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Page and clerk positions are available from time to time on an as-needed basis.  Please ask for an application form at the Circulation Desk or the Adult Reference Desk.  We keep the forms on file for 6 months.



Summary: Library Custodian is responsible for the appearance, cleanliness, and maintenance of the Library building and grounds.

Work Schedule: Part-time, 12-16  hours per week, consisting of a combination of, evenings, and weekends; may vary to accommodate the needs of the library.

Salary: Entry Level Salary: $16.08/hour.  This is not a Civil Service Position.

Application information: Cover letter, resume, and two references submitted to Library Building Manager

Jim Krause, Building Manager
Emma S. Clark Memorial Library
120 Main St.
Setauket, NY 11733

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High School education or equivalency diploma.
  • At least one year of work experience.
  • Able to interact with public and co-workers in a friendly manner, while exercising patience, follow-through, and a high quality of customer service.
  • Relevant combination of education, experience and training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Custodial or janitorial experience.
  • Experience dealing with wide range of general building maintenance issues.

Major Duties/Responsibilities

1. Take out trash and recycling. 2. Clear off and wipe down tables and chairs. 3. Stock bathroom and supply closets as needed. 4. Assist in seasonal maintenance of outdoor areas. 5. Prepare spaces for use by in-house events and/or outside meetings and groups. 6. Assists with preparation of spaces for library events, as directed. 7. Report to the supervisor any areas of the library which may need further special cleaning or maintenance attention. 8. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Stay organized and on task.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Prioritize tasks within work assignment.
  • Work independently and takes initiative to successfully complete duties.
  • Work together with other employees to provide quality services to customers.
  • Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public.
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple and potentially unexpected situations.
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision, individually as well with others an regularly takes personal initiative to execute work responsibilities.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear.
  • Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Constant movement through walking, pushing, lifting, carrying, stooping and crouching, reaching, climbing, and balancing.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library
120 Main Street
Setauket, NY 11733
An Equal Opportunity Employer

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