The Junior Library Custodian’s main responsibility is the cleaning and maintenance of Library buildings and grounds (including interior, exterior, and roofs), and performing custodial tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Successfully preforms custodial tasks including sweeping, mopping, waxing & disinfecting
  • Make recommendations for repairs and maintenance upkeep
  • Make minor repairs and replace equipment as required
  • Responsible for room set-up and the moving of furniture and equipment
  • Keep inventories and  records, order supplies, and prepares required reports
  • Enforce safety requirements and protects the building and grounds
  • Graffiti removal, fire department inspections, multiple clean up of grounds area, opening doors for staff, UPS, FedEx, bottled water deliveries and set-up, opening/monitoring buildings for Department of Design & Construction (DDC) and construction activities, proper recycling and sorting, garbage disposal, and will assist with Interchange and deliveries.
  • Preforms other related work as required

Skills & Requirements:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • A minimum of at least 1 years of custodial-related experience.
  • Must meet physical and medical requirements and be able to lift moderate to heavy material
  • Ability to strip, wax & operate a buffing machines;
  • Ability to sweep, mop  & operate a vacuuming
  • Must know proper cleaning procedures to clean & disinfect restrooms & public areas.
  • Familiar with power equipment such as, snow blowers, lawn mowers & gas power equipment.
  • Must be familiar with building systems such as; heating, air conditioning, plumbing & electrical systems.
  • Must be willing to work at multi- locations & familiar with Brooklyn neighborhoods
  • Good oral and written communication skills; ability to comprehend all safety related materials and instruction
  • Ability to work all shifts including holidays, Saturdays and Sundays; different shifts available
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check, & physical exam  
  • Starting salary: $31,277

All interested and qualified applicants should submit their resumes to:

Brooklyn Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.