Date: June 29, 2020

Job title: Custodial Staff

Application deadline: open until filled, first review of applications July 6th  

Hiring pay range: $15-16/hour

Job type: Part-time (19 hours a week), Days worked is flexible, but does include early morning hours. We are looking to fill multiple positions.  

Job Description: 

The La Grange Public Library is looking for self-motivated workers to create a Custodial staff. This team would be responsible for the upkeep of the building, the grounds and general event setups throughout the day. Experience in a similar position or willingness to learn would be excellent fits for this position. The Custodial staff reports to the Operations & IT manager and would work closely with this position to strategize cleaning procedures and schedules that would suit both the staff and patrons of the library.  

This is a new position, so opportunities would include shaping the daytime cleaning procedures of the library, as well as working with the staff of the library to meet their needs for our current (pandemic) circumstances.  

The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,550 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, Illinois. The library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.  

Benefits include paid sick leave, parental leave and an employee assistance program.  

Qualifications: We are seeking someone who is self-motivated and ready to tackle any task put in front of them. The ideal person will have a pride in their work and want the building and grounds to look perfect for both staff and the public. Good communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments. Desired requirements include experience cleaning in a commercial or residential setting, or the willingness to learn quickly.  

Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 50 pound bags of salt, and heavy boxes of cleaning chemicals, wear a backpack vacuum comfortably for long periods, bend and crouch to clean floors, baseboards and toilets.  

Application: To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Peter Van Kempen Operations & IT Manager

La Grange Public Library