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The Salvation Army Janitor/Custodian (Brooklyn Sunset Park Corps) in Brooklyn, New York


  • Schedule is primarily Monday through Friday, 10:30 am-6:30 pm when after school program and Summer Camp are in session. 9am-5pm when programs are not in session.


  • Sweep, and mop all floors as needed.

  • Vacuum daily and shampoo carpets as needed.

  • Wash, dust and polish furniture and woodwork

  • Clean restrooms, windows, blinds, and light fixtures as needed.

  • Wash and paint walls when needed.

  • Clean, disinfect and sanitize tables, doorknobs, light switches daily.

  • Inventory and replenish janitorial supplies.

  • Responsible for exterior maintenance of Corps properties to include. Removal of leaves and trash, as well as removal of snow and ice from sidewalks, walkways, steps and driveway.

  • Assist with program activities: set up tables, chairs and other equipment for ongoing activities and special events.

  • Receive food deliveries and donations and store in assigned areas.

  • Take trash and recyclables out as per NYC Dept of Sanitation schedule.

  • Inform the Corps Officer of damaged or unsafe conditions in the building.

  • Attend staff meetings and workshops as needed.

  • Receive and store donations and prepare for The Salvation Army truck pick up weekly.

  • Willingness to pick up donations in Corps van.

  • Assist Corps Officer with seasonal maintenance and activities (ie: kettle sign upkeep, driving volunteers/staff to assigned areas, Angel Tree program).

  • Carry out other duties as assigned by Corps Officer


  • Candidate must have a High School diploma or GED.

  • Valid NYS driver’s license.

  • Handyman/Tradesman skills preferred.

  • Working knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment and able to learn acceptable cleaning methods.

  • Must be able to operate manual/power tools in a safe manner.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Spanish speaker a plus.

  • Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions.

  • Physically able to do rigorous manual labor, including lifting up to 50lbs.

  • Flexibility in schedule and lunch period (especially October through December).

Job LocationsUS-NY-Brooklyn

Job ID 2024-12290

Category Janitorial

Compensation Salary is $18.00/HR

Type Regular Full-Time