Building Maintenance Worker-NE_Administration-101

Columbus, MS, USA Req #13690
Friday, February 19, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Building Maintenance Worker for the Columbus Corps, located in Columbus, Mississippi. 


Job Summary:  Performs variety of skilled maintenance work for buildings and grounds including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry work. Monitors, supervises and directs the day-to-day custodial, maintenance, repair and inspection of all buildings, vehicles and equipment; supervises construction, repair and renovation projects. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Knowledge of the methods, materials, tool, and practices used in at least two of the building, electrical, or mechanical trades.  Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, construction, and air conditioning equipment. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades involved. Skill in the care and use of tools and equipment used in the trades involved.  Ability to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs or adjustments.  Ability to follow instructions and work with little or no supervision. 

Education and Experience:  Two years course work from a technical or vocational school in construction, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning as well as pluming and electronics, and three years experience performing maintenance and repair work for commercial building and grounds, with six months supervising employees performing related duties, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

Licenses and Certifications:  Valid Driver’s License & EPA Universal Certification 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:  Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to perform heavy lifting. Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects. Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. 

Equipment:  Various maintenance equipment and tools. 

Additional Information:  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 at the bottom of this posting. 

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 

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

Other details

  • Job Family ALM-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Property
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $9.50
Location on Google Maps
  • Columbus, MS, USA