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The Salvation Army Maintenance Assistant in Seattle, Washington

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Maintenance Assistant

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STATUS: FT non-exempt


The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church and the ultimate goal of all programs is spiritual regeneration of all people.

The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer.


• HS Diploma or GED

• Minimum of 1 years of experience in public contact / Customer Service

• Fork Lift certification preferred

• Fork Lift operations - 1 year experience preferred

• WA. Drivers License required


• An ability to engage with diverse populations in a respectful and culturally responsive manner

• Demonstrates a commitment to the values of equity and inclusion by honoring diverse characteristics and expressions of personal identity.

• Ability to read, write and speak English to the extent necessary to understand instructions, take messages, read a map, and use the telephone.

• Ability to work successfully and maintain good relationships with diverse demographics.

• Ability and willingness to keep information confidential

• Able to handle minor maintenance and equipment repairs of vehicles and facility

• Physical strength required to lift cases of canned goods, tables and other items weighing sixty (60) pounds repetitively for four (4) or more hours daily.

• Willingness to comply with safety standards and procedures for both personal and public safety

• Experienced in light carpentry and vehicle maintenance and repair.


Under limited direct supervision, the Building Maintenance Assistant is responsible for meeting property and operational needs in the performance of assigned duties.


• Microsoft Word and Excel required

• Microsoft PowerPoint, helpful

• Lotus Notes, helpful

• Working knowledge of integrated database applications and ability to use new software programs with basic training.


• Perform all phases of building maintenance and cleaning necessary to create and maintain a safe environment for residents, staff, and others that use the facilities (including but not limited to, garage parking area, alley, walkways, landscaping, building exteriors and interiors).

• Perform Daily duties of cleaning and maintaining all restrooms, hallway, common areas

• Coordinate with immediate supervisor(s) regarding basic maintenance needs - bulb replacement & disposal, minor paint and drywall repair, light carpentry, etc

• Set up tables, chairs and other items in preparation for programs or events being held at the property

• Maintain inventory and coordinate with supervisor for purchase of janitorial equipment and supplies

• Perform regular building inspections to assess maintenance needs and coordinate repairs and/or maintenance if appropriate with supervisor(s).

• Perform regular vehicle maintenance by washing and vacuuming vehicles as needed inside and out.

• Monitor and maintain property outside of the building - removal of graffiti, trash, and debris

• Make sure building meets all safety codes - all exits and stairwells are clear, fire extinguishers functioning, etc - coordinate with supervisor or property manager as needed for necessary equipment or supplies

• Maintain garbage, food waste, and recycling dumpsters in accordance with the pick-up schedule

• Operate all vehicles within safety and compliance protocols for TSA employees.

• Provide orientation, support, and supervision to volunteers as needed.

• Respond to emergency situations that may arise making independent decisions within policy guidelines, as necessary.

• Institute security procedures should a critical or threatening incident arise. Provide timely and appropriate notification to police, fire, emergency medical and supervisory authorities.

• Work cooperatively with other Salvation Army staff and programs.

• Perform all other duties as assigned


• Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis

• Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead

• Ability to operate telephone

• Ability to operate a desktop or laptop computer

• Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.

• Ability to access and produce information from a computer

• Ability to understand written information

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. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you must apply directly using the link below:

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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