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60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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Maintenance Assistant

Date: November 30, 2020
Location: Facilities Services - Main Library
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours), including evenings and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 3, $11.76/hour, Non-Exempt


Performs general cleaning of Main Library and Branch library buildings and grounds including, but not limited to, cleaning floors, dusting, checking supplies, pressure washing areas as directed and carpet cleaning. Clearing rest room and other drains using basic hand or powered equipment. Assists with the moving of furniture, including erecting and removing shelving units. Removes trash and recycling materials and operates trash compactor. Receiving supplies and fulfilling orders to Branch locations. Maintaining inventory of department supplies. Maintenance and repair of all rest room dispensers. Performs other tasks as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to operate a variety of manual and power-driven cleaning equipment and basic hand and small power tools; basic mechanical knowledge; ability to operate materials handling equipment such as hand trucks and pallet jacks; ability to lift, bend and climb ladders as associated with custodial duties; willingness to learn; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions with accuracy; ability to work well with others; ability to work well with minimal supervision; completion of a standard high school education or equivalent; some previous experience in building cleaning preferred; possession of a valid Ohio driver’s license or the ability to obtain one is required; must maintain a good driving record and insurable driving status at all times.

Application Deadline:


For consideration, applicants for this position must either submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001


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