Maintenance Worker

Location: The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma, 1001 N Pennsylvania Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK  73107

Employment Type: Full Time with Benefits

Job Summary

Maintains buildings and grounds of Area Command to ensure efficient mechanical operation.  Assumes duties of Maintenance Supervisor in his absence.

Essential Functions

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related

Responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

General Maintenance (90%)

Maintains and makes repairs to buildings and equipment.  Replaces light bulbs, ballasts, HVAC filters, etc.

Follows preventive maintenance schedule for buildings, equipment and vehicles.

Drives various Area Command vehicles for pick-up and delivery of goods for various Salvation Army operational functions.

Assists in setting up meeting rooms; sets up tables and chairs, etc.

Maintains maintenance/storage building in a neat, orderly manner.

Is ready to respond to disaster and security concerns when other supervisory personnel are not available.

Performs work orders as requested by various departments.

Other Responsibilities (10%)

Under limited supervision performs work of routine difficulty related to:

Assisting public in unloading and carrying donations.

Assisting with or performing snow and ice removal on parking lots, sidewalks, etc.

Collecting and disposing of trash in buildings.

Driving Salvation Army vehicle to post office for mail pickup.

Operating grounds keeping equipment including mowers, trimmers, edger’s, etc.

Maintaining and repairing Christmas Kettle Stands and signs.

Operating tractor with various implements to include brush hog, box blade, etc.

Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Materials and Equipment

Hand tools                      Two wheel and four wheel dollies

Power tools                    Pallet jacks

Forklift                           Cleaning equipment

Various Grounds equipment.

Tractor with various implements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to perform general maintenance and repair tasks for buildings and grounds.

Ability to drive various vehicles, including forklift, van, trucks up to five tons and canteen.

Ability to follow instructions.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to complete and maintain Department of Transportation driver certification for vehicles over 10,000 pounds.


Education and Experience

High School diploma or G.E.D


At least four years’ experience in general maintenance, or at least four years’ experience in construction trades. Or completion of technical school course in plumbing, electrical work, welding, HVAC, carpentry or a combination of these skills.


Valid Oklahoma driver’s license with good driving record.

Department of Transportation Certification for Area Command box truck.

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, read, and understand the English language.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to pass Department of Transportation health screening.

Ability to exert the physical energy required to perform maintenance work.

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

Occasional lifting or moving of heavy materials in difficult work positions.

Working Conditions

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors with regular exposure to outdoor temperatures, dirt and dust, oil, fumes, and/or disagreeable sights and odors.