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Maintenance Tech I



Maintenance Professional

Internal Classification: 

Maintenance 1 (FLSA non-exempt, bargaining unit)

Primary Location: 

Main Library


Part-time (20 hrs/week) Hours: 5:30am-9:30am

Starting Hourly Rate:

$10.00 an hour


Posted on August 26, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on September 5, 2019 or until filled.


The Stark County District Library seeks an adaptable maintenance and delivery professional to fill an opportunity as a Maintenance Tech I staff member in the Facilities Department. We are looking for candidates who understand the importance of our mission, as well as keeping the safe and timely movement of materials between our facilities a top priority. 

 The Maintenance Tech I position is a part-time (20 hours/week), non-exempt, bargaining unit position, reporting to the Facilities Director.  Compensation includes a starting hourly rate of $10.00 and a competitive benefits package.

 If you believe you may be a good fit for this position or know someone who would be, please go to The Smart Store® website - - for more information and to complete an employment application.    Go to “Contact” and then “Employment” for access to our on-line application. 

Position Summary

An employee in this position advances the mission of the Library by performing routine custodial and maintenance tasks in assigned areas of library buildings and grounds. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Vacuums, sweeps, and mops floors, including public hallways and department offices, meeting rooms, and restrooms.
  2. Cleans, dusts, and polishes furniture, equipment, fixtures, surfaces, walls, window sills, trim, doors, cabinets, vents, or other surfaces: cleans office equipment, tables, and telephones; washes/cleans glass doors, windows, and blinds.
  3. Cleans and sanitizes restroom areas, including toilets, sinks, mirrors, privacy dividers, walls and floor areas.
  4. Maintains supply levels in restrooms, including toilet paper, paper towels, and soap.
  5. Empties and cleans trash containers, including transporting bagged waste to outside trash receptacles.
  6. Cleans light fixtures and replaces bulbs.
  7. Assists with stripping and waxing floors and shampooing carpet.
  8. Cleans spills, spot cleans carpets, and removes graffiti as needed.
  9. Maintains exterior areas around buildings as needed, which may include sweeping mats or walkways, hosing sidewalks and entryways, emptying ashtrays/urns, or picking up and disposing of debris/litter, clearing snow and ice.
  10. Utilizes library alarm systems and alarm codes as authorized and in a manner that consistently protects library facilities and property.
  11. Works a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
  12. Performs general tasks associated with work activities as needed, which may include moving furniture/equipment, assembling equipment, setting up rooms for meetings/events, folding/stacking tables and chairs, or loading/unloading materials.
  13. May serve as a back-up to other Maintenance staff as needed.
  14. May assist with training of Maintenance Technician I.
  15. May serve on library committees as needed.
  16. Other duties as required.

Core Competencies

  1. Adaptability
  2. Communication
  3. Customer Service
  4. Dependability
  5. Ethics & Integrity
  6. Initiative
  7. Job Knowledge
  8. Quality of Work
  9. Teamwork


Technical / Functional Skills

  1. Familiarity with the appropriate use of cleaning agents for varied surface types and the preparation, use, and disposal of chemical cleaning agents is preferred.
  2. Familiarity with the proper use of ladders, dollies, cart, and other equipment used for maintenance is preferred.
  3. Familiarity with safety procedures when cleaning and moving furniture is preferred.
  4. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions related to all maintenance related materials is required.
  5. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is preferred.  Relevant business management systems such as general ledger, HRIS, CRM, etc. is preferred.

Education and Experience

  • Education: High School diploma or GED equivalency is required. 
  • Years of relevant experience: 0 to 2 years is preferred.
  • Years of experience supervising: None.
  • Experience with the methods, materials, tools, and standard practices of cleaning and maintaining public buildings are preferred.
  • Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.
  • Experience in public library or public-sector organizations is preferred.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • The library environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of offices, which includes the need for general safe workplace practices with office equipment and computers, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • This position is performed in both office and outdoor settings as the work requires and may include attendance at off-site meetings in various settings.  For work completed outside and/or in transit, employees may be exposed to the full range of inclement weather conditions common to Northeast Ohio.
  • Work is generally completed on various shifts - before, during, and after the Library’s hours of operations.  There may be the occasional need to respond to critical situations outside of this schedule.
  • Because of the nature of this work, employees may be expected to work more than 40 hours per week and may be expected to be on-call for emergency situations.
  • Work requires accessing areas for the structural maintenance and inspection of the facilities, including but not limited to rooms containing mechanical and electrical equipment, roofs and rooftop mechanical areas.
  • Work requires the use of ladders, chemical solutions, and a variety of maintenance-related equipment.
  • Work requires extensive walking, light to moderate physical effort such as stooping and bending, climbing and occasional lifting of objects, up to 50 pounds, and pushing wheeled carts weighing up to 400 pounds.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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