Assistant Library Maintainer

US-NY-Manhattan
Job ID
2017-9862
# of Openings Remaining
2
Type
Full-Time Regular
Department
MAINTMA Facilities Maintenance-Manhattan

Overview

The New York Public Library (NYPL) has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. NYPL’s neighborhood libraries in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—many of which date to Andrew Carnegie’s visionary philanthropy at the turn of the 20th century—are being transformed into true centers of educational innovation and service, and vital community hubs that provide far more than just free books and materials.  

 

NYPL is seeking an Assistant Library Maintainer to provide a full range of minor repairs and maintenance services in Manhattan.

Principal Responsibilities

Under the direction of a Library Maintainer, the Assistant Maintainer:

 

  • Performs minor repairs to the lighting equipment, including the relamping and ballast replacement of all electrical fixtures
  • Performs elementary preventative maintenance work on mechanical equipment, air conditioning, plumbing and painting
  • May be assigned to work in any trade as required
  • May be assigned to work in Manhattan, Staten Island, Bronx and Long Island City location.
  • Performs related duties as required

Key Competencies

  • Accountability and Professionalism
  • Customer Service
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Job-Specific Knowledge and Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from a vocational or trade school, with a certificate in one of the building trades
  • Knowledge and experience in maintenance and repairs of mechanical and electrical systems
  • Successfully demonstrated experience in all phases of building maintenance, including painting, plumbing and/or carpentry.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to set up work from scaffolds and ladders
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Must pass physical examination

Work Environment

  • Public Service Library
  • Outside Environment

Physical Duties

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

Starting Salary

USD $35,244.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service)

USD $40,531.00/Yr.

Hours

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

Union / Non Union

Local 374

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