Facilities Specialist - Area Command

West Palm Beach, FL 2100 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. 33409, 2100 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America Req #28583
Friday, June 21, 2024

Location: Facilities Specialist/PBC Area Command, West Palm Beach, Florida

Position Type: Regular Full-Time (Non - Exempt)

Pay Range: $23.26 per hour.

About this opportunity:  Plans, schedules, supervises, and monitors the day-to-day general maintenance and repair of buildings, vehicles, grounds, and equipment; negotiates, supervises, and monitors all contracted maintenance services; ensures all equipment remains in proper working order and compliance with standard operating procedures and safety standards; operates a Salvation Army vehicle to pick-up and/or deliver materials; maintains an inventory of all Salvation Army property and administers a departmental budget.

Key responsibilities:


Plans, prioritizes, schedules, assigns, and supervises the work of staff performing maintenance, janitorial, and/or housekeeping work; trains and instructs employees in the proper methods and procedures; monitors work in progress and upon completion to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with established policies and procedures.

Plans, prioritizes, supervises, and monitors the preventative maintenance of all mechanical, electrical, utility equipment, and appliances; schedules and conducts routine inspections of vehicles, kitchen appliances, maintenance tools and equipment, as well as heat and air conditioning, telephone, security and fire alarm systems on a routine basis to ensure the long life of the same.

Negotiates, supervises and monitors all contract services such as lawn maintenance, pest control, street lighting, and utilities services; ensures vendor complies with terms of contract; determines need for contractors, solicits and reviews bids, recommends approval or disapproval, monitors work and approves or disapproves payment.

Supervises the maintenance and security of Salvation Army fleet of vehicles housed at the Command ensures proper preventative maintenance and repairs at reasonable costs.

What we are looking for in you:

·         Two years course work from a vocational or technical school in heating, ventilation, and air condition, plumbing, electrical, and construction trades,

·         Seven years progressively responsible experience supervising skilled maintenance and repair work for commercial buildings and grounds. with at least two years in a supervisory capacity,


·         Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

 Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.

Work requires driving a vehicle and working outdoors daily with exposure to physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold,  heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Employee Benefits

·         Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

·         Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Paid Time Off

·         Retirement Plan

·         Life Insurance and more!

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Why work for us?

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.


Five values at the heart of everything we do…We are…

·         Passionate

·         Compassionate

·         Uplifting

·         Brave

·         Trustworthy

Additional Information:

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period:  6/21/2024 – 7/21/2024

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 FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Property
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $23.26
  • Job Start Date Friday, June 21, 2024
  • Job End Date Sunday, July 21, 2024
Location on Google Maps
  • West Palm Beach, FL 2100 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. 33409, 2100 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America