The Salvation Army


Job Locations US-DE-Seaford
Job ID
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Compensation Min
USD $12.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $12.00/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Position:  Janitor

Location:   The Salvation Army Seaford Corps

Availability of Position: Immediate   

Schedule:  Part-Time-Time; 20-29 hours per week; Evenings and Weekends Required

Reporting Relationship: Corps Commanding Officer

Salary and Grade:  $12.00 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!

Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Corps Officer, the custodial employee is responsible for maintaining the center premises and its equipment in a clean, safe, healthy and comfortable condition inside and outside.



  • Follows individual work schedule provided by the Corps Officer to indicate specific responsibilities and the time scheduled for them.
  • Cooperates in total staff effort designed to improve the centers service.
  • Participates in periodic individual conferences and regular staff meetings as scheduled by the Corps Officer. These will be called when changes are planned in the children’s program, which affects the cook so that discussions and suggestions for improving the services may be shared among the director and staff. Such meetings will also be called when policy or changes are be to made affecting budgetary needs for food and supplies or rearrangement of space. Participation in staff parties and attendance in parent meetings are also encouraged but not required, as a means of promoting a feeling of staff unity and proving opportunities for information exchange of information between parents and total staff.
  • Sweep, mop and wax floors of classrooms, offices, halls, kitchen and bathrooms and center so that they are kept in clean and sanitary condition.
  • Clean all bathrooms including fixtures, urinals, toilets, washbowls and wall tiles.
  • Clean stairs, walls, play yards and roof as needed.
  • Remove garbage and trash, clean containers.
  • Care for cleaning equipment used.
  • Dust wash down walls
  • Clean and replace bulbs, clean light fixtures.
  • Weekly and tri-monthly cleaning of range hood, if any and its parts as required by the City Division of Fire Prevention.
  • Assists with food service as needed.
  • Keep inventory and distribute sanitary supplies as needed.
  • Unpack and store supplies.
  • Inform Director of needed sanitary and cleaning supplies, repairs and replacements of cleaning equipment.
  • Other related duties as assigned, consistent with the above as well as other programmatic duties.
  • CDL passenger license required
  • Help with pickups and drop off, of kids or adults that attend programs.
  • Take care of the lawn at least ones a week.
  • Help pick up food being donated

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.



*Related experience in general custodial duties, such as cleaning, repairing and painting.

*Ability to read and write and follow written work schedules.

*Ability to keep simple inventory of supplies on hand and as needed.

*Maintain cooperative relationships with other staff, children, parents and visitors to the center.

*Must be in good health and have the ability to maintain facility in a clean environment

*CDL passenger license required

*High School graduate or High School Equivalency diploma.

*Must have valid CDL Passenger driver’s license with good driving record.

*You must be able to obtain clearances required by the Joseph R. Biden III and the Child Protection Act. 

*Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


Contact: Please send your resume and a cover letter to:

Commanding Officers   Contact: Lieutenant Miguel & Kathryn Alban Guerrero, 22318 Sussex Highway, Seaford, DE 19973;

Or external candidate can 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 June 24, 2020



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. 1364


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