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Maintenance Technician, full-time

Branch Assistant, 20 hours per week at The Aboite Branch


Full-time, 40 hours per week at the Main Library

RESPONSIBILITIES: Work to insure the safety and comfort of library buildings and building systems. Maintain electrical, mechanical, fire detection and fire suppression, HVAC, and plumbing systems. Monitor BAS computer, evaluate alarms, and make necessary adjustments. Work with contractors on repair of mechanical systems, boilers, chiller plants, cooling tower, ice plant, generators, chemical feed water treatment and integrated controls. Troubleshoot variable air volume systems. Maintain PM/work order application, code compliance and logs for OSHA, NFPA, ADA, and ASHRAE. Other tasks as assigned. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma and certificate program or equivalent training and experience. Minimum of two years field experience in specialized trade. Strong computer and analytical skills. Ability to work under pressure in emergencies for 15 locations. Valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable transportation.
Good interpersonal skills for working with staff, contractors, utility and other service representatives. Physical stamina necessary for lifting more than 50 pounds 20% or more of work time. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Ability and willingness to work Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:00pm. Weekend hours and on-call rotation as needed. Schedule is subject to change.

Building trades certification or journeyman’s license desirable. Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

Range minimum begins at $14.85 per hour and up depending on experience. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability plans. Cumulative sick leave. Library-paid retirement fund. Personal business leave. Two weeks vacation. Deferred compensation plan (457). Federal credit union. Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Variety of voluntary insurance plans. Flexible spending account. Free parking. Uniforms provided.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN!  Please upload cover letter and resume including qualifications as one document.  Please apply by March 6, 2015.

Part-time, 20 hours per week

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide friendly, courteous, and quality customer service in working with the public.  Execute circulation duties ranging from customer interaction, registering for library cards, aiding the public machine use and operation, handling of materials, and other duties as required.  Provide basic reference service to the public, and aid the public in finding materials. Willingness to work with and program for teens is desirable.

Knowledge of Dewey Decimal system and general knowledge of branch operations, normally acquired through completion of tenth grade and three to six months on-the-job library training and experience. Good literacy skills and familiarity with computers. Ability to learn on-line systems for circulating books and for patron use. Good physical stamina is necessary for standing and walking up to 80% of the work time and lifting loads of 10-25 pounds.  Excellent interpersonal skills for dealing pleasantly and cooperatively with patrons over the phone and in person up to 80% of the work time. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Ability to work a typical schedule of Thursday 12:00-9:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., and every other Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

This position pays $10.52 per hour. Two weeks vacation and pro-rated holiday pay.  Deferred compensation plan. Federal Credit Union. Employee assistance program. Voluntary flexible spending plan and other benefits. Free parking.


CLICK HERE TO APPLY! Applications/resumes for this position will be accepted for consideration through 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015.

NOTE: Applications for the Branch Assistant will not be considered unless the Dewey Decimal skills test has been completed. 


The Human Resources Department is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Ph: (260) 421-1230; e-mail:

Please Note:

* You must be at least 16 years of age to be considered for employment.

* You may apply for as many open positions as you like, but please make sure you meet the minimum requirements and are able to work the schedule as posted. Please note that most housekeeping, maintenance and security positions require a valid driver's license.

* If the position requires a skills test, you must pass the skills test in order to be considered for that position. Click here to view the Skills Test Study Guide. The Dewey Decimal skills test may be taken during regular business hours in the Human Resources office or at any of our library branches.

* Skills test scores are held from January 1st through December 31st of each year. If you apply for a position after January 1st that requires a skills test, you will need to take the skills test again for the new year. If you have applied for a position that is not filled before December 31st, your application for that position only will carry over until that position is closed. 

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