The Salvation Army

  • Custodian (Part-time)

    Job Locations US-NY-Jamestown
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is Hiring!


    The Jamestown, NY Corps has an opening for a part-time Custodian. This position is responsible for the upkeep of building and grounds of all Jamestown locations, including the Corps, Quarters, Domestic Violence Shelter, and Prather Buildings. 


    This position will be scheduled to work 5 hours/day, 5 days/week, for a total of 25 hrs/week.


    The Salvation Army offers a truely excellent benefits to eligible part-time employees, including:

    • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation time, and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment).
    • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts.
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life.


    • Responsible for cleaning the Corps, Quarters, Domestic Violence Shelter and Prather Buildings to include:
      • Interior: clean, strip, wax, seal, buff floors
      • Vacuum and shampoo carpets
      • Wash, dust and polish furniture and woodwork
      • Clean restrooms, fountains, windows, blinds and light fixtures
      • Wash and paint walls
      • Empty and clean waste receptacles
      • Wash windows
    • Inventory and replenish janitorial supplies
    • Responsible for exterior maintenance of Corps properties to include:
      • Mow and trim lawn and attend to landscaping
      • Remove leaves and trash as required
      • Remove snow and ice from walks, steps and portions of driveway
    • Assist with program activities: set up tables, chairs and other equipment for ongoing activities and special events.
    • Vehicles: transport vehicles to garage for repairs and maintenance, check fluids and fill tanks on Fridays or as needs.
    • Make sure vehicles stay current on registrations and inspections.
    • Food Pantry: provide assistance to the Emergency Basic Needs Coordinator to see that items are picked up from the Food Bank and delivered to the food pantry and shelter.


    • High School Diploma or Equivelant is required.
    • Handyman/Tradesman skills preferred.
    • Working knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment and able to learn acceptable cleaning methods.
    • Must have experience with operating manual/power tools in a safe manner.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
    • Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions
    • Valid Driver’s License that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.
    • Able to drive 12 passenger van.


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