rugs, windows, and walls.
  • Disinfect commonly used items like desks, door handles, office tools and phones.
  • Maintain cleaning inventory, requesting orders for new products when needed.
  • Maintain outdoor grounds, cut grass, and trim bushes.
  • Remove debris and snow from sidewalks.
  • Replace air filters and maintain HVAC systems.
  • Empty trash and recycling bins.
  • Stock and maintain supply rooms.
  • Perform minor repairs on machinery, equipment, and tools.
  • Vacuum, sweep and mop floors.
  • Clean and maintain restrooms.
  • Washing and clean windows and mirrors
  • Notify supervisors of unsafe conditions
  • Operate floor scrubbers and other equipment.
  • Dust furniture and fixtures.
  • Assist in maintain stock room areas.
  • Stock Food Pantry as requested.
  • Maintain cleanliness of donation area
  • Set up and tear down of tables and chairs as requested.

 The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


Requirements: Candidate must have a High School diploma or GED, valid driver’s license; able to operate janitorial machinery, and 2 years of janitorial experience. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearances and background checks prior to employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 along with renewals every five years.

Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements as instructed below:

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at        

No phone calls please


Updated by the Divisional Human Resource Department on 5/22/24.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


 The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. 

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. 1941


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