Full Time Driver/Maintenance Worker (union position)

November 24, 2022
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Hamilton Booth Centre
Salary Range:
$16.57 per hour as per Collective Agreement
94 York Blvd
Posting Expires:
December 7, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations Manager: hiring.HHb@salvationarmy.ca


In compliance with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army Booth Centre, to minister to those in need and other persons affected by homelessness by practical assistance through a demonstration of Christian love and concern. The Building Maintenance/Driver will provide a service to residents/clients while interacting in a positive, supportive manner by maintaining the residence in a professional manner providing the clients with a clean, safe living environment.


Service Responsibilities

  • Assist with supervision of community service-ordered workers and/or maintenance volunteers.
  • Maintain exterior grounds by ensuring parking lot and sidewalks are cleared of snow, grass is cut along fence line and overall cleanliness of the property.
  • Maintain/clean exterior of the building as required.
  • Help facilitate parking cars for special occasions.
  • Maintain interior of building by:
  • Do minor repairs to plumbing and electrical systems.
  • Replacement of light bulbs.
  • Do minor repairs to furniture and equipment.
  • Do minor building repairs, painting, and other maintenance duties as designated.
  • Maintain mechanical systems.
  • Help move furniture and equipment if required
  • Maintain maintenance tools, equipment, and the Maintenance area in a clean hazard free manner.
  • Maintain Booth Centre vehicle in good operating order.
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle.
  • Drive Booth Centre vehicle for picking-up donations and other designated supplies and/or making deliveries on behalf of the Booth Centre.

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Center’s Policies and Procedure manual and make suggestions to improve it.
  • Model appropriate qualities for this position i.e., self-motivation, punctuality, and personal hygiene.
  • Commit to and sign the Center’s confidentiality form.
  • Attend staff meetings, workshops and conferences as authorized by the Centre.
  • Work within mandate and mission of the Salvation Army.
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a professional manner.

Perform other duties as required.


This is a permanent full-time position with 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required. The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility. Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.

Shifts: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

  • May work with potentially aggressive clients.



  • A diploma/certificate in the field of building maintenance is preferred and/or a combination of education and life-related experiences.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and a current copy of a Driver’s abstract for review and verification that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.
  • Possess a current First Aid and CPR, non-violent Crisis Intervention and WHIMIS certificate.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Possess a mechanical aptitude.


  • Possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and under supervision.
  • Ability to lift/carry loads up to forty pounds.
  • Manage time wisely.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.



Please include the Job Title and Ministry Unit in the email subject line.



In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all new employees within the Province of Ontario, Social Services sector.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.


The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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