Maintenance Assistant


Algonquin Area Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
25 hours/week
Starts at $15.50/hour

Do you enjoy cleaning and keeping things clean and tidy, putting order to storage spaces, moving furniture and packages, weeding and picking up trash, working indoors and outdoors, and generally helping people? Are you able or willing to learn to make minor repairs and perform routine maintenance? Can you work evenings and weekends?

The Algonquin Area Public Library seeks two people to fill the second shift positions on our Building and Grounds Maintenance Team. The ideal candidates will be team oriented but able to work independently; demonstrate initiative, problem solving skills, and good judgment when managing unusual situations; and take pride in keeping the Library Buildings and Grounds looking their best and operating efficiently.

Responsibilities of this position include: custodial duties to maintain clean, tidy, and inviting environment including regularly wiping down high touch surfaces, cleaning staff and public bathrooms, mopping, vacuuming, sweeping, and dusting; timely and accurate meeting room set ups; occasional assistance with tasks such as patching and painting, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, security system, and other building systems and equipment; email and other electronic communications; delivery of materials, equipment, furniture between library facilities, support for public events such as moving and setting up tables, tents, and other materials, and occasional other tasks as assigned.

This position includes a robust benefits package including dental insurance coverage; IMRF retirement plan; and a paid time off plan. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and three references with your application.


High school diploma and experience with janitorial work, building trades, grounds maintenance, or similar;

Demonstrated interest and experience with building and/or grounds maintenance;

Minimum of one year of experience working or volunteering in a support capacity, preferably in a similar position;

Valid Illinois driver's license and insurance.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

For first consideration, please submit cover letter, resume and three references with your application by July 20, 2020.

Please visit our website at to download an application. No phone inquiries please. Please send all application and materials to:

Carol Dolin
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102

Application Contact: 
Theresa Therens
Apply To: 
Algonquin Area Public Library District
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin , IL 60102
Phone: 8474583133
42° 9' 43.6968" N, 88° 20' 46.212" W