Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
  • - Facilities and Custodial Department
  • Evansville, IN, USA
  • $10.39
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library 

Our Vision: Communities united through shared exploration and understanding.

Our Mission: We cultivate curiosity by creating wonder.


Central Library
200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47713

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Hours: Full Time 
Full Time Employee Benefit Summary
Must be available to work all public service hours; including evenings, weekends, and Sunday.
Start Date: December 18, 2017

General Definition of Work
Performs semiskilled work cleaning and maintaining buildings and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Custodian Supervisor.

Essential Functions
Sweeps, mops and vacuums assigned areas.
Empties trash and recycling bins and from buildings.
Cleans floors, walls, lavatories, fixtures and toilets; refills bathroom supplies.
Dusts window ceilings, wood and blinds.
Cleans windows and glass doors.
Notifies staff regarding janitorial supply needs.
Cleans and sanitizes counters and tables in eating areas; loads and unloads the dishwasher; arranges dishware.
Performs snow removal and other inclement weather activities.
May lock up building for security.
May assist with set up and tear down of meeting rooms.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and the ability to use them economically, safely and efficiently; general skill providing excellent internal and external customer service; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to read and write; ability to perform manual work; ability to work independently; ability to understand and apply information found in material safety data sheets; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience working with commercial cleaning equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and lifting and occasionally requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
Initial training will be provided to obtain necessary knowledge and skill sets.
Must have valid driver's license in the State of Indiana.

EVPL is an equal opportunity employer.

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