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Custodian I

Company: Elkhart Public Library
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details Job Location: Downtown - Elkhart, IN Position Type: Full Time Education Level: High School Salary Range: $14.90 - $20.08 Hourly Travel Percentage: Up to 50% Job Shift: Day Job Category: FacilitiesClassification: Facilities Location: All Library Locations Job Grade: 8 $14.90-$20.08Job Category: A Full-time/ B and C Part-Time FSLA Status: Non-ExemptReports to: Department Head - FacilitiesSUMMARYThe Custodian I responsible for keeping Elkhart Public Library premises, buildings, furnishings, and equipment in a clean and orderly condition. Additionally, the Custodian I assists with grounds keeping, deliveries, and maintenance and repair of property, structures, and systems. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.ORGANIZATION-WIDE EXPECTATIONSFollows established Library and personnel policy, procedures and work standards.Attends work regularly, on time, and as scheduled.Exhibits welcoming, helpful, positive and friendly behavior to all patrons, staff and guests at all times in all communications formats (verbal and non-verbal).Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.Regularly monitors Library communication venues including but not limited to employee email, staff bulletin boards and the intranet.Participates in meetings, conferences, special projects, community engagement, and continuing education as required by the Elkhart Public Library or as dictated by professional commitment.Addresses, or assists in addressing, issues and concerns related to the safety of Library staff and users as well as the security and maintenance of Library buildings and equipment.JOB-SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITYProvides input regarding custodial needs and recommendations to the Facilities Department Head.Performs housekeeping duties to maintain clean and orderly buildings, which includes but is not limited to sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, dusting, and vacuuming.Prepares rooms and spaces for meetings, programs, and other events.Assists in the maintenance and repair of HVAC and electrical systems, plumbing, small engines, equipment, appliances, and other Library property. Does minor and routine painting and assembly/installation of furnishings and equipment. Performs deliveries based on Library needs.Maintains lawns, walkways, parking lots, and other outdoor spaces at all EPL locations, which includes but is not limited to mowing, weeding, and removing snow, ice, and debris.Responds to after-hours alarms (security, fire, power outages, etc.)Performs designated administrative and/or clerical duties per specified Work Instructions. WORK CONDITIONSFull-time (including evenings and weekends)Frequent local travel, occasional long distance travelQUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION and/ or EXPERIENCEHigh School diploma or equivalent required Must have valid driver's license with acceptable driving record per the established guidelines of the Library's insurerIf driving own car during paid work time, a certificate of coverage or insurability from personal auto insurer must be provided KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIESAbility to learn and adaptAbility to deal tactfully and courteously with people of all ages in a business and public service context, and with professional colleaguesAbility to apply common sense understanding to follow written and oral instructionsAbility to recognize and define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusionsAbility to work independently and as part of a teamAbility to pass a drug and alcohol test as requested or requiredAbility to drive a Transit van and a pickup with trailer attachedAbility to operate and drive a zero-turn mower LANGUAGE SKILLSGood written and oral language and communication skillsAbility to read and comprehend written instructions and business correspondenceAbility to effectively write routine reports and business correspondenceAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from vendors, Library personnel and the general public in one-on-one and group situations as appropriatePHYSICAL DEMANDSAbility to speak, hear and seeAbility to stand for an extended length of timeAbility to reach with hands and armsAbility to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crawlAbility to work in extreme hot or cold temperatures Ability to lift or move up to 80 poundsSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNone SALARY AND BENEFITSSee Elkhart Public Library Wage ScheduleSee Elkhart Public Library electronic Employee HandbookThis job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities that may be performed by a qualified applicant or individual with a disability. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EOEPI174027740

Keywords: Elkhart Public Library, Elkhart , Custodian I, Professions , Elkhart, Indiana

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