Senior Custodian


Barrington Area Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
37.5 per week
$17.27 per hour

Full-Time Senior Custodian | Operations

The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a full-time Senior Custodian. This position offers a variety of responsibilities in a busy and innovative library. This key team player will work with the Building Services Manager in providing and maintaining a safe, clean, welcoming facility.

A successful candidate will:
➠ Regularly monitor and maintain the library's building structure, systems, and grounds.
➠ Perform custodial and janitorial tasks throughout the building and on the library grounds.
➠ Perform meeting room set up, take down, and cleaning of the furniture and rooms.
➠ Promptly respond to urgent cleaning tasks and ticket requests.
➠ Deliver materials and packages to appropriate staff and departments.
➠ Operate building machinery, systems, and equipment.
➠ Maintain inventory of building supplies.
➠ Serve as team lead, including on-call responsibilities, when delegated.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits: The starting pay begins at $17.27 per hour. Relevant experience may be taken into consideration. The tentative work schedule, averaging 37.5 hours per week, is Monday and Tuesday, 8 AM – 4 PM, Wednesday – Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM. This position also requires one Saturday per month, 8 AM – 6 PM, with the weekday schedule adjusted accordingly during those weeks. Flexibility with scheduling is required of all Building Services team members.

This position is eligible for the Library's benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance, with some plans at no cost to the employee. The position also earns paid vacation, sick, and holiday benefits, and participation in the IMRF Pension plan.

About Us: We are a 21st century library, and a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, creativity, and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, and state of the art spaces for private work and group collaboration. This position plays an important role in maintaining the library's high standard of service excellence.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

For consideration:
Please read the full job description for additional details regarding the responsibilities and requirements. For consideration, download, save, and send the completed PDF application to Please include your daily/hourly work availability on the application and your salary expectations in the e-mail.

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Barrington Area Library
505 N. Northwest Hwy
Barrington , IL 60010
Phone: 847-382-1300
42° 9' 33.318" N, 88° 7' 39.684" W