Building Maintenance Worker/Custodian

1501 N Q St, Pensacola, FL 32505, USA Req #14050
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Building Maintenance Worker/Custodian for the Command, located in Pensacola, FL.




Performs routine repairs and maintenance of buildings, equipment; performs routine grounds keeping work to ensure the beautification of the landscape; performs minor plumbing and carpentry repair work. Cleans and maintains the buildings and grounds to ensure the neatness and cleanliness of the same on a daily basis.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                       This position description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this position description.


Building Maintenance Duties


Performs routine building maintenance activities; performs minor pluming repairs required by leaking faucets and clogged toilets; performs carpentry work required to repair dents and/or holes in walls and paints walls.


Maintains the grounds to include, trimming hedges, blowing leaves, and collecting debris; maintains the beautification of the grounds.


Assembles and moves office furniture including chairs, desks, tables, bulletin boards, etc.


Drives truck in order to pick up materials and repair items needed for maintenance work.


Cleans surroundings after each repair job; ensures that all tools are collected and surroundings are left neat and clean.


Monitors lighting and changes light bulbs when needed.


Maintains all tools, supplies, parts, and equipment belonging to the Maintenance Department.


Drives Salvation Army vehicle to pick up materials, supplies, donations, mail, and the like.


Custodian Duties


Cleans and sanitizes bathrooms; cleans sinks and toilets, polishes mirrors, and replenishes supplies.


Sweeps, vacuums, mops and waxes floors; sweeps sidewalks.


Cleans windows; dusts and polishes furniture and fixtures.


Washes, folds, and stores laundry and linens.


Empties trash cans regularly; collects trash from grounds.


Assists in setting up meeting rooms as needed




Performs other related work as required.




Handheld Tools                                Power Tools                                      Cleaning Supplies

Salvation Army Vehicle                  Ladder






High school diploma or G.E.D.




two years experience performing maintenance work in a general maintenance environment




any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.





Valid state driver's license.




Knowledge of general building and grounds maintenance practices and procedures.


Knowledge of striping, waxing and polishing tiled flooring.


Ability to learn by method of on-the-job training including ability to follow instructions.


Ability to perform routine and minor repair and maintenance activities of buildings and grounds.


Ability to use and maintain maintenance equipment and tools effectively and in a safe manner.


Ability to maintain driving ability according to State, DOT, and Salvation Army policies, procedures, and certifications.




Ability to meet attendance requirements.


Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.


Ability to frequently perform heavy lifting of supplies, materials, etc. weighing up to 50 lbs.


Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects.


Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.




Work requires driving a vehicle and working outdoors daily with exposure to physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.




All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon displayed on the job posting.


Application Submittal Period: 03/10/2021– 04/30/2021


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Property
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $12.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
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  • 1501 N Q St, Pensacola, FL 32505, USA