NEW CITY OF HAMILTON - Hamilton Public Library



NEW CITY OF HAMILTON - Hamilton Public Library
Central Library – Maintenance Department
Monday – Thursday 5pm – 9pm
Friday 2pm – 6pm
Reports to the Facility Supervisor of Corporate Buildings. Ensures the
cleanliness of high traffic areas including washrooms, children’s area,
foyers/lobbies, elevators and staircase areas of Central Library. Performs
maintenance duties at Central Library and other library locations as required.
Responsible for providing a clean, healthy and safe environment for staff and
public utilizing Central Library.
Clean, sanitize & polish all washroom toilets, urinals & sink fixtures and floors.
Clean, replenish and sanitize when necessary, all washroom dispensers and
waste containers.
Spot clean all washroom glass, mirrors, doors, partitions & walls.
Wipe clean all horizontal surfaces including shelves, ledges, pictures moldings
in washrooms & lobbies.
Clean & polish interior & exterior of all public elevators.
Clean lobby/foyer glass including both sides of entrance doors. Not exterior
Spot clean lobby/foyer walls, light switches, kick and push plates, door
handles etc.
Clean & sanitize drinking fountains.
Clean public staircase glass and hand railings and stairwell from 1st floor to
Sweep/mop spills on hard floor surfaces as required.
Spot clean carpet stains or sweep/mop spills, debris on carpeted areas as
Clears litter & debris from Library grounds & disposes of garbage.
Clears snow from entrances & walkways by shovelling, sanding &/or salting.
Dismantle and move furniture.
Clean basement offices and hallways.
Clean children’s play area, vacuum floor.
Sets up & dismantles equipment for Library programs & events.
Respond to & clean up any Health & Safety concerns such as slipping or
tripping hazards, foul odors etc.
Perform minor maintenance tasks. ie. toilet valves, dripping taps.
Keep janitor room clean & tidy.
Logs and reports any building and/or equipment deficiencies.
Performs all other duties as assigned, which are directly related to the major
responsibilities of the job.
A combination of education & experience related to the specific duties listed.
Trained in WHIMIS.
Good working knowledge of the Ontario Health & Safety Act.
Must be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
Ability to work co-operatively with other maintenance team members.
Good interpersonal skills, demonstrated tact & professionalism in dealing with
the public.
Good organizational skills an asset.
Must be mechanically inclined and have the ability to establish priorities.
Good working knowledge of hand & power tools, their operation & safety
Classification –B - $20.32 - $23.906 hourly – schedule will include
Monday to Thursday 5pm to 9pm and Friday 2pm to 6pm. Hours are
subject to change based on operational needs and may include
Saturdays with a two week schedule change.
Tentative start date: June 1, 2015
Please be aware the selection process may involve any of interviews,
test, and presentations or any combination thereof.
Please visit and proceed to employment opportunities
to apply through City of Hamilton recruiting site
Human Resources Department
Hamilton Public Library
P.O. Box 2700
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4E4
Fax 905-546-3204
The Hamilton Public Library is an equal opportunity employer that is committed
to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an
employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require
The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for
this position and the workplace.
It is the responsibility of applicants to provide qualifications, licenses and related
experience relevant to the qualifications outlined on their application for this
competition and ensure that their application is received by the closing date or
they may not be considered. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this
posting is open to qualified applicants.
By submitting a resume, you are declaring the statements made by you are true,
complete and correct to the best of your knowledge. You understand that any
falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or
concealment of information may be considered just cause for dismissal.
We invite you to visit our website to obtain further information on a career at
Hamilton Public Library. All applications are appreciated; only those selected for
an interview will be contacted.