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Part-time Facilities & Maintenance Associate

Hubbard Public Library    

436 West Liberty Street | Hubbard, Ohio | 44425

 330-534-3512 | www.beyond-books.org 



Do you take pride in the visibility of a job well done?  Hubbard Public Library seeks an energetic, collaborative Facilities and Maintenance Associate to join our team. This is a part time minimum 20 hour a week position flexing up to 29 hours per week as needed. This position provides maintenance and repairs of library grounds, building, and equipment, delivering customer service, appearance, and safety for patrons, staff, and community.

Hourly Rate: $15.40 

Submit resume and 3 references to: 

Lorena Hegedus, Director

 436 West Liberty St.

 Hubbard, OH  44425

 Email: Lorena@beyond-books.org 

Position open until filled


Job Description

Reports to:  Library Director 

Part Time: minimum of 20 hours per week flexing up to 29 hours per week as needed 

Regular duties plus on call for emergencies and special assignments. Work may include evening and/or weekend hours.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Each Shift:

  • Continuously inspects the building and grounds, reporting to the Library Director any needed major or minor repairs. 
  • Maintains neat appearance of building and grounds, keeping library grounds and outdoor trash containers free of trash and debris. Operates leaf blower to remove leaves and debris from sidewalks and parking lot. 
  • Maintains indoor and outdoor lighting. Replaces bulbs and ballasts as necessary and maintains supply of replacement bulbs and ballasts by requisitioning supplies as needed.
  • Replaces flag as necessary.  Maintenance Associate will raise and lower the flag according to state and federal declarations. 
  • Delivers newspapers, magazines and cardboard to recycling center.  Delivers hazardous materials to recycling center at least once per year.  Delivers electronic materials to recycling. 
  • When being utilized, installs and removes speed bumps in library entrance drive: remove in late fall for snow plowing, reinstall in spring.
  • Communicates with Hubbard School band during football season to set up cones for band truck parking when requested.
  • Keeps meeting room exit hallway clean. 
  • Sets up meeting room as requested for programs.


As Needed:

  • On call for minor repairs, power outages, miscellaneous maintenance, emergencies, furniture and equipment assembly and / or moving. 
  • Spot cleans floors, carpets, and walls as needed. 
  • Makes visual checks on all HVAC units (inside and outside the building), reporting problems to Library Director. Oversees scheduled HVAC maintenance as completed by vendor.
  • Unlocks the building and monitors contractors when the library is closed, being sure that the building is locked and secure when they leave.
  • Unlocks the auditorium for before and after-hours programs.  Checks the room and locks up.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Library Director.



  • Pours water in restroom drains once per month.



  • Completes and documents quarterly external building inspection reports in March, June, September, and December annually.


Seasonally and Ongoing as Needed:

  • Maintains Mini-park along entrance drive, Sensory Garden, Sensory Walk and StoryWalk, keeping all features free of debris and weeds and reporting any necessary repairs. 
  • Responsible for lawn mowing and maintenance. Maintains all equipment in good working condition.
  • Keeps sidewalks (library walks and sidewalk in front of library) shoveled during winter. Maintains supply of ice melter.



  • At time change, adjusts timing for outside lighting as necessary, checks function of emergency lighting, and updates all library clocks and changes batteries. 
  • Keeps rain gutters free of debris, cleaning twice each year, spring and fall. Keeps roof and gutters free of debris - checking roof and HVAC equipment for damage or debris after storms or high winds.
  • Performs panic button response test and changes batteries in each device. 
  • Spring and fall cleanup, pruning, trimming, weeding, and mulching of landscaping. Landscape maintenance includes mini-park, sensory garden, StoryWalk, sensory walk.
  • Seasonal tune-ups of equipment, i.e., mowers, blowers, other tools as needed. 



  • Cleans lint from hand dryers in restrooms.


Tasks to be scheduled with a vendor and overseen:

  • External window cleaning twice per year – April and September.


Effort Required:

  • Stamina for physical work such as moving furniture and equipment, lifting work materials, operating lawn mower and snow blower, climbing stairs and ladders, etc.
  • Should be able to lift and carry a 50-pound load.
  • Flexibility for bending, lifting, and reaching. 
  • Must be able to work some hours when the building is not open to the public.
  • Should be able to travel to respond to emergency calls, to obtain needed repair parts, and deliver recyclables.