Facilities Maintenance Technician 1


Warren-Newport Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
37.50 hours a week/Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
$18.00 to $24.59 per hour depending on qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two or more years related facility and maintenance experience.
  • Two years of technical and/or mechanical training and education.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with mechanical equipment and/or automation may be substituted for formal training.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Proficiency at reading schematics and blueprints.
  • Valid driver's license with excellent driving record.

    Principal Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine and scheduled general maintenance activities including but not limited to light bulb replacement, ceiling tile replacement, minor HVAC, carpentry, building and office door adjustments, electrical, plumbing, painting, and grounds equipment.
  • Performs general inspections of the building, roofs, and grounds including but not limited to common areas, restrooms, dumpster areas, etc. and responds to maintenance requests using issue tracking software.
  • Sets up, arranges, and removes decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, scaffolding, wired and wireless microphones, and video projectors to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings.
  • Responds to heating/air conditioning requests for offices, conference rooms, and open areas.
  • Monitors computerized HVAC management system and troubleshoots any immediate HVAC system issues.
  • Contacts contracted service providers for service when needed.
  • Responds to off-hour emergencies as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full-range of body motion including standing, sitting, or walking for extended periods of time.
  • Requires bending, stooping, reaching in tight spaces, shoveling and climbing stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to move a cart loaded with 100-lbs and lift materials up to 70-lbs.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please complete application and provide resume along with cover letter. No phone calls or in person inquiries. Applications are available at the circulation desk or can be found on our website.

Application Contact: 
Kevin Getty, Head of IT & Facilities
Apply To: 
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N. O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee , IL 60031
Phone: 847-244-5150
42° 21' 47.214" N, 87° 54' 54.8856" W