The Salvation Army

  • Facilities Lead

    Job Locations US-MA-Dorchester
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring a Facilities Lead will assist with the oversight of the day-to-day facility operations of the Boston Kroc Community Center, including building and utility infrastructure as well as working with custodians.  


    The Salvation Army offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:
    Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
    Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
    Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    Flexible Spending Accounts
    Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    • Provide input to the Facilities Manager about the planning and work assignments of facilities staff, including setup and after care of rentals and events.
    • Assist with the oversight to the day-to-day facility operations, including inventory control.
    • Monitor the facility and external areas (soccer field, outside courts, spray grounds, etc.), parking lots and landscaped areas daily.
    • Monitor all electrical, and ventilation systems for each area daily.
    • Identify any needed repairs or special projects to plumbing, electrical, windows or structures.
    • Assist in the developing, supervision, and execution of year round preventative maintenance plans.
    • Meet regularly with the Facilities Manager to set priorities and make recommendations for repairs, remodeling and replacement of facility equipment.
    • Assist Facilities Manager with the creation of office support systems that will allow for timely and accurate record keeping, including the areas of repair logs, accounting of expenditures and other reporting as required.
    • Maintain the appearance and functionality of the facilities and grounds components including doors, windows, flooring, roofing, walls, ceilings and furnishings.
    • Maintain Salvation Army vehicles, including routine maintenance such as oil changes, filters and tire pressure checks, annual inspections and registration renewals and other related upkeep.
    • In coordination with the Facilities Manager, periodic review of all system-related security plans throughout the organization’s network.
    • Assist in daily reports for the department.
    • Inspect equipment on a weekly basis; report needs report.
    • Ensure appropriate preventative and routine maintenance is performed.
    • Assist with food pantry pick up, delivery and stocking of shelves, as needed.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.



    • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
    • CFM or related certification preferred.
    • Certifications in boilers and HVAC systems preferred.
    • Requires at least 3 years of experience in current janitorial methods and procedures used to maintain a large multi-use facility.
    • Must have thorough knowledge of health and sanitation requirements of a public facility, preferably utilizing “green/sustainable” cleaning products and methods.
    • Must have a working knowledge of OSHA standards and practices
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi task
    • Detail oriented and attention to detail
    • Must exhibit strong leadership qualities and interpersonal skills.
    • Must be computer literate.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (written & verbal)
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience in using multiple cleaning machines and devices.
    • Must be physically fit to do extensive walking, stair climbing, lifting (maximum 50 lbs), and using equipment to move heavier objects.
    • Must be able to work weekends and evenings
    • Must have a valid license driver’s license



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