• Library Maintainer- Bronx

    Location US-NY-Bronx
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Full-Time Regular
    SIBL, Science, Industry & Business L
  • Overview

    The New York Public Library is hosting a recruiting event for people in facilities & maintenance.  


    Facilities & Maintenance Job Fair

    Monday, March 5, 2018

    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM



    Science Industry and Business Library

    188 Madison Avenue

    New York, NY 10016



    To RSVP for the event, please submit an application online prior to the event and come prepared with copies of your resume.  Apply at:





    We look forward to seeing you there!


    Principal Responsibilities

    Under general supervision of the Borough Operations Manager, the library maintainer:

    • Performs repairs, installations and preventative maintenance of mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing equipment and general carpentry in the branch libraries of the NY Public Library
    • Assesses jobs and determines staffing and materials needs (makes recommendations as appropriate)
    • Picks up supplies and materials as appropriate
    • Tracks time spent on jobs using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
    • Will travel to other Library locations throughout Manhattan, maybe Staten Island and the Bronx as needed
    • Performs related duties as required.

    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or its’ equivalent and successfully demonstrated experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and carpentry (including locksmith, door hardware, cabinetry, etc
    • Successfully demonstrated experience and education with HVAC systems
    • Demonstrated ability to assess job needs, assemble work materials and determine an appropriate course of action. 
    • Ability to read blueprints and/or circuit diagrams.
    • Ability to use testing equipment: multimeters, flow-meters, gauges, and basic hand tools to help diagnose equipment problems. 
    • Ability to do heavy lifting and set up and work from ladders, scaffolds and electric lifts. 
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Basic knowledge and experience using computers, including Gmail, Microsoft Word and Excel.  
    • Must pass physical examination. 
    • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
    • Supervisory or training experience preferred.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience and education with electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems

    Work Environment

    • Public Service Library
    • Outside Environment

    Physical Duties

    • Moderate physical effort is required, including bending, pushing, pulling and lifting

    Starting Salary

    USD $43,254.00/Yr.

    Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service)

    USD $49,742.00/Yr.


    40 hours per week
    Mornings and weekends as required
    Schedule subject to change

    Union / Non Union

    Local 374


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