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A full time position (37.5 hours per week) responsible for the maintenance of the building and grounds of the library. First respondent to police and fire calls. Available for library emergencies.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Performs general cleaning and maintenance of the entire building. Performs minor repairs (mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry). Inventories building supplies and works out order schedule with supervisor. Trouble shoots equipment and alerts supervisor when service is needed. Receives deliveries and carries heavy items to departments. Runs library errands. Performs other duties as assigned.

Necessary Skills:
Mechanical aptitude. Willingness to acquire a general working knowledge of all working mechanisms in building. Ability to bend, stoop, climb, lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing and carpentry repairs and proper use of cleaning materials. Ability to relate well to both staff and public. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to work independently.

High school diploma or equivalent and at least seven years appropriate work experience. Ability to communicate orally and in writing in good English. Willing to work flexible hours when necessary, i.e. early mornings, evenings and weekends. Must be a Calumet City resident and must have a vehicle with a valid driver's license and insurance.

Salary: $25,000 per year plus benefits

To apply for this position, complete an application form obtained at the Circulation Desk.

Please apply to:
Jane Rowland
Library Director

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6254