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Maintenance Assistant

Bell Gardens, California
Job Type
15 Oct 2020
General StatementThe 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.Position SummaryThe maintenance worker is responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the entire facility including repairs and ensuring equipment is safe to operate at all times under the direction of the Maintenance Manager.Essential FunctionsDuties & Responsibilities: (not listed in order of priority)Maintain building maintenance upkeep and daily janitorial tasks of the facility. Perform Janitorial services including stripping and waxing floors, moving furniture and other housekeeping. Must perform daily rounds and complete daily inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with health, safety and OSHA guidelines. Check all program areas for potential health safety problems or violation. Must report all repairs, deficiencies and safety issues to Maintenance Manager. Assigned to distribution of cleaning/maintenance supplies needed for shelter operations. Maintain the grounds of required gardening services. Assist with operation of resident chores and assignments. Assist with operation of resident chores and assignments. Maintain vehicles assigned for use, report repairs/maintenance required to management. Responsible for upkeep of facility linen and cleaning inventories. Inventory of shelter tools, and maintain inventory in a safe operating condition and in secure storage area. Must maintain positive working relation with Bell Shelter and The Salvation Army staff, volunteers, residents, visitors, and community representatives. Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Maintenance Manager and Executive Director.Requirements Working ConditionsMust be able to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Must be able to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbsMinimum Qualifications1. Minimum of 1 year experience in the janitorial field and/or vocational certificate of training on building maintenance of related field.2. Valid Class C driver License3. Forklift Certification a plus.4. High school diploma or GED 5. Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations and Health Department Standards.6. Experience working with the homeless population and persons with addiction/alcohol problems preferred, not mandatory.7. CPR and First Aid certification a must.8. TB-cleared prior to start date.Skills, Knowledge & Abilities1. Communication skills both oral and written a plus2. Ability to carry our assignments independently and good time management skills.3. Abel to safely use manual and/or power tools.4. Service minded and able to function in a multi-facility environment. 5. Ability to please orders and calculate inventories for production.6. Must have strong sense of workplace ethics and understanding of confidentiality protocols.7. Must be able to work any shift and a signed schedule.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.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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  • Job Reference: 182900183-2
  • Date Posted: 15 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Ultimate Software
  • Location: Bell Gardens, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent