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Current Job Postings

You can come into the library to pick up a job application from the Customer Service Desk, or you can download and print a copy here.
Bring your completed handwritten application to the library.

All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Customer Service Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports To: Customer Service Coodinator
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Salary: $12.31 an hour

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Be a part of our great Customer Service Team! The Matteson Area Public Library District is looking for a part-time Customer Service Associate to help assist our patrons. Help greet and direct our guests, register and renew library cards, check-out and return collection items, sort books, DVDS, and CDs, answer brief reference questions, and a variety of other tasks associated with a busy circulation desk.

We’re looking for friendly, outgoing individuals with a customer service focus. Must be a High School Graduate with a minimum of one-year work experience.

POSITION HOURS:
• Part-time, 12-18 hours
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends.

Send resume, cover letter and completed job application to:
Thomas Webb
twebb@mapld.org


Building Custodian

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports To: Facilities Manager
Dept.: Housekeeping
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Part-time support staff position under the supervision of the Facilities Manager and/or the Library Director, involving maintenance and cleaning of the Library facility, grounds and equipment. No supervision of others.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Cleans and performs preventive-maintenance tasks. Cleans kitchens, rooms, floors, windows, walls, ceilings and more. Dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork, book stacks, fixtures and equipment. Cleans and disinfects restrooms daily; replenishes and maintains restroom supplies. Observes and reports needed repairs and adjustments. Sets up and takes down chairs and tables in the meeting rooms. Removes snow and ice from the Library. Performs other tasks as assigned.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment and safe work practices. Ability to use a variety of custodial equipment, chemicals, and materials. Ability to bend, lift, stoop and carry 50 pounds. Ability to work independently and to organize work and adhere to schedules for cleaning of the Library. Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
One year of general custodial experience. Formal or informal education or training that ensures the ability to read and write at level necessary for successful job performance. Willing to work evenings and weekends. Up to 18 hours a week.

POSITION HOURS:
• Part-time, up to 18 hours per week.
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends.

Send a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Lisa Fasano
Facilities Manager
lfasano@mapld.org


Library Shelvers

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports To: Collection Services Coordinator
Dept.: Tech Services
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Salary: $10 an hour

GENERAL SUMMARY:
We are seeking individuals who are organized, detail-oriented, and like helping people. This position is a part-time opportunity with a 10 hour work week. These hours are a mix of days, nights, and Saturdays. Shelvers work to ensure the accurate arrangement of library materials, the timely and efficient return of materials to the shelves, and friendly customer service to all library members. Our team is committed to the library’s vision of inspiring individuals, engaging communities and enriching lives every day.

POSITION HOURS:
• Part-time, up to 10 hours per week.
• Willingness to work a mix of days, nights, and Saturdays.

Send a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Hope Standifer
Collection Services Coordinator
hstandifer@mapld.org


Security Guard

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports To: Facilities Manager
Dept.: Security
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Assists in the Library’s daily efforts to maintain an atmosphere conductive to reading, quiet study and other purposes deemed appropriate by Library policy. Monitors patron activity in all areas of the library, inside and out. Confers with Library personnel at regular intervals regarding the behavior of Library patrons. Responds to specific requests from Library departments for assistance with behavior problems, security problems, and unattended children. Calls police when appropriate. Performs other tasks as assigned.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to communicate tactfully, firmly and effectively with the public, especially in troublesome situations.
• Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently.
• Good listening and strong observational skills.
• Ability to work well independently.
• Ability to remain calm but purposeful in stressful situations.
• Ability to work successfully with many different personality types.
• Demonstrates sensitivity to public relations issues.
• Ability to project a firm and competent image to the public.
• Friendly, welcoming, and customer service oriented.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must have a valid Blue Card.

POSITION HOURS:
• Part-time, up to 18 hours per week.
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Attentive to details and is able to assess troublesome situations.
• Understands and accurately follows Security and Library policies and procedures.
• Process improvement.

*Core Competencies must be understood and met within the 90 day Probation Period.

Send a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Lisa Fasano
Facilities Manager
lfasano@mapld.org

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