Berkeley Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
8-12 hours/week
$12.00 / hour

Berkeley Public Library is seeking a part-time Custodian. Key duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Clean building (floors, lighting, and furniture) by dusting, wiping, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming to ensure a tidy appearance;
  • Spot check areas for potential additional cleaning;
  • Support staff in setting up meeting rooms, emergency clean ups, and assistance with shoveling and salting sidewalks;
  • Maintain cleanliness of staff kitchen, including appliances;
  • Spot clean interior and exterior doors and windows;
  • Change lighting fixtures and bulbs, as needed;
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning and maintenance supplies;
  • Work on special projects clean up, as needed; and
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, with off-hours (before 10AM, after 6PM).

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to use power and manual tools and machinery, indoors and outdoors;
  • Ability to read and follow instruction manuals and take independent action;
  • Ability to handle and store chemicals and cleaning supplies in a safe and appropriate manner;
  • Ability to lift at least 20 pounds;
  • Cleaning experience preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Interested candidate should submit resume and three references to Isabel La Barbera at or by fax at 708-544-7551.

Application Contact: 
Isabel La Barbera