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Careers at PPL

Portland Public Library is an equal-opportunity employer dedicated to providing everyone with safe and free access to educational and cultural resources. PPL is Maine’s most visited cultural institution and is a valued community asset, serving residents and visitors for over 150 years.

PPL offers free shared resources – books, film, history, big ideas – in a welcoming environment to foster meaningful connection and positive change in our dynamic City. PPL believes we are stronger the more fully we align our work and our resources toward equity, accessibility, inclusion, and representation of diverse experiences and perspectives. To succeed as a Library team member requires commitment to curiosity, inclusiveness, collaboration, and creativity. We enthusiastically invite you to apply.

PPL is committed to hiring and maintaining a diverse workforce of highly qualified staff to ensure broad perspectives, promote equity and inclusion, and connect to our wide community. Applicants with racially, ethnically, or culturally diverse identities or backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Current Job Openings


Maintenance Specialist

Portland Public Library (PPL) is currently seeking a Maintenance Specialist.

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, this position is responsible for performing a wide array of tasks to support library operations and facilities, to create and maintain a clean, pleasant, safe, and productive environment for library patrons and staff.

This work is performed throughout the Main Library’s large public spaces, and at Branch locations across Portland. This position supervises maintenance and facilities processes in the absence of the Facilities Manager and assesses situations using appropriate independent judgement.

This is a 37.5 hour/week, full-time position Monday – Friday with some occasional weekends as needed and the pay begins at $20.89/hour / Negotiable considering relevant experience. Excellent benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement options, and paid leave.

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Application Details

To apply, please send your resume, letter of interest, and three professional references by May 28, 2022. Submit application via email at careers@portlib.org or via mail to:

Human Resources
Portland Public Library
5 Monument Square
Portland ME 04101

Initial consideration will begin immediately, and this posting will remain open until filled.

IT Technician II

Portland Public Library (PPL) is currently seeking an IT Technician II.

Reporting to the IT Manager, the IT Technician II provides day to day technical support for hardware and software and troubleshoots technology issues encountered by Library staff.

This position requires regular use of computers. This position requires regularly moving through the service areas and lifting.

Manual dexterity is a necessity for carrying and installing general computer hardware.

This is a 37.5 hour/week, full-time position Monday – Friday with some occasional weekends as needed and the pay band begins at $18.02/hour. Excellent benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement options, and paid leave.

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Application Details

To apply, please send your resume, letter of interest, and three professional references by May 27, 2022. Submit application via email to careers@portlib.org or via mail to:

Human Resources
Portland Public Library
5 Monument Square
Portland ME 04101

Initial consideration will begin immediately, and this posting will remain open until filled.

 

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