Brooklyn Public Library

  • Junior Library Custodian

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/3/2020 3:03 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Custodial Services
    Location Name
    Custodial Services
  • Overview

    The Junior Library Custodian’s main responsibility is the cleaning and maintenance of Library buildings and grounds (including interior, exterior, and roofs), and performing custodial tasks.


    • Make recommendations for repairs and maintenance upkeep
    • Make minor repairs and replace equipment as required
    • Responsible for room set-up and the moving of furniture and equipment
    • Keep inventories and  records, order supplies, and prepares required reports
    • Enforce safety requirements and protects the building and grounds
    • Graffiti removal, fire department inspections, multiple clean-up of grounds area, opening doors for staff, UPS, FedEx, bottled water deliveries and set-up, opening/monitoring buildings for Department of Design & Construction (DDC) and construction activities, proper recycling and sorting, garbage disposal, and will assist with Interchange and deliveries.
    • Frequently bends, kneels & crouches
    • Exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, odors, dirt & dust
    • Travel may be required between multiple locations
    • Perform other related work as required
    • Ability to work at other locations


    • A High School diploma or equivalent is required
    • A minimum of at least 1 years of custodial-related experience. Working knowledge of all custodial tasks, operations and equipment.
    • Must meet physical and medical requirements and be able to lift moderate to heavy material
    • Must be able to bend, & stand for long periods of time in all weather conditions
    • Must be able to lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighting up to 60 lbs.
    • Ability to use and operate the tools and equipment required to perform custodial tasks
    • Ability to work independently
    • Good oral and written communication skills; ability to comprehend all safety related materials and instruction
    • Ability to work all shifts including holidays, Saturdays and Sundays; different shifts available

    This is a union position and the starting salary is $33,598.


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