Part-Time Security Monitor


Warren-Newport Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Averages 14.25 hours per week including Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and alternating Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and alternating Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday hours are from Labor Day-Memorial Day.
$11.11 an hour

The Warren-Newport Public Library, a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace, is looking for a Part-Time Security Monitor who:

  • Is a High School graduate with a background in Customer Service and/or Security work.
  • Has well-developed oral communication skills and excellent customer service skills.
  • Proven experience working with the public, including children and young adults.
  • Able to work with a culturally diverse population.
  • Has a calm and confident demeanor with proven consistency.
  • Able to analyze and resolve sensitive public relation matters with limited supervision.

As a Part-Time Security Monitor, responsibilities will include:

  • Regularly patrols all public areas and library grounds. Observes activities and notes potential problem areas.
  • Enforces the library's standards of public conduct. Advises supervisor or person-in-charge regarding action taken.
  • Serves as first contact for police if there is an emergency/problem that warrants being called.
  • Communicates/documents serious or repeated violations of behavior policy by individuals, and any other serious incidents or problems. Issues violations of standards tickets and bans individuals for a specific amount of time – attempts to get photo of banned individual.
  • Checks in registered meeting room users; monitors rooms and enforces meeting room policy.
  • Assists Facilities staff with meeting room setups.
  • Assumes responsibility for closing and securing library building.
  • Performs emergency maintenance tasks (i.e., snow removal, restroom cleaning, etc.).
  • Tidies public areas: returning chairs to tables, placing books on carts, picking up litter, etc.
  • Attends and participates in staff, department and other job-related meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Applications are available at under About>Job Opportunities or at the Checkout Desk. Please include a resume, cover letter and a list of references with application. No phone calls or in-person inquiries.

Application Contact: 
Eddie Kristan, Security Supervisor
Apply To: 
Warren-Newport Public Library
221 N. O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee , IL 60031
Phone: 847-244-5150