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Employment at PPL

At this time, we have 1 (one) current opening.  Please see below for more information on the Custodian Position.



Part Time, Benefits Eligible

This position is responsible for performing general custodial tasks as well as supporting maintenance of library operations and facilities in order to maintain a clean, pleasant and safe environment for library patrons and staff. This position is also responsible for delivering materials using library vehicles.

Must be a self-starter, comfortable working independently and possess a strong service orientation.

Major Responsibilities

  • Clean and sanitize rest rooms using established practices and procedures
  • Clean, dust, sweep, mop and vacuum library facilities daily
  • Floor polishing, carpet cleaning
  • Restock supplies (i.e. paper towels, toilet paper, hand soap)
  • Empty trash and recycling
  • Conference room set up and moving furniture and equipment
  • Delivery of materials and supplies using library vehicles to various branch locations in Portland
  • Basic repair and maintenance functions
  • Opening and closing of the building
  • Painting
  • Special projects as needed

Must be able to work nights and weekends

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma preferred.

Other requirements

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Experience with diverse customer base desirable
  • Familiarity and comfort level with technology

Background check required

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to or mail to Human Resources, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, ME 04101.

(posted 6-2-2016)


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