The Salvation Army

Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $17.50/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $17.50/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

Department: The Eliza Shirley House, 1320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Availability of Position: Immediately

Schedule: Full-Time 40 hours Flexible; Sunday - Thursday 

Reporting Relationship: Maintenance Supervisor        

Salary /Grade: $17.50 per hour, 75 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, 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
  • Remitted Tuition Program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

About Us: The Salvation Army Eliza Shirley House provides emergency housing services for homeless families 365 days of the year. We provide accommodation for families until they find housing. Our mission is to treat all people we serve with a spirit of fairness, kindness and tolerance in a respectful non-judgmental manner, in an attempt to help them to solve their problems and meet their needs.


The Assistant Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the upkeep of the building, by ensuring all areas are cleaned daily. They are to create and maintain a safe environment for residents, staff, and self. They are responsible for ensuring the building is in compliance with city codes and for directing/redirecting the activity of the maintenance workers and housekeepers to ensure they are following their daily work duties.


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. Two (2) year maintenance supervision experience. Must have a valid driver's licenses. Must be able to lift a minimum of  30lbs. Ability to work independently and under pressure while remaining tolerant, patient and respectful of all people we serve. Must be a self-starter who can work in an environment with changing work priorities, performing multiple tasks with minimal supervision. As a Mandated Reporter, you must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse which meets the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at


Updated by the Divisional Human Resource Department on 5/10/22. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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. 1741


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