Maintenance Worker – Wayne Public Library

Maintenance Worker (2nd Shift; Full-Time)

The Maintenance Worker will perform all activities necessary to:

  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the library
  • Coordinate with Senior Maintenance Worker to assist with limited repairs to the building and its contents as
  • Interface with vendors as needed for building repairs and maintenance
  • Under guidance of programmers, setup, strike, and clean after library programs
  • Open/close the building to the public

Representative duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating with Senior Maintenance worker to maintain a continuous cleaning schedule, including the
  • Cleaning of bathrooms, shelves, floors, furniture, electronics, children’s playthings, etc.
  • Effectively communicating with library staff, vendors, other maintenance workers and the public as needed to
    coordinate program set-ups or performance of any duties.
  • Moving supplies, furniture, or equipment properly and as needed.
  • Repair and maintenance of library facility under the guidance of the Senior Maintenance Worker.
  • Interface with appropriate vendors to service library facility, including delivery reception.
  • Snow removal and walkway salting as needed after initial removal by DPW.
  • Rigorous attention to detail and exercise of good judgment. These are not desired soft skills, they are required
    duties to be applied to all work.

Requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and experience in
    building maintenance and repair
  • Knowledge of and adherence to proper safety procedures while moving up to 50 pounds, engaging in repetitive
    motions, and kneeling, crouching, pulling, or any other physical activity required to perform duties
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in building maintenance
  • Knowledge of pertinent safety requirements
  • Ability to learn software to access room set-up requirements


  • Monday through Thursday 2:30 PM-10:00 PM; Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Alternating Sundays 12:30-5:00 PM (NOT during the summer) paid at time and a half.

Salary Range:
$31,000 – $34,000

Who We are:
The Wayne Public Library serves a community of approximately 56,000 residents in Passaic County. As one of the larger
libraries in the region, we often serve as a hub for many neighboring communities with fewer resources. We have seen a
significant transformation in recent years and will be moving forward with more advancements, including capital
upgrades, service expansions, and organizational enhancements. There are a great many projects associated with this

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to