The Salvation Army

  • Custodian

    Job Locations US-PA-West Chester
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Title: Corps Custodian                                                                     

    Location: West Chester, PA Corps, 101 East Market St

    Reports To: Family Services Administrator & Commanding Officer 

    Availability: Immediate

    Schedule:  Part-Time; Monday to Friday  9:00am to 2:00pm

    Salary and Grade: $11.00 per hour; 71  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!


    Position Overview: Maintain and clean the interior and exterior of the Salvation Army property building. Interact with staff and volunteers. Must be available to load and unload supplies from the truck for the Salvation Army.


    *Collect all trash from around the building including all offices, upstairs and downstairs.

    *Clean all seven bathrooms daily.

    *Put trash out every for pick up on specific days.

    *Dust and vacuum chapel weekly.

    *Strip and wax floors as need in Corps and Railton House and maintain building.

    *Clean and wash all floors in the Salvation Army facility including the kitchen.

    *Cut grass and weed the lawn as needed during the summer

    *Wash windows and sills inside and out.

    *Clean lobby and keep gym floor clean (mop and sweep) daily.

    *Odd jobs to assist staff and volunteers during Food Drive and Christmas.

    *Shoveling snow and salting the outside and around the building including parking lot during snowstorms.

    * Respond to emergency calls including during inclement weather.


    The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


    High school diploma or GED; Prior Cleaning Experience 2 years minimum. Must have a driver’s license with a clean driving record. Knowledge of various electrical and cleaning equipment is preferred. As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


    Contact: Please email or fax your resume and cover letter to: Captain Maria Corraliza,; Fax: 610-696-1652; Or external candidates interested in this position please apply online at  Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at        


    No Phone Calls Please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on February 13, 2020

     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. 1292


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