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Employment Opportunities


Positions listed here are open at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA only.  Please contact your local Salvation Army for job opportunities in your area. Click here for Salvation Army opportunities by territory.

You must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S. to apply. 


Sr. Systems/Network Administrator - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $65,448.09 - $81,810.11 Annual

Job Summary: The Sr. Network Administrator is responsible for supporting The Salvation Army network (e.g., servers, routers, communications hardware and software, etc.), proactively addresses issues to eliminate problems, responding to and resolving trouble tickets and participating in planning design to improve the computing experience. Manages, maintains and supports the Microsoft Office 365 environment for National Headquarter. Supports and maintains LAN/WAN networks, is responsible for the daily activities of configuration and operation of systems, and performs administrator and support functions to ensure availability, functionality, security and performance. This position provides higher Services Desk support and is also responsible for supporting mobile devices including research, testing, troubleshooting and deployment as needed.  Holds end user training sessions on applications such as Microsoft Office 365, Operating Systems, corporate e-mail systems, and New Employee Training. Serves as lead worker to other technical support staff by providing guidance and/or training in troubleshooting hardware and software problems.  Develops and maintain system service log for tracking purposes.  Performs network cabling in offices and in wiring closets as needed.

Knowledge and Experience: Associates Degree or 2-year technical certification is preferred and a minimum of five years’ experience performing computer software and hardware support involving inter-networking of wide area networks and server administration on local area networks.
Ability to perform both one-on-one and classroom training of various software applications.  Ability to analyze and resolve advanced and complex problems with hardware and software independently and the ability to instruct others in doing the same.  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy computer equipment (25-50 lbs.) on a frequent basis.  Ability to stoop, crawl and climb when necessary.

Knowledge of network hardware to include router, firewall, switch, patch panels and concentrators.  Working knowledge of major ISPs (Cox, Comcast, Verizon).  Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and IBM Notes for Salvation Army use.  Ability to ensure that Microsoft Office 365 and IBM Notes users receive the necessary technical support to perform their jobs.  Ability to troubleshoot and maintain phone system.  Ability to maintain mobile device equipment.  Basic knowledge of the security of a computer system.  

Licenses and Certifications: 
Cisco CCNA – Preferred
Microsoft MCSE – Preferred

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.


Property Manager - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $77,752.31 - $97,190.61 Annual

Job Summary: Serves as the manager of the Building Services Department of National Headquarters (NHQ) with supervisory duties to related employees. Ensures the office and the NHQ building and properties run smoothly. Administers the building security system. Serves as the liaison with outside contractors and engineers. Monitors compliance with ASHRAE, OSHA, and ADA regulations. Responsible for administrative detail. Composes, prepares, types, proofreads, and/or edits a wide variety of paperwork of complex and/or technical nature. Responsible for the management of insurance coverage for NHQ properties and vehicles. Administers NHQ’s vehicle fleet. This includes filing required reports, notices and claims. Responsible for servicing of fleet vans and cabinet officer vehicles, inclusive but not limited to inspections, registration and county/city decals. Administers “Siemens Apogee” Energy Management System. Prepares RFPs, bids and negotiates prices and services with outside vendors. Serves as liaison regarding building services issues for other sections/departments and responds to inquiries regarding section/departmental building operations and problem. Provides for building inventory control. Arranges for repair, maintenance and/or construction to building, equipment and vehicles. Arranges for lawn care, snow removal and maintenance at NHQ officers’ quarters/properties. Provides/arranges for backup to the mailroom and switchboard when needed. Ensures contracted custodial staff carries out duties satisfactorily; contacts company to resolve any deficiencies; follows up to ensure completion. Serves as the liaison to the parking management company and ensures that the company performs duties as per contract. Serves as liaison to Towngate Owner’s Association representatives ensuring compliance by NHQ with Association guidelines and requirements; schedules and arranges for servicing for corrective or preventative maintenance.

Knowledge and Experience: High School diploma or G.E.D. required, supplemented by secretarial courses preferred and two to three years progressively responsible experience performing supervisory duties in a general office, and six to eight years’ experience in facility/property management, building service or property management field including security administration. Knowledge of general commercial and residential building codes. Knowledge of general residential construction, framing, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and maintenance processes. Ability to run electrical, computer and telephone cable. Knowledge of OSHA, ADA and ASHREA standards and guidelines. Ability to prepare spreadsheets and maintain computer databases. Ability to respond to after hours (24-hour emergency) security violation calls including returning to National Headquarters. Ability to type. Ability to lift and carry 50 – 100 lbs. in materials, supplies and equipment on occasion and as needed.

Valid driver’s license required.

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.


Emergency Disaster Services Specialist - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $2,517,23 - $3146.54 Bi-Weekly

Job Summary: The Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) position assists the National EDS Director in all aspects of emergency disaster services. This position serves as a resource to the field, raises awareness related to disaster services and serves as an advocate for the EDS field necessities; produces quarterly reports; monitors and analyzes monthly/quarterly reports for trends and formulates recommendations to administration; completes application processes for national public and private funding opportunities; serves as a member of planning committees as deemed appropriate; deploys to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Response Coordination Center (NRCC) when activated as a Salvation Army (SA) liaison for Mass Care (ESF 6). May be deployed to a disaster site. Researches, compiles, prepares and processes the National VOAD Bi-weekly Operational Report, FEMA VAL conference calls, and donor reports. Serves as an approved spokesperson and prepares briefs to various outlets on EDS matters. Serves as the point of contact for national disaster organizations.

Knowledge and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in emergency disaster management or related field with Salvation Army disaster training management (preferred) and two years’ experience working in the front line emergency disaster services and first hand inter-agency collaboration; with two - three years’ experience working in the Public Policy, Communications or related fields. Demonstrated ability to lead meetings. Ability to articulate The Salvation Army’s policies and programs and to be able to interpret accurately the organizations’ critical impact upon American life and values. Knowledge of NGOs and disaster organizations including The American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, The United Way of America, and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters. Proficient in MS Office Modules, including Teams, and video meeting applications.

Valid driver’s license, Train the Trainer Certification (after employment), AEM or CEM preferred.

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.


For more information please contact:

The Salvation Army National Headquarters
Human Resources
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5500

You may also e-mail resumés to: USN.RECRUIT@usn.salvationarmy.org

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Such equal opportunity for employment will apply to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfers and layoffs or termination.



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