The Salvation Army

  • Maintenance Worker

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $15.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $20.00/Hr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Under the direct supervision of the corps officer and the maintenance supervisor, the maintenance worker will assist in the responsibility of the overall maintenance /cleanliness of the Bushwick Corps Property.


    Physical Demands and Working Environment


    The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


    Environment: Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor field environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, and all types of weather and temperature conditions.


    Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp, and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; to climb unusual heights on ladders; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.


    • General maintenance of the Bushwick Corps property including parking lot area, general building upkeep, bathrooms, hallways, lobbies, etc.
    • Receiving of all deliveries and ensuring that they are securely packed and secured in storage rooms.
    • Keep proper inventory of maintenance supplies.
    • After packing away delivered items in pantry and storage area, make sure that all spills are swept and mopped.
    • Perform minor repairs such as ceiling tile changing, stopping of leaks, replacing baseboards where required, etc.
    • Clean and maintain front and sides of building.
    • Senior’s Room – Empty, wash and disinfect garbage bins, sweep & mop floor; maintain sink; wipe down tables and chairs
    • Outside of Building – Sweep, etc. and keep clear of litter and trash, glass, etc. Remove snow and ice, when necessary.
    • Garbage – remove all garbage from the building, neatly stack in assigned location in courtyard; the evening before garbage is picked up place garbage on Cornelia Street sidewalk.
    • Other – Wash and disinfect all bathrooms (bowls, basins, floors, fixtures); sweep halls, gymnasium, etc. Empty and return waste baskets; wash slop sink; replace light bulbs when necessary. Check all doors and windows. Dust around all areas. Vacuum computer room and offices daily.
    • Mop floors of hallways, Senior’s Room, etc. Move furniture as necessary. Change water frequently when mopping floors. Reset rooms as necessary.
    • Chapel: (Monday & Friday) – Vacuum Carpet, dust chairs, altar, piano, etc. (use polish as needed); Arrange books and bookshelves neatly.
    • Computer Lab: Vacuum Carpet, polish tables and keep furniture clean and in order.
    • Wash baseboards. Spot check and wipe walls; wash light domes or bulbs as needed. Wash and disinfect mop heads (hang to dry); clean utility rooms and closets; Wash Windows and blinds as needed (inside and out).
    • Strip and wax floors, alternate rooms to fit schedule under the supervision of the Head custodian.
    • Wash Gym floor quarterly.
    • Assist in the overall facilitation of Bushwick Corps.
    • Wash and hose down courtyard garbage area as needed.
    • Assist in maintenance with volunteers throughout the year.
    • Assist in maintaining facility during rental hours


    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Two (2) or more years of experience working in the maintenance/janitorial field
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.


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