Maintenance Workder

The Salvation Army - Metro Division

Job Description


Looking for a place where “Doing the Most Good” is a mission! The Salvation Army College for Officer Training has a Part-Time Lead School Age Teacher position available for the ideal candidate.

The Salvation Army is a faith based non-profit organization that has been providing social and spiritual services to communities around the world since 1885. We offer a competitive employee benefit program which includes a comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan, disability benefits, voluntary life insurance, paid holidays, floating holidays, paid sick days and paid vacation. Free lunches are also provided.

This position is at our College for Officer’s Training in Chicago Illinois which is located in Wrigleyville.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position, please call 847-294-2166.The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disabled.


Provide for the maintenance and upkeep of the College for Officer’s Training buildings, equipment, grounds, and vehicles:

  • Assist the Property Director with the responsibility of the timely completion of work orders.

  • Maintain campus yards including spring, summer and fall tasks of mowing grass, weeding flower gardens, removing litter and trash, removing yard clippings, trimming bushes and trees, and watering plants.

  • Maintain campus yards including winter tasks of snow removal from sidewalks, stairs, parking lots, and drives.

  • Perform regular and preventative maintenance of motorized equipment. This includes vehicles, riding mower, lawn equipment and snow equipment.

  • Perform minor repairs on malfunctioning equipment, doors, windows, lights, etc. as instructed.

  • Maintain all buildings, equipment, grounds, and vehicles associated with the College for Officer’s Training.

  • Assist in the performing of regular servicing of all plant motors, changing of filters, and other preventative maintenance of HVAC equipment.

  • Conduct preventive maintenance walk through of campus mechanical areas.

  • Respond to emergency needs after hours and/or on weekends as requested by Property Director.

  • Respond to weekend snow removing as assigned by Property Director.

  • Perform plumbing repairs such as installing toilets, cabinets, faucets, drains, water pumps and motors.

  • Perform electrical repairs such as replacing motors, belts, ballasts, lighting and circuit breakers.

  • Power rodding of sewers.

  • Appliance installation and repair.

  • Dry wall hanging, sanding, patching and painting.

  • Maintain a clean orderly work environment.

  • Maintain repair parts inventory.

  • Maintain compactor and compactor rooms.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in facility maintenance experience.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a clear MVR record for driving Salvation Army vehicles as well as obtain a Class D driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly lifting, pulling and pushing of materials up to 80 pounds

  • Requires bending, squatting and walking

  • May stand for extended periods

Job LocationsUS-IL-Chicago

Job ID2020-14515

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TypeRegular Full-Time

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