Website Wayne Public Library

The Senior Maintenance Worker will perform all activities necessary to:

• Maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the library
• Perform limited repairs to the building and its contents as needed
• Interface with vendors as needed for building repairs and maintenance
• Under guidance of programmers, setup, strike, and clean after library programs
• Open/close the building to the public

Representative duties include, but are not limited to:

• Setting up and efficiently performing a continuous cleaning schedule, including the cleaning of bathrooms, shelves, floors, furniture, electronics, children’s playthings, etc.
• Effectively communicating with library staff, vendors, other maintenance workers and the public as needed to coordinate program set-ups or performance of any duties.
• Moving supplies, furniture, or equipment properly and as needed.
• Maintaining inventory of cleaning supplies.
• Repair and maintenance of library facility, as well as knowledge of when to inform Administration of the need for outside vendors.
• Primary interface with appropriate vendors to service library facility, including delivery reception.
• Snow removal and walkway salting as needed after initial removal by DPW.
• Rigorous attention to detail and exercise of good judgment. These are not desired soft skills, they are required duties to be applied to all work.

Requirements include but are not limited to:

• Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and experience in building maintenance and repair
• Knowledge of and adherence to proper safety procedures while moving up to 50 pounds, engaging in repetitive motions, and kneeling, crouching, pulling, or any other physical activity required to perform duties
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in building maintenance
• Knowledge of pertinent building codes, inspections, and safety requirements
• Ability to learn software to access room set-up requirements

• Monday through Friday 8:00 AM-3:30 PM
• Alternating Sundays 12:30-5:00 PM (NOT during the summer) paid at time and a half.

Who We are:
The Wayne Public Library serves a community of approximately 56,000 residents in Passaic County. As one of the larger libraries in the region, we often serve as a hub for many neighboring communities with fewer resources. We have seen a significant transformation in recent years and will be moving forward with more advancements, including capital upgrades, service expansions, and organizational enhancements. There are a great many projects associated with this evolution.

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