The Salvation Army

Custodian & Driver

Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
Service Worker
Compensation Min
USD $13.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $13.50/Hr.
Regular Part-Time


Location/Department: Bridgeport Corps (Bridgeport, Connecticut)

Status: Part-time, Non-exempt

Hours Per Week: 20 hours

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9AM – 2PM 


Scope & Purpose of Position: Will maintain the safety and cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the Corps and surrounding property. Will complete driving duties as needed.


  • Empty trash cans daily throughout the building.
  • Vacuum and dust building, including offices, as needed.
  • Disinfect furniture and other common touch points multiple times daily throughout the building.
  • Clean and disinfect all bathrooms, which includes mopping and refilling toilet paper, soap dispensers, and paper towel dispensers.
  • Clean windows as needed.
  • Receive all deliveries and ensure that they are securely packed and covered in storage rooms.
  • Keep proper inventory of custodial supplies and inform supervisor(s) when item need to be ordered prior to running out.
  • Keep pantry and storage area swept and mopped, particularly after all deliveries have been stored.
  • Clean and maintain front and sides of building, making sure these areas are always clean.
  • Attend to specialized cleaning needs (i.e. removing gum, clearing cobwebs, and spot cleaning carpets) to ensure facility is visually appealing.
  • Assist with seasonal maintenance (mow grass, remove snow, rake leaves, cut brush, etc.).
  • Assist with the cleanliness and upkeep of storage areas, thus eliminating any fire hazardous conditions.
  • Maintain vacuum cleaners in operable condition, if repairs are needed notify supervisor(s) immediately.
  • Replace light bulbs as needed.
  • Hang bulletin boards, pictures, etc. as requested by supervisor.
  • Perform minor repairs as needed.
  • Assist with moving furniture and equipment, as needed.
  • Report to superiors any emergencies as they arise.
  • Complete required 12 passenger van training and maintain all appropriate knowledge to drive and maintain this vehicle.
  • Clean vehicles inside and out
  • Operate The Salvation Army vehicle for pick-up and delivery duties, as needed.
  • Prepare sites for special events/trainings (set up and take down furniture and equipment).
  • Attend staff meetings/trainings, as required.
  • Obtain thorough knowledge of all emergency cut-offs (water, gas, electrical, clean out traps, fire extinguishers, and fire hydrants).
  • Report unsafe working/living conditions to supervisor.
  • Maintain positive relations with other staff members, suppliers, vendors, and professionals.
  • Adhere to guidelines for staff responsibilities as found in The Salvation Army’s Employee Manuals.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a 12-passenger cargo/transport van and pass required driving test.
  • One year of related experience required.
  • Able to follow oral and written instructions while communicating closely with supervisor(s).
  • Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of direct supervision.
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess the necessary knowledge of custodial tool use and able to perform everyday custodial functions.
  • Must be self-motivated and have a genuine interest in the cleanliness and care of the facility.
  • Must observe safety standards and procedures related to custodial work.
  • Must be organized and have a high attention to detail and the ability to prioritize.
  • Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the workplace.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality, discretion, and judgment.
  • Evidence of dependability, self-security, and good judgment.
  • Ability to relate with persons of various socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army. The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith, but he/she is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Army.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:



Up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

Over 2/3

Climb or balance




Lift up to 20 pounds




Lift up to 50 pounds












Use hands




Use sight/vision




Walk, bend, kneel





Benefits of Working for The Salvation Army: Part-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week are eligible for voluntary term life insurance, short term disability coverage, supplemental insurance coverage options, employer-funded pension plan, and paid absence time.


The Salvation Army 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.


Divisional Headquarters Vision Statement: The Southern New England Divisional Headquarters exists to develop its Officers, staff, and volunteers to their fullest ministry potential and to be a catalyst and resource for the growing of healthy, vibrant Corps and other expressions of The Salvation Army mission.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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