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JOB TITLE: Custodian
DEPARTMENT: Administration Department
REPORTS TO: Director
FLSA STATUS: Non - Exempt

JOB PURPOSE:
This is a part time position under the direction of the Library Director. This position is
responsible for performing various janitorial and general maintenance works inside and
outside of the library. Work with staff from other departments as needed to provide quality
service to the Library in conformance with Library policies and procedures and professional
standards.

QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma or GED required
• Ability to operate janitorial and some lawn care equipment.
• Ability to read and comprehend, in English, communicate in an effective manner both
verbally and written with library patrons. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions;
• Must be able climb ladder, shovel and lift at least 40 lbs., wheel heavy material and lift
waist high;
• Perform custodial cleaning work.
• Perform preventative maintenance inside and outside of building;
• Vacuum, dust, sweep, mop and buff floors, clean offices and restrooms;
• Other custodial duties as assigned by departments.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:
Common Area
• Maintain janitorial closets in a clean & uncluttered condition
• Turn-off lights close & lock all office doors.
• Empty all waste receptacles (and insert liner where appropriate) and paper
shredders. Waste receptacles include cans outside entrance doors. Keep
recycling bins/wastepaper baskets separate for disposal purposes. All waste
is to be placed in outside dumpsters, placing recycling in appropriate
containers.
• Clean and sanitize drinking fountains with appropriate disinfectant
• Spot clean glass smudges on glass at entrances & foyer windows
• Dust/clean table tops & counters
• Dust mop, sweep or vacuum all uncarpeted floors
• Vacuum high traffic areas
• Wet mop/dust foyer floors with appropriate cleaner (frequently changing rinse
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NORTH CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY POSITION DESCRIPTION
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• Dust and remove cobwebs from ceiling areas
• Wash out all trash containers.
• Clean HVAC grills
• Dust lighting fixtures, polish wooden office furniture
Public & Staff Restrooms
• Clean sinks & counter tops with appropriate disinfectant (2 public, 1 staff)
• Clean and scrub interior/exterior of toilets and around toilet base with
appropriate cleaners and sanitize with appropriate disinfectant products.
• Clean and polish fixtures and stainless steel containers with appropriate
cleaners.
• Clean all restroom stall doors & partitions with appropriate cleaners
• Refill al soap dispensers, if needed.
Staff Lounge and Community room
• Damp scrub tabletop & counter with appropriate cleaners, then rinse &wipe to avoid
streaks.
• Vacuum carpeted areas. Any furniture moved must be returned to its original location.

DISCLAIMER:
The North Chicago Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants
are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, marital status, military or veteran status (except dishonorable discharge),
disability or any other status protected by law.
This job description describes a general category of jobs. In order to meet the needs of
Library government or its departments, employees may be assigned other duties, in addition
to or in lieu of any of those described and duties are subject to change as requirements of the
job change.
The omission of a duty does not exclude it from the position if the duty is similar, related or a
logical expectation for an individual to perform as part of the job responsibilities or if
necessary to assist the Library to provide services to the public under changed or unusual
circumstances.
PAY GRADE:
IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3 OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARD ACT THIS
POSITION IS NON EXEMPT ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME.

 

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