Custodian (Full-Time)


Aurora Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
• 40 hours/week: Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pm • One Sunday rotation every 4 weeks with Friday off
Hourly rate starts at $18.11

The Aurora Public Library seeks a high-energy individual who would like to work at the Santori location but also work at other library locations in the custodial field. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Custodian performs a variety of tasks to keep the library buildings, vehicles, garage and grounds in clean, safe and orderly condition.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sweep, mop and scrub, vacuum and dust office space, shelves, computers, stairs and restrooms
  • Empty trash and garbage containers
  • Move furniture and equipment; set up displays; set up and take down for meeting room programs
  • Clean snow and debris from sidewalk and grounds
  • Operate library delivery vehicles
  • Operate a variety of equipment to clean carpets, floors and furniture

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One-year custodial experience
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to lift 80 pounds and transport or move up to 100 pounds from one location to another

About APL:

Our strategic priorities include School Success, Express Creativity, Feed Your Imagination, and Welcome to America. We're dedicated to providing excellent customer service in a diverse urban area. Our 97,000-square foot main library which opened in 2015 includes a Makerspace and a media production lab. We also have two branches and a bookmobile. We serve six school districts in four counties, and our bookmobile provides library services to students in East Aurora School District 131.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, August 23, 2019
Application Note: 

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your application, resume and cover letter to

A copy of our application can be found at

Application Contact: 
HR Director
Apply To: 
Aurora Public Library
101 South River Street
Aurora , IL 60506
Phone: 630.264.4106
41° 45' 25.8084" N, 88° 19' 11.9568" W