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Career Opportunities:

 

Position: Housing Monitor

Job Summary

Perform a wide variety of functions to ensure the safety, security and wellbeing of the shelter residents as well as the building.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of alcoholism and substance abuse.  Knowledge of the 12-step process.  Skill in understanding of group reactions.

Education and Experience

One year vocational/technical school degree and six months experience OR Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge and skills and abilities.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to lift light objects weighing less than 24 pounds.

 

Position: Kitchen Assistant

Job Summary

Assists in the preparation and serving of all meals and maintains a clean and sanitary kitchen; works with other staff to assist the clients in having a variety of positive nutritional experiences; ensures all kitchen work is performed in compliance with USDA regulations and health codes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of cleaning practices, methods, and techniques.  Ability to assist in the preparation and presentation of meals.  Ability to wash dishes and kitchen appliances.  Ability to clean kitchen and dining area.

Education and Experience

One year experience working in a kitchen preferred OR 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.  Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.

 

Position: Cook

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Chef, the Cook prepares, cooks and serves nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of cleaning practices, methods, and techniques.  Ability to assist in the preparation and presentation of meals.  Ability to wash dishes and kitchen appliances.  Ability to clean kitchen and dining area.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED and One year experience working in a kitchen preferred.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language and do basic math.  Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.

 

Position: Child Care Aide

Job Summary

Assists in providing child care services for children including personal care, hygiene, learning and development activities and specialized programs; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of child care property.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of First Aid and C.P.R and ability to ensure the safety of children.  Ability to monitor children activities to ensure their health and safety.  Ability to respond to emergency situations in a calm and appropriate manner.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or G.E.D. required AND Six months experience providing adult supervision to children preferred OR 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 observe children and ensure their safety.  Ability to lift, hold, and carry toddlers on a regular basis.  Duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis.  Work is performed in a normal child care environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

 

Position: Lifeguard

Job Summary

The Lifeguard ensures that the aquatic operations are in compliance with established departmental policies and procedures. Aquatic Lifeguard is an hourly position, which may be designed full-time, part-time, or as needed.  Under the direction and supervision of the Lead Life Guard, the Lifeguard observes swimmers, protects life, prevents accidents, enforces regulations, and does related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices particular to the department’s administration.  Knowledge of general office principles, practices and procedures.  Ability to ensure compliance with departmental policies and procedures.  Ability to plan and complete work in a manner to ensure compliance with deadlines.  Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; work cooperatively with others; analyze situations and adopt a quick and effective course of action; and maintain constant observation of an assigned area to identify any signs of danger.  Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.  Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs.  Must be in good physical and mental health, capable of meeting the demands of the center’s swimming pools.  Have a philosophy of education and child development, which is consistent with that of the Center and The Salvation Army.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED.

Licenses and Certifications

Current certificates in American Red Cross First Aid or First Aid For Public Safety Personnel (Title22), CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR Pro), and Lifeguard Training. Equivalent training certificates may be accepted.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to plan work priorities, evaluate work performances and provide recommendations for improving productivity and efficiency of work.  Maintain a variety of internal and external contacts and work cooperatively with superior and subordinate staff.  Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work in order to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines.  Must be at least 16 years of age.  Must have the ability to swim with proficiency and endurance. Must successfully tread water with a brick for 5 minutes.  Have the ability to work with children, parents, and staff in a capacity of leadership, counseling and education including but not limited to:  Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to people of all ages, Sensitivity to individual needs, Ability to use appropriate positive discipline consistently, Dependable, Ability to handle security and crisis situations calmly, Ability to seek supervision and use it consistently.

 

Additional Information

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: 01/10/2018 – 01/19/2018

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