1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23504, USA Req #21178
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Custodian at the Hampton Roads Area Command Kroc Center.


Maintains a clean working environment for all staff and visitors at the Salvation Army building and grounds; promoting health and safety. Duties include: picking up and taking out trash, dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning and stocking bathrooms, making sure buildings are secure, cleaning windows and mirrors, and performing minor building repairs.


Education and Experience:

High School Diploma, or G.E.D.;


One year experience performing general housekeeping duties;


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



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to perform general maintenance, cleaning activities for building and grounds.

Ability to follow instructions and work independently.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read and communicate the English language.

Ability to exert the physical energy required to performing housekeeping and minor maintenance work.

Maintains a professional attitude and approach to problem solving.

Ability to deal comfortably with stressful situations.

Must be able to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

Ability to interact professionally with the public and Salvation Army Officers and staff.

Abide by Salvation Army Policies and Procedures and have an acceptance of Salvation Army philosophy and mission.

Mental and Physical Abilities

Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull heavy (over 50lbs.) materials, supplies and equipment frequently. Heavy mobility duties are usually performed by combinations of standing, walking, climbing ladders or steps, bending, reaching or transporting merchandise on frequent change basis relieved by fewer periods of sitting or operating a vehicle.


The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions with activities occurring inside and outside. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. The worker is subject to extreme cold and heat with temperatures typically below 32° or above 100° for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity. The worker is subject to noise; and there is enough noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above ambient noise level. Work is subject to hazards. Work includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.


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.

*Application Submittal Period: July 6, 2022 - July 20, 2022

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

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

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

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Property
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
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