The Salvation Army

  • Maintenance Worker / Driver

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
    With Some Benefits
    Compensation Min
    USD $13.50/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $13.50/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position:   Maintenance Worker / Driver

    Location:  The Eliza Shirley House, 1320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Availability of Position:  Immediately

    Schedule:  Part-time (26 hours) Sat, Sun, Tues, Wed.; Flex hours

    Reporting Relationship: Maintenance Supervisor

    Salary and Grade:  $ 13.50 per hour; 73 Non -Exempt


    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.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    Description of Position: The maintenance work /driver is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the building, and for transporting residents placed into other City run housing programs.


    Maintenance: Typical daily responsibilities include the sweeping, mopping, and general cleaning of assigned areas, which will include hallways, rooms, bathrooms, and offices. Performing building repairs; repair toilets, fill holes with dry wall, replace floor tiles, grout bathrooms, repair doors, shower tiles, replace light bulbs, exit lights, ceiling tiles, and paint the building as needed.

    Driver: Assist women and children with their belongings on and off of the van. Adhere to all safety precautions when transporting residents. Pick up donations and food on a monthly basis as well as any other duties assigned by your supervisor.


     High School Diploma or GED; Two (2) years of experience working in the Maintenance/Janitorial field including the following:


    Must be a self-starter, capable of taking initiative while at the same time being responsible and accountable to other staff members with whom he or she will be working.  A knowledge of and skill in cleaning procedures and processes, products and equipment.  Knowledge, or the ability to acquire knowledge of basic building maintenance.  Ability to perform basic repairs and safely use the tools to do so.  A demonstrated awareness of surroundings and the ability to translate that to carry through on what needs to be done or problems that need to be addressed as the relate to the building and the property.

    Must have a valid driving license. Must be an independent self-starter and be able to work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and holidays.  Must have the ability to multi-task.  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 checks. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


    Contact:  Please Fax your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to:

    Marilyn Canty, Director Fax #215-568-9636 Or  current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at and prospective employees can apply online at

    No Phone Calls Please.

    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on November 15, 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. 931


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