The Salvation Army

  • Janitor/Light Maintenance

    Job Locations US-PA-Lewistown
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $8.45/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $8.45/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position:  Janitor/Light Maintenance                                     

    Department:  Lewistown, PA Corps, 9 S. Dorcas Street

    Availability of Position: Immediate

    Schedule:  Part Time; 24 hours per week

    Reporting Relationship:   Corps Officers

    Salary and Grade:   $8.45 per hour; 70 Non-Exempt


    Position Overview: The duties of the janitor/light maintenance worker is to clean and maintain facility and grounds in a proper and timely manner. To communicate to supervisor of supply and maintenance needs in a timely manner. Maintain a good driving record. Must follow Salvation Army policies and procedures. Communicate and work well with other staff and volunteers.


    * Regularly sweep, mop, vacuum, and clean meeting rooms, bathrooms, classrooms, and chapel on all floors including basement.

    * Regularly empty waste cans in all rooms and bathrooms of the facility.

    * Regularly sweep and mop all stairwells and hallways of the facility.

    * Weekly assist with “ragging off” clothing in Clothing Store.

    * Weekly assist with cleaning receiving area.

    * Weekly assist with preparing food boxes.

    * Weekly assist with picking up donations including furniture.

    * Weekly clean all glass doors and windows.

    * Weekly sweep all sidewalks and stairs.

    * Seasonally shovel and remove snow as needed.

    * Perform all other duties as assigned.


    • Relatively good health
    • Good driving record
    • Work well with others
    • Must be able to keep information in a confident and secure manner.
    • High school diploma/GED equivalent
    • Able to work with hand tools and small power tools as needed.
    • Able to handle various types of equipment- buffing machine, vacuum, leaf blower, lawn mower, etc.
    • Must be able to work independently.
    • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
    • Knowledge of electrical and plumbing
    • Must have a valid PA driver’s license and pass TSA van testing.
    • Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check.
    • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


    Contact:  Please fax or email your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to: Fax:  717-248-8172; Email: Or go to

                                                                         Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on August 9, 2018


    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. 844


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