Job Details

Requisition Number 17-1809
Post Date 9/13/2017
Title Janitor
Posted Salary $11.00
City Salem
State OR
Description Location: Salem Kroc
Department: Facilities
Position Title: Building Attendant
Status: Non-Exempt, FT
Posted Wage: $11.00 per hour

JOB CLOSES: 9.21.17

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To apply in person at The Salvation Army Cascade Ray & Joan Kroc Center 1865 Bill Frey Drive NE, Salem, OR 97301. Please bring cover letter, resume and complete the application provided to you. Incomplete job applications will not be considered.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503.794.3206 or email Ms. Gende will coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Charles Hawley at or call 503.798.4785. Mr. Hawley is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-
EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered
• Posted Wage: $11.00 per hour
• Full time hours
• Excellent medical benefits
• Dental
• Vision
• Life Insurance
• Disability Insurance
• Retirement plan
• Paid holidays
• Paid sick leave
• Paid vacation leave

Requirements The Salvation Army of Marion/Polk Counties
Job Description
Salem Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Department: Facilities
Position Title: Building Attendant – Full Time
Supervisor: Director of Facilities

General Description:
The Building Attendant will be responsible for the cleaning, sanitation and general upkeep of the buildings and grounds. The position will have primary responsibility for the set-ups and take-downs of furniture and equipment staging needed for the various programs and building uses.

Education & Work Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred. Requires at least 3 years of experience in current janitorial methods and procedures used to maintain a large multi-use facility. Must have thorough knowledge of health and sanitation requirements of a public facility, preferably utilizing “green/sustainable” cleaning products and methods. Must have a valid driver license.

Must possess integrity and trustworthiness essential for work with an organization in which a great deal of public trust is placed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi task
• Detail oriented and attention to detail
• Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure
• Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self- directed schedule
• Ability to take projects from beginning through completion

Professional: The ability to work in a distinctively Christian environment. The ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner in conformity with The Salvation Army Mission Statement. The ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances. Must possess the self-discipline necessary to perform repetitive tasks without lowering quality of work. Able to work with limited supervision, and work in a team setting with other professionals. Exercise good judgment and comfortable taking initiative with projects.

Equipment Used:
Hand tools, power tools, specialized cleaning equipment, motor vehicles, including 15 passenger van and mini-van.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provide routine cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and dusting of all interior and exterior building surfaces and furnishings.
• Regular cleaning and sanitation of areas including restrooms, shower rooms, locker rooms, fitness areas and kitchen.
• Provide furniture and equipment set-ups and take-downs in support of various programs and building uses.
• Regular removal of trash, litter and recyclables.
• Provide hi-level cleaning of public areas such as lobbies and entry areas.
• Regular cleaning and sweeping of exterior areas including sidewalks, paved areas, and landscaping.
• Provide minor and routine maintenance and repairs to building systems and grounds.
• Maintain appropriate inventories of cleaning products, supplies and products such as paper towels, toilet paper, and soaps throughout the facility.
• Provide basic operation and be able to locate and shut downs of systems such as lighting, HVAC, aquatics, fire alarm, water supply, electrical supply, and natural gas supply.
• Maintain the appearance and functionality of the facilities and grounds components including doors, windows, flooring, roofing, walls, ceilings and furnishings.
• Maintain records of cleaning, service and repair of building systems.
• Provide set-ups and take-downs of furniture and equipment needed for various programs and building uses.
• Maintain the grounds including mowing, trimming, weeding, pruning and irrigation repair.
• Must possess integrity and trustworthiness essential for work with an organization in which a great deal of public trust is placed.

As with any position with The Salvation Army, it is impossible to predict the many requests and assignments that may be made on the Building Attendant. Flexibility and a cooperative spirit are crucial characteristics of the individual who holds this important position.

Working Conditions:
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a motor vehicle record check. They must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

This position may have frequent phone and in person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may be angry, hostile, confused or frustrated.

May walk or stand on varied surfaces. Stooping; kneeling, bending, stretching, standing, walking, manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, driving a vehicle, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds unassisted.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, sometimes for long periods of time; to talk and hear; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is a reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

It is expected that each employee will be familiar with The Salvation Army Western Territorial Handbook for Employees. Questions regarding its contents can be directed toward the Human Resource Coordinator or Immediate Supervisor.

The Salvation Army has a dress code which will be shared with you at the time of employment. Its facilities and vehicles provide a smoke and drug free work environment for all employees and volunteers.

The Salvation Army reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

The Salvation Army 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.

I have read the description for the position of Building Attendant. I acknowledge my understanding of this, and am able to conduct myself in accordance with its purpose.

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  • 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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