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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Maintenance Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri


The Salvation Army Mission: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.

Job Objective: To assist in maintaining property and grounds in accordance with acceptable standards of safety, cleanliness and appearance. Property includes building, grounds, vehicles and equipment serving the building


Essential Functions:

  • Repair and maintain property by performing light plumbing and electrical work; repair furnishings as needed

  • Using hand and/or power tools, repairs, installs and provides basic maintenance services

  • Maintain building exterior, including lawn, shrubs, trees, parking and public areas and snow removal

  • Perform janitorial/custodial services as needed

  • Responsible for keeping tool and storage rooms clean and organized

  • Moves furniture as requested

  • Responsible for DHQ breakroom and Missouri room kitchen to include, but not limited to, cleaning, making coffee, restocking supplies and emptying dishwasher

  • Responsible for set up and tear down of rooms for meetings

  • Responsible for DFB coffee service – set up and clean up

  • Assists with setup of Project Warmth warehouse

  • Responsible for mail pickup and delivery

  • Responsible for pickup and delivery of various donations as assigned

  • Responsible for pickup and delivery of supplies for various events

  • Transports vehicles to and from vendors for maintenance, cleaning, and transfer

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

Education:High School or equivalent; vocational training in construction, carpentry, and building mechanical systems repair preferred

Experience: Demonstrated proficiency in the use of basic hand and power tools as acquired through two years’ experience in maintenance or construction field

Certifications/Licenses:CDL driver’s license required within sixty days of hire


  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in building related skills and trades

  • Ability to read and understand schedules, work orders and product safety information

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet work schedules on timely basis with minimum of direct supervision

  • Ability to work irregular and extended hours when required; willingness to accept on call assignments during building emergencies

  • Position requires a confident, self-motivated, multi-tasked individual with integrity in the use of resources

  • Act in a manner consistent with the Mission of The Salvation Army

    Supervisory Responsibility:None

    Safe from Harm Level: Basic

    Bloodborne Pathogen Level: 3

    Physical Requirements:Must have the ability to sustain physical activity both inside and outside for extended periods of time. Work requires ability to stand, walk, climb, kneel and lift up to 50 pounds and to operate basic building maintenance equipment. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.

    Travel:Day travel can occur daily

    Driving:Position requires the ability to drive. Employee must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside and be able to pass DOT regulations for driving. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.

    Working Conditions:Work is performed both indoors and outdoors; may require irregular and/or extended hours periodically

    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

Job LocationsUS-MO-Kansas City

Job ID 2021-18331

of Openings 1

Category Maintenance

Type Regular Full-Time